Articles by Retta Race

Golden Tour Finals Day 1: Manaudou World’s New Number One

Florent Manaudou now tops the world in the men’s 50m freestyle, as he clocks 21.89 on Day One of the Golden Tour – Nice Finals.

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Australia Leads Aquatic Super Series with Seven Wins; Cate Campbell on Fire

Australia led the way with seven event wins during the first session of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series; Cate Campbell’s winning 50m freestyle time of 24.03 was one of the highlights of the meet.

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Michael Phelps Speaks at Boys & Girls Club Event in Knoxville

22-time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps was on-hand to speak to young swimmers at a Boys & Girls Club Event in Knoxville, TN on January 28, 2015. (photo shown is unrelated)

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Sport England Survey Reveals Significant Drop in Swimming Participation

The recent Sport England Active People Survey revealed a significant drop in participation in the sport of swimming.

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Rio 2016 Torch Relay Details Released; Scheduled to Visit 250 Total Cities in Brazil

Details on the Rio 2016 torch relay have just been released to the public, 554 days out from the world’s…

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PREVIEW: Biedermann, Jamieson, Belmonte to Highlight Euro Meet in Luxembourg This Weekend

The entry list for the 17th Euro Meet in Luxembourg was released earlier this week, revealing the key talent that…

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NCAA DI Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship Tickets Available February 2nd

Hosts Greensboro Aquatic Center and NC State announce the ticket sale start date for the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Championship.

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Park’s Hearing Date Set in Doping Case

As a follow-up to the Park Tae-hwan doping case that is continually unfolding, Yonhap News reports that FINA has scheduled…

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Park to Face Doping Hearing; Media Reports Positive Test Was For Testosterone, Non-Specified Substance

As reported yesterday, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan failed a doping test, according to his agency, Team GMP.   FINA,…

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Eyes on Ortiz: Spanish Swimmer Poised for Success

Club Wolverine Elite’s Miguel Ortiz has been making headlines both here and abroad as a relative newcomer to professional swimming.

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Park Fails Doping Test; Agency Blames Doctor

As reported by both NBC Olympics and Yonhap News, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan has failed a doping test,…

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Sun Yang Eyeing Thailand as China Weighs Possible Gold Coast Protest

Sun Yang is no longer welcome in the Gold Coast training facility he has been rather secretly training in recently; could Thailand be next?

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VA Tech Takes Down Georgia Tech, UNCW and Miami (FL) in Triple Dual

Virginia Tech’s Jessica Hespeler’s 200y and 500y freestyle wins helped lead the Hokie assault on UNCW, Georgia Tech and Miami (FL) yesterday, while the VA Tech men also dominated.

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Louisville Men Prevail, Women Squeeze Out Win over Kentucky Wildcats

Kelsi Worrell scorched a 48.22 split in the final 400y freestyle relay event to help give the Louisville women a final push in their win over in-state rival Kentucky.

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Ipsen’s Pool Record Helps NC State Take Lead Over Minnesota After Day One

The NC State Wolfpack lead Minnesota on both the men’s and women’s sides after Day One.

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