KATHMANDU, June 22: Hard work, dedication and perseverance are the three fundamentals that define Gaurika Singh, at 13 years and 255 days at the time the youngest participant in the Rio Olympics in 2016. Success for Gaurika, who is London-based, did not come overnight. She started swimming at age six and enrolled for professional training at nine. Swimming was initially for her an important life skill and good exercise before she started to move up in the swimming groups and entered competitions. She has now ignited Nepal's medal hopes in the Asian Games and the Olympics .
NEPALGUNJ, April 24: Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club set another national record and bagged three gold medals as she took her gold tally to eight in swimming in the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Tuesday.
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club and Armed Police Force (APF) Club duo Subham Shrestha and Tenzing Gurung set new national records in swimming in the ongoing Eighth National Games.
NEPALGUNJ, April 21: Swimming competition that is to begin today under the 8th National Games is going to be held in a private swimming pool. The swimming pool of a Hotel in Nepalgunj is being used as the swimming pool in the Nepalgunj stadium premises was not ready on time.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Swimming is one of the sports in Nepal that is still not accessible to most of the sports aspirants. Due to limited number of players, the same faces represent Nepal in the international competitions most of the times.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) has said that it is planning to implement a new rule from the 20th National Swimming Championship where a participant can participate in four events only. Earlier there was no such limitation.
KATHMANDU, June 17: With the increase in temperature throughout the country including the capital city Kathmandu, life has become difficult. Though a large number of people have no other option than trying unwillingly to become acclimatized to sweltering heat, some of them have used swimming as a way of freeing themselves from searing heat at least for few hours.
Strasbourg (France), Jan 11: Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to school-run swimming lessons with boys, Europe's top rights court said Tuesday, dismissing a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple claiming the rule violated their beliefs.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: A six-member Nepali team including three female swimmers will leave for Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday to compete in the 10th Asian Swimming Championship to be held there from November 17 to 22.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Himalayan International Model Higher Secondary School (HIMS) on Wednesday secured top finish in the Kathmandu District Inter-school Swimming Championship held at the Dhumbarahi Swimming Pool.
Every night during the fortnight of the summer games, I would be riveted to the idiot box for the highlight package of the day’s events. I enjoyed the footage of all sports: weight-lifting, track and field, football, table tennis. But most of all I wanted to watch swimming and diving.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) is set to hold the 21st National Open and Inter-school Age-group Swimming Tournament at the Swimming Complex, Satdobato, Lalitpur on Tuesday and Wednesday.