Articles by Retta Race

Beyond The Lane Lines: Aussies Get Lego’d, Fun USA Swimming Facts

Check out interesting snippets from around the web, with this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines featuring Nathan Adrian and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor.


2019 European Youth Olympic Festival Kicks-Off In 2 Days

While all eyes are on Gwangju, Korea for the 2019 FINA World Aquatic Championships, another competition is about to get underway in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Gwangju On High Alert For Monsoon-Type Conditions

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) says that monsoon rains accompanied by strong winds are expected to hit the southwestern region this week.


Swimming Australia CEO Confirms No World C’ships Broadcast Deal

Swimming Australia CEO Leigh Russell confirmed today that no deal between FINA and Australian broadcasters could be reached to air the World Championships.


Sun Yang & Mack Horton Separated During World Championships Warm-ups

Mack Horton of Australia and Sun Yang of China have a history of tension, with a possible situation defused today in Gwangju during warm-ups.


Official Entry Lists Now Published for 2019 World Championships

The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.


2019 World Championships Quiet Contenders: Men’s Edition

Check out a few male swimmers lurking beneath the World Championships medal-favorite radar, ready to make a move when it counts.


Aussie Gwangju Entries: McKeown Drops IM, McEvoy Sole 50 Swimmer

We’re gleaning the official entry lists of the 2019 FINA World Championships and reporting items of note, including some head-turners out of Australia.


Bhutan, St. Kitts & Nevis, Eritrea Make World Championships Debut

For the first time in the of the FINA World Aquatics Championships, the nations of Bhutan, St. Kitts and Nevis and Eritrea will be participating. 

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Rome Would Use Existing Aquatic Facilities If Chosen To Host 2022 Euro C’ships

If Rome is chosen as the host city for the 2022 European Championships, no new structures will be built, but existing ones will be used.

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Coach Michael Bohl Speaks On Aussie Shayna Jack’s Departure

Aussie Shayna Jack shockingly withdrew from World Championships earlier this week, leaving more questions than answers about the situation.


Toussaint Accepts Personal Apology From FINA Exec Director Marculescu

Dutch backstroking ace Kira Toussaint is thrilled to be competing in Gwangju after months of personal turmoil involving a false-positive doping test.


2019 World Championships Quiet Contenders: Women’s Edition

Check out our list of 5 females to watch in Gwangju at the World Championships that may not be on your medal contention radar….yet.


Introducing Emerging French Teen Léon Marchand

17-year-old Léon Marchand has made his mark on the French age group record board this year, but is also steadily breaking into the European ranks.


Emma McKeon On Form And Possibly Chasing 8 Golds In Gwangju

Aussie Emma McKeon says she’s stronger than ever and is ready to tackle a monster schedule at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju.


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