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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Hima Das


'Sad people are throwing stones at policemen, doctors': Hima Das, Bhaichung Bhutia after PM Modi call

April 03, 2020 8:07 pm

Hima Das and Bhaichung Bhutia were part of 40-odd elite sportspersons who discussed the prevailing situation in the country on a video conference call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

You have an important role to play in fight against coronavirus, PM Modi tells sportspersons

April 04, 2020 9:55 am

The top athletes included cricket captain Virat Kohli, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, ace shuttler PV Sindhu and athlete Hima Das among others.

Hima Das donates one month's salary to Assam to fight COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020 11:14 am

Hima Das joined a growing list of sports personalities, including shuttler P V Sindhu, wrestler Bajrang Punia, and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, who have come forward to provide financial aid to fight the pandemic.

In Olympic year, Hima Das makes a shift from 400m to 200m

February 17, 2020 8:26 am

Hima Das' personal best in 200m is 23.10 seconds, which was clocked in mid-2018 leaving her with a mountain to climb in order to meet the Entry Standards for the Games, set at 22.80 seconds.

PV Sindhu to Vinesh Phogat, the Indian women who stole the limelight in 2019

December 31, 2019 12:49 pm

These women athletes broke stereotypes in 2019, emerging as dominant forces in their respective sports and becoming heroes for the nation.

Amidst injuries to Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, doping, controversies hog limelight in 2019

December 26, 2019 5:35 pm

Amid the many disappointments, Dutee Chand scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World University Games, winning the 100m event.

Trends 2019: Workouts that kept sports stars fighting fit this year

January 01, 2020 11:34 am

From HIIT to Circuit Training, here's how your favourite sports icons did at the gym this year!

Pressure to attend frequent events affecting Hima’s training: AFI chief

December 18, 2019 7:32 am

Hima became a global star when in 2018 when she won the world junior gold at Tampere in Finland in the 400 metres.

PoleStar award for Express reporter for feature on Hima

November 16, 2019 12:59 am

Agarwala was given the award for her report ‘Hima Das, the girl who chases time’ at the 21st Annual PoleStar Awards, which were conducted in Chennai on Friday.

Tora Agarwala wins PoleStar award for 'Best Good News Feature'

November 15, 2019 11:07 pm

Agarwala, who reports from Guwahati, had interviewed Indian sprinter Hima Das and given a glimpse of her journey.


Idea Exchange with Hima Das

September 09, 2018 1:22 pm

National sprinter Hima Das talks about her experiences so far, how she prepares for every race, also shares her secret to success and how she keeps her focus on and off the field.

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's remarkable comeback

August 27, 2018 9:22 am

Dutee Chand was India's sprint champion and looked set to win medals at events like the Commonwealth and Asian Games as well as Olympics. But she suddenly found herself out of the race, due to a natural condition. See more: