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Hima Das

Suspension of Olympics qualification period big blow for Indian athletes: coach

Tejinder Pal Singh Toor (shot put), Anu Rani (javelin throw), M Sreeshankar (long jump), sprinters Dutee Chand, Hima Das are yet to qualify

08 Apr 2020 4:34 PM

Athletics 2019: Controversies hog limelight; injuries hamper Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das

Athletics also became the third dirtiest sport in the country, behind bodybuilding and weightlifting, with nearly 20 doping cases this year.

26 Dec 2019 3:48 PM

Hima Das out of World Championships due to 'mismanagement'

The issue has come to the fore with the release of a letter written by President of Indian Federation of Sports Medicine, Dr P S M Chandran.

19 Sep 2019 4:00 PM

Hima Das out of World Championships 2019 due to back injury

AFI selection committee on September 9 had named Das for the tournament to be held in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

19 Sep 2019 10:48 AM

It’s time India started acknowledging its sportswomen

The Olympic silver medalist won in a power play of 21-7 21-7 in the final that lasted just 38 minutes this August 25, 2019, in Basel, Switzerland.

18 Sep 2019 1:20 AM


Hima Das included in the 25-member national squad for IAAF World Championships

Chand has been in remarkable form this year as she recorded a gold medal earlier this year at the World University Games in Napoli.

10 Sep 2019 1:36 PM

'Hima Das needs to keep things uncomplicated to qualify for Olympics': Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang, who clinched bronze medal for India in London Olympics believes that people noticing Das' achievements is great for the sport.

24 Jul 2019 12:59 PM

Hima Das wins gold in 400m race, 5th in a month

This was her season-best timing. Her personal best timing is 50.79 seconds, recorded at the 2018 Asian Games.

21 Jul 2019 1:51 PM

Sprint towards glory

It has been an interesting journey for the young athlete.

10 Jul 2019 2:14 AM

Elite athletes pick up off-field lessons

Das clinched second place in 400m at the 2018 Asian Games and her effort in Jakarta also is a national record.

31 Mar 2019 12:42 AM


Gold for Hima Das, Sable books Worlds berth

Hima though missed the Asian Championships mark on the final day competition.

19 Mar 2019 1:16 AM

Sprint queen

Hima Das won one gold and two silver medals in the Asian Games.

09 Sep 2018 5:40 AM

Grand welcome for Hima Das

The 18-year-old sprinter, fondly called ‘Dhing Express’ after her village, had gone to the Indonesian capital after training in Europe.

08 Sep 2018 1:12 AM

Hima Das' coach accused of sexual assault by woman athlete, claims innocence

Nipon trained the athlete at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in the Assam capital.

29 Jul 2018 2:18 PM

Scripting history

Hima’s spectacular achievement in Finland has showered her with awards.

22 Jul 2018 12:16 AM


The monk who had sold a fortune

The fans soon switched back to football and there they stayed. The football final match was symbolic.

20 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

Hima Das a winner in any language

Das glorious win was quickly followed by wishes pouring in from all corners.

16 Jul 2018 5:45 AM

Hima Das wins gold: Akshay, SRK, Big B pour in hearty congratulations

Hima Das has done India proud, becoming the first winner on track in the World Under-20 athletics championships in Finland.

14 Jul 2018 5:04 PM

Athletics Federation faces backlash for Hima Das' English remark, apologises

Despite the young gun's historic achievement, the AFI made sure to point out that the athlete was 'not so fluent in English'.

14 Jul 2018 10:35 AM

Hima Das’ achievement will inspire girls: CM Banerjee

who became the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the World Under-20 Championships in Finland.

14 Jul 2018 5:45 AM