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Srihari Natraj qualifies for Tokyo Olympics after FINA approves QT

The FINA approved his 'A' standard qualification time in the men's 100m backstroke time trial at the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome

30 Jun 2021 6:50 PM

Ranjona Banerji | Old sport! The story of my fitness journey

After you reach a certain age and size, in my case at least, your thoughts turn to another age and size, largely imaginary

18 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

10-year-old US girl dies after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming

The first symptoms of the infection typically appear about a week after the amoeba enters the nose.

17 Sep 2019 2:27 PM

Aalam relieved after getting Para Asian Games ticket

The Para swimmer from Dharavi was anxiously waiting for a confirmation on his selection till he got the final nod on Friday.

30 Sep 2018 12:54 AM

Swimming against cancer

Maarten was pulled out of the waters 37 kilometres shy of the finishing line of the historic speed skating race, last attempted in 1997.

02 Sep 2018 12:11 AM


Man sets world record for swimming while bound in a sack

The Bulgarian swimmer already had one entry in the Guinness Book of Records in 2013.

27 Jul 2018 5:21 PM

Indian-origin woman to swim across English Channel to raise funds

Entrepreneur Leah Chowdhry will set off from Dover on 35 km swim to Calais in France to raise funds to combat child trafficking in India.

01 Jul 2018 1:53 PM

10 most dangerous sea creatures you should know about

From the elusive sea snake to the fire coral and jelly fish we list sea creatures you should be weary of.

11 May 2018 5:10 PM

Swimming can help you beat scorching heat this summer

Swimming is the best way to build stamina and reduce weight.

05 Apr 2018 10:43 AM

Marottichal: a trekking haven

It is better to head back before night fall since there are no proper facilities to light up the area.

25 Mar 2018 1:42 AM


No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly: study

A half-an-hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity reduced the risk by even more - 33 per cent.

20 Feb 2018 9:44 AM

The skipping rope can be your friend

After six weeks of monitoring, it came to light that 10-minute jump-rope sessions a day were more efficient than 30-minute jogging sessions.

23 Jan 2018 10:06 AM

Low-intensity exercises are equally important for physical, mental well-being

Mixing up Low-Intensity Sustained State (LISS) cardio exercises with high-intensity workouts may be the perfect recipe for health.

15 Jan 2018 9:33 PM

A boaring day at school in Japan

The boars were shot with stun guns at the school and were "confirmed dead when they were captured."

11 Dec 2017 2:53 PM

A triathlete par excellence

Self-made athlete Manmadh Rebba is the only Indian ever to be invited to the recently concluded Ultraman World Championship in Hawaii, USA.

06 Dec 2017 1:10 AM


Para swimmers find it difficult to carry on

He is the Limca Book world record holder for longest open sea swimming paraplegic in 2014.

02 Dec 2017 2:02 AM

High injury risks among competitive divers

The emphasis on body type for better performance and optimal appearance also puts divers at higher risk for eating disorders.

31 Oct 2017 9:26 AM

Expert reveals best exercises for your body

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16 Oct 2017 8:06 PM

Germany: Tired of congested streets, man wades through river to work

The burly beer garden worker packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag, dons his wetsuit and slides into River Isar.

11 Aug 2017 11:14 AM

Healing with water

One of the most precious natural resources on the planet is water and it can help you clean and heal your mind, body and soul.

15 Jun 2017 1:19 AM