May 23, 2022 2:05 am
Pushan was in Class IX, Souryadeep in Class X. Both were south Kolkata residents -- from Santoshpur and Raja Basanta Roy Road, respectively -- and “good swimmers” but couldn’t negotiate the 90kmph storm and the choppy lake.
May 06, 2021 9:14 am
The Indian rowing team, in Tokyo for the Olympic qualifying tournament that began on Wednesday, is getting a glimpse of what the Games could look like in July-August.
June 24, 2020 1:15 pm
The rowers, all aged under 18, tested positive for probenecid, a drug used to treat gout. Probenecid is slotted as a masking agent banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
May 18, 2019 9:29 am
Dattu Bhokanal was the only rower to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, and also won gold gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Men's Quadruple sculls.
April 04, 2019 1:09 pm
Parminder, son of Sydney Olympian Inderpal, leads India’s charge at the Asian indoor championship.
September 20, 2014 11:30 pm
The women's pair team of Sanjukta Dung Dung qualified for the final despite finishing 6th in the heat.
September 14, 2014 8:01 am
Sangwan lost his life while serving with the UN Peacekeeping Forces in South Sudan last year.
September 15, 2014 10:25 am
Not surprisingly, Swarn is feeling confident of winning the gold in two weeks’ time.
August 13, 2012 4:08 pm
Australia's three-times Olympic champion Drew Ginn cried while clutching a photo wrapped in plastic of his two children.
August 06, 2012 11:30 am
The final week is the point where having a rower or a swimmer as a neighbour no longer seems such a good idea.