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

Sports  /  Published 31.07.21

Ryan Murphy hints race ‘not clean’

Ryan Murphy lost the second of his Rio backstroke titles to Russian Evgeny Rylov on Friday and the US swimmer then suggested doping had played a part in his demise. Another morning of memorable racin...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

Titmus bags a double

The Netherlands and China posted world best times to win gold in the men’s and women’s quad sculls races. China clinched the women’s quad sculls in 6:05.13, more than six seconds ah...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 28.07.21

Ledecky wins gold for US

"I think people maybe feel bad for that I'm not winning everything and whatever, but I want people to be more concerned about other things going on in the world, people that are truly sufferi...
By Our Bureau, AP


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