Articles by Loretta Race

Swimming Australia Appoints Athlete Well-Being & Engagement Mgr

Former Australian Dolphins swimmer Linley Frame has been appointed to Swimming Australia’s newly created role of ‘Athlete Well-being and Engagement Manager.’

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Peaty Fires Back At FINA For Using His Image To Promote World Cup

Adam Peaty fired back at FINA for its use of his image and faux quote to promote the upcoming World Cup Series.

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Asian Games Rewind: Japan Beat China For First Time Since 1998

18-year-old Rikako Ikee was a primary contributor to Japan’s overall victory over China at this year’s Asian Games, a feat it hasn’t accomplished in 20 years.

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New Zealand Now Supporting Athletes Training Overseas

In response to a drastic funding cut to Swimming New Zealand after the Rio Olympics, the national swimming model has gradually shifted from a centralized hub where all elite swimmers would train to a more spread-out approach.

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English Inst Of Sport Creates ‘Head Of Mental Health’ Position

To help with its delivery of the UK High Performance System Mental Health strategy, the English Institute of Sport (EIS) is looking for its first ‘Head of Mental Health’ leader.

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Aussie Sam Short Crushes Horton’s 1500 Age Group Record

Sam Short, 14, took down Olympian Mack Horton’s 1500 freestyle age group record earlier this month.

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2018 World Rankings Outlook Post-Asian Games

Take a look at how the Asian Games made a dent in the 2018 world rankings.

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Watch The Furious Asian Games Medley Relay Battle

Watch how the final, closer-than-close race of the 2018 Asian Games unfolded in Jakarta.

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Korea Requests Investigation Into Asian Games Warm-up Pool Altercation

Chinese swimmer Shen Duo was allegedly involved in a warm-up pool altercation yesterday, August 23rd, at the Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: A Story Of Sweeps Helps Japan Top Overall Medals

Rikako Ikee’s winning of the sprint free and fly events, along with Yasuhiro Koseki’s breaststroke sweep helped give Japan the edge to take the top spot in the 2018 Asian Games medal table at the end.

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2018 Asian Games: China Notches New Asian Medley Relay Record

Li Zhuhao powered himself to a sub-51 split on the fly leg of the Chinese medley relay, giving the nation a new continental record en route to gold.

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Physical Altercation In Asian Games Warm-up Pool

A South Korean swimmer was reportedly assaulted by a Chinese athlete during Asian Games warm-ups on Thursday, August 23rd.

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Watch Select Race Videos From the 2018 Asian Games

Daiya Seto of Japan crushed the men’s 400m IM ahead of teammate and Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino. Watch how that race unfolded, along with several other key performances from the 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Sun Yang & Rikako Ikee To Race On Final Day

Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Japan Pulling Away Heading Into Final Day

Satomi Suzuki raced her way to gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke, as Japan leads the overall swimming medal table heading into the final day of competition in Jakarta.

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