Articles by Loretta Race

Young McKeown Takes Women’s 200 Back Over Seebohm At Vic Open

World champion Emily Seebohm fell just .04 shy of beating youngster Kaylee McKeown in the 200m backstroke tonight in Melbourne.

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Joseph Schooling Will Not Be Competing At 2018 Commonwealth Games

Joseph Schooling has decided to focus on the NCAA Championships and opt out of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Missy Franklin Reboots Under Georgia’s Jack Bauerle

Taking another step along her journey to recapture her 17-year-old self’s love of swimming, Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin is making the move to Georgia.


Tusup ‘Will Work To Change’ As He & Hosszu Arrive At Awards Separately

With their relationship facing a difficult time, Katinka Hosszu and Shane Tusup attended an awards ceremony separately this week, although Tusup acknowledged his behavior in his speech.


‘Ninjas’ May Be On Guard At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020’s onsite security guards may possibly be performing their duties dressed as ninja warriors.


Michael Phelps Is Not The Center Of Attention In New Ad Campaign

Even with the greatest Olympic swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps, enjoying his life in retirement, we’re still treated to celebrity-type appearances by the GOAT throughout the media.


South Carolina Snares Singaporean Record Holder Lionel Khoo

Singaporean swimmer Lionel Khoo is set to join the NCAA ranks in the near future.

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Olympian Maddie Groves Makes Racing Return At Vic Open This Weekend

This weekend’s Victorian Open Championships will give Aussie stars one more big racing practice in before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials.


Phelps Among Sports Greats Headed To Phoenix Golf Open

For the 3rd time, Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps is set to play at the Phoenix Open golf tournament kicking off in Scottsdale, Arizona at the end of the month.


U.S. Marines Looking At More Robust Swimming Requirements

Contrary to popular belief, U.S. Marine Corps recruits need only basic swim skills to pass the qualification for entry-level training, leaving many would-be Marines lacking more robust aquatic survival skills.


Charlotte Atkinson Heads Up Gold Coast-Bound Isle Of Man Squad

Two-time British national champion Charlotte Atkinson heads up Isle of Man’s 5-person strong aquatic roster for the Gold Coast.


Paralympian Stephanie Dixon Receives Order Of Canada

Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon was among the 125 appointments announced to the Order of Canada this week,

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British Summer C’ships Qualification Window Announced

Next year’s Commonwealth Games set for the Gold Coast, Australia marks the biggest international competition for British swimmers, but several home meets will also fill the big players’ calendars during 2018.

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Facial Recognition Software To Be Used To Identify Tokyo 2020 Athletes

Tokyo 2020 sources reveal that highly precise facial recognition software will most likely be utilized to identified athletes, journalists and officials entering Games venues


2017 Swammy Awards: Female Junior Swimmer Of The Year Rikako Ikee

3-time World Junior Champion, 17-year-old Japanese phenom Rikako Ikee earned her spot as top female junior swimmer in the world for 2017.