swimming

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Phelps not ready to move over for 'hungry kid' Marchand

Olympic great Michael Phelps said he was 'greedy' to hold onto his one remaining individual swimming world record faced with the threat of 'hungry kid' Leon Marchand.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Tips to lose 100 pounds or more

Losing weight takes time. Weight loss experts and people who have lost weight offer tips to cut calories, fight “hangry,” make exercise easier, and more.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Muir's time finally arrives

Laura Muir ended eight years of waiting by winning gold in the women's 1,500 metres at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday and the Scot said her previous disappointments had only made her stronger.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

McKeon dazzles in Commonwealth pool as Kenny wins cycling gold

Australian swim sensation Emma McKeon won a record-extending 12th gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Monday as cycling star Laura Kenny finished her campaign with an emotional gold.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

‘Local swimmers train anywhere they find water bodies’

Amla, a small village in Kushtia, is renowned for giving the country some of its talented swimmers. Jewel Ahmed, a 35-time gold medalist swimmer at the national level, is one such athlete who also hails from this village.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Amla: A swimmers’ village without a swimming pool

Amla is a small and tranquil village, akin to many other villages in the country, situated twenty-two kilometres away from the south-western Kushtia district.

March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017

Afghan women swimmers defy threats for Olympic dream

There are just 30 pools in Afghanistan, only one which welcomes girls -- and it is facing militant threats for doing so. Nevertheless a handful are diving in, pioneers racing to achieve Olympic glory in Tokyo.

February 3, 2017
February 3, 2017

Big bucks promised to swimming's new EC

The executive committee of the Bangladesh Swimming Federation (BSF) has been elected unopposed yesterday after no one withdrew their nominations against 24 posts of the game's governing body.

November 27, 2016
November 27, 2016

National swimming starts today

The National Swimming Championship gets underway today at the Mirpur Swimming Complex after a year's break.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Search for swimmers continues

In an endeavour to find the 60 best swimmers of the country, the Bangladesh Swimming Federation with the assistance of Bangladesh Navy holds the Talent Hunt Programme at the Stadium pond in Manikganj.