Articles by Retta Race

Aussies Gough & Graham Hanging Tough At Bond University Through Lockdown

Aussies Maddie Gough and Alexander Graham speak to the shake-ups that come from being student-athletes in the midst of lockdown.

  Comment First!

Olympic Silver Medalist Pieter Timmers To Retire At End of 2020

The silver medalist in the men’s 100m freestyle from the 2016 Olympic Games, Pieter Timmers of Belgium, has announced he will no longer be pursuing Tokyo.


Murphy, Ledecky & King Help Launch USADA’s Virtual Drug-Testing Program

Athletes are trying out a new USADA virtual drug-testing program done at home. Lilly King and Katie Ledecky are among the program’s first participants.


British Swimming Retains Core Open Water Olympic Swimming Qualification

British Swimming has published slight revisions to its open water (marathon) swimming selection policy for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

  Comment First!

Police Called As Scottish Swimming Video Workout ‘Zoom Bombed’

Scottish Swimming was set to conduct a special eWorkout this morning, using the Zoom video-conferencing app, but things took a dark direction.


Bygones of 2020 Olympic Trials: British Swimming Championships Edition

Check out the storylines were were set to follow at the now-cancelled 2020 British Swimming Championships (Olympic Trials).


Japan Swim (Olympic Trials) Rescheduled For April 2021

Japan has shed some light on its Olympic-qualification meet plan for swimmers after the 2020 Japan Swim set for April was cancelled.

  1 Comment

Kentucky State Champion Creates Fun Quarantine Video With Important Message

Check out how the combined state champions of Kentucky, the Highlands High School Bluebirds, are trying to stay wet at home.

  Comment First!

Opinion: Lamenting The Closure Of Nearby City’s Public Summer Pools

From a water lover’s perspective, a bit of sad news came out of a Kentucky city’s overall coronavirus combatting campaign.


Coronavirus-Positive World Champion Boglarka Kapas Back In The Water

200m fly world champion Boglarka Kapas has found a way to train at home, which is good news for the Hungarian who tested positive for COVID-19.


Japanese National Team Cautiously Looks To Hold Tomi City Altitude Camp

The Japanese national team is attempting to hold a training camp at the end of this month at the nation’s new high-altitude training center in Yomi City.

  1 Comment

Bygones Of 2020 Olympic Trials: Japan Swim Edition

Let’s take a look at the would-have-been-highlights of the 2020 Japan Swim, the nation’s Olympic-qualifying meet that was canclled.


Daiya Seto: “I’m Still Picking Up The Pieces” After Olympic Postponement

“I have not been able to say anything about next year until now because I just could not come to grips with everything,” says Japan’s Daiya Seto.


At Home Swim Training: Efimova In The Kitchen, Chalmers In Backyard Pool

Let’s see how Russian Yuliya Efimova and Australian Kyle Chalmers are keeping fit while under quarantine for coronavirus (COVID-19).


Japan Closes National Training Center & Institute Of Sport Sciences

In response to a state of emergency within the nation of Japan, the Japan Sport Council will be closing two premier Olympic training facilities.

  Comment First!