Articles by Retta Race

New Aussie Head Coach Rohan Taylor Talks Transition & Targets

“Collaboration, Commitment, Communication, Consistency,” is the motto Rohan Taylor uses to describe his coaching philosophy.

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Anton Chupkov’s Coach Kicked Out Of National Team Training Camp

A tense situation involving World Record holder Anton Chupkov reportedly bubbled over at the Russian National Team reopening training camp.

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Canada’s Savard Makes Acting Debut In Cannes-Selected Film

Canadian Olympian Katerine Savard is making a name for herself outside the pool as she made her on-screen acting debut in the film, ‘Nadia, Butterfly.’

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Beyond The Lane Lines: VDB Baby, Naoko’s New Role & Brighouse Recognition

Catch up on the latest Beyond the Lane Lines news featuring Cameron van der Burgh, Imoto Naoko and a rare swimming coin worth thousands.

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Key Irish Swimmers Able to Dive Back In Dublin Waters On June 8th

“Potential identified Olympians & Paralympians from Monday [can train] in the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, on the Sport Ireland campus,” says Jon Rudd.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizers Head Back To Office Considering Scaled Back Games

As Tokyo 2020 organizers now head back into the office, they’re reportedly considering a scaling back of the next edition of the Summer Olympic Games.

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Swimming South Africa Prepares ‘State Of Readiness’ In Bid To Return To Pools

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved his nation to an ‘alert level 3’ as of June 1st regarding the coronavirus lockdown.

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Rohan Taylor Officially Replacing Jacco Verhaeren At Swimming AUS In September

Swimming Australia has confirmed Verhaeren will keep to his plan of leaving this year and hand over the reins to a stalwart of Aussie swimming, Rohan Taylor.

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Latest Swim Return Updates From England, Wales & Scotland

Read up on the latest pool reopening updates taking place in England, Wales and Scotland, where lockdown restrictions continue to keep things closed.

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CAS Hearing Date Set, but Kept Secret, For Banned Aussie Swimmer Shayna Jack

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has a date for her CAS hearing; however, the CAS says that at the request of the parties, that date will be kept a secret.

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Singapore’s Olympic-Level Swimmers Allowed To Resume Training

Several elite Singaporean swimmers are now able to return to training, per relaxation of restrictions by national sport agency Sport Singapore (SportSG).

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Daiya Seto Takes First Splash Toward Tokyo With Official NTC Practice

Daiya Seto dove into the National Training Center pool today, June 1st, marking his post-lockdown journey to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Swim England Confirms Open Water Swimming Now Permitted In Small Groups

As of June 1st, English athletes may engage in open water swimming in small groups. More details coming shortly from the organization.

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Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe Addresses Reality Of COVID-19’s Impact

To help address citizens’ concerns, Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe recently spoke with the media at length about topics related to a return to the pool.

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Japan’s National Training Center Reopens, But Elite Swimmers Shut Out

Despite there no longer being a state of emergency within the nation of Japan, swimmers like Daiya Seto are still shut out of the National Training Center.

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