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Goa`s Mandovi river water unsafe for swimming, fishing: Report

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 11:27

Goa`s Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.

Phelps tops 100m butterfly qualifying in return

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 08:56

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months.

Irie beats Hagino again to show who`s the boss

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:45

London Olympic triple medallist Ryosuke Irie edged up-and-coming all-rounder Kosuke Hagino Sunday for the second time at the Japanese swimming championships to reassert his supremacy in the backstroke.

Motherhood is what I aim to achieve as a woman: Missy

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 15:48

A full-time psychology student staying in a dormitory and doing her own laundry is not the way a multiple Olympic and world champion athlete is normally introduced, but then American swimming sensation Missy Franklin is one of a kind.

Ashley Greene buys $2.4 mn house

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 09:38

Almost a year after her house went up in flames, actress Ashley Greene has bought a new one for $2.43 million in Beverly Hills.

Kate Moss celebrated turning 40 with tennis, swimming

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 07:58

Supermodel Kate Moss apparently celebrated her milestone 40th birthday by partying hard and playing some sports.

World highest altitude swimming race kicks off

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 18:24

The fourth International Limit Challenging Race of Winter Swimming across Yellow River started in China`s Qinghai Province Sunday.

Stephanie Rice included in US Men`s Fitness mag`s list of hottest athletes on earth

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 15:19

Australian swimming ace Stephanie Rice is reportedly included in US Men`s Fitness magazine`s list of the hottest athletes on the planet, along with many other Australian athletes.

Trying to combine work with serious practice, says Vir Khade

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 20:56

India`s brightest hope to win a swimming medal in next year`s Commonwealth and Asian Games, Virdhawal Khade, is trying to balance his professional career as a government servant and his sport, but says no one should be surprised if he prefers the former to swimming in near future.

Playing sports in high school may boost health in old age

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 16:50

Men who play sports in high school are more active and healthy in old age, a new study has found.

Sea race for Maharashtra swimmers on Jan 5

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:07

Swimmers from Maharashtra including Virdhawal Khade would take part in the annual Arabian sea swimming competition from Sunk Rock to Gateway of India on January 5 next year and the event has attracted more than 450 swimmers.

Kiwi rugby league to probe player's use of prescription drugs in World Cup final

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 19:14

The New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is reportedly investigating whether players misused prescription drugs during the recent World Cup campaign, which they lost to Australia in the final at Old Trafford in Manchester on November 30.