Articles by Retta Race

Scotland’s Pools See September 14th As Earliest Open Date

The majority of aquatic athletes with the nation of Scotland are set to remain out of the water through at least mid-September.

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Welsh Pools Set To Open On August 10th With ‘Premises Police’

With pools opening Monday in Wales, the nation’s government has empowered local authorities to enforce coronavirus-related protocols.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rings Monument Removed Temporarily

The enormous Tokyo 2020 Olympic rings monument located in Tokyo Bay has been removed this week, with the massive piece moved via a barge.


Matsumoto Clocks Solid Sub-49 100 Free At Chiba Prefectural Meet

The 200m free silver medalist at last year’s FINA World Aquatic Championships, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, is in action this weekend at the Chiba Prefectural Meet.

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Watch 14-Year-Old Lorenzo Galossi Bust Out A 51.62 100 Freestyle

When it comes to the 100m freestyle, Italian 14-year-old Lorenzo Galossi is playing for keeps with a monster new lifetime best.


ACC Standout Nyls Korstanje Presses Pause On NC State Career

NC State’s 2019 ACC Freshman of the Year Nyls Korstanje has decided to return to his home nation of the Netherlands instead of becoming a Wolfpack junior.


Rio Gold Medalist Van Rouwendaal Changes Coaches One Year To Tokyo

Sharon van Rouwendaal, 10k Olympic gold medalist from Rio, has ended her collaboration with her longtime coach Philippe Lucas.


Passafaro Overwrites Days Old Italian Age Record In 100 Free

The various regional championships continue across Italy, with a yet another notable swim emerging, this time out of Calabria yesterday.


Change Of Plans As Rikako Ikee Reportedly Now Targeting August Race Return

Rikako Ikee may be changing up her return to racing plans based on meet capacity restrictions now attached to the competition she was targeting for October.


Belmonte Leads Spain, Elite Brazilians Head To Portugal For Pura Loulé

Olympic champion in the women’ s200 fly, Mireia Belmonte of Spain, is among those elite heading to Portugal August 14th-16th.


Auboeck Falls Just Short Of 200 Free Tokyo Cut On Final Night In Graz

Former Michigan Wolverine Felix Auboeck put up a fight in the 200m free, clocking the 2nd fastest time of his career in Graz.

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Danas Rapsys Set To Race At Lithuanian Sprint Cup

Freestyle dominator Danas Rapsys is set to race next week in his home nation of Lithuania, set to get wet in the short course 200m free.

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Kromo, Kamminga, Heemskerk & More Head To Hengelo Challenge

Key elite Dutch swimmers will get some racing underway next week in the eastern city of Hengelo, including record-holder Arno Kamminga.

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Italian Elite Getting Ready For 57th Sette Colli Trophy

We have a listing of the key Italian swimmers ready to race at the 57th edition of the storied Sette Colli Trophy in Rome.


Galossi Downs Burdisso Age Record, Carmignoli Beats Quadarella In Italy

Some exciting swims are happening in Italy this month, as the nation’s Regional Championships are being held remotely at various locations.