Articles by Retta Race

Kirsty Coventry Attends IOC Athletes’ Forum This Week

Olympic gold medalist from Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry, is participating in the 7th International Olympic Committee (IOC) International Athletes’ Forum this…

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Concord University Pool Officially Closed

Concord University, located in Athens, West Virginia has announced the closure of the school’s pool located in the Carter Center…


Missy Franklin Takes Time to Visit Tsunami-Stricken Sri Lankan Village

In her role as Laureus Ambassador, Missy Franklin visited a village in Sri Lanka, a place still feeling the after-effects of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

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FINA Development Clinic Held in Samoa

Samoa, one of the largest islands in the South Pacific and recent host of the Commonwealth Youth Games, held a…

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Singapore’s NTC Squad Roster Released

Quah Zheng Wen is among the newly-announced Singapore NTC squad members.

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Hong Kong May Be Dropped From 2016 FINA World Cup Series

Will Hong Kong remain on the FINA World Cup Series’ schedule for 2016?

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Lochte, Burgess To Be Inducted Into University of Florida Hall Of Fame

Ryan Lochte and Greg Burgess are two former Gator swimmers who will be inducted into the University’s Hall of Fame.


South Carolina 2015 HS State Championships Postponed

As foreshadowed by our earlier report, the South Carolina AAA/AAAA State High School Swim Championships have indeed been postponed.  Originally…

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Less Than 1 Yr Out, Rio 2016 Organizers Slash Budget, Volunteer Force

Amid a severe economic crisis plaguing the site country of Brazil, Rio 2016 Olympic Game organizers met in a series…


#SumnerStrong: Baylor HS Student Passes Away After Pool Incident

A 16 year-old Baylor School student-athlete passed away Monday evening after suffering from what is believed to be a cardiac…


South Carolina AAA/AAAA State Meets On Flood Watch

Fortunately, the state of South Carolina safely avoided being pounded head-on by recent Hurricane Joaquin, but the state is still…


Maxime Rooney Headed To Doha World Cup

Newly-minted USA National Teamer, Maxime Rooney, confirms he and his Pleasanton Seahawk friends are journeying to Doha, Qatar.


Rio 2016 Online Store Set To Open Globally February 2016

First, fans were able to vote on the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots’ names. Then, the characters, ‘Tom’…


Kylie Palmer Makes Post-Doping Case Debut in Tokyo

Australian Kylie Palmer takes to the pool in Tokyo in her first post-doping-case competition.

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Swimming New Zealand Firms Up Coaching Staff Leading Up To Rio

Clive Power, interim head coach of Swimming New Zealand, will remain in his role through the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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