Everything you need to know about Swimming Pool Extn: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Swimming Pool Extn: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 19 (IANS) Former Spice girl Singer Melanie Chisholm aka Mel C says her daughter Scarlet really adores singer Jessie J, who is a judge on the Britain's singing reality show "The Voice".
Havana, May 15 (IANS) Olympic finalist Hanser Garcia leads Cuba's eight-member national team that will take part in the 2013 Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championship (CCCAN) slated for July 1 to 7 in Costa Rica.
Lusaka (Zambia), May 14 (IANS) The Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) named a 14-member squad for the ICC Africa U-19 World Cup Qualifiers (CWCQ) Division 1 tournament Tuesday.
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich celebrated their 23rd title following a 3-0 win over Augsburg's while Marco Reus ensured Dortmund a 3-3 draw at Wolfsburg to close the 33rd round in Bundesliga.
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Actress Rita Wilson is looking forward to Jennifer Aniston's marriage with actor Justin Theroux.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Balachandra Bhaskar and Sourav Kothari qualified to represent India in the Asian Indoor Games billiards competition after the duo finished in that order in the selection trials here Friday.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A weekend picnic turned into a tragedy when three youths drowned while one was rescued from Aksa Beach here Sunday afternoon, officials said.
New York, May 5 (ANI): The World Naked Gardening Day event was held on Saturday which encouraged people to get in touch with nature while au naturale.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): As a major initiative to promote tourism in Kashmir Valley, Union Minister Tourism K. Chiranjeevi on Saturday announced that 'Kashmir Festival 2013' will be held for a fortnight from May 13-29 at different places in Jammu and Kashmir.
London, May 3 (ANI): A Danish prime-time TV show has been slammed for humiliating naked women paraded in front of male 'judges'.
Amsterdam, May 2 (IANS/EFE) A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum gives visitors an opportunity to learn the secrets of Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-90).
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Hollywood director Bryan Singer has reportedly made his fans happy by releasing images from new film "X-Men: Days of Future Past".
Ankara, May 1 (IANS) Turkey has signed Michael Phelps' coach as a consultant on their swimming programme for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region has sanctioned 338 developmental projects for the region in the last three years.
New York, April 26 (ANI): Ryan Lochte, who is trying to bring "swimming awareness" among American people, is now shilling a new men's fragrance called "Pool Water."
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Five goals by Sonu helped Rajasthan beat Bengal 9-2 in a Pool B match of the Women's National Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.
Lucknow, 21 April (IANS) Five goals by Jasjeet Kaur helped Railways to enter the quarterfinals of the third Hockey India Women's National Championship with a 16-0 win against Tamil Nadu in Pool A at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Navneet Kaur and Rajni Singh scored thrice each as Haryana defeated Manipur 13-0 in Pool A of the third Hockey India Junior Women's National Championship played at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Sunday.
London, April 20 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy of Indian origin drowned in a swimming pool in Britain's Wolverhampton city in 2008 after a lifeguard stopped watching swimmers to chat to a customer, a court has heard.
Ranchi/Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Hosts Jharkhand defeated Rajasthan 11-0 in the third Hockey India Junior Women's National Championship at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi on Friday.
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia powered into the semi-finals of the Sledge Hockey World Championships Tuesday with a 1-0 defeat of Italy.
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin says he couldn't give much time and attention to his first daughter, but now he wants to be a very doting father.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra edged out hosts Mumbai 2-1 in Pool A and entered the semi-finals of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (West Zone) played here at the Mahindra Stadium Sunday.
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russia's Kazan has put into use the last but one sport facility for the 2013 World University Games, head of the steering committee said.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh from Pool A and hosts Haryana and Delhi from Pool B entered semifinals of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh entered the semifinals from Pool B of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated hosts Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd. 16-0 in their Pool A game of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (West Zone) played at the Mahindra Stadium Saturday.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Hockey Maharashtra defeated Rajasthan 9-1 in the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (West Zone) here at the Mahindra Stadium Saturday.
Sonepat (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) Hosts Haryana defeated Uttarakhand 12-0 in their opening match of Pool-A on the first day of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship (North Zone) played here Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A group whose members include Microsoft, have filed a complaint against Google, saying the internet search giant's provision of its Android operating system for free is anti-competitive 'predatory pricing'.
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center have found that omega-3 fatty acids and their metabolite products slow or stop the growth in the number of triple-negative breast cancer cells more effectively than cells from luminal types of the disease.
Zhengzhou (China), April 7 (IANS) China's Ye Shiwen continued her winning run at the Swimming National Championships as she topped the 200 metres backstroke here Sunday.
Nagaon (Assam), April 6 (IANS) Jharkhand entered the final of the third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (East Zone) Saturday here.
Nagaon (Assam), April 5 (IANS) Reshma Soren scored twice for Jharkhand as they defeated hosts Assam 6-0 on the third day of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (East Zone) here Friday.
