Swimmers

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shine

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shine

The bulk of the medals on Sunday came through the swimmers, who scooped 10 in all -- including 4 gold , 5 silver and 1 bronze.

Feb 07, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Australian beaches closed after new shark sightings

Several beaches on the east coast of Australia were closed today after fresh shark sightings as authorities warned swimmers to be vigilant following an attack that left a surfer with serious arm and leg injuries.

Aug 02, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

'Happy' swimmers make best lovers

 A new survey has revealed that what kind of sports people play reveals a lot about their personality like swimmers make the "best lovers."

Apr 16, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

'Sea Hawks' swimmers swim 433km, make relay world record

A six-man relay team, led by Wing Commander Paramvir Singh, swam from Goa to Mumbai in 156 hours, breaking an Israeli team’s record.

Feb 21, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

Rio 2016 to schedule midnight events

Swimmers and beach volleyball players will compete at midnight during the Rio 2016 Olympics, organizers have said.

Dec 06, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

Chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge

A new research suggests that grabbing chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge.

May 30, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Tagged sharks in Australia send auto-tweets to warn swimmers

In an innovative move to curb shark attacks, more than 300 sharks in Australia have been tagged with transmitters so that an automatic tweet warning is sent when they are dangerously close to the shore.

Dec 29, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

Wired Australian sharks using Twitter to warn swimmers

Sharks in Western Australia have been reportedly fitted with transmitters that alert surfers and swimmers close to popular beaches via Twitter so as to curb any attacks.

Dec 27, 2013, 09:42 AM IST

China`s star swimmer Ye blames growth spurt for poor form

Chinese swimming phenomenon Ye Shiwen has "woken from a nightmare" after a growth spurt and sleepless nights due to worry prompted a dramatic loss of form, a report said.

Oct 14, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

Sharks are colour-blind: Study

Sharks may be unable to distinguish
between colours, according to a lab study published on Tuesday that
could benefit swimmers, surfers and sharks themselves.

Jan 19, 2011, 00:41 AM IST

Ohio lake`s algae dangerous to swimmers, economy

The waters in Ohio`s largest inland lake contain dangerous toxins, claim new tests.

Jul 05, 2010, 15:31 PM IST

`Avoid 500 European beaches for health reasons`

Swimmers should avoid some 500 European beaches, lakes and rivers for health reasons.

Jun 12, 2010, 14:49 PM IST

`Avoid 500 European beaches for health reasons`

Swimmers should avoid some 500 European beaches, lakes and rivers for health reasons.

Jun 12, 2010, 00:00 AM IST