Indian women's hockey team to stay away from sweets, spicy food as they aim to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
The Indian women's hockey players have been told to not indulge in their favourite spicy dishes and sweets as part of a strict diet aimed at maximising their chances of qualifying for Tokyo Olympics.
Hima Das progressing in the right direction, getting closer to her best, feels AFI High Performance Director Volker Herrmann
The 19-year-old Hima has won five races –four in 200m and one in her pet 400m event –in Poland and Czech Republic since 2 July. She has been improving on her timing even though the field in all the five races was mediocre.
Hima Das clinches fifth gold medal of month, returns to 400m competition with season-best time of 52.09 seconds
It was Hima's fifth gold medal since 2 July when she ran her first competitive race in Europe.
India's mixed relay silver medal at Asian Games 2018 set to be upgraded to gold as Bahrain's Kemi Adekoya fails dope test
The ban on Adekoya, who was part of the gold winning team, means India's silver is set to be upgraded.
Missing perspective on India's recent rich medal haul and raising of unreal hopes from track and field athletes
India must celebrate its sporting aces but its leaders, especially from the political and entertainment worlds, must acquire a better perspective rather than just compete to mark a sporting feat. The urge to celebrate one athlete's success — even if that is in the form of multiple gold medals won against mediocre competition — can be counter-productive.
Hima won in 23.25 seconds though the race had a mediocre field with most of the competitors representing clubs of Czech Republic. Nonetheless, she is inching closer to her personal best of 23.10,
Assam floods: Sprinter Hima Das donates half her salary for relief efforts, asks corporates to come forward as well
The torrential downpour in the state of Assam continued to wreak havoc on Monday, causing the flooding on National Highway 37 and affecting 200 villages in Morigaon district alone due to the rising water levels of river Brahmaputra.
Muhammed Anas sets new men's 400m national record, Hima Das wins 200m gold at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet
The 24-year-old won an easy race as he finished nearly one second ahead of silver winner Omelko Rafal (46.19) of Poland. Anas' earlier national record time stood at 45.24 seconds which he recorded last year.
Hima, who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.97 seconds to clinch the gold while VK Vismaya bagged the silver in 24.06.
Hima Das wins women's 200m gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix; shot-putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bags bronze
Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women's 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland
IAAF World Relays 2019: Indian teams bow out of men's, women's and mixed team events on disappointing note
The Indians disappointed in World Relays with both the men's and women's 4x400m teams finishing at 17th position while the mixed 4x400m quartet stood 15th, at Yokohama on Saturday.
Quartermiler Hima Das included in World Relays team by AFI despite pulling out of Asian Championships due to injury
Coaches and officials of Athletics Federation of India feel that Hima Das can recover by the time of the World Relays which is an important event as far as qualification for World Championships.
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: With World Championships, Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, India fail to improve on Asiad showing
If you were to look at the long-term prospects of Indian athletics or the expectations raised post the Asian Games, India's performance in Doha was poor.
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m relay teams' showing fails to inspire confidence for Tokyo Olympics 2020
It can be said that the Athletics Federation of India's dream of the relay teams making a mark in the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year is some distance away.
Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable's hustle, Dutee Chand's feat, Hima Das' agony dominate headlines on Day 1
At the iconic Khalifa International Stadium, on the first day of the Asian Athletic Championships 2019, there was no dearth of drama.
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary secure India's first medals; Dutee Chand shatters national record
Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 5000m runner Parul Choudhary won a silver and a bronze respectively as India opened its medal account on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday
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.