Articles by Loretta Race

Australia’s National Sports Plan Pitches Lottery Funding Concept

Looking at the UK’s lottery funding model as an example, Australia is headed towards that direction.

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South Dakota State University Welcomes Doug Humphrey As Head Coach

South Dakota State University has announced its new Head Coach.

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Despite High Water Temperatures, Asian OWS Championships Marched On

By the time the 10k race was slated to kick-off in Malaysia this past weekend at the Asian Open Water Swimming Championships, the water had warmed to an alarmingly high temperature 31.9°C (89.42°F).


Aquatics Pulled From 2019 European Games Schedule

Aquatics will no longer be one of the 16 sports to be contested in Belarus come 2019 for the 2nd edition of the European Games.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Strongman Swimming

A naked swimmer readies for TV while the possible ‘strongman swimming’ era kicks off.

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Olympian Ryan Held Went Back to Illinois Roots For 100 Free Split

2016 Olympic gold medalist and NC State Wolfpack team member Ryan Held made it back to his home state of Illinois yesterday to compete in a local meet.


Olympian Ryan Held Set To Compete At Local Meet In Home State Of IL

Ryan Held returns to Illinois to compete at a local swim meet.


Fly ‘Guy’ In The Making As Brit Matches 200 PB In Tokyo

Competing at the Japan Open today, Brit James Guy matched his 200m butterfly personal best, but this time he was untapered and unrested.


Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.


05/18/17 In Briefs Pacific Edition: Matsuda, Mariana & Phillippines

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web, including Japanese Olympic medalist Takeshi Matsuda’s appointment to the JOC Athletes Committee.

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Promising Athletes Named To Self-Funded South African World Jr Roster

South African nominees for the nation’s World Junior Championships roster must pay their own way to Indy.


Belgium Taking Just 3 Swimmers To Budapest (No Lecluyse)

With the 2017 Belgium Open Swimming Championships now complete, the nation’s roster for this summer’s World Championships has been announced….

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Proposed Funding Cuts Could Shut Down South African Olympic Committee

The South African National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is proposing two major regulations that may have far reaching impact throughout all of the nation’s Olympic sports, including swimming.


British Vs Japanese At 2017 Japan Open Kicking Off May 18th

What kind of destruction will British world record holder Adam Peaty throw down in Tokyo this week?

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2018 Commonwealth Games On The Line For English Swimmers In Budapest

British swimmer Adam Peaty will be competing at this summer’s World Championships, one of the qualifying meets for Swim England athletes wishing to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.