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Swimming and Diving

Tokyo Olympics: Another Gold, Xie Siyi, Wang Zongyuan Give China 1-2 Finish In Diving

Aug 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Xie broke down in tears when the scores for his final dive were posted, a string of 9.0s and 9.5s that clinched the victory with 558.75 points.

Tokyo Olympics: Shi Tingmao Of China Completes 3m Diving Sweep

Aug 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Shi led all five rounds, totaling 383.50 points. Wang earned silver with 348.75.


Tokyo Olympics: British Swimmers Make Relay History, USA Doesn't Even Win Medal

Tom Dean, Duncan Scott swam the anchor leg, while James Guy and Matthew Richards, 18, took the middle legs for Britain

Tokyo Olympics: American Swimmers Off To Flying Start Without Michael Phelps

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

USA earned six of 12 medals Sunday on the first morning of finals, showing no signs of slipping even without the most decorated athlete in Olympic history


Tokyo Olympics: Australia Women Continue 4x100 Freestyle Dominance With World Record Timings

Australia claimed a third straight gold in the women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay in world-record time

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04 July, 2021

Tokyo-bound Swimmer Sajan Prakash Says Self Belief, Support System Helped Him Qualify For Olympics

PTI

The 27-year-old clocked 1:56:38 seconds in the men's 200m butterfly event in Rome to become the first ever Indian swimmer to earn a direct Olympic qualification.


02 July, 2021

Maana Patel Becomes India’s First Women Swimmer To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics Under Universality Quota

Outlook Web Bureau

She will be the third Indian swimmer at Tokyo Games after Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash qualified to secure direct entries.


30 June, 2021

It's Official! Indian Swimmer Srihari Natraj Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics

PTI

The Tokyo Olympics will mark the first time when two Indian swimmers will take part in the Summer Games after achieving a direct qualification


29 June, 2021

Sajan Prakash: From Struggling To Execute Butterfly Stroke To Achieving 'A' Cut In 10 Months

PTI

Sajan Prakash made the Tokyo Olympic Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.10 seconds at the Olympic qualifier.


28 June, 2021

Olympic-bound Sajan Prakash To Get INR 5 Lakh Cash Reward From Swimming Federation

PTI

Tokyo Games will be the Prakash's second Olympics participation, having competed in Rio 2016 through a Universality quota.


28 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Srihari Nataraj Breaches Olympic 'A' Cut, Awaits FINA's Confirmation

PTI

If Srihari Nataraj's time is confirmed, the Tokyo Olympics will mark the first time two Indian swimmers will take part in the Summer Games after achieving a direct qualification


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27 June, 2021

Who Is Sajan Prakash - First-ever Indian Swimmer To Get Olympic ‘A' Cut

Outlook Web Bureau

Here are 12 things you need to know about Sajan Prakash, who will chase swimming dreams in the Tokyo Olympic Games


26 June, 2021

Tokyo Games: Sajan Prakash Creates History, Becomes First Indian Swimmer To Make Olympic 'A' Cut

PTI

The 27-year-old made the Tokyo Olympic Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.10 seconds at the FINA-accredited Olympic qualifier.


26 June, 2021

Swimmer Srihari Nataraj Sets National Record But Agonisingly Fails To Make A 'Cut' For Tokyo Olympics

PTI

This was the last chance for Srihari Nataraj to make the 'A' cut as the qualification period for the Tokyo Olympics ends on Sunday


22 June, 2021

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned Again, Misses Tokyo Olympics

Agencies

Rivals branded Sun Yang a drug cheat at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and two competitors refused to stand with him on medal podiums at the 2019 world championships


22 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Swimmers Srihari Nataraj, Maana Patel Nominated For Universality Places

PTI

The nominations were communicated to FINA, the world body of aquatics, on June 20, which was the deadline, through the Indian Olympic Association


13 June, 2021

Ten Months After Losing Father, Australian Teenager Smashes 100-metre Backstroke Swimming World Record

Agencies

Kaylee McKeown, 19, had a time of 57.45 seconds at the South Australian Aquatic Centre to improve on the previous mark of 57.57 set by American Regan Smith in 2019


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13 May, 2021

Aussie Mack Horton On Swimming Rival Sun Yang: Let's Change The Subject

Agencies

Mack Horton is more concerned with securing his spot on Australia's Tokyo Olympics team following poor swims at last month's nationals


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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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