West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Teen drowns in College Square pool

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.02.20

8-year ban on Sun Yang

China’s top swimmer Sun Yang has vowed to appeal after being handed an eight-year ban on Friday for a dope test violation that would rule him out of the Tokyo Games.The Court of Arbitration for Spor...
By Reuters in Lausanne

Sports  /  Published 01.03.20

List of sports events affected by coronavirus

By Our bureau and agencies

Sports  /  Published 17.11.18

Teenager is waiting to make a splash, but he needs a push

He will turn 18 in a couple of months and has worn a confident swagger for a couple of years now. The backstroke specialist draws from his performances to justify that. Srihari Nataraj is easily India...
By G. Rajaraman

Calcutta  /  Published 28.03.20

Eyeless in water

The documentary being screened at Calcutta’s Max Mueller Bhavan that day is called Swimming Through The Darkness. It is based on the life and achievements of swimmer Kanai Lal Chakraborty. One of th...
By Manasi Shah


North East  /  Published 01.01.19

Polar bear plunge in Shillong

The adventurous young and the not-so-young, but young at heart, the daring and the fearless, all took the plunge into a pool of ice-cold water as soon as the Gregorian calendar changed to January 1, 2...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

Deep dive into life of legend Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis, the American diving legend with a scar on the back of his head as famous as his Olympic feats, is in Calcutta to inspire and charm with stories from his life like how he might never hav...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 02.04.19

Learn life lessons

This is the time to sit back and relax for at least a couple of weeks for those of you whose board exams are over. After you have watched all the movies you had missed, taken a trip to the hills or th...
By Chandana Chandra

Sports  /  Published 16.09.19

Teen tests waters, gears up to swim for Tokyo

Srihari Nataraj is all of 18 years old. But the swimmer from Bangalore is making a splash, in India and beyond.In the Senior National Aquatic Championships held in Bhopal earlier this month, the teena...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.09.19

Swimmer in trauma, hunt on for coach

The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) has imposed a ban on Goa-based coach Surajit Ganguly for allegedly molesting a minor girl, who’s also a promising swimmer.“It’s more or less a life ban on ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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