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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...

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:

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.
Sajan Prakash

Amid lockdown, swimmer Sajan Prakash finds time to recover from injury

Stuck in a training centre in locked-down Thailand's Phuket, ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash has found a silver lining in the extra time he...
Swimming Coaches

Swimming Federation to start online workshop for coaches

With pools out of bound to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) has decided to start an online learning program...
Swimmer Srihari Nataraj

Forced to take longest break in a decade, swimmer Srihari Nataraj remains optimistic

It's the longest that Srihari Nataraj has been away from the pool in a decade long career and the national record-holding swimmer says he...
Nisha Gupta | Source: The Better India

Meet Nisha Gupta, whose wheelchair exploits made her an inspiration to thousands

"No matter how tall a wall is, never stop climbing!" Difficult times come and go, but the only thing that matters is to keep the...
Source: Richa Mishra

Started swimming at five, this 37-year-old has since lapped everyone

‘Age is just a number!’ Call it a polite gesture, or a common belief. One that is often more preached than practiced. But while...

Coronavirus: What is the current status of Olympics qualifying events?

Here is a look at the latest status of the qualifying events of Tokyo Olympics due to Coronavirus pandemic.

Swimmer Shivangi Sharma scoops up three gold at Khelo India Youth Games

Assam’s Shivangi Sharma and Karnataka’s Khushi Dinesh raked in their third gold medal each in the swimming competition at the Khelo India...

Khelo India Youth Games gold medallist Swadesh Mondal has sights set on 2024 Olympics

West Bengal's swimmer Swadesh Mondal has had a successful Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati with gold each in 100m Breast Stroke...