Articles by Loretta Race

Nakamura Sets National Record, Rocks Men’s 100 Freestyle World Rankings at 2015 Japan Open

The 2015 Japan Open continued today with some significant shaking up of the world rankings.  Two Japanese National Records also…


Olympic Gold Medalist Allison Schmitt Opens Up About Post-London Depression

Five-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt opens up on the subject of her post-Olympic depression and encourages others not to be afraid to seek help.


Rio Official Confirms Delamare Aquatic Park Will Not Be Ready for 2016 Olympic Water Polo

A Rio official confirms that the Julio Delamare Aquatic Park’s construction will not be done in time to host the 2016 Olympic water park events.

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Russian Olympic Committee Prez Targets Top Three Medal Haul in Rio

Will Yulia Efimova add to Russia’s overall medal standings in the country’s quest to finish overall top three in Rio?

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Seto & Sakai Throw Down World’s Top Two 200m Butterfly Times on Day 1 of 2015 Japan Open

And just like that, after Day 1 of the 2015 Japan Open, Daiya Seto and Masato Sakai stand atop the world rankings in the 200m butterfly event.


05/21/15 In Briefs: IOC Member Passes, Goshen HS Has New Coach, Arlington Heights Alligators Headed to OTC

Longtime IOC Member Passes Away…….The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced earlier this week that longtime member Peter Tallberg (Finland) has…

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Irie, Seto, Hagino, Along with America’s Ervin, Headline the 2015 Japan Open

Red-hot backstroker Ryosuke Irie will look to dominate once again, this time at the 2015 Japan Open slated for May 22-24th in Tokyo.


Deerfield Beach Instructor Arrested for Sexual Battery on a Minor

Deerfield Beach, Florida swim instructor, Francisco De Aragon II, has been arrested this week and charged with two counts of…

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Swimming Events Already Sold Out for 2015 Pacific Games

The 2015 Pacific Games are set to take place July 4-18, 2015 in the host city of Port Moresby, Papua…

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OIympic Venue Worker Strike Ends in Rio; Construction Continues on Path to 2016

The strike of Brazilian Olympic venue construction workers reported on earlier this week has ended as quickly as it began,…


Olympic Rings Safely Delivered and Now on Display in Rio

Britain gifted the 2012 London Olympic rings to 2016 host city Rio de Janeiro, who now has them on display in Madureira Park.

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University of Arkansas – Little Rock Swimming & Diving Receives Anonymous $250,000 Gift

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) swimming and diving team has just received its largest donation in the…


“Of Soil and Water” – UK’s First Public Pond Opens

London’s “King’s Cross Pond Club” is both a work of art and a place to take a dip.

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Delays in Rio’s Preparation May Cause Water Polo Competition to Move Venues

Less than 16 months out from Rio Olympic Games, delays in venue construction may cause the site for water polo competition to relocate.


In Briefs 05/19/15: Peaty Earns Athlete of the Month, Kazan is on Twitter, and More

Adam Peaty earning the USSA’s Male Athlete of the month for April leads our round-up of In Briefs updates.

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