Articles by Loretta Race

Western Australia Has Eyes As Training Hub For Asia With Partnership

The Government of Western Australia has released plans concerning partnerships with Asia to help boost sports, tourism and overall international education.

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Ikee, Hasegawa, Coleman & Thomas Headed To Michael Bohl Temporarily

A temporary, yet powerful training collaboration is about to go down at Griffith University later this week under storied Aussie coach Michael Bohl.

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Metella & Ugolkova Claim Top Spots For Tonight’s Finals In Geneva

Frenchman Mehdy Metella notched two top seeds heading into tonight’s finals in Geneva.

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Brazilian Olympian Felipe Lima Becomes U.S. Citizen

Olympian and individual bronze medalist at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships, Felipe Lima of Brazil, has become a United States citizen.

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Young Scots Headed To Geneva For Key Racing Experience

Scottish National Coach Alan Lynn says of his young swimmers taking on the Geneva International Challenge this weekend, “This is a great test for our swimmers and we hope they will enjoy the challenge of racing against high quality competitors in Switzerland.”

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Schooling, Hosszu Among Stacked Field Headed To 2019 Flanders Cup

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling looks to get his 2019 swimming underway at this weekend’s Flanders Cup in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Tusup Leaves Swimming To Tackle ‘Crazy Goal’ Of Professional Golfer

30-year-old Shane Tusup, former coach of multiple Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu, has announced he will be engaging in an entirely new sporting endeavor.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Swimming Anime & Baby Jones News

Catch the latest on happenings outside the pool, including news on Cullen Jones, Emily Brunneman and a swimming anime series.

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British Counties Kick-off 2019 Swim Year

The City of Sunderland ASA New Year Meet is taking place this weekend, along with several county championships including Essex, Nottinghamshire and Suffolk.

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Chalmers, Wilson, Elmslie Take On JPN Visitors At South Aussie C’ships

2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is once again the main attraction of the 2019 South Australian State Long Course Championships, but he’ll have Japanese company.

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Teenager Malgil Makes Turkish History In 400 IM

At the Anadolu Yıldızlar Ligi Seçmesi ve Performans Tespit Yarışları meet in Mersin, Turkey at the end of last month, 13-year-old Atakan Malgil made waves with a new National Age Group Record in the men’s 400m IM.

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Youth Olympic Games Breakout Ceccon Takes On French Stars In Geneva

2018 Youth Olympic Games breakout star Thomas Ceccon of Italy is scheduled to compete in Geneva this weekend to kick-off his 2019.

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5 Swim England Coaches Selected To UK’s Performance Support Program

United Kingdom Coaching’s Performance Foundation Coach Support Program has selected 5 English swimming coaches to join the program for its 2nd wave. 

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Xu Jiayu Focuses On The Daily Details In Bid To Defend LCM World Title

“I enjoy the hardships,” is how 24-year-old World Record holder Xu Jiayu of China described his recent training at over 1500m above sea level. 

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Seto & Ikee Waste No Time Getting 2019 Racing Underway

Two Japanese powerhouse athletes wasted no time getting some in-season racing under their belts, as both newly-minted World Record holder Daiya Seto and last year’s Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee took to domestic pools.

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