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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...
swimmers

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.
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.
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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...
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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...
Tea-seller Gopal Prasad

National level swimmer now sells tea in Patna

A national-level swimmer Gopal Prasad, who has won a number of medals and accolades, is now working at a small tea shop...
South Asian Games Wrestling

India’s medal tally hits 252 at South Asian Games

Indian athletes continued to sparkle at the 13th South Asian Games clinching as many as 38 medals on the seventh day. India...
South Asian Games

India cross 200 medal mark including 110 gold at South Asian Games

India breached the 200-mark in total medal count, backed by a century of gold, in the South Asian Games as the country's...
South Asian Games Wushu

India claim 50 medals on Day 4 and remain in top spot at South...

Led by strong performances by wushu players and swimmers, India breached the 100-medal mark by winning a whopping 50 medals on the...
India Shooting Team

India clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold on Day 2 of South Asian Games

Indian athletes dominated the track and field events and at the shooting range to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the...
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