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Swimming and Diving

Indian Swimmer Likhit Selvaraj Alleges Manipulation In Timing During Uzbekistan Event - WATCH

Apr 21, 2021 PTI

In a video uploaded on YouTube, Likhit Selvaraj went to the extent of saying that the organisers of the Olympic qualifying event in Tashkent tried to bribe him

Swimmer Srihari Nataraj Creates National Record, Wins Second Gold In Uzbekistan

Apr 18, 2021 PTI

Srihari Nataraj clocked 25.11 seconds to bag the top prize in the FINA-accredited Olympic qualifying event, Uzbekistan Open Championship

Indian Swimming Team Leaves For Olympic Qualifying Event In Uzbekistan

This will be the first international meet for Indian swimmers since the COVID-19 lockdown in March last year

Five-time Olympic Medallist Klete Keller Charged With Taking Part In US Capitol Riot

Jan 14, 2021 Agencies

Klete Keller's alleged participation in the US Capitol protest was first reported this week by SwimSwam, a site dedicated to covering competitive swimming and other aquatic sports

Swiss Court Overturns Swimmer Sun Yang's Doping Ban, Sends Case Back To CAS

At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang's chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021.

05 December, 2020

Meet Shams Aalam, A Paraplegic World Record Holder, Athlete And Sports Diplomat

Intifada P Basheer

Shams Aalam’s mission in life is to promote accessibility through sports

10 November, 2020

Brenton Rickard Caught In Doping, Australia Could Lose 2012 Olympic Medal

Associated Press (AP)

CAS said the case between Brenton Rickard and the International Olympic Committee was heard by video link. The court did not set a timeline for a verdict.

30 April, 2020

Need To Focus On Swimming To Excel In Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju


Insisting that success in swimming is pivotal for any country in the Olympics because of the number of medals the sport offers, Kiren Rijiju said India need to act fast to be competitive in the water sport in 2028 Games

24 April, 2020

Banned Sun Yang Gets Olympic Training Call-up, WADA Wants Answers From China


The latest incident in the colourful career of the three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang comes two months after he was given an eight-year ban for refusing to provide a doping sample

28 February, 2020

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned For Eight Years For Doping Offence


Sun Yang, who was accused of refusing to provide blood and urine samples when drug testers visited his home in China in September 2018, has the right to appeal the ruling at the Swiss federal court

21 December, 2019

National Swimmer Srihari Nataraj Aims For Berth In 2020 Tokyo Olympics


18-year-old swimmer Srihari Nataraj said that his biggest goal is to win a medal for India at the 2024 Olympics.


08 September, 2019

Rape-Accused Goa Swimming Coach Arrested In Delhi


Surajit Ganguly, who had been on the run since the case was registered, was arrested from the Kashmiri Gate area in New Delhi on Friday. He was a coach associated with Goa Swimming Association.

06 September, 2019

Rape-Accused Swimming Coach Still Untraceable, SFI Bans Him


Surajit Ganguly, employed by the Goa Swimming Association, is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl who was training with him. After the allegations surfaced, the association sacked him.

05 September, 2019

Swimming Coach In Goa Faces Rape Charges, Sports Minister Promises Action

Outlook Web Bureau

An alleged video of the incident went viral on social media, where Surajit Ganguly, the swimming coach, has been accused by a minor girl of molestation. Soon, Goa Swimming Association (GSA) sacking him. The Goa police have filed a rape case against him, although he has been traced yet.

05 September, 2019

Swimming Coach From Goa Sacked For Alleged Molestation, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Promises Stern Action

Outlook Web Bureau

Surajit Ganguly, a coach employed with the Goa Swimming Association (GSA), has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl who was training under him.

17 August, 2019

Water Bacteria Cancels Tokyo 2020 Paratriathlon Test Swim


The International Triathlon Union (ITU) shelved the swimming leg after tests showed levels of e-coli more than double the acceptable standard. The 70 paratriathletes instead competed in a duathlon format with two runs and a bike race.

27 July, 2019

World Aquatics Championships' Swimmers Injured In Fatal South Korean Nightclub Balcony Collapse


Athletes taking part in FINA's World Aquatics Championships were involved in an accident in South Korea's Coyote Ugly club where a balcony collapsed.


25 July, 2019

Hungarian Teen Kristof Milak Breaks Michael Phelps' Long-Standing World Record, Leaves American Great With A Tinge Of Sadness

Outlook Web Bureau

Kristof Milak sliced a whopping 0.78 seconds off Michael Phelps's previous 200 metres butterfly world record and in the process, the Hungarian became the first swimmer to go under 1:51 minutes

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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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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