Swimming

Paralympians share their lockdown-induced practice routines using new voice Tweets feature

Para-swimmer and former Junior World Champion, Niranjan Mukundan, whose swimming prowess is well-known to all, is looking at the brighter side of this lockdown experience.

Jun 25, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

Katrina Kaif's underwater swim with a whale is the most beautiful thing on the internet today - Watch

Bollywood stunner Katrina Kaif's social media posts often hog the limelight and this time when she shared a beautiful throwback video of her swimming underwater it had to go viral for all the right reasons!

Jun 09, 2020, 10:40 AM IST

Former Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin, husband Ethan Hall expecting second baby

Former Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin of United States has revealed that she and husband Ethan Hall are expecting second child.

May 31, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

FINA postpones World Aquatics Championships to 2022

Meanwhile, FINA also announced that FINA World Masters Championships will take place from May 31 to June 9,2020 across the island of Kyushu in Japan.

May 04, 2020, 15:33 PM IST

Diving, artistic swimming Olympic qualifying events postponed

The Diving Grand Prix in Singapore, which was to be held during March 29-31, is cancelled.
 

Mar 20, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

Riddhi Bohra subdues injuries to win swimming silver at Khelo India University Games

Riddhi Bohra can playfully claim that she has come in between two fiercely loyal and close twin sisters.

Feb 25, 2020, 14:07 PM IST

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