Kazan

Pooja Kadian creates history, wins first ever gold for India in Wushu World Championships

Pooja Kadian creates history, wins first ever gold for India in Wushu World Championships

Pooja finished on top of the podium in the 75 kg women’s sanda category defeating Evgeniya Stepanova of Russia in the final.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Priyesha Deshmukh wins bronze in Deaf Shooting Worlds

The 23-year-old Maharashtra competitor posted a total of 180.4 to finish third.

Sep 17, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close

Aug 26, 2015, 16:23 PM IST
China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China`s world record-holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang confirmed his shock withdrawal from Sunday`s 1500m freestyle final at the world championships was down to a heart problem.

Aug 09, 2015, 23:55 PM IST
Japan`s Daiya Seto wins men`s 400m individual medley world gold

Japan`s Daiya Seto wins men`s 400m individual medley world gold

Japan`s Daiya Seto was delighted to retain his men`s 400m individual medley gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:45 PM IST
Katinka Hosszu wins women`s 400m individual medley world gold

Katinka Hosszu wins women`s 400m individual medley world gold

Hungary`s Katinka Hosszu completed the individual medley double on Sunday with victory in the women`s 400m final having already claimed the 200m crown.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:13 PM IST
Gregorio Paltrinieri wins 1500m freestyle gold as record holder Sun Yang pulls out

Gregorio Paltrinieri wins 1500m freestyle gold as record holder Sun Yang pulls out

China`s world record holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang was a shock withdrawal from the 1500m freestyle final at the world championships Sunday with Italy`s Gregorio Paltrinieri snatching the title.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:52 PM IST
Jennie Johansson wins women`s 50m breaststroke world gold

Jennie Johansson wins women`s 50m breaststroke world gold

Sweden`s Jennie Johansson was the shock winner of the women`s 50m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:02 PM IST
Camille Lacourt wins men`s 50m backstroke world gold

Camille Lacourt wins men`s 50m backstroke world gold

France`s Camille Lacourt won the men`s 50m backstroke final at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 20:54 PM IST
Katie Ledecky breaks 800m freestyle record, claims fifth world gold

Katie Ledecky breaks 800m freestyle record, claims fifth world gold

Katie Ledecky broke her own 800m freestyle world record on Saturday by claiming an historic fifth gold medal at the world swimming championships to complete the sweep of freestyle titles.

Aug 08, 2015, 21:58 PM IST
Chad le Clos wins men`s 100m fly world gold

Chad le Clos wins men`s 100m fly world gold

South Africa`s Chad le Clos won the men`s 100m butterfly final at the swimming world championships on Saturday.

Aug 08, 2015, 21:04 PM IST
Sun Yang faces fight for world mile crown

Sun Yang faces fight for world mile crown

China`s Sun Yang was only third in Saturday`s 1500m freestyle heats as the long-distance expert bids to complete the treble of titles at the world swimming championship. 

Aug 08, 2015, 17:04 PM IST
Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq finishes third in worlds heat

Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq finishes third in worlds heat

Tiny 10-year-old Alzain Tareq grinned from ear-to-ear on Saturday as the world championships` youngest competitor in Kazan swam her personal best to finish third in her 50m freestyle heat.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:56 PM IST
Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teenager Kanako Watanabe won the women`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to claim her second medal in Kazan.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:11 PM IST
Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch won men`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to deny Hungary`s Daniel Gyurta an historic fourth straight title in the event.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:01 PM IST
Mitchell Larkin completes worlds backstroke double

Mitchell Larkin completes worlds backstroke double

Australia`s Mitchell Larkin won the men`s 200m backstroke gold on Friday at the world swimming championships to complete the double.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:38 PM IST
Katie Ledecky on course to claim fifth worlds gold

Katie Ledecky on course to claim fifth worlds gold

Katie Ledecky of the United States remains on course to win a fifth gold in Kazan, while a 10-year-old from Bahrain made history on Friday at the world swimming championships.

Aug 07, 2015, 17:32 PM IST
US win women`s 4x200m free relay gold in world championships

US win women`s 4x200m free relay gold in world championships

Katie Ledecky picked up her fourth gold medal at Kazan`s world swimming champions on Thursday as the United States won the women`s 4x200m freestyle title.

Aug 06, 2015, 22:14 PM IST
Campbell sisters storm into worlds semis in Kazan

Campbell sisters storm into worlds semis in Kazan

Australia`s Cate and Bronte Campbell stormed into the 100m freestyle semi-finals on Thursday at the world swimming championships in their quest for more gold medals in Kazan.

Aug 06, 2015, 17:08 PM IST
Tyler Clary slams US media for Kazan negativity

Tyler Clary slams US media for Kazan negativity

The USA are having a disappointing world swimming championships by their own high standards and Olympic backstroke champion Tyler Clary slammed the American media on Thursday for some negative cove

Aug 06, 2015, 17:03 PM IST