Articles by Loretta Race

2017 WUGs: Shane Ryan Becomes First Irishman Under 25 Sec In 50 Back

Top seed in the men’s 50m backstroke in Taipei, Ireland’s Shane Ryan, clocked his nation’s fastest-ever time in semi-finals.

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2017 SEA Games: Schooling Strikes Again, Vien Nguyen Takes 2 Golds

2017 SEA GAMES Opening Ceremony August 19th; Swimming Competition August 21st – August 26th Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia LCM Meet Site…

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Former Arizona Swimmer Hogsed Sues University For Alleged Negligence

Nick Hogsed has sued the University of Arizona, claiming that he was beaten by an unnamed teammate in August 2016 and that then-coach Rick DeMont demeaned and belittled him for reporting the incident to the dean of students.

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2017 SEA Games Day 1: Schooling Takes 50 Fly, Quah Jing Wen Wins Twice

Joseph Schooling won his first event in Kuala Lumpur, as Singapore collected 3 gold medals on the night.

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Aussie-Trained Ning Zetao Doubles Up With 50 Free Win In Queensland

The Queensland Short Course Swimming Championships concluded today in Brisbane, with Chinese swimmer Ning Zetao earning another sprint free victory.

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2017 WUGs: Shane Ryan Leads Ireland Relay To New National Record

The Irish 4x100m freestyle relay didn’t land on the podium, but did manage to crank out a new national record on day 1 in Taipei.

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While Fraser-Holmes’ Ban Continues, Still No Word On Groves & Poort

2 of the 3 Australian Olympian missing whereabouts cases are still unresolved.

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2017 WUGs: Cameron Brodie Carries British Flag With Pride

Catch the WUGs fever by watching British flag bearer Cameron Brodie enter the Opening Ceremony.

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2017 SEA Games Preview: Schooling Ruffles Malaysian Feathers

Joseph Schooling heads up Singapore’s largest-ever SEA Games squad, although he has already ruffled some feathers before even hitting the pool.

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Japan Is Bringing Heavy Hitters Hagino, Seto, Ohashi To Taipei

Look out for Japan, who is bringing its heavy hitters into Taipei for the World University Games.

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Under New Rules, Kenneth To Joins Sun Yang On China’s Relay

Sun Yang is ready to go to work at the National Games of China, which kick-off on August 27th.

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2016 Olympic Games Host Rio Fails To Deliver On ‘Seeds Of Hope’

Going on a year now removed from the Olympic Games, another potential legacy has been lost, as the ‘Seeds of Hope’ initiative has fallen by the wayside.

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Supersuit Era Still Haunts British Women’s National Records

Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.

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Michael Bohl Uproots From St. Peters Western To Head Up Griffith

Storied Australian coach Michael Bohl, who led Emma McKeon to a record 6 medals at a World Championships, is making the move from St. Peters Western to Griffith.

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A Walk Through British Men’s National Swimming Record History

Perusing through Britain’s just-published national record progressions gives further insight into how the nation’s swimming prowess emerged.

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