Nagaon (Assam), April 5 (IANS) Manipur registered their second consecutive win as they defeated Tripura 24-0 in a Pool B league match in the third Hockey India sub-junior men's national championship (East Zone) here Friday.
New York, April 5 (IANS) Lance Armstrong's plan to return to athletic competition was stopped by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) as he was pulled out of a swimming event.
New York, Apr 5 (ANI): Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who had admitted to doping and was stripped of his Tour De France titles, has withdrawn from a United States swim meet after he found out that competing would violate his lifetime ban from international sports, imposed last year by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
Nagaon (Assam), April 4 (IANS) Maxima Khalko scored two goals for Assam as they registered 4-0 win over Bihar in Pool A on the second day of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (East Zone) here Thursday.
Nagaon (Assam), April 4 (IANS) Jharkhand continued their winning streak on the second day of the Sub-Junior Men's National Hockey Championship (East Zone) here Thursday.
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong tries to return to competition by signing up for three swimming events not covered by the US Anti-Doping Agency rules.
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is set to make a return to competitive sport after signing up for to swim three events this weekend at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas.
Budapest, March 28 (IANS) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban submitted to Cornel Marculescu, executive director of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), an official bid to hold the 2021 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Imogen Thomas has said she feels that none of her clothes are looking nice on her and for this very reason she is wearing baggy clothes nowadays.
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): Olympic great Michael Phelps took DJ lessons from renown DJ Steve Aoki after easily beating him in a swimming race at the Fontainebleau.
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Power has been restored to all fuel pond cooling systems at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, operator Tepco has said.
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A swimmer who competed in the London Olympics has been banned for 2.5 years for breaking anti-doping rules, announced the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Some schools on the outskirts of London are reluctant to hire ethnic minority temporary staff, a supply teacher agency has claimed.
Geneva, March 9 (IANS) The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced that the men's World League will get underway May 31 at the Helsinki Ice Hall in Finland as the hosts take on Egypt in Pool C.
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): Lara Bingle, who has been painted for the Archibald Prize, said that it was a "dream come true" for her.
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has been roped in to oversee marriages for Channel 5's 'Celebrity Wedding Planner.'
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe has had 100,000 dollars in funding cut by Swimming Australia, a report has said.
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Kobe Byrant scored 29 points but it did not prove to be enough as Los Angeles Lakers lost 108-119 to the Denver Nuggets for their first defeat after the NBA All-Star weekend Monday night.
Sydney, Feb 23 (ANI): A former Australian swim coach, whose namesake club had become famous for its elite competitors, has pleaded guilty in a US court to child sexual abuse involving one of his former swimmers.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): The Australian men's 4 x 100 freestyle relay team has revealed details about their conduct, including misuse of sleeping pills, during the London Olympics, in a press conference.
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) Hollywood star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's son Knox was seen sporting a chic look, similar to that of his father, during a day out.
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Australian swimmers have been damned by reports that revealed that they had broken team rules on alcohol, prescription drugs, bullying and team curfews during the 2012 London Olympic Games in incidents, which have been described as 'culturally toxic'.
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI could start before March 15 if all the cardinals were already in Rome, the Vatican has announced.
Washington, Feb. 16 (ANI): Alec Baldwin is so sympathetic with his wife Hilaria Thomas' pregnancy pains that he's experiencing all the aches as well.
The 27th Surajkund International Crafts Mela witnesses a milestone in its history when it saw a record footfall of over 142,000 people in a single day. Sources claims that it was the highest footfall in the history of Surajkund
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) Sunday was an unusually busy day at the popular Surajkund Crafts Mela near New Delhi. The fair saw a record footfall of over 142,000 people - the highest in a single day in the 27 editions of the fair.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Three years after coming out as gay, Gareth Thomas is taking ballet lessons and twirling about in sequins for ITV1's 'Dancing On Ice', insisting that he loves every minute of it.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have developed a sudden interest in China and have reportedly started taking Mandarin lessons.
Los Angeles, Feb 3 (IANS) Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have developed a taste for the Mandarin language and have reportedly joined classes to master it.
Johannesburg, Jan. 31 (ANI): Retired U.S. swimming sensation Michael Phelps has signed a golf equipment deal with premium club manufacturer Ping and admitted he was getting serious about the game after he started playing the sport five years ago.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit laid the foundation stone for the 53rd grid sub-station of BYPL at Karol BaghIt would ensure uninterrupted power supply and will take care of any unforeseen eventualities.
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Socialite Peaches Geldof headed to her honeymoon, four months after marrying Thomas Cohen.
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Michigan State University researchers have made a number of improvements to the high-tech robotic fish - giving it a new name, look and skill.
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): Imogen Thomas has become the latest celebrity to show off her pregnant nude body for an aesthetically taken photograph.
Guide (China), Jan 12 (IANS) The third International Extreme Race of Winter Swimming across Yellow River started here in northwest China's Qinghai Province Saturday.
