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Maturity, patience pays off for the long-distance swimmer

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:09

Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide.

Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice to help Indian swimming

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:41

Stephanie Rice, Australia`s triple Olympic champion who called time on her illustrious swimming career in April this year at the age of 25, has joined sports management firm Rhiti Sports with an aim to improve the overall health of the water sport in India.

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.

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.

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.

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.

No timetable set for Sun Yang`s return to swimming

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 19:21

Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang has not returned to training and there has been no timetable set for his return, said Xu Qi, team leader of the Chinese national swimming team, Saturday.

If I feel like coming back, I could: Phelps

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 20:39

Retired swimming legend Michael Phelps has left open the possibility of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Three new records created at national aquatic championship

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 14:00

Sandeep Sejwal and Sajan Prakash of Railways and Gujarat`s Maana Patel set new records in their respective events on the opening day of the 67th national Aquatic Championship.

Top swimmer Arjun Muralidharan handed two-year ban for doping

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 20:13

Multiple-time national champion swimmer Arjun Muralidharan has been handed a two-year ban by National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after testing positive for stimulant Methylhexaneamine during the All India Police Aquatics Championships in March.