Articles by Retta Race

Going To Glasgow: Litchfield May Lead British Surge In Men’s IM Events

Olympic finalist Max Litchfield is descending upon Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow to make a run at the men’s IM events.

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Business Buzzwords Take On The Pool – Part II

Think you know what ‘deep dive’ and ‘blue sky’ mean? Think again, as we translate top 2019 business buzzwords into aquatic definitions.

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2019 European SC C’ships Entries: Hosszu Out Of Backstroke, Scott In 400 IM

Katinka Hosszu is opting out of backstroke events at this year’s European Short Course Championships. See what other surprises are in store on the entries.


Going To Glasgow: Katinka, Katinka, and Katinka Are the Women’s IM Favorites

Hungary’s Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu looks primed to sweep the women’s IM events in Glasgow, but she may not be the only one from her nation on the podium.

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Going To Glasgow: Mixed Bag Of Men’s Backstroke Medal Contenders

Great Britain’s 200m back bronze medalist from Gwangju, Luke Greenbank, will look to rain on the backstroke parade in Glasgow this week.

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Alys Thomas Clocks 200 Free PB En Route To 4 Golds At Welsh Nationals

Commonwealth Games 200m fly gold medalist Alys Thomas made her presence known at the Wales Winter National Championships over the weekend.

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Young Guns Goodburn & Glenister Headed To Swim England Winter C’ships

Following up on his standout summer, Loughborough’s Archie Goodburn will try the Swim England Winter Championships on for size.

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Van Der Merwe Takes Home Top Honor At Swim England Awards

Teen Kayla Van Der Merwe is continuing her remarkable run this year, earning Swim England’s Talent Swimmer of the Year for 2019.

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Going To Glasgow: Toussaint Looks To Take 50/100 Backstroke Double

It won’t be a path without obstacles, but Dutch woman Kira Toussaint could grab double gold in Glasgow in women’s backstroke.

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Frenchman Florent Manaudou Sticking To The Sprints For 2019 Euro SC C’ships

No real surprise entries for Florent Manaudou of France; the question will be just how fast will this Olympic medalist go in Glasgow?


Joseph Schooling & Remedy Rule Head To 2019 SEA Games (Entry Lists)

Joseph Schooling of Singapore will try to defend his 100m free, 50m fly and 100m fly SEA Games titles this time around in the Phillippines.


Watch Daiya Seto’s Lifetime Best 1:55.98 200 IM From Tokyo Open

Two-time World Champion Daiya Seto just threw down a lifetime best in the 200m IM over the weekend with a time that beat his Gwangju result.


UK Athletics Chief Ousted, British Swimming Head Reportedly In Replacement Mix

With UK Athletics Chief ousted even prior to her start, British Swimming’s Jack Buckner’s name is being tossed around as a replacement.

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YOG Medalist Jakub Kraska Clocks 100 Free PB To Qualify For Glasgow

Young gun Jakub Kraska, a Youth Olympic Games silver medalist, nailed a new best time in the SCM 100 free at the Polish Grand Prix over the weekend.

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Ariarne Titmus Tops Annual Swimming Australia Awards

The Tasmanian teen was honored at the Swimming Australia annual awards last week, capping off her tremendous year of performance in the pool.

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