Articles by Loretta Race

Tusup Leaves Swimming To Tackle ‘Crazy Goal’ Of Professional Golfer

30-year-old Shane Tusup, former coach of multiple Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu, has announced he will be engaging in an entirely new sporting endeavor.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Swimming Anime & Baby Jones News

Catch the latest on happenings outside the pool, including news on Cullen Jones, Emily Brunneman and a swimming anime series.

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British Counties Kick-off 2019 Swim Year

The City of Sunderland ASA New Year Meet is taking place this weekend, along with several county championships including Essex, Nottinghamshire and Suffolk.

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Chalmers, Wilson, Elmslie Take On JPN Visitors At South Aussie C’ships

2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is once again the main attraction of the 2019 South Australian State Long Course Championships, but he’ll have Japanese company.

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Teenager Malgil Makes Turkish History In 400 IM

At the Anadolu Yıldızlar Ligi Seçmesi ve Performans Tespit Yarışları meet in Mersin, Turkey at the end of last month, 13-year-old Atakan Malgil made waves with a new National Age Group Record in the men’s 400m IM.

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Youth Olympic Games Breakout Ceccon Takes On French Stars In Geneva

2018 Youth Olympic Games breakout star Thomas Ceccon of Italy is scheduled to compete in Geneva this weekend to kick-off his 2019.

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5 Swim England Coaches Selected To UK’s Performance Support Program

United Kingdom Coaching’s Performance Foundation Coach Support Program has selected 5 English swimming coaches to join the program for its 2nd wave. 

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Xu Jiayu Focuses On The Daily Details In Bid To Defend LCM World Title

“I enjoy the hardships,” is how 24-year-old World Record holder Xu Jiayu of China described his recent training at over 1500m above sea level. 

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Seto & Ikee Waste No Time Getting 2019 Racing Underway

Two Japanese powerhouse athletes wasted no time getting some in-season racing under their belts, as both newly-minted World Record holder Daiya Seto and last year’s Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee took to domestic pools.

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See How British First-Year NCAA Athletes Are Faring So Far This Season

Anna Hopkin hails from Great Britain, but has been making the most of her stateside home of the University of Arkansas.

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Readying For 2020, Tokyo Introduces New ‘Sayonara’ Tax

The Japanese government has instituted a new tax on any traveler over the age of 2 leaving the nation.

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World Record Holder Rikke Møller Pedersen Announces Retirement

Reigning 200m breaststroke World Record holder Rikke Møller Pedersen of Denmark has announced her retirement.

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Whittle Matches British Age Group Record At Derby Meet

Jacob Whittle, 14, matched the British Age Group Record in the men’s 50m freestyle this weekend.

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2019 Vic Sprints Wrap Up With Heard, Zhang Collecting Multiple Golds

With all of the Vic Sprint Championships events’ finals taking place today, Sunday, January 13th, the pool never settled down at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Center.

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Get Hyped For British Swimming’s 2019 Competition Year

With the next edition Summer Olympic Games on the horizon, less than 560 days from now, British Swimming is getting hyped for what this upcoming calendar year will bring. 

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