Articles by Retta Race

2020 Olympic Flame Set To Be Publicly Displayed In September

The Olympic flame for the postponed 2020 Games in Tokyo is set to be publicly displayed next month in the host nation of Japan.

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Danish SC Championships On The Books For December

The Danish Swimming Federation (Dansk Svømmeunion) has revealed its approved national competitive events on the calendar for the remainder of 2020.

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Wellbrock Takes 10k OW German Title After One Week Back

The 2020 German Open Water Championships kicked off today with two-time 2019 world champion Florian Wellbrock making his presence known.

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High-Level International Meets For September 2020

Take a look at the upcoming swim meets happening around the world in the month of September, knowing things can change in an instant.


Northern Colorado Coach Will Leonhart In Critical Condition

University of Northern Colorado associate head coach Will Leonhart is in the hospital in critical condition after having been involved in a vehicle collision.


Paltrinieri Caps Italian OW C’ships With 5k Victory

Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri has something to celebrate, taking two of the three golds at his nation’s Open Water Championships.


Aussie Study Finds Swimming Provides $3.7 Billion Per Annum Impact

An independent national study conducted in Australia found that swimming provides some head-turning figures in terms of per annum community impact.


Shane Ryan Nears Lifetime Best In 50 Back Practice Race

26-year-old Irish swimmer Shane Ryan was back at his speedy ways, nearing a lifetime best 50m back time trial in Dublin this week.


After 23 Weeks Of Lockdown, Scotland Gets Green Light For August 31st

“So much work has gone into where we are and of course this is the news we have all been waiting for,” says Scottish Swimming Chief Euan Lowe.


Once-Banned Takeharu Fujimori Set For Racing Return At Tokyo Tourney

The 2020 Tokyo Special Swimming Tournament set for the end of August will see Takeharu Fujimori dive in post-suspension. 

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Entries For Tokyo Special Tourney Confirm Rikako Ikee In 50 Freestyle

With entries now posted we can confirm that 20-year-old Rikako Ikee is entered in the women’s 50m freestyle for the Tokyo Special Swimming Tournament.


Paltrinieri Takes Italian 10k National Title Days After 1500 Euro Record

After knocking down a European Record in Sette Colli, Gregorio Paltrinieri wrapped up an Italian national title in the men’s 10k open water.


Japan’s Mizunuma Hits Lifetime Best 100 Fly In Niigata – 51.26

As Japanese swimmers are competing at their respective prefectural championships, 23-year-old Naoki Mizunuma is making the most of the opportunity to race.

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Report: Suspended Shayna Jack, Retired James Magnussen On Reality TV Show

Two elite Australian swimmers are set to join the latest edition of the nation’s reality TV show entitled SAS: Who Dares Wins.


FINA Cancels 2020 World Cup Amidst Pandemic; Will Resume Post-Tokyo

With the 2020 FINA Swimming World Cup Series dwindled down to just 4 stops from its original 6, FINA has announced the cancellation of this year’s edition.

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