Articles by Retta Race

Australian Swimming League (ASL) CEO Offers More Insight Into Venture

Just days after the Australian Swiming League (ASL) was announced, its CEO Stuart Coventry provided a few more details about the unique organization.

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Ireland’s Shane Ryan Drops Out Of 100 Backstroke Event In Tokyo

Another swimmer has dropped a significant event for these 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games which officially opened today, July 23rd.


Top-Ranked Kaylee McKeown Drops 200 IM From Olympic Schedule

The #1 200 IM swimmer in the world right now, Kaylee McKeown of Australia, has dropped the event for the Tokyo Olympic Games.


Tokyo Timing: International Young Guns’ Olympic Schedules

David Popovici of Romania may be just 16 years of age but he’s a force in the men’s 100m free. Find out when he swims here.

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Olympic Champion Chad Le Clos To Carry South African Flag In Tokyo

Chad Le Clos of South Africa will be carrying his nation’s flag in the opening ceremonies of the postponed 2020 Olympic Games kicking off shortly in Tokyo.


Korea’s Freestyle Ace Hwang Sunwoo Acclimates To Tokyo Pool Depth

In a matter of just days, all of the swimming action will commence at the newly constructed Tokyo Olympic Aquatics Center.


Poland Sends Six Swimmers Home From Tokyo Olympic Games

Six Polish swimmers who had already arrived in Tokyo were forced to turn around back to their home nation due to submission errors.


Polish Swimming President Releases Statement On Sent-Home Olympic Swimmers

The Polish Swimming Federation released a more detailed statement concerning the situation involving six would-be Olympians being sent home from Tokyo.


Professional Australian Swimming League (ASL) Announced For Q4 2022

A second professional swimming league born out of Australia called the Australian Swimming League (ASL) has just been announced.


CAS Clears Kudashev & Andrusenko To Compete In Tokyo

Two Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) swimmers provisionally suspended will now be able to compete at the soon-to-start 2020 Olympic Games.


Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: Carnage Coming In Men’s 200 Breast

With an incredibly stacked field, a current or former world record holder may be left off the men’s 200m breast Olympic podium.


Heathwood Coach Sets Wetsuited Endless Pool Swimming Record

On Friday, June 11th, Dave Tonge of Wales completed a 24-hour wetsuited swim in an endless pool, setting a world record in the process.

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Tokyo Timing: Top Australian Swimmers’ Olympic Schedules

Take a look at the day-by-day event lineups for Aussies Emma McKeon, Kaylee McKeown, Kyle Chalmers and Matt Temple in Tokyo.


Tokyo Timing: Top American Swimmers’ Olympic Schedules

So, about that Tokyo timing….here’s a snapshot of what 4 of the top American swimmers’ schedules will look like at the Olympic Games.


Hosszu Not Defending 100 Back & Other Gold Medals Up For Grabs

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will not be swimming the 100m backstroke in Tokyo, which leaves yet another golden opportunity open for another swimmer.