Articles by Retta Race

British Heart Foundation: Swimmers Make the Best Lovers

Having chosen swimming as your sport of interest, would you consider yourself charitable, happy, good at keeping things tidy and not-so-lacking in the love department?


Myles Brown Earns Second FINA Qualifying Time on Day 3 of 2015 South African Nationals

Myles Brown earned his second FINA berth tonight, upsetting training partner Chad Le Clos in the men’s 200m freestyle.

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Van der Burgh Clocks World’s Third-Fastest 100 Breast on Day 2 of 2015 South African Nationals

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh slides into the third spot on the 100m breaststroke world rankings after winning the title at his nation’s championships.


2014-15 All-WAC Academic Honors Announced

A total of 276 winter student-athletes across the sporting disciplines of basketball, indoor track and field and swimming and diving…

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In Briefs: Budapest Budget Estimate, Spanish Paralympian Retires CAC Pool Set to Close

Budapest’s budget revealed, a Spanish paralympian retires and a college pool announces closure in this edition of In Briefs.

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Myles Brown Breaks 400 Free Record, van der Burgh Delivers on Day 1 of South African Trials

Cameron van der Burgh leads the 100 breaststroke field, clocking a Worlds-qualifying time in tonight’s semis, while countrymate Myles Brown makes history in the 400 free.


Subirats, Pinto, Guarente Among Multiple Event Winners at 2015 Venezuelan Nationals

The 2015 Venezuelan Nationals concluded, but not before several key swimmers made their mark across multiple events.

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More Details Revealed in Western Kentucky Swimming Hazing Case

Bowling Green, KY Police seized several items from the house at which the alleged hazing occurred, shedding more light into the accusations.


St. Louis Plans To Bid Again on 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

Could St. Louis be the destination selected to host the 2020 Olympic swimming trials?


Australia Explores Possible 2028 Olympic Games Bid

Queensland, Australia (highlighted in red on the map) could potentially be the site of the 2028 Olympic Games.


Seto & Hagino Tear Up World Rankings On Day 4 of 2015 Japanese Trials

Japan’s Daiya Seto clocked the globe’s first sub-1:55 200m butterfly so far this year – 1:54.63 for the #1 time in the world rankings.


2015 Australian National Championships and Trials: Last Day of Finals – Mack Horton Shows No Signs of Stopping

A legend and a rising star, Grant Hackett and Mack Horton each qualified for the Australian World’s team with their performances this past week.


Watch Cate Campbell’s Electrifying 100 Freestyle Race from 2015 Australian Nationals

The women’s 100m freestyle final on day six of the 2015 Australian National Championships saw a wicked-fast race where the…


Swim Lessons Now Mandatory in Bangladesh

In what the Bangladesh government describes as a purposeful and life-saving preventative measure, swimming lessons are now being made mandatory…


Koga Rocks 50 Backstroke Win; Middle Schooler Makes Worlds at Japanese Nationals

Junya Koga now sits as the third-fastest 50m backstroker in the world after his performance at Japanese Nationals.


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