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Arati Saha in Google Doodle

Google honours Indian swimmer Arati Saha with a doodle

Google on Thursday remembered Indian swimmer Arati Saha who became the first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel on her 80th birth...
Swimming Pool

Karnataka Swimming Association to provide Rs 15 Lakh relief package to 250 coaches and...

The Karnataka Swimming Association has announced that it will provide a three-month financial relief package worth Rs 15 lakh to coaches and pool staff...
Virdhawal Khade

I will train once swimming pools reopen in India: Virdhawal Khade

Five months of being away from the pool has caused a change in priorities for one of India's most accomplished swimmers, Virdhawal Khade, who...

Virdhawal Khade pulls out of swimming camp in Dubai citing “personal reasons”

Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade on Tuesday pulled out of the two-month training camp being organised by the Swimming Federation of India (SFI)...
Virdhawal Khade

Swimmer Virdhawal Khade could miss swimming camp in Dubai

Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade could miss the two-month training camp organised by the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) for its Olympic hopefuls...
Sachin Nag Swimmer (Source- Wikipedia)

Swimmer Sachin Nag’s son fights for honour to receive posthumous Dhyan Chand Award

Sachin Nag was an Indian swimmer who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. He was part of the Asian Games of 1951 held in...
Virdhawal Khade Srihari Nataraj

SAI sanctions two-month training for Olympic probable swimmers in Dubai

Three Indian Olympic probable swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat will resume their training early next month in Dubai after a long...
Shikha Tandon at the 2004 Athens Olympics

Olympian swimmer Shikha Tandon’s life revolves around setting milestones

Representing the country at the Asian Games at the age of 13, World Championships at 16 and Olympics at 19 - it is just...
Indian Swimmers

Swimmers fret over staying out of pools, say it’s taking a toll mentally

Their resumption of training still on hold due to government guidelines, elite Indian swimmers say the continued restrictions on use of pools will not...
Swimming Pools

Swimming federation mulls training camp outside India if pools remain out of bounds

The Swimming Federation of India on Tuesday said it will look to organise a training camp for its Olympic hopefuls outside the country if...
FINA World Swimming Championships(25m)

Swimming – The sport hit worst in India due to COVID-19 pandemic

While the world is grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, sports have taken a backseat with a majority of events being postponed and delayed. It's...
Virdhawal Khade. (Source: Twitter)

Might have to consider retirement if swimming pools don’t open for training: Virdhawal Khade

Frustrated at not being able to resume training, Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade on Sunday said he may consider retiring from the sport...
SP Likith

We have to get back to training like other countries: swimmer SP Likith

National 100m breaststroke champion SP Likith on Saturday said India needs to take cue from other countries and re-open swimming pools for elite swimmers...
FINA World Swimming Championships(25m)

FINA pushes short course world championships for a year

The governing body of swimming has postponed the short course world championships for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. FINA says the championships scheduled...
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Swimming Federation requests ministry to allow opening pools for training

The Swimming Federation of India has requested the sports Ministry to seek the home ministry's explicit consent for reopening of pools inside sports complexes...
Swimming World Championships

Swimming World Championships moved from 2021 to 2022

The next swimming world championships, scheduled for summer 2021 in Japan, have been pushed back until May 2022 following the postponement of the Olympic...
Missy Franklin YUWA

Olympic gold medallist swimmer Missy Franklin working with NGO YUWA

Embracing social work as the motto of her life post retirement, 2012 Olympic gold medallist swimmer Missy Franklin is currently working with Jharkhand-based NGO...

Need to focus on swimming to excel in Olympics: Kiren Rijiju

India will have to focus on aquatic sports, especially swimming if the country wants to excel in Olympic Games, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said...
Nisha Millet (Source: Indianwomenblog.org)

Expert Speaks | Olympian swimmer Nisha Millet expecting better outcome at her academy once...

The outbreak of the COVID-19 across the world has taken a major toll on the sports ecosystem. Big-ticket tournaments to even domestic events have...
All the swimmers have stopped their training due to lockdown

Lockdown is no more a problem as swimmer SP Likith converts irrigation tank into...

The 100m breaststroke specialist will look to qualify the A qualification mark for Olympics by clocking 59.93 seconds, who trains for for four times a day.
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