NEW YORK, June 11: Health officials say it can be safe, as long as swimmers stick to social distancing guidelines in and out of the water.

Gaurika bags record fourth gold

December 10, 2019 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Gaurika Singh added another gold to take her 13th South Asian Games (SAG) gold tally to four on the last day of the swimming competition at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Lalitpur on Monday.

Glorious Gaurika Singh

December 9, 2019 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Gaurika Singh became the most successful female athlete of Nepal at the South Asian Games (SAG) history as the teen swimmer has taken her gold tally to three in the ongoing edition of the competition.

Gaurika claims second gold in SAG

December 6, 2019 17:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Teen sensation Gaurika Singh has won her second gold at the South Asian Games on Friday.

Sayed breaks national record

August 24, 2019 15:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Sayed Hamza Shah set a new record in swimming breaking the record created by Aanand Lepcha twenty years ago.

Splashing away the summer heat

July 18, 2019 15:25 pm

Boys swimming in Kyangdi Khola, Shankhe, Tanahun to get relief from summer heat.

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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 23: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s Gaurika Singh has improved a new national record and won two gold medals in swimming in the ongoing Eighth National Games on Monday.

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.

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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.

When the body goes back to normal it is just fantastic, it feels like champagne, and for hours you feel like you are walking on air. I can’t really describe it, but that is what it is.

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.

‘New rule in Nepali swimming’

August 14, 2017 10:13 am

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, Aug 11: Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC has laid the foundation stone of a 25×25 hitting system swimming pool at the Satdobato Swimming Complex in Lalitpur, on Friday.

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.

Starting young in competitive swimming, Subba learnt the hard way that everything is not rainbows and butterflies even after you’ve learnt the basics of swimming.

Pramod Memorial Swimming from May 28

April 27, 2017 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) is set to organize the Eighth Pramod Memorial Cup Age Group and Open Swimming Tournament from May 28 to 29, at the Satdobato Swimming Complex.

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.

Swimming team leaving for Tokyo today

November 15, 2016 00:13 am

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.

Nepali swimming team bags bronze

October 24, 2016 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepali swimming team bagged a bronze medal in the 18-year-old plus relay event of the South Asian Aquatic Championship held in Sri Lanka.

Sirish wins 2.5 km swimming

October 3, 2016 20:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Swimmer Sirish Gurung on Monday defended the title of the Sixth Open Swimming Championship held in Phewa lake in Pokhara, Kaski.

HIMS wins swimming

September 14, 2016 21:23 pm

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.

Youth dies while swimming in Fewa Lake

August 25, 2016 18:12 pm

POKHARA, Aug 25: A youth drowned while he was swimming in the Fewa Lake in Pokhara today noon.

Minor drowns while swimming

August 13, 2016 18:48 pm

NAWALPARASI, Aug 13: A child drowned while he was swimming in a local pond in Kawasoti Municipality-7 in Nawalparasi district on Saturday.

Swimming with Katie

August 5, 2016 02:30 am

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.

Child drowns while swimming

July 30, 2016 21:58 pm

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, July 30: A child drowned while he was swimming in a local river in Kanchanpur district on Saturday noon.

National swimming from Tuesday

July 17, 2016 19:32 pm

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.