Articles by Retta Race

Seliskar, Harnish, Grieshop Among 2014-15 SCY IMX Challenge Winners

The male and female winners in USA Swimming’s IM Xtreme (IMX) challenge for the SCY 2014-2015 have been announced, with…

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Daniel Dias, Susanna Riberio Lead Brazil’s Squad Bound for 2015 IPC World Championships

Team Brazil has announced its roster of 23 swimmers set to compete at the 2015 IPC World Championships in Glasgow this…

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2016 Rio Olympic Venue Construction Workers Go On Strike

With the Rio Olympics now just 16 months away, Brazil has already been trying to manage perpetual concerns over pollution,…

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South Africa’s Karin Prinsloo Will Not Compete at 2015 Worlds

South Africa’s top women’s swimmer, Karin Prinsloo, has announced she will forego the 2015 World Swimming Championships in Kazan and…

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Boston’s Bid for 2024 Olympics Not A “Sure Thing”

With the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision on which city will host the 2024 edition of the Summer Olympic Games…

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Australia’s Emily Seebohm Suffers Knee Dislocation

Australian backstroking powerhouse Emily Seebohm shows off her new crutches, a necessity after a recent kneecap injury.

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Despite Injury, Magnussen’s Coach Insists Three-Peat Worlds Title Attempt Will Happen

After pulling out of the Canberra Grand Prix earlier this week due to shoulder injury, James Magnussen’s coach maintains that the Aussie speedster will be race-ready for Kazan.

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Magnussen Pulls Out of Canberra With Shoulder Injury; Worlds in Question

The 100m freestyle World Champion, James Magnussen, may not be able to defend his title in Kazan, as he pulls out of the Australian Grand Prix in Canberra due to shoulder problems.

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Sierra Schmidt Knows How to Get Ready for Prelims Better Than You Do

Video editing by Coleman Hodges. Just when you thought it was Beyoncé with all the moves, along comes North Baltimore…

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WADA Gives Rio’s Drug-Testing Lab Green Light For Use At 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro organizers received the good news that their home laboratory’s suspension has been lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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Cesar Cielo, Coach Arilson Soares da Silva See Charlotte Meet As Prime Training Ground for Brazil’s 400m Free Relay

Cesar Cielo is one of the Brazlian stars about to descend on Charlotte for this week’s Arena Pro Swim Series stop.

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Sara Holman Named 2014’s Air Force Athlete of the Year

First Lt. Sara Holman has been selected as the 2014 Air Force Athlete of the Year for her stellar efforts…

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Scottish 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Roster Announced

Tain Bruce is among those Scottish swimmers selected for the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games.

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Georgia’s Chase Kalisz to Redshirt 2015-16 Season In Preparation For Olympic Trials

Georgia Bulldog and USA National Teamer Chase Kalisz  will be redshirting the upcoming 2015-16 collegiate swimming season to focus full…

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Sacred Heart Academy’s Leah Stevens Earns 2015 Kentucky High School Athlete of the Year

Sacred Heart Academy’s (Louisville, Kentucky) Leah Stevens has been awarded the Rudy J. Ellis Kentucky High School Athlete of the…

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