People  /  Published 30.11.21

Gold medallist swimmer Janhvi Choudhary gets candid

Let’s start this from the beginning. You started swimming at the age of eight. How did you know it was your calling? So, there was actually nothing and everything was undecided. But after parti...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 15.11.21

Best places to visit in Salt Lake

For years, this part of the city lacked eating options, with only CCDs filling the void. The past decade has seen innumerable cafes crop up here, with the vibe ranging from cosy to energetic. You can ...
By Vedant Karia

Sports  /  Published 01.09.21

Suyash disqualified for rule violation

Indian para swimmer Suyash Jadhav endured a disappointing outing in the men's 100m breaststroke SB7 final of the ongoing Paralympic Games as he was disqualified for a rule violation on Wednesday. ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 22.08.21

Swimmer on perks of sex before game

She also explained how indulging in sex without orgasm can help some athletes perform better. "Sex without orgasm before the competition is suitable for those who need muscle strength to achieve ...
By Our Bureau

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Swimming pools: Some open, some not

The new relaxations have also allowed swimming pools to open, although not many in our area have done so. The pool at New Town Business Club opened from Tuesday. “There is much excitement among...
By Snehal Sengupta and Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Israel swimmers dance to Bollywood song

Madhuri Dixit is yet to react on social media to this video.  For the Indian contingent, Bajrang Punia is the latest medal contender when he competes for a bronze medal on August 7, along with N...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Yusra Mardini on her odyssey

Yusra hasn’t been to India yet but keeps track of the country, being a keen follower of MC Mary Kom and of course, Bollywood. “I’ve been invited (to India) to speak at TED talks, so ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.08.21

Para-swimmer Mukundan granted bi-partite quota

Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan has been granted a bi-partite quota for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics, the national governing body said on Tuesday. The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 02.08.21

McKeon leads Aussie splash in the pool

“It still feels pretty surreal. I never thought I would win two golds in one session ... I’m very proud of myself,” said McKeon, who hails from a swimming family — her brother ...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 01.08.21

Record 7-medal haul for McKeon

Emma McKeon won two more gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, becoming the first woman to earn seven medals in swimming at a single Games. She set an Olympic record to win the 50-meter freesty...
By Our Bureau, AP


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