Articles by Loretta Race

LEN Announces Its 2015 Aquatic Award Winners

Laszlo Cseh was recognized as LEN’s top male swimmer of 2015.

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2021/23 FINA World Championships Host Sites To Be Announced Jan 31st

FINA was due to make the 2021 and 2023 World Championships host decision last November, but the host cities will now be revealed at the end of this month.

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Hosszu Tears Up Budapest Promo Contract; Considers Training Solo

Saying the situation is “not about money”, Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu rips up Budapest 2017 promotion contract with Hungarian swimming federation to make a point about the Hungarian training environment.

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Maglione Ages Out Of IOC, Remains In FINA Due To New Rules

Although current FINA President Julio César Maglione has aged out of the International Olympic Committee, new rules approved last summer enable him to continue serving in his FINA role until 2017.

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Dutch Swimming Federation Reinvents Itself With New Logo, Motto

The Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB), home of Olympic champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo, is reinventing itself as a supporter of all levels of swimming within the Netherlands, complete with a new logo and new motto for 2016.

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WADA’s Updated List of Prohibited Substances Effective January 1

With the new year comes the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) updated list of Prohibited Substances, which took effect on January 1, 2016.

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Japan Possibly Following Germany With Anti-Doping Law Legislation

Japan is now considering legislation to criminalize doping in sports.

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USADA, USA Swimming & FINA Hold Anti-Doping Summit In Switzerland

USADA, USA Swimming and FINA convene in Switzerland on anti-doping measures headed into Olympic lead-up.

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Magnussen On Track To Return To Racing At Victorian Open This Month

Australian James Magnussen is set to return to racing on January 22nd at the Victorian Open Championships.

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Stirling Squad Heads Down Under For Training Camp

Scottish swimmer Ross Murdoch gets his tan on while training in Perth, Australia during the month of January.

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Nagoya, Japan Named Potential Bidder For 2026 Asian Games

The last edition of the Asian Games took place in Incheon, South Korea in 2014. Nagoya, Japan, located within the Aichi Prefecture, announced it may submit a bid to host the 2026 version of the multi-sport event.

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German Law Criminalizing Athletes Caught Doping Now In Effect

Germany’s law proposing jail time for athletes testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs is now in effect.

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Key Rio 2016 Olympic Venue Currently Without Power, Running Water

The venue set to host the athletics competition at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio is currently without power and running water.

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Michael Andrew To Appear on ESPN’s Outside The Lines

The dynamic duo that is swimmer Michael Andrew and his father/coach Peter Andrew are set to appear on ESPN2’s Outside the Lines on Sunday.

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The Year That Was: Elite Swimmers’ Favorite Memories of 2015

American Connor Jaeger’s 1500 silver medal in Kazan was mentioned more than once as a favorite swimming memory of 2015.

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