The injury has put Hima's participation in the women's 4x400m relay and mixed 400m relay on the final day in doubt though Nair said it was not a serious injury
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Indian athletes must fulfil potential as World Championships, Tokyo Olympics loom large
Towards the goal of winning medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it is essential for the Indian athletes to perform up to their true potential in the Asian Athletics Championships.
Asian Athletics Championships 2019 full schedule: Complete time table in IST with list of events for tournament in Qatar
The Athletics Federation of India announced a provisional squad of 51 players on 19 March, which featured a number of well-known names like Neeraj Chopra, Jinson Johnson, Dutee Chand, Hima Das, Swapna Barman and Mohammed Anas Yahiya
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Narendra Modi urges prominent personalities to inspire people to cast their ballot
Modi tagged film personalities and sportspersons like Anupam Kher, Kabir Bedi and Shekhar Kapur and urged them to help support the "VoteKar" movement.
Federation Cup 2019: Hima Das, Dutee Chand among top stars in action for Asian Athletics Championships berths
Among those who will be seen in action at the Fed Cup include sprint sensation Hima Das, Muhammed Anas and a host of other Asian Games gold medallists.
She has been scorching the track with one record after another but India's new sprint sensation Hima Das doesn't want to be left behind in studies either and is juggling between training and board exams these days.
Hima Das, Prithvi Shaw, Manu Bhaker, Zaira Wasim and Ruhanika Dhawan in the race for YONO’s youth award
India’s biggest under 20 achievers are part of the shortlist for the YONO SBI 20under20 award.
Sushil Kumar, Swapna Barman dropped from TOPS; Arpinder Singh, Avinash Sable included in revised list
Sushil Kumar and India's first Asian Games gold medallist heptathlete Swapna Barman were on Thursday dropped from the latest Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)
Teenage sprint sensation Hima Das on Wednesday welcomed the move of her being strictly monitored by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) saying it was a sign of being a good athlete.
The Vogue Women of the Year Awards 2018 was hosted by Karan Johar.
Hima Das says she did not tell her parents about importance of taking part in IAAF U-20 World Championship
India's young sprinter Hima Das revealed on Friday that she "did not tell" her parents that she was taking part in the IAAF U-20 World Championship in Finland, an event that saw her script history.
India captain Virat Kohli, weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
India captain Virat Kohli and weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu were presented with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Asian Games gold-medalist Hima Das says she didn't expect to be nominated for the Arjuna Award this year
India's newest sprint sensation Hima Das on Tuesday said she didn't expect to be nominated for the Arjuna award this year, despite her stunning season in international athletics.
Listen: Full script of Episode 43 of Spodcast where we discuss Virat Kohli's absence from Asia Cup squad, Khel Ratna Awards and more
Read the full script of episode 43 of Spodcast, Firstpost's sports podcast, where we discuss India beginning their Asia Cup campaign sans skipper Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu getting nominated for Khel Ratna among other things.
Hima Das pulls out of IAAF Continental Cup after AFI decides to rest sprinter involved in hectic season
Hima was initially among seven Indian athletes who were to take part in the season-ending IAAF event in Ostrava on 8 and 9 September but has now been replaced by Australia's Anneliese Rubbie as the second runner from Asia-Pacific.
Asian Games 2018 heptathlon gold medallist Swapna Barman says she could have bettered her performance
Swapna Barman collected 6026 points, her career best, to win the gold. Her earlier best total from the seven events was 5942. The national record of 6211 still stands in the name of JJ Sobha since 2004.
Seema Punia interview: If not for discus throw, I would have been in some remote village tending to cows
The road to glory in Tokyo will not be an easy one for Seema but the battle scarred veteran is not willing to give up. Her previous Olympic campaigns have been forgettable, failing to make it to the finals. And this is reason for the gutsy fighter to give her best shot at redemption.
Manjit Singh was behind two-three runners at the final bend but ran past Jinson and others in the final stretch to win the gold. Manjit ran a personal best of 1:46.15 while Jinson clocked 1:46.35.
Listen: Full script of Episode 32 of Spodcast where we discuss women's relay team's win, India men's hockey team's exit and more
Today, on Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about the 4x400m relay team's gold and silver and the India men's hockey team's exit from the Asian Games 2018.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 32: Women's relay team bags gold, India crash out in hockey and more on our daily sports podcast
India's 4x400m women's and men's relay teams bag gold and silver, India crash out of men's hockey event— we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.