Para-Swimmer Prasanta Karmakar Suspended For Shooting Video Of Female Swimmers

Para-Swimmer Prasanta Karmakar Suspended For Shooting Video Of Female Swimmers

Prasanta Karmakar was suspended after the incident in Jaipur in 2017.

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Indo-Asian News Service

India's Rohan More Completes Ocean's Seven Marathon, Sets Swimming Record

Rohan More became the ninth person in the world to complete the Ocean's Seven marathon.

Michael Phelps Opens Up About Battling Anxiety, Depression

Michael Phelps Opens Up About Battling Anxiety, Depression

Speaking at a mental health conference in Chicago on Tuesday, the 23-time Olympic gold medal winner talked openly about his long battle with crippling depression and is encouraging others to get help like he did.

Des Bieler, The Washington Post

'Not My Fault' If Viewers Thought I Would Be Racing A Real Shark: Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps pointed out that he had made it clear beforehand that he would not be in the water at the same time as the shark.

Michael Phelps Didn
Emily Yahr, The Washington Post

Michael Phelps Didn't Actually Race A Real Shark On TV, And Viewers Aren't Happy

The computer simulated great white shark swam 100 meters in 36.1 seconds. Michael Phelps, fitted in a special wet suit and monofin that bound his feet together, took 38.1 seconds to swim the same distance. So close - but no dice.

Michael Phelps Vs. A shark: The Bizarre History Of Humans Racing Animals
Michael S. Rosenwald, The Washington Post

Michael Phelps Vs. A shark: The Bizarre History Of Humans Racing Animals

Phelps, the winner of 23 Olympic gold medals in swimming, is racing a shark Sunday night during the Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White During
Des Bieler, The Washington Post

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White During 'Shark Week'

It's not clear exactly how Phelps, who turns 32 later this month, will be racing the great white. For instance, will it be a freestyle race, or maybe butterfly stroke? In any event, here's hoping there's more separating Phelps from his foe than just some floating lane markers.

Paralympic Swimmer Binod Singh Found Dead
Press Trust of India

Paralympic Swimmer Binod Singh Found Dead

Bhagalpur district SSP Manoj Kumar said the body of Paralympian Binod Singh was found in an orchard in Lacho village

Retired Michael Phelps Removes Name From Drug Testing System
Associated Press

Retired Michael Phelps Removes Name From Drug Testing System

Michael Phelps has won a total of 28 medals at the Olympic Games which also includes 23 golds.

Michael Phelps Secretly Took Plunge in June, Marrying Girlfriend
Associated Press

Michael Phelps Secretly Took Plunge in June, Marrying Girlfriend

American swimmer Michael Phelps has won a total of 28 Olympic medals in his career.

Second Swimmer Dies After Hong Kong Harbour Race
Agence France-Presse

Second Swimmer Dies After Hong Kong Harbour Race

A spokesperson for the Hong Kong Harbour Race event confirmed the second death on Wednesday, adding that the woman was aged 59 and surnamed Cheung

One Swimmer Dies, Another Critically Injured in Hong Kong Harbour Race: Reports
Agence France-Presse

One Swimmer Dies, Another Critically Injured in Hong Kong Harbour Race: Reports

Swimmers are split into racing and recreational groups -- both the dead man and the hospitalised woman were taking part in the leisure category, which is for slower swimmers, according to reports.

Ryan Lochte Banned For 10 Months For Faking Robbery Story: Reports
Agence France-Presse

Ryan Lochte Banned For 10 Months For Faking Robbery Story: Reports

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended until mid-2017 with reports citing a person with knowledge of the situation. He would also be banned from next year's World Championships in Budapest.

Some Olympic Swimmers May Have Gotten an Unfair Advantage
Jeff Guo, The Washington Post

Some Olympic Swimmers May Have Gotten an Unfair Advantage

In Rio, swimmers in the middle lanes were relatively unaffected. But on the lower-numbered side of the pool, competitors were about 0.4 seconds faster swimming away from the starting blocks

After Rio 2016 Scandal, Ryan Lochte to Appear on US Reality Show
Agence France-Presse

After Rio 2016 Scandal, Ryan Lochte to Appear on US Reality Show

Ryan Lochte is among 13 celebrities to sign up for popular television show, 'Dancing with the Stars', which launches its newest season on September 12

Kanpur Girl, 11, to Swim Equivalent of 13 Olympic Marathons
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Kanpur Girl, 11, to Swim Equivalent of 13 Olympic Marathons

Shraddha Shukla, 11-year-old from Kanpur, is planning to swim 570 kms, equal to 13 Olympic marathon courses, with an aim to set a new national record in long-distance aquatics

Rio Police Charge American Swimmer Ryan Lochte With False Report of Robbery
Associated Press

Rio Police Charge American Swimmer Ryan Lochte With False Report of Robbery

Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report after the athlete had initially said he was robbed at gunpoint in a taxi by men with a police badge.

Michael Phelps Becomes Most Talked About Athlete on Twitter During Rio 2016
Indo-Asian News Service

Michael Phelps Becomes Most Talked About Athlete on Twitter During Rio 2016

Michael Phelps, who won five gold medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics and ended his Olympic tally with a phenomenal 23 gold medals, ruled Twitter during the games.

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