Articles by Loretta Race

Connor Jaeger Rocks New American & US Open 1500m Record

Connor Jaeger masterfully raced his way to a new American Record in the 1500 SCM freestyle at today’s Duel.


Dan Wallace Scores New Scottish 400 IM SC Record at Duel

Dan Wallace now owns the Scottish National Records in both the short course 200 IM and 400 IM after cracking the longer distance mark last night.

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Banned Olympic Champion Park Tae-Hwan Returns Home to Korea

2008 Olympic gold medalist and two-time silver medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, Park Tae-Hwan, is set to return home to Korea, still under suspension for having tested positively for a banned substance last year.

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2015 Duel In The Pool: Day 1 Live Recap

Nathan Adrian won the men’s 100m freestyle event on today, Day 1 of the 2015 Duel in the Pool in Indianapolis, Indiana.


GBR’s Carlin, Guy Both Log New 400 Free U.S. Open Records At Duel

Jazmin Carlin gave the Euro All-Stars a 5-point reward after claiming the top spot in tonight’s 400m freestyle, clocking a new U.S. Open Record in the process. GBR’s James Guy also registered a new U.S. Open mark with is 400m freestyle victory.

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Exeter City Swimming Club Voices Concerns Over Pool Proposal

Great Britain’s Liam Tancock is somewhat in the center of a heated battle between his home club of Exeter City Swimming and the Exeter City Council.


All The Links You Need For 2015 Duel In the Pool

For the 4th time, Ryan Lochte leads Team USA against rival Team Europe at the 7th edition of the Duel in the Pool, which starts tomorrow, December 11th in Indianapolis, IN.


Brazil’s ‘Globo’ Secures Olympic Broadcast Rights Through 2032

Globo snags lucrative deal to broadcast Olympics in Brazil through 2032.

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USC Trojans Spice Up Trip To Austin

Get your cheer on watching the USC Trojans make the most of their visit to Austin last weekend.

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South Africa’s Calvyn Justus Is A Man With A Plan (Interview)

South Africa’s Calvyn Justus is steadily moving up the swimming-food-chain and is making his own way both in the pool and out.


What Retta Claus is Buying Good Swimmers for Christmas

Senior SwimSwam Writer, Retta Race, has transformed into “Retta Claus” to bring you her list of unique gift ideas this season. She and her trusty elf, Archie, have scoured the swimmerverse to bring you the most original Holiday gifts for the significant swimmers in your life.

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2015 Amsterdam Cup Preview: Manaudou Possibly Taking On 200 Free

Florent Manaudou is set to make an appearance in the 50m, 100m and, um, 200m freestyle events at the Amsterdam Cup slated to start on Friday.


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”.


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