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Srihari Nataraj Registers Best Indian Performance In World Swimming Championships

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

Srihari Nataraj clocked 24.40s in the men’s 50m backstroke event to finish 26th in the overall heats. This was Nataraj's second 'Best Indian time' at the meet. The Bengaluru swimmer had already bettered his own record in the 100m.

Srihari Nataraj, Kushagra Rawat Create Records For Second Consecutive Day At National Aquatics

Oct 27, 2021 PTI

Punjab’s Chahat Arora was the third swimmer to break a national mark on day 2 of the senior meet being held at the Basavangudi Aquatic Centre.


Swimmers Kushagra Rawat, Srihari Nataraj Set New Records In National Aquatic Championships

Delhi's Kushagra Rawat came up with a sensational effort in the 400m freestyle for men as he eclipsed Sajan Prakash's record of 3:54.93 seconds set in 2018 in Trivandrum.

Dead Dolphin Washes Ashore Mumbai's Juhu Beach

Aug 13, 2021 PTI

Earlier this year, a few dead dolphins had washed ashore at separate spots along with the city's west coast.


Tokyo 2020: Emma McKeon Becomes First Female Swimmer To Win Seven Medals At Single Games

McKeon leaves Tokyo with four golds and three bronze, tying the record for most medals won by a woman at a single games set by Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya in 1952 in Helsinki

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29 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Caeleb Dressel Lives Up To The Hype

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Dressel claimed the first individual Olympic gold medal of his career with two furious laps of the pool Thursday morning


28 July, 2021

Swimming Great Katie Ledecky Finally Wins Gold At Tokyo Olympics

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The American star bounced back from the worst finish of her brilliant Olympic career to take the first-ever gold medal in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle Wednesday


15 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Simona Quadarella Is Among Katie Ledecky's Few Challengers

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Looking back to the 2019 world championships, when Ledecky withdrew from the 1,500 final due to illness and Quadarella swam to gold, it’s hard to argue with Quadarella’s strategy — or lack thereof


12 July, 2021

Cheating In Swimming: CAS Rules In Favour Of Likith Selvaraj, Rejects Uzbek Appeal; FINA Applauds Indian Swimmer

PTI

In a video uploaded on YouTube in April, Selvaraj had alleged that the timings were 'manipulated' to ensure Tokyo Olympics qualification of Uzbek swimmers


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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