Articles by Retta Race

Aussie Olympic Committee Creates Athletes Tracking Matrix For Coronavirus

The Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Institute of Sport are teaming up to create an athlete-tracking matrix database for the coronavirus.

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Sun Yang’s Reckoning Set For Morning Of Friday, February 28th

The Court Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says it will announce the decision on the Sun Yang case tomorrow, Friday, February 28th at 10 am local time (Swiss).


Filippo Magnini’s 4-Year Suspension Overturned By CAS

Italian freestyle ace Filippo Magnini, who is retired, had his 4-year ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.


Pool-Naming Drama Stems From Mack Horton’s 2019 Podium Protest

Mack Horton’s behavior at the 2019 World Championships is having ripple effects more than 6 months later, as a facility weights donning his name.


Japanese Olympic Trials May Proceed