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Salman Khan takes a deep dive with cool kids

Salman's fans loved his new outing and showered him with praise on Twitter.

Oct 09, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Peru swimmer Mauricio Fiol withdraws from Pan Am Games after failed doping test

For the second successive Pan Am Games, Fiol has been caught up in doping controversy as four years ago he lost the silver medal he won in the 200 metres butterfly race after testing positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol

Aug 03, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

World Swimming Championships: Lilly King loses to 14-year-old Benedetta Pilato in 50m breaststroke

Pilato was the only swimmer to dip below 30 seconds, touching in a time of 29.98, with King second quickest in 30.18.

Jul 27, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Swimming: Australia's Shayna Jack admits to positive dope test

The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer, who won two relay silvers and a bronze at the 2017 world championships, made the admission in an Instagram post.

Jul 27, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Swimming: Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

The 18-year-old was named Japanese Swimmer of the Year last month after her record-breaking exploits in the Jakarta pool.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Natraj advance to finals with new national records

Khade clocked 24.09sec to top Heat 2 in 50m butterfly and was placed fifth overall while Natraj moved to the final in 200m backstroke with a timing of 2:02.97 placing him seventh overall.

Aug 23, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia wins 1st gold, Apurvi Chandela- Ravi Kumar take bronze on Day 1

Chandela and Ravi bagged bronze in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event while Bajrang won a gold in freestyle Wrestling under 65 kg category.

Aug 19, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Frenchman swimmer Ben Lecomte begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt

Long distance swimmer Ben Lecomte set off from Japan’s east coast on Tuesday in his bid to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

CWG 2018: Campbell sisters power Australia to swimming world record

Cate Campbell powered Australia to a world record in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Thursday, demonstrating that her year off to recover mentally from a disappointing Rio Olympics had worked wonders. 

Apr 05, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

Olympic champion Adam Peaty to give 200m breaststroke a miss at CWG

Olympic breaststroke champion Adam Peaty has chosen not to race in Thursday`s 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games to focus on his specialist 100 and 50m events. The 23-year-old Englishman, who broke his own world record en route to winning 100m Olympic gold in Rio two years ago, defends his Commonwealth title in the 100m on Friday at the Gold Coast meet.

Apr 04, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Sea swimming may lead to stomach flu, ear aches

The results showed that sea bathing doubled the odds of reporting general ear ailments, and the odds of reporting earache specifically rose by 77 percent. 

Mar 01, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar records video of female swimmers, suspended

Karmakar, the first disabled swimmer to represent India at the World Swimming Championship in Argentina and bag a medal, was also India's swimming team coach at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

Mar 01, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Swimming in cold water may be a better alternative to painkillers: Study

Doctors carried out a surgical procedure (endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy) on a 28-year-old man to curb his excessive facial flushing.

Feb 14, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Rohan More becomes first Asian to swim across Ocean Seven

Pune-based swimmer, Rohan More became the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven.

Feb 11, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Swimming: World records continue to tumble in Hungary

Four world records were set on Tuesday and fast racing was plainly evident the morning as the U.S. team of Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford posted three minutes 40.28 seconds ahead of the final later on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

If you enjoy swimming during the rest of your cycle, theres no reason to stop just because you have your period.

Jul 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Here’s how you can bring wellness mantra to work culture

The key is to follow an individualistic fitness mantra, and participate in yoga, cycling, swimming, or running events organised by companies.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:01 AM IST

MUST WATCH: This 21-month-old baby taking to water like a mermaid will leave you in Disbelief!

At 1 year and 9 months old, this little girl can do something most of us don't even think of to attempt till we are well in our teens!

Oct 02, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

Brazilian Paralympic star the new Michael Phelps? No, he's Daniel Dias

At stunning speed, the 28-year-old delighted the raucous Brazilian home crowd by beating US swimmer Roy Perkins by 10 seconds.

Sep 09, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

From Kanpur to Varanasi in 10 days: 11-year-old Shraddha Shukla attempts 550 km swim in raging Ganga

A spirited Shraddha Shukla, all of 11 years old, has taken up the challenge to swim 550 km in the swollen Ganga river from Kanpur to Varanasi in 10 days.

Aug 29, 2016, 14:44 PM IST