Sydney, January 2 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have discovered traces of bacteria that lived a record-breaking 3.49 billion years ago, a mere billion years after Earth formed.
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): Venus and Serena William's personal chef, Lauren Von Der Pool, has launched a cookbook 'Eat Yourself Sexy!', which focuses on green living called 'Eat Yourself Sexy!'
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Dolphin therapy, a technique that helps treat children with mental disabilities, is gaining ground in China, a media report said Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. (VAL) is planning to lay off employees at its alumina refinery in Odisha's Kalahandi district shut since Dec 5 due to non-availability of bauxite, an official said Wednesday.
London, December 19 (ANI): Imogen Thomas and Jasmine Lennard have just indulged themselves in a particularly ladylike Twitter spat, after the former 'Make Me A Supermodel' star decided to make a little dig at her fellow reality star.
Washington, Dec. 19 (ANI): Ben Affleck could be in the running to become a future US senator.
Istanbul, Dec 16 (IANS) Chinese Ye Shiwen claimed the women's 200-metre individual medley (IM) title at the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) while American Ryan Lochte kept up his phenomenal form when he set a world record 50.71 seconds in the men's 100m IM semifinals.
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Olympic swimmer has been banned for a year for an unspecified breach of doping rules, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency said.
Commissioner of North Delhi Municipal Corporation, P.K. Gupta today visited Shalimar Bagh area under Ward No.55. During the inspection, Member, Standing Committee and area Councillor,
Dubai, Dec 5 (IANS) Yousuf Yaqoob Alserkal, the vice president and chairman of the United Arab Emirate's National Olympic Committee (NOC), said here that the sheikhdom still plans to bid for future Olympic Games, despite a withdrawal of a bid for the 2020 edition.
Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) A spirited India topped Pool A in the FIH Champions Trophy hockey despite losing 2-3 to Olympic champions Germany after giving them a tough fight here Tuesday.
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS) China won the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy championship after sweeping all four gold medals at the event here.
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian hockey team won their second consecutive game against New Zealand 4-2 in the FIH Champions Trophy here Sunday.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor Dennis Quaid has filed divorce papers to end his eight-year marriage with Kimberly Buffington.
Berlin, Nov 29 (IANS) Bayern Munich cruised to a comfortable 2?0 win over a 10?man Freiburg while Leverkusen outclassed Bremen 4?1 owing to the brace by Gonzalo Castro to close the 14th round of Bundesliga.
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): Pro-democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed disappointment that governments were calling her country Myanmar, a name chosen by its military rulers, rather than Burma.
Sydney, Nov 16(ANI): Australia's three-time Olympic gold medallist Leisel Jones announced her retirement from swimming on Friday, and said right after the London Games she knew her time was up.
Nimes (France), Nov 14 (IANS) After beating seventh seeds Ireland 2-1 in the first qualifying round of the Women's Squash World Team Championship, 10th-seeded India topped Pool G by dispatching Argentina 3-0 to secure their place in the pre-quarterfinals here.
Nimes (France), Nov 14 (IANS) After upsetting seventh seeds Ireland 2-1 in the first qualifying round of the Women's Squash World Team Championship, 10th seeds India clinched pole position in Pool G by dispatching Argentina 3-0 to enter the pre-quarter-finals here.
London, November 13 (ANI): Peaches Geldof is pregnant with her second child, six months after giving birth to her son Astala.
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal will lead the Indian challenge in the Women's World Team squash championship to be held in Nimes, France, Nov 12-17.
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Kristen Wiig has been roped in to star in indie comedy "Skeleton Twins", directed by Craig Johnson.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Sardar Singh will be leading the Indian hockey team in the International Super Series and 34th men's Champions Trophy in Australia, Hockey India (HI) announced Monday.
London, November 3 (ANI): Imogen Thomas, who is famous for flaunting her curves in revealing outfits, is refusing to let being pregnant alter her style by continuing to flash her flesh.
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The second Asia Cup Kabaddi tournament was inaugurated by former prime minister and Pakistan Kabaddi Federation president Shujaat Hussain in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore. The tournament kicked off Thursday night amidst splendid fireworks and a musical event, reports Xinhua.
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 9th Asian Swimming Championships between Nov 15-25 in Dubai.
Berlin, Oct 21 (IANS) German record champions Bayern Munich extended their start-record to eight wins in eight matches following a 5-0 demolition of Dusseldorf in the Bundesliga.
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): Australian swimmer James Magnussen has admitted that he made mistakes, saying that he could have carried himself better during a controversial London Olympic campaign.
Bhopal, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab completed the quarter-final line-up with emphatic victories in the concluding league matches of Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship here Friday.
Sydney, Oct 19 (ANI): Britney Spears' former manager, Sam Lufti, who is suing the singer for defamation, libel and breach of contract, has claimed that the singer used drugs on the night that she was restrained and hospitalized in 2008.
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Chandigarh registered their third win in Pool G to book their berth for the quarterfinals of the Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship here Thursday.