Articles by Loretta Race

FINA World Cup Singapore: Hosszu Hunting Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu sits just 15 points behind Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in the FINA World Cup standings entering this final stop in Singapore.

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Japan’s Never-Ending Racing Season Continues With Kitajima Cup

Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.

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Swimming South Africa Announces Just A 2-Stop Grand Prix For 2019

Swimming South Africa has announced a two-event Grand Prix line-up for 2019, which marks a return to the series since 2017.

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Japanese National Record Holder Kohei Kawamoto Announces Retirement

At 39 years of age, Kohei Kawamoto has epitomized the longevity that’s possible within swimming, holding a combination of 14 Asian and Japanese records throughout his career.

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Schooling Set For FINA World Cup Debut While Hosszu Makes Final Push

Katinka Hosszus is entered in 15 events in her bid to overtake Sarah Sjostrom as World Cup Series champion, while Joseph Schooling makes his home country debut in the series.

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Just Off Tokyo World Cup, James Guy Heads To Stockport Metro Meet

Stockport Metro is hosting their annual November meet this weekend, with action kicking off at the Life Leisure Grand Central facility on Friday, November 16th. British Olympic medalist James Guy is among those expected to attend.

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University of Stirling Denies Loughborough Men’s BUCS Title

Loughborough University won the overall team title, as well as the women’s trophy at this year’s BUCS Short Course Championships, but it was the University of Stirling who sneaked up and took the men’s championship.

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Stockholm Laboratory Partially Suspended By WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed partial suspension of the accreditation of the Karolinska University Hospital (Stockholm Laboratory) Doping Control Laboratory.

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Amid Meet Record Onslaught, Loughborough Wins BUCS SC C’ships

James Wilby (right) clocked two meet records in helping his Loughborough team take the title at the 2018 BUCS Short Course Championships.

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Michael Andrew Comes Within .01 Of American Record To Close Tokyo

Michael Andrew fell just short of gold in the men’s 50m fly, but came within .01 of Tom Shields’ American Record tonight in Tokyo.

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World Cup Tokyo: World Record For Xu Jiayu In SCM 100 Back

Xu Jiayu fired off a new World Record in the men’s 100m back while competing on the final day of the World Cup in Tokyo.

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Ohashi Goes 2-For-2 With 200 IM JPN National Record

Yui Ohashi nabbed a new national record in the 400m IM yesterday and the Japanese powerhouse accomplished the same feat in the 200m IM tonight in Tokyo.

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Ikee Tops Sjostrom In 100 Fly At World Cup Tokyo

19-year-old Rikako Ikee got a major confidence boost in Tokyo tonight, beating Sweden’s Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom in the women’s 100m butterfly.

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FINA World Cup Tokyo: Sjostrom Sets Up For The Double

World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden fired off the fastest 100m fly time of the morning. She also produced a finals-worthy time in the 100m free.

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2018 BUCS SC C’ships Day 1: Loughborough On The Move

Night 1 of the 2018 British Universities & Colleges Sport Championships (BUCS) brought the women’s 800m freestyle and men’s 1500m freestyle to Ponds Forge to kick-off the 3-day meet.

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