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.
Yannick Agnel was arrested in Paris and placed in police custody in Mulhouse in eastern France on charges of raping a minor. The 29-year-old retired from swimming back in 2016 just after Rio Games.
A four-member Indian contingent is set to take part in the meet which is slated to be held in Abu Dhabi from December 16 to 21.
Sambhavv, 17, clocked 23.65 seconds to win the gold in the 50m freestyle event.
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.
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.
Cunha won her first medal in her third Olympics. She was 10th five years ago in Rio de Janeiro and fifth in the 2008 Beijing 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
Prakash, 27, finished 46th among 55 swimmers as the top-16 progressed to the semifinals
Dressel claimed the first individual Olympic gold medal of his career with two furious laps of the pool Thursday morning
Tom Dean, Duncan Scott swam the anchor leg, while James Guy and Matthew Richards, 18, took the middle legs for Britain
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
Peaty was the world-record holder and the first man to break both 58 and 57 seconds in his signature event, 100-meter breaststroke
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
Australia claimed a third straight gold in the women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay in world-record time
An administrative mistake meant that Poland had infringed Olympic rules by overfilling their roster of permitted athletes
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
Swimmers Alexandr Kudashev and Veronika Popova Andrusenko were suspended based on evidence supplied by the World Anti-Doping Agency
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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