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Thursday, August 11, 2022



Day before rowing final, 2 Kolkata boys went for practice round, didn't return

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.

At qualifiers in Tokyo, Indian rowers get a glimpse into what Olympics could look like

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.

Rowing Federation of India launches probe after 22 rowers fail dope test

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.

Olympian rower Dattu Bhokanal booked after wife complains of cruelty

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.

Water or land, Inderpal Singhs keep rowing

April 04, 2019 1:09 pm

Parminder, son of Sydney Olympian Inderpal, leads India’s charge at the Asian indoor championship.

Asian Games 2014: Two Indian rowing teams make it to finals

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.

Scullers seek medals, honour for colleague killed in line of duty

September 14, 2014 8:01 am

Sangwan lost his life while serving with the UN Peacekeeping Forces in South Sudan last year.

Swarn Singh, India’s golden hope at Asian Games

September 15, 2014 10:25 am

Not surprisingly, Swarn is feeling confident of winning the gold in two weeks’ time.

Britain dominate on Dorney Lakeen

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.

For some,the Games are over. Time to party

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.