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Thompson-Herah crowned sprint queen as Biles's Olympics teeters

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah equalled the second-fastest time in history to retain her women's Olympic 100m title on Saturday as ongoing mental health problems left gymnastics superstar Simone ...

Thompson-Herah crowned sprint queen as Biles's Olympics teeters

South Africa’s Schoenmaker wins women's 200m breaststroke gold

Tatjana Schoenmaker won the women's 200m breaststroke on Friday in a world record time of 2:18.95 to deliver South Africa's first gold medal of the Tokyo Games

South Africa’s Schoenmaker wins women's 200m breaststroke gold with world record

Swimmer Ariful finishes 78th in 100-metre breaststroke

Bangladeshi swimmer Ariful Islam finished 78th among 87 swimmers securing 598 points in the men's 100-meter breaststroke heats of the 18th FINA World Championship held at the Nambu International ...

Swimmer Ariful finishes 78th in 100-metre breaststroke

Tributes as Hong Kong-Australian swimmer dies at 26

Record-breaking Hong Kong and Australia swimmer Kenneth To has died suddenly aged 26 after falling unwell at a Florida training camp, leaving fellow competitors in shock.Chinese star Sun Yang, a ...

Tributes as Hong Kong-Australian swimmer dies at 26

Celebrated swimmer Baisya hangs up trunks at 67

After nearly half a century navigating Bangladesh's thousands of miles of rivers, the country's most celebrated swimmer has hung up his trunks -- but not before one final, arduous paddle ...

Celebrated swimmer Baisya hangs up trunks at 67

64-year-old swims 186km in 61 hrs

Khitindra Chandra Boishya, a 64-year-old freedom fighter, has crossed 186 kilometers of Bhogai river by swimming to set a new Guinness World Record.The current record holder is a female swimmer, ...

64-year-old swims 186km in 61 hrs

'I hate to lose'

For someone carrying a nation's hopes and dreams on her shoulders, Japan's teenage swim sensation Rikako Ikee looks unfazed.After scooping a record six gold medals at a breakout Asian Games, the ...

'I hate to lose'

S Korea demand probe into Chinese swimming ‘assault’

South Korea have asked Asian Games organisers to investigate after swimmer Kim Hye-jin was allegedly assaulted by China’s Duo Shen after an altercation in the tournament’s training pool.The Korean ...

S Korea demand probe into Chinese swimming ‘assault’

Japan swim queen scoops record 6th Asian Games gold

Japan’s golden girl Rikako Ikee stormed to a record sixth Asian Games swimming title on Friday, marking a handful of other firsts for good measure.Competing for elbow room on the final evening, ...

Japan swim queen scoops record 6th Asian Games gold

Quake survivor Gaurika puts Nepal on Asian swim map

Having survived a killer earthquake and an embarrassing wardrobe glitch at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Nepali swimmer Gaurika Singh is not your typical 15-year-old.The bubbly schoolgirl made waves as the ...

Quake survivor Gaurika puts Nepal on Asian swim map
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