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Third Edition of Khelo India Youth Games begins on Friday

From Friday 10th January to 22nd January 2020, Khelo India Youth Games’ third edition has been scheduled to be held in Guwahati. In the presence of Assam’s Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, along with a host of star athletes including Assam’s pride Hima ..

Hima Das becomes brand ambassador of PepsiCo’s sports drink brand Gatorade

Indian ace sprinter Hima Das from Assam has been named as the brand ambassador of PepsiCo India for its sports drink brand Gatorade. With this feat, she  joined ace badminton player PV Sindhu and star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as the brand’s ambassador in the country. Gatorade India will work with Hima Das during the ..

Mohammad Anas wins gold in men’s 300m at 2019 Athleticky Mitink Reiter event in Czech Republic

Top Indian sprinters Hima Das and Mohammad Anas have won a gold each in women’s and men’s 300m races respectively at the 2019 Athleticky Mitink Reiter event in Czech Republic. This was Hima’s 6th gold in 2019 in European races since July 2. On the other hand, Mohammad Anas won the gold clocking 32.41 seconds. ..

Hima Das wins gold in 200m race at “Tabor Athletics”

Star Indian sprinter Hima Das clinched gold in the 200m race in 23.25 seconds creditable timing in the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic. Hima’s compatriot VK Vismaya was second with a season of best 23.43 seconds. Hima has a 200m personal best of 23.10 seconds.This was Hima’s fourth gold since 2nd July 2019 when ..

Hima Das wins gold in women’s 200 m at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland

Indian sprinter Hima Das clocked 23.65s to win gold in women’s 200 metres at the 2019 Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland. Hima is the world junior champion and national record holder in 400m. This was Hima’s first competitive 200m race of the year. She has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked in ..

Indian athletes claim 5 medals on opening day of Asian Athletics C-ships

Indian athletes have claimed 5 medals on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha. Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 3000-meter steeple chaser Avinash Sable won the silver medals. 5000-meter runner Parul Choudhary, Quartermiler M P Poovamma and 10000-meter runner Gavit Murali Kumar bagged a bronze each on a day which saw sprint ..

Nahid Afrin appointed as first ‘Youth Advocate’ of north-eastern region by UNICEF India

Popular singer Nahid Afrin of Assam has been appointed as the first ‘Youth Advocate’ of the northeastern region by UNICEF India to fight for child rights. The UNICEF engages ‘Youth Advocates’ to harness their voice as agents of change in society. The youth advocates support initiatives of positive change that include access to quality education, ..

Hima Das appointed as UNICEF India’s first-ever Youth Ambassador

On November 14, the United Nations Children’s Fund — India (UNICEF-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country’s first ever youth ambassador as part of 2018 World Children’s Day (WCD) celebration. She will work towards supporting various initiatives by UNICEF. In her role as a Youth Ambassador, Hima will work towards ..