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Senior National Aquatic Championship: Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj steal limelight on Day 3 by winning gold medals
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Senior National Aquatic Championship: Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj steal limelight on Day 3 by winning gold medals

Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj continued to rule the roost as the two swimmers set national records on day three of the 72nd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship

Senior National Aquatic Championship: Srihari Nataraj breaks national record twice to win men's 50m backstroke gold
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Senior National Aquatic Championship: Srihari Nataraj breaks national record twice to win men's 50m backstroke gold

Teen sensation Srihari Nataraj obliterated his own national record twice to win gold medal in the men's 50m backstroke category on day two of the 72nd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship

Asian Games 2018: Invest in swimmers for 10 years before thinking of medals, says Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha
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Asian Games 2018: Invest in swimmers for 10 years before thinking of medals, says Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha

In a free-wheeling chat, Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha shares his take on Indian swimming team's performance at the Asian Games, and what needs to be done to promote the sport in India.

Shardul Vihan adds to India's rich shooting haul with double trap silver; PV Sindhu advances in women's singles
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Shardul Vihan adds to India's rich shooting haul with double trap silver; PV Sindhu advances in women's singles

While Shardul Vihan collected silver in the men's double trap event, shuttler PV Sindhu notched up a hard-fought win over Vietnam's Vu Thi Trang to advance to Round of 16 in women's singles.

Asian Games 2018: For India to win more medals in swimming, modern high-performance plan is the need of the hour
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Asian Games 2018: For India to win more medals in swimming, modern high-performance plan is the need of the hour

There is no doubt that swimming is a visual delight, but for the sport to stay relevant, it is imperative that it invests a lot more in discovering and honing talent.

Asian Games 2018: Swimmer Srihari Nataraj creates national record twice, but finishes 6th in 200m backstroke final event
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Asian Games 2018: Swimmer Srihari Nataraj creates national record twice, but finishes 6th in 200m backstroke final event

Srihari Natraj twice bettered his national record in the 200m backstroke but could finish only sixth in the final while Virdhawal Khade ended last in the 50m butterfly in the swimming competition of the Asian Games

Asian Games 2018: With PV Sindhu, weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam in action, here's full schedule of Day 5
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Asian Games 2018: With PV Sindhu, weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam in action, here's full schedule of Day 5

On day five of Asian Games, star badminton player PV Sindhu will be in action in singles event. Also weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam will feature in the men's 77kg event

Asian Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput, Virdhawal Khade prove there's no substitute to experience with their commendable returns
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Asian Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput, Virdhawal Khade prove there's no substitute to experience with their commendable returns

At the ongoing Asian Games, Sanjeev Rajput, Virdhawal Khade, Deepika Kumari and Dipa Karmakar have proved that while youngsters might be closing in, they are still a force to reckon with.

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: Led by young Saurabh Chaudhary, shooters help India boost medal tally on Day 3
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Asian Games 2018: Led by young Saurabh Chaudhary, shooters help India boost medal tally on Day 3

Saurabh Chaudhary shot superbly to claim the gold medal, which along with the silver won by Lakshay Sheoran, ’ have confirmed that the young Indian shooters’ performances in the past few months was no flash in the pan.

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade breaks own national record to qualify for men's 50m freestyle final
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Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade breaks own national record to qualify for men's 50m freestyle final

Virdhawal Khade, who won a bronze at the Guangzhou Games in 2010, faced stiff competition from Japan's Shunichi Nakao (22.62) but emerged the fastest in the eight-man heat 5.

Asian Games 2018: From Bajrang Punia to PV Sindhu, a look at some of India's most promising medal contenders
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Asian Games 2018: From Bajrang Punia to PV Sindhu, a look at some of India's most promising medal contenders

At the last edition of the Asian Games, India won 57 medals. Just 11 of those were gold while 10 were silver. As we stand at the cusp of another Asian Games, here’s a look at some of India’s most promising medal contenders:

Asian Games 2018: Illustrated history of Sachin Nag, the swimmer who won India's first Asiad gold in 1951
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Asian Games 2018: Illustrated history of Sachin Nag, the swimmer who won India's first Asiad gold in 1951

As another edition of the Asian Games appears on the horizon, an illustrated look at the life of swimmer Sachin Nag, who won India their first-ever Asiad gold medal.

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.

Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal wins gold in men's 50m breaststroke at Singapore National Swimming Championships
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Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal wins gold in men's 50m breaststroke at Singapore National Swimming Championships

Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal put up an impressive performance to clinch the gold medal in men's 50m breaststroke event at the Singapore National Swimming Championships in Singapore.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu, P Gururaja deliver medals; Virdhawal Khade qualify for semi-finals
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu, P Gururaja deliver medals; Virdhawal Khade qualify for semi-finals

A jubilant Mirabai Chanu said, "I was not expecting to break records but I certainly wanted to break them when I came here."

Commonwealth Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade in 50m butterfly semis; Srihari Nataraj also through in 100m backstroke
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade in 50m butterfly semis; Srihari Nataraj also through in 100m backstroke

Khade, who competed in Heat 5 along with teammate Sajan Prakash, overcame a slow start in lane 6 to finish fifth, clocking 24.52 seconds.

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.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Swimmer Virdhawal Khade says event will help him prepare for Asian Games
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Swimmer Virdhawal Khade says event will help him prepare for Asian Games

Young swimmer Virdhawal Khade, who is gearing up for Commonwealth Games 2018, says the Gold Coast event will give him a sense of his preparations for the challenging Asian Games ahead.

India's fastest swimmer is juggling tehsildar duties, faces a money crunch and still trains twice a day
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India's fastest swimmer is juggling tehsildar duties, faces a money crunch and still trains twice a day

The general secretary of the Swimming Federation of India said that Khade's case will be discussed with the sports ministry on 8 July.