Articles by Retta Race

US Paralympic Committee to Host 14 Sanctioned Meets in 2015; More Than Double 2014

For the second year, Crafton Hills College Aquatic Center will host the California Classic, one of 11 USPC-sanctioned meets to be held in the U.S.

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Phelps to Represent Aqua Sphere at Germany’s ISPO

Aquatics equipment manufacturer, Aqua Sphere, announced in a press release last August that Michael Phelps would be partnering with the brand…

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FINA Announces New Dates for Junior World Championships

Mack Horton (AUS) won big at the 2013 Junior World Championships; New dates have been announced for the 2015 edition of the meet.

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Renderings of Boston 2024 Aquatics Center Unveiled as Olympic Vision is Released

We now have insight into the overall plan, vision, and design the Boston 2024 Olympic officials offered during its efforts…

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Russian National Team Heads to Spain

The head coach of the Russian National Swim Team, Anatoly Zhuravlev, is sending swimmers to a training camp in Spain,…

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Sjostrom Takes Home Sweden’s Top Sporting Achievement Honor

Last night, Swedish speed demon, Sarah Sjostrom, was given her country’s Jerring Sports Achievement Award for 2014. The award is…

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What Do the Stats Say: A Look at the Final 2014 World Rankings

The American Women and Men each suffered a drop in the quantity of #1 world-ranked times from 2013 to 2014, but other countries saw a rise in their overall world performance.

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Lochte is All-In for 400 IM, but Out of 200 Free at Arena Pro Swim Series Austin

Ryan Lochte is set to swim the 400 IM this morning, but is avoiding the double by opting out of the 200 free event.

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Magnussen, Cate Campbell Top 100 Freestyles on Night 1 of Victorian Open

James Magnussen tops the men’s 100 freestyle podium on the first night of Finals at the 2015 Victoria Open Championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Phelps Makes Appearance at Arena Pro Swim Series Austin

Phelps was seen this morning in Austin alongside NBAC Coach Bob Bowman

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Texas’ Jack Conger Talks Current Season, Revised Training and Peirsol

Austin, TX –  University of Texas superstar sophomore, Jack Conger, talked with his school’s Longhorn Network recently in a state-of-the-union-type…

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Arena Pro Swim Series Austin – Day 1 Prelim Scratches

Derek Toomey is among the athletes scratching the first prelims session of the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin.

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World Record Holder Arkady Vyatchanin Seeking to Represent Serbia Internationally

Two-time Olympic medalist and World Record holder Arkady Vyatchanin is seeking Serbian citizenship and to change his official international representation.

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Coming of Age: Japan’s Holiday Also Marks 2020 Days until Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan – A numerical milestone was recognized yesterday in Japan, as the country’s “Coming of Age” Day was celebrated…

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Lochte, Ervin, Clary and Phillips Visit Naval Station as Part of USO Tour

Anthony Ervin, Tyler Clary, Tim Phillips and Ryan Lochte visited the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as part of the USA Swimming Athlete Partnership Program.

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