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Short Course World Championships: Srihari Nataraj sets 'Best Indian time' in men's 50m backstroke
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Short Course World Championships: Srihari Nataraj sets 'Best Indian time' in men's 50m backstroke

The 20-year-old clocked 24.40s in the men's 50m backstroke event to finish 26th in the overall heats.

Short Course World Championships: Swimmers Sajan, Srihari and Kushagra register best Indian performances
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Short Course World Championships: Swimmers Sajan, Srihari and Kushagra register best Indian performances

Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat registered 'national records' at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Australian swimmer Madeline Groves says she was molested as a teenager
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Australian swimmer Madeline Groves says she was molested as a teenager

Butterfly specialist Groves, who pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics to protest 'misogynistic perverts', said she was molested from the age of 13 by someone still working in the sport

Srihari Nataraj, Kushagra Rawat, Karnataka team set national records at Aquatic Championships
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Srihari Nataraj, Kushagra Rawat, Karnataka team set national records at Aquatic Championships

Nataraj improved his own national record of 55.63s in the 100m backstroke by clocking 55.10s.

Swimming Junior National Championships: Swadesh Mondal sets fourth national record at competition
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Swimming Junior National Championships: Swadesh Mondal sets fourth national record at competition

Mondal came up with a brilliant effort to push a fighting Shoan Ganguly of Karnataka to second place.

Singapore's Olympic gold-medallist Joseph Schooling set to begin national service
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Singapore's Olympic gold-medallist Joseph Schooling set to begin national service

Schooling caused a sensation at Rio 2016 when he beat Michael Phelps to win the 100m butterfly.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Indian swimmers Suyash, Mukundan fail to qualify for S7 50m butterfly final
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Indian swimmers Suyash, Mukundan fail to qualify for S7 50m butterfly final

Suyash, who claimed a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, finished fifth in heat 1 after clocking 32.36s, 2.65 seconds behind leader Austin Evan (29.71) of USA.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Swimmer Suyash Jadhav disqualified after rule violation
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Swimmer Suyash Jadhav disqualified after rule violation

Swimmers in S7 class have limited leg function or are missing a leg or parts of both legs, or have amputations and cerebral palsy. SB stands for breaststroke.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Para-swimmer Suyash Jadhav to miss Friday's event due to illness; COVID-19 test negative
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Para-swimmer Suyash Jadhav to miss Friday's event due to illness; COVID-19 test negative

Suyash Jadhav will compete in two other events— 100m breaststroke SB7 on 1 September and 50m butterfly S7 on 3 September.

Top Indian swimmers Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj set sights on Commonwealth, Asian Games
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Top Indian swimmers Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj set sights on Commonwealth, Asian Games

Prakash wrote a new chapter in the history of Indian swimming by becoming the first swimmer from the country to qualify for the Olympics by breaching the 'A' standard time at a qualifying meet in Rome on 26 June. A day later, Nataraj replicated the feat to seal his berth for the Tokyo Games.

Swimmer Sajan Prakash to undergo two-week treatment for long-standing neck issue
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Swimmer Sajan Prakash to undergo two-week treatment for long-standing neck issue

Prakash, the first-ever Indian swimmer to breach the 'A' standard time for the Olympics, had suffered a slipped disc in 2019 which has been radiating pain towards his left hand while swimming.

Two-time Canadian Olympic gold medalist Alex Baumann steps down as Swimming Australia CEO
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Two-time Canadian Olympic gold medalist Alex Baumann steps down as Swimming Australia CEO

Swimming Australia made the announcement on Monday. The 57-year-old Baumann was only appointed to the position in April and began his new duties a month later.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After Ryan Murphy, fellow US swimmer Lilly King criticises presence of Russian athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After Ryan Murphy, fellow US swimmer Lilly King criticises presence of Russian athletes

King made her statements seated next to Ryan Murphy, another US swimmer who seemed to take aim this week at a country that has repeatedly run afoul of doping rules.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's Emma McKeon takes place among all-time greats after pool heroics
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's Emma McKeon takes place among all-time greats after pool heroics

McKeon was the undisputed sprint queen in Tokyo, winning gold medals in the 50m and 100m freestyle and setting Olympic records in each. 

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel joins elite club with fifth Games gold medal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel joins elite club with fifth Games gold medal

Dressel joins an elite club of just four other swimmers ever with at least five gold medals at one games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Emma McKeon clinches seventh medal to create history as Australia win 4x100m medley relay
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Emma McKeon clinches seventh medal to create history as Australia win 4x100m medley relay

Emma McKeon has now won four gold and three bronze in Tokyo 2020, overtaking East German Kristin Otto's six medal-haul in 1952 which was matched by American Natalie Coughlin in 2008.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel takes 50 freestyle gold; Bobby Finke wins 800, 1,500 freestyle races
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel takes 50 freestyle gold; Bobby Finke wins 800, 1,500 freestyle races

Finke became the first American man in 37 years to win the 1,500 freestyle. He added to his victory in the 800 free, a new men's event at these games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Adam Peaty-led British team smash world record to win 4x100m mixed medley relay gold
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Adam Peaty-led British team smash world record to win 4x100m mixed medley relay gold

Britain's four-strong team of Kathleen Dawson, Peaty, James Guy and Anna Hopkin touched in 3min 37.58sec to break the previous 3:38.41 mark set by China in Qingdao last year.