Articles by Loretta Race

Canada’s Kierra Smith Lowers Own Pan American 200m Breaststroke Mark

Kierra Smith rocks a new Pan American record en route to winning 200m breaststroke gold.

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IOC Broadcasting Revenue On Pace to Be Highest Ever

The IOC is anticipating drawing $4.1 billion in Olympic television rights for the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games.

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“O Canada”: Medal Update from Day 1 of 2015 Pan American Games

The Canadian flag was raised the most number of times over the medal podium at last night’s first session of…

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Federico Grabich Snags New 100m Freestyle Argentinian Record

The 2015 Pan American Games began with just insanely fast 100m freestyle swims in prelims this morning.  In addition to…

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Phelps Goes Sub-50 in 100m Free Final at NBAC Classic

Getting another 100 free final in before U.S. Nationals in August, Phelps nabbed the win at the NBAC Mid-Summer Classic.

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Pro Swimmer Michael Andrew Blasts Career-Best 100 Free

RACE VIDEO! Michael Andrew swam in two different meets this past weekend, throwing down a personal best in the 100m freestyle on his last day of racing.

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Italy Releases its 2015 FINA Worlds Roster

Italy’s Gregory Paltrinieri is a key player on Italy’s roster traveling to Kazan.

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Vanderpool-Wallace Named Bahamian Icon

Red-hot sprinter Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace earned her country’s 2015 Bahamian Sports Icon Award.

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Getting Paid: T&T Offers Incentive to Pan Ams Medalists

Bovell and other Trinidad & Tobagoan athletes could claim cash in addition to medals at this year’s Pan Am Games.

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Mel Schlanger Replaces Suspended Palmer on Aussie Worlds Roster

With the World Championships in Kazan fast-approaching, look for Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren to take advantage of the event’s…

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2015 IPC Swimming Worlds Sees Record-Breaking Coverage

The 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships will see a record number of networks broadcasting the event, validating the trend Paralympic swimming’s status as an elite sport.

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Vollmer 6th in 100m Fly Finals in Return to Racing

100m butterfly world record holder Dana Vollmer just finished her second swim since taking an extended break from the sport…

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Kromowidjojo Wins 100m Free in Sub-54 Style at KNZB Challenge

The Netherlands’ Ranomi Kromowidjojo clocked a 53.62 100m freestyle at the KNZB Challenge to now own the 7th and 8th fastest times in the world.

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Coach Scott Volkers Removed from Queensland, Australia’s Hall of Fame

Swimming Queensland (SQ) has announced that former Olympic swim coach, Scott Volkers, will be removed from its Hall of Fame…

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2015 Spanish Summer Nationals End With Multiple New Meet Records

Today marked the final day of the 2015 Spanish National Championships in Barcelona and there was no shortage of record marks…

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