Five big sporting events to watch in 2023

2022 witnessed some spectacular competitions starting from the recently concluded FIFA World Cup to the Winter Olympics, earlier, in February. Here's what 2023 has in store for sporting fanatics.

published on : 27th December 2022

A spate of drownings: Classes help Black Americans learn to swim

A tragedy in August 2010 brutally illustrated the situation. During a barbecue with friends in Shreveport, Louisiana, DeKendrix Warner, a Black teenager, waded into shallow water in the Red River.

published on : 26th October 2022

36th National Games: Sajan Prakash, Hashika Ramachandra secure 'Best Athlete' awards

Hashika Ramachandra, just 14 years of age, won six gold in her collection of seven medals on her National Games debut. Meanwhile, 29-year-old Sajan Prakash won eight medals.

published on : 13th October 2022

Boy jumps into swimming pool, drowns in Kokapet of Hyderabad

This was the second such incident since May this year. In May, a 10-year-old boy jumped into the Blue Fab Swimming Pool at Nagole while visiting the city with his family and drowned.

published on : 1st August 2022

Genesis Global School hosts 35th All India IPSC Boys Swimming Championship

The Doon School, Dehradun, Welham’s Boys, Dehradun, Mayo College, Ajmer, DPS R K Puram; DPS Mathura Road, Modern School, Barakhamba Road among others.  

published on : 9th July 2022

Renovated Sir Vizzy Swimming Pool inaugurated in Vijayawada

As part of this, the government is giving highest priority to the development of parks and construction of walking tracks in the city.

published on : 7th July 2022

Father and son drowned in pond in Kerala's Kannur

The incident took place on Wednesday morning as the father took his son to Panniyode pond at Vattappoyil, near Eachur in the Kannur district to teach him swimming. 

published on : 29th June 2022

Jashua, Pramiti break TN state records at 48th Junior swimming championship

The first day of the 48th Junior swimming championship concluded at The SDAT Aquatic Complex in Velachery, Chennai.

published on : 29th June 2022

70-year-old woman swims across Periyar with hands tied

“I decided to learn swimming by seeing my children who were trained at the same academy. Nine members of my family know to swim.

published on : 27th June 2022

World swimming adopts new policy for transgender athletes

FINA said it was setting up "a new working group that will spend the next six months looking at the most effective ways to set up this new category."

published on : 20th June 2022

GHMC seals Blue Fab pool in Nagole, Hyderabad

A day after a 10-year-old drowns in pool, civic body finds it was operating without permits

published on : 17th May 2022

Rachakonda cops arrest pool owner in Hyderabad

The child’s body was handed over to the family after autopsy at the Osmania General Hospital on Tuesday.

published on : 17th May 2022

10-year-old boy drowns in city swimming pool in Hyderabad

Before the elders could realise what was happening, the boy drowned in the deep end of the pool.

published on : 16th May 2022

GHMC swimming pools yet to open for summer

Residents say they are being turned away by staffers without being furnished a date as to when pools will reopen

published on : 10th May 2022

As heat soars, government pools in Villupuram still under repair

Many youngsters have to reach out to expensive private pools, putting a dampener on the holiday season. Parents, too, contend private pools pose health concerns due to high levels of chlorine.

published on : 8th May 2022

Hyderabad: New swimming pool to be open for public soon

The civic body has contructed another swimming pool in the city at Sachivalaya Nagar in Vanasthalipuram.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Srihari sets meet records

Ace swimmer Srihari Nataraj created two new meet records in the 100m freestyle and the 50m backstroke with a timing of 50.98s and 26.10s, respectively.

published on : 29th April 2022

R Madhavan is 'proud' after son Vedaant bags silver medal at Danish Open swimming meet

Madhavan's 16-year-old son clocked 15.57.86 in the men's 1500m freestyle event to finish at the second spot on Friday night.

published on : 16th April 2022

Lack of maintenance makes swimming pool at Ariyalur sports stadium out of bounds for public 

The pool at the district stadium that was thrown open on November 11, 2013 by then Chief minister J Jayalalithaa used to draw over 150 schoolchildren daily.

published on : 27th March 2022

Fleeing sanctions, oligarchs seek safe ports for superyachts

The yachts have a combined market value estimated at more than $5.4 billion.

published on : 6th March 2022
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