Articles by Loretta Race

2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 1 Finals: Hosszu’s Monster Schedule

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was back to form in Kazan, taking on a 4-event night at the World Cup.

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2018 FINA World Cup: Morozov Cranks Out 21.49 50 Free World Cup Record

Vlad Morozov came within .05 of his own Russian National Record with a 21.49 50m freestyle in Kazan tonight.

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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan: Sjostrom Rocks 23.83 Series Record

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom cranks out a new World Cup record of 23.83 in the women’s 50m freestyle, registering the 8th fastest performance ever in the event.

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Ippei Watanabe Wins 3rd Consecutive Title At Japan Student C’ships

On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.

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World Cup Kazan Day 1 Prelims: Sjostrom, Chupkov Take Their Places

The first stop of the first FINA World Cup cluster kicked off in Kazan this morning, with this 3-day meet taking place in long course meters. Although the overall number of entrants was on the slim side, several big stars took to the Aquatic Palace to chase some cash and earn points towards the overall World Cup title.

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Possible Junior Pan American Games On The Horizon

Three new Games initiatives are being discussed at the Pan Am Sports General Assembly taking place this week, one of which is a Junior version of the Pan American Games.

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Butterfly Worlds Collide As Ikee Joins Sjostrom In Turkey Next Month

Two of the fastest butterfliers in the world, Rikako Ikee of Japan and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden, are set to train together in Turkey this fall.

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South Africa Launches Athletes Committee, But Self-Funding Continues

Cameron van der Burgh is one of eight South African athletes joining a newly-created Athletes Committee.

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2018 World Cup Series Kicks Off In Kazan With Olympic Star Power

Belgium’s Olympic silver medalist Pieter Timmers will be making his racing debut in Kazan after having to withdraw from this year’s European Championships due to illness.

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CrossFit Versus Swim Meets

See how this swimmer ventured into the world of CrossFit competitions.

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Herbie Behm Returns Home To ASU As Assistant Coach

“I am truly humbled to be a part of such an accomplished staff and am excited to have the opportunity to help build something special,” Herbie Behm says of his new post at Arizona State University.

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La Rocca Out, Vyatchanin In At NC ALP’38 As Elite Athletes Fume

There’s a shake-up happening at the elite French training hub NAUTIC CLUB ALP’38, as Head Coach Guy La Rocca was suddenly removed from his position, while former Russian-turned-American-national-teamer Arkady Vyatchanin steps in to take over the role.

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World Record Holder Shayna Jack Not Following Campbells To New Home

World record holder Shayna Jack will not be following her training partners, Cate and Bronte Campbell, to New South Wales.

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Rikako Ikee Becomes First Woman Ever To Win Asian Games MVP

Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.

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Dates Determined For 2019 LEN Short Course European Championships

In March 2017, the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) selected Glasgow, Scotland as host of the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and we now know the dates of those championships.

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