Articles by Loretta Race

Aussie Day 2 Prelims: McEvoy Rebounds With 100 Free Top Seed

After a disappointing 8th place finish in last night’s 200m freestyle final, Aussie Cameron McEvoy claimed the top seed in a very stacked 100m freestyle field.

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Cate Campbell Rocks New 50 Fly Australian National Record

Cate Campbell just became Australia’s fastest 50 flyer ever with her morning performance at the Aussie Trials.

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Meet the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Mascots

Meet the colorful characters symblizing the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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“It Really Hurt”, Says Aussie Laura Taylor Of 200 Fly Upset (2:06.80)

18-year-old Laura Taylor threw down a monster personal best to claim her spot on the Australian Commonwealth Games roster.

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Weather Alert: Edinburgh Int’l/British C’ships Face Snowmageddon

The 2018 Edinburgh International Meet, incorporating the British Swimming Championships, is set to kick off tomorrow, March 1st, but some swimmers may be delayed due to a giant snow storm.

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Citing Shoulder Issues, Max Litchfield Pulls Out Of Commonwealth Games

“It is with great disappointment that I must announce I will be withdrawing from the 2018 Commonwealth Games,” says British 400m IM national record holder Max Litchfield.

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Aussie Para Swimmers Take Stage At National Championships

2018 AUSTRALIAN SWIMMING TRIALS Wednesday, February 28th – Saturday, March 3rd Optus Aquatic Centre, Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland Prelims at…

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Australian Teen Ariarne Titmus Looking ‘Ledecky-Esque’…..Again

The ‘terminator’ Ariarne Titmus wowed spectators at the Australian Trials tonight, winning 200m freestyle gold in a superb 1:55.76.

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King Kyle Chalmers Reigns Over 2 Free, Emma McKeon Shut Out Of Gold

King Kyle Chalmers came out on top of the heated men’s 200 freestyle, while Emma McKeon tried the 200 fly/200 free double on for size with 2 silvers as a result.

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Aussie Trials Prelims: Emma McKeon’s Solid Double, Any Man’s 2Free

Emma McKeon pulled a solid double, while the men’s 200 freestyle is set to explode in finals.

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Kenya Announces 5 Swimmers For Gold Coast

The nation of Kenya announced its 5-swimmer strong squad to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games set for the Gold Coast, Australia in April.

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Verhaeren: These Australian Trials Truly Are A Test For All Of Us

We unpacked the Australian Trials’ new format in our SwimSwam preview, but hear from Australian Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren himself on how he envisions the 4-day meet unrolling.

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Denmark Adds To Annual WADA Contribution To Target Code Compliance

The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution of USD 70,000 to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), with the funds…

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Research Says Swimming Is Australia’s Most Popular Sport

According to a recent research study conducted within the nation of Australia, swimming is identified as the continent’s most popular sport.

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Shark Sighting Cuts Rottnest Channel Swim Short For Some

The 2018 edition of the Western Australia’s annual Rottnest Channel Swim saw an uninvited guest disrupt the competition, as a 3-to-4-meter great white shark was spotted among the competitors over the weekend. 

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