Articles by Loretta Race

Readying For 2020, Tokyo Introduces New ‘Sayonara’ Tax

The Japanese government has instituted a new tax on any traveler over the age of 2 leaving the nation.

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World Record Holder Rikke Møller Pedersen Announces Retirement

Reigning 200m breaststroke World Record holder Rikke Møller Pedersen of Denmark has announced her retirement.

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Whittle Matches British Age Group Record At Derby Meet

Jacob Whittle, 14, matched the British Age Group Record in the men’s 50m freestyle this weekend.

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2019 Vic Sprints Wrap Up With Heard, Zhang Collecting Multiple Golds

With all of the Vic Sprint Championships events’ finals taking place today, Sunday, January 13th, the pool never settled down at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Center.

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Get Hyped For British Swimming’s 2019 Competition Year

With the next edition Summer Olympic Games on the horizon, less than 560 days from now, British Swimming is getting hyped for what this upcoming calendar year will bring. 

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2019 Vic Sprint C’ships: Young Victorian Stars Stake Claim On Gold

The 2019 Victorian Sprint Championships meet kicked off on today in Melbourne, where a fury of 66 events will be contested over just 2 days.

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Pallister Continues Gold Medal Streak, Takes Pier To Pub

Multiple Junior Pan Pacs champion Lani Pallister took the women’s 1.2k title at this year’s Lorne Pier to Pub open water race.

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Hong Kong’s Kenneth To Joins Gator Swim Club’s High Performance Group

Former Australian National Teamer-turned-Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To has joined the High Performance International Group within Gator Swim Club. As of…

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Sun Yang Logging Altitude Meters In Hunt For Gwangju Gold

A group of China’s national swimming team, including Olympic champion Sun Yang, is currently training in Kunmig, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province.

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Japanese Olympic Committee President Possibly Facing Corruption Charge

Despite reports in leading French media outlets, Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda has denied being indicted in France on corruption charges related to Tokyo’s winning 2020 Olympic bid.

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Find Where Ledecky & Dressel Rank Among SI Mag’s ‘Most Fit Athletes’

Both Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel rank among Sports Illustrated’s list of ‘Most Fit Athletes in Sports’. Take a look to find out where they fall on the list.

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Swimming Australia CEO Seeks FINA, ISL Compromise To Avoid OLY Bans

In light of the fact that the idea of Olympic bans for athletes who compete in ISL events this year is still lurking in the air, Swimming Australia Chief Executive Leigh Russell is initiating talks to try to avoid devastation in 2020.

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2019 Victorian Sprint C’ships To Fire Off 66 Events In Just 2 Days

The 2019 Victorian Sprint Championships meet kicks off on Saturday in Melbourne, where a fury of 66 events will be contested over just 2 days.

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He Junyi Becomes 3rd Fastest Chinese 100 Freestyler Of All-Time

The 2019 Chinese Spring Swimming Championships in Shaoxing wrapped up today with a bang, as He Junyi made history in the men’s LCM 100 freestyle event.

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Your ‘Read More Swimming Books’ New Year’s Resolution Guide

New Year’s resolutions often involving doing more or less of something to better one’s self in the coming 365 days. Why not add the resolution to read more to your list and start your year off right with some books related to our favorite competitive past time?

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