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    Golden girl Shila back in pool

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Mahfuza Khatun Shila, who won two gold medals in SA Games 2016 and left the previous national meet in 2016 injured, clinched gold on her...

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    Junaina sets two new records

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Bangladesh Navy team’s swimmer Junaina Ahmed set two new national records in the 200m women’s freestyle and 200m women’s breaststroke events of the 29th National...

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    64-year-old FF to swim 186 kilometres to set Guinness World Record

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 01:30pm on September 03, 2018

    Khitindra Chandra Boishya, a 64-year-old freedom fighter, has started swimming to cross 186 kilometres of the Bhogai River, aiming to set a new Guinness World...

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    Japan’s Ikee scoops MVP

    AFP | Updated at 12:17am on September 03, 2018

    Teenage swimming sensation Rikako Ikee said she would celebrate with barbecued beef and sushi as she was named the best athlete at the Asian Games...

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    I don’t wanna be the new Phelps: Dressel

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2018

    American Caeleb Dressel is making swimming sexy again and has been described as the ‘Usain Bolt of the pool’ -- just don’t call him the...

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    Zahir, Sohagi win 200m sprints

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2018

    Zahir Raihan of BKSP emerged as the new champion in the men’s 200-metre sprint event at the 14th National Summer Athletics Championship that ended at...

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    Swim coach regrets inappropriate texts

    Agence France-Presse . Irvine | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2018

    Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of swimming superstar Michael Phelps, has apologized for his role in ‘inappropriate’ text messages sent in 2011 to a former...

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    Freestyle star Ledecky still pushing boundaries

    Agence France-Presse . Irvine | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    Katie Ledecky, the freestyle phenomenon who bagged her 14th world record in May, says she’ll keep trying to push her boundaries as she looks toward...

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    Hands and feet tied, body in sack, Bulgarian reclaims swimming record

    Reuters. Macedonia | Updated at 07:27pm on July 25, 2018

    Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria's answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness world record for...

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    Swimming coach Park threatens to quit Bangladesh job

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 24, 2018

    Disgusted at the non-cooperation of federation official’s South Korean swimming coach Park Tae Gun on Wednesday threatened to quit his job as Bangladesh coach....

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