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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

National swimming starts today

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

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Sagor, Tumpa get wild card entry for Olympics

The International Olympic Committee approve 'wild card' entries to the Olympic Games for two Bangladeshi athletes, Mahfuzur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akhter Tumpa.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Swimming coach in jeopardy

The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) express its concern over noncooperation of coaching staff towards swimming coach Park Tae Gun, who helped Bangladesh win two gold medals in the South Asian Games held in India in February.