Articles by Retta Race

Team GB’s Only Black Swimmer Alice Dearing Catches Up With Ed Accura

Alice Dearing recently spoke with Ed Accura, the man behind the film entitled Blacks Can’t Swim, about her experience as the only black swimmer on Team GB.

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Kosuke Hagino Continues Comeback With National Sports Festival

In just his 2nd meet appearance in more than 6 months, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is set to compete at this weekend’s National Sports Festival in Japan.

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Horton Set To Make Post-World C’ships Debut At Vic Open

Mack Horton is listed among the entrants for this weekend’s Victorian Open, a 2-day meet kicking off on Saturday, September 14th.

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Ishikawa’s 51.1 100 Fly PB Fueled By Rikako Ikee Cheering From Stands

The 2019 Japanese Student Swimming Championships wrapped up on Sunday, but not before a very special guest made an appearance in the stands.

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Australia’s 7 Network Secures ISL Inaugural Season Broadcast Rights

Australia’s Channel 7 revealed it has secured exclusive rights to broadcast the inaugural International Swimming League (ISL) season.

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Spanish Swimming Federation Releases Short Course European C’ships Criteria

Jessica Vall was Spain’s sole medalist at the 2017 Short Course European Championships. She will be vying for another shot this time around in Glasgow.

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World University Games Medalists Highlight Final Night Of JPN Student C’ships

Shoma Sato, Waka Kobori and more highlight the final night of competition at the 2019 Japanese Student Swimming Championships.

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Ben Roberts Closes Out Western Aussie States With 800 Free PB

The 2019 Western Australia State Open & Age Short Course Championships wrapped tonight with Ben Roberts taking his 3rd individual gold.

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Ferreira Clinches 100 Free Title At José Finkel Trophy

At the Jose Finkel this weekend, Pan Pacific Championships relay medalist Marco Ferreria earned 100m free gold in a time of 48.48.

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Barratt Takes 100 Free To Collect 3rd Gold Of Western Aussie States

31-year-old Holly Barratt topped the women’s 100m free podium, giving her a 3rd gold at these Western Aussie State C’ships.

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Shinnosuke Ishikawa Rips 51.10 100 Fly, Splits 50.72 On Medley Relay

World University Games gold medalist Shinnosuke Ishikawa busted out the best time of his life in the men’s 100 fly, coming within .11 of the JPN Record.

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Nicholas Santos Does His Thing For Gold At José Finkel Trophy

The ageless Nicholas Santo put another gold in his pocket by taking the men’s 50m fly event on night 4 of the 2019 Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Barratt Doubles Up On Night 1 Of 2019 Western Aussie State C’ships

31-year-old Holly Barratt took 2 gold medals to kick-off her Western Australian State Championships campaign tonight at HBF Stadium.

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Rio Shirai Cranks Out 2:07.87 200 Back At Japanese Student C’ships

19-year-old Rio Shirai busted out the fastest 200m back time of her career to take gold in Tokyo tonight at the 2019 Japanese Student Championships.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizers Testing Out Snow Machines As Cooling Measure

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organizers are toying with the idea of deploying artificial snow-making machines to help cool spectators.

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