Articles by Loretta Race

California Swim Club Coach John Hooten Dies In Accident

John Hooten, coach at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club Barracuda Swim Team, died while rowing on Lake Natoma outside Sacramento earlier this week.

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200 Breast Olympic Champion Rie Kaneto Announces Retirement

Winning her Olympic gold medal in the women’s 200m breast at 27 years of age, Japan’s Rie Kaneto has decided to hang up her goggles.


Edinburgh Making Moves As A Formidable Foe

The University of Edinburgh swimming contingency is on the rise, capturing an impressive collection of hardware at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet, incorporating the British National Championships, this past weekend.


Eindhoven Added to 2018 FINA World Cup Series

Eindhoven is hopping back into the World Cup for the 2018 series, set to host a stop September 28-30th in short course meters format. 

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South Africa’s Open Water Championships Conclude

The 2018 South African National Open Water Swimming Championships took place over the weekend, with domestic and international athletes convening at the Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay on Sunday, March 4th.

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Hear From Peaty, Tutton & Other Winners At Edinburgh Int’l

Hear what your favorite British swim stars had to say after taking home the hardware at the 2018 Edinburgh International.


Edinburgh Day 4: Alys Thomas Becomes 4th Fastest Brit In 200 Fly

28-year-old Swansea swimmer Alys Thomas clocked a 200 fly winning time of 2:07.54 to move herself up on the list of all-time performing Brits.

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Just 13 Aussie Commonwealth Swimmers Nailed ‘A’ Cuts

Emily Seebohm was 1 of 13 Aussie swimmers who achieved an ‘A’ cut in at least one event at the Australian Commonwealth Games Trials.


Edinburgh Day 3: Peaty Untouchable Once Again In 58.78

Adam Peaty casually threw down the world’s fastest 100m breaststroke time 5 weeks out from the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


49 Swimmers Named To Australia’s Home Games Roster

The 4-day Australian Championships, which doubled as the Commonwealth Games Trials, came to a close tonight in Southport, but not before 49 able-bodied and 21 Para Sport athletes were named to the green and gold roster for a home-based Games coming up in April.


Watch Cate Campbell’s 23.79 Australian National Record

You’d be hard-pressed to find a swimmer who makes a 23.79 50m freestyle look as easy as Australian ace Cate Campbell.


Aussie Day 4: Campbell Sets Pool Aflame, Larkin 400m IM Strong

Cate Campbell does it again, cracking off a new Australian NR in the 50m freestyle in 23.79, while Mitch Larkin proved he is IM material.


Aussie Day 4 Prelims: McEvoy 21.87, Cate Campbell 24.19 Scorchers

Cameron McEvoy just scorched the world’s #2 50m freestyle time in the world during the morning heats on the last day of the Australian Trials.


Edinburgh Day 2: Guy Grabs 50 Fly Gold & Wilby Wins 200 Breast

With 5 weeks left until this year’s Commonwealth Games, James Guy snagged his 3rd medal while competing in Edinburgh.


Aussie Trials Day 3: Post-Race Poolside Interviews

Hear what day 3 winners, such as teen Kaylee McKeown, had to say in Southport tonight.

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