Articles by Loretta Race

Park Tae Hwan Now Out Of Asian Games; Hints At Possible Retirement

“Rather than saying I am retiring, I’d like to take some time to think about my future,” says Park Tae Hwan after announcing he has dropped out of the Asian Games.

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City Of Tokyo Passes Strict Anti-Smoking Rules Ahead of 2020 Games

We’re about 2 years out from the 2020 Olympic Games and the host city of Tokyo, Japan has already announced new anti-smoking legislation to prepare for the world’s biggest sporting stage.

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Seeking Redemption, Park Tae Hwan Returns To Asian Games

2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea saw his Asian Games medals stripped from the 2014 edition, but hopes to move on from that history with new performances this year.

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Aussie Cate Campbell Needs Your Joke Suggestions

Hear what Cate Campbell, Taylor McKeown and others have to say about what makes their coaches tick.

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Relive The Phelps/Lochte Rivalry….Lego Style

Watch one of the famous Michael Phelps/Ryan Lochte battles unfold in Lego mode.

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Kosuke Kitajima Elected Vice Chairman Of Tokyo Metro Swimming Assoc.

Storied breaststroking ace Kosuke Kitajima of Japan has been elected Vice Chairman of the Tokyo Metropolitan Swimming Association this week.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Seto’s A Dad, Schooling Snags More Sponsorships

Olympians Brent Hayden, Daiya Seto, Dawn Fraser, Amanda Weir and Joseph Schooling all have stories rolled up into this edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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2018 Mediterranean Games Conclude By Rattling World Rankings

The 2018 Mediterranean Games wrapped up with a historic men’s 50m freestyle, another gold by Mireia Belmonte and a dominant victory by Gregorio Paltrinieri.

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Tarragona: Gkolomeev, Sahnoune & Khalafalla All Drop 50 Free Monsters

The top 3 finishers in tonight’s 50m freestyle at the 2018 Mediterranean Games all threw down new national records, including gold medalist Kristian Gkolomeev of Greece.

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2018 Australian Pan Pacific C’ship Trials Kick-Off June 30th

Check out who will be vying for a last-chance spot on the Australian roster for this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships.

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Algeria’s Oussama Sahnoune Clocks 48.00 100 Free In Tarragona

Meet Algeria’s Oussama Sahnoune, the man who just clocked the world’s 6th fastest 100m freestyle time this season.

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2018 Dutch Nationals: Schouten Sweeps Breaststroke

Dutch national record holder Tes Schouten completed a sweep of the women’s breaststroke events at the 2018 Dutch Open National Championships, which concluded over the weekend.

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2018 Mediterranean Games Day 2: Paltrinieri Cranks Out 14:46

The reigning Olympic and world champion in the men’s 1500m freestyle, Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy, exerted his dominance over the field on night 2 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

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Heemskerk Wraps Up 2nd Win At 2018 Dutch Nationals

Femke Heemskerk clinched her 5th 200m IM national title in Amersfoort last night.

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2018 Mediterranean Games Day 1: Quadarella Leads Italian Charge

Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

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