Articles by Loretta Race

12/08/15 In Briefs: Tamsin Cook Award, Aussie OWS Canceled, Grenfell

In Briefs: Tamsin Cook, 2nd from left, has been awarded the Railtrain Junior Sports Star of the Year. The 17-year-old is pictured here with Marguerite Oliver from the Hancock Family Medical Foundation, fellow Australian swimmer Brianna Throssell, and Gina Rinehart.

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Dutch Swimming’s Technical Director To Depart After 2016 Olympic Games

Dutch Swimming’s Technical Director, Joop Alberda, has announced he will be leaving the organization sometime after the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Cseh Says Record-Breaking Swims In Israel Are A “Message For Everyone”

Laszlo Cseh has put the world on notice yet again that he “is still in the race”.


Kromowidjojo Post-Euro SC C’Ships Interview: “I’m In A Good Place”

Dutch speeding bullet Ranomi Kromowidjojo fired off a gold medal-winning 50 freestyle at the 2015 European Short Course Championships, but really turned heads with her sub-23 split as the medley relay anchor.

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Hosszu Post-European SC Championships Interview: “It Was A Fun Meet”

Sharing celebrations with someone you love makes it that much more special, says the #IronLady Katinka Hosszu.

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Flickinger, MacLean, Conger, Schooling, Murphy On The NCAA A Cut Board

Georgia’s Hali Flickinger did some damage to the NCAA A cut lists over the weekend at the UGA Invite. See who else made cuts over the weekend.


Carlin on Ledecky: “She Is Proving The Impossible Is Possible”

Jazmin Carlin swam away with 2 medals at the 2015 European Short Course Championships, but still recognizes the ever-present threat that is Katie Ledecky, on her route to Rio.


Yannick Kaeser Sets New Swiss Record In 100 LCM Breaststroke

Yannick Kaeser scored a new Swiss National Record in the 100 LCM breaststroke after touching in 1:00.61 in a time trial.

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12/06/15 In Briefs: Lacourt Wax Statue, Cambodian Pool Opens, TT&O

Can’t get enough of French backstroking star Camille Lacourt? He now has his own statue in a French wax museum.

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Air Conditioning Turned Back On In Rio Athletes’ Village

2016 Olympic Games athletes can put their fans away…..for now.


Despite Superstar Hungarians, Italy’s Depth Earns Team Trophy

Team Italy swam into the Team Trophy at the 2015 European Short Course Championships.

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2015 European SC Championships: Hungary Tops Gold Medals With 11

Laszlo Cseh’s European Record/gold medal-winning 200m butterfly helped push Hungary into double digit territory for number of gold medals at the 2015 European SC Championships.

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Chris Walker-Hebborn Swims Into British Record Books In Israel

Chris Walker-Hebborn (center) earned a new British 50m backstroke National Record en route to silver in the men’s 50m backstroke in Israel tonight.

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2015 European Short Course Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh is proving once again that 30 years old looks good on him! He clocked a brand new European Record in the men’s 200 butterfly in 1:49.00, a time which translates to around 1:50.30-ish in LCM.


2015 European Short Course Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Hungarian Katinka Hosszu at it again, breaking the World Record in the 100m IM in Israel.


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