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'Might have to consider retiring': Swimmer Virdhawal Khade expresses frustration over lack of clarity on reopening of pools
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'Might have to consider retiring': Swimmer Virdhawal Khade expresses frustration over lack of clarity on reopening of pools

One of India's top swimmers Virdhawal Khade has spoken about quitting the sport due to lack of clarity with regard to the use of swimming pools again for practice.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: National record holding swimmer Srihari Nataraj looking to book berth for Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: National record holding swimmer Srihari Nataraj looking to book berth for Summer Games

Srihari Nataraj, who holds the national record in 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke and 200m backstroke, said his immediate aim is to book a berth in the Tokyo Olympics.

Indian swimming needs sharper thinking, professionalism, more tournaments to rise to global levels or risk oblivion
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Indian swimming needs sharper thinking, professionalism, more tournaments to rise to global levels or risk oblivion

The sooner Swimming Federation of India understands that it needs to approach the task of administering in a professional manner, the better it will be for the sport. Or else, swimming would get left further behind in the race for popularity.

After making successful comeback, swimmer Virdhawal Khade sets sights on training abroad to prepare for 2020 Olympics
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After making successful comeback, swimmer Virdhawal Khade sets sights on training abroad to prepare for 2020 Olympics

Since making his return to pool only last November, Khade has been gunning to find form and also few medals. At the recent Asian Games in Jakarta, the 27-year-old Khade missed a bronze medal in the men’s 50m freestyle by a whisker.

Asian Games 2018: Indian swimmers Sandeep Sejwal, Sajan Prakash top respective heats but fail to qualify for finals
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Asian Games 2018: Indian swimmers Sandeep Sejwal, Sajan Prakash top respective heats but fail to qualify for finals

Sajan Prakash won his heat with a timing of 54.04 in men's 100m butterfly, while Avinash Mani beat Saudi Arabia's Bu Arish in their two-man unseeded heat.

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal look to repeat medal-winning feats; Sajan Prakash keen to turn the tide
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Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal look to repeat medal-winning feats; Sajan Prakash keen to turn the tide

The likes of Sajan and Khade have their eyes on the Tokyo Olympics and therefore, their performance in the Asian Games will be a big test to judge their preparedness for Tokyo 2020.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade returns to the pool in the 'best shape of his life' after long hiatus
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade returns to the pool in the 'best shape of his life' after long hiatus

Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, India's Virdhawal Khade talks about his career, not training for nearly a year, his job as a tehsildar and what ails Indian swimming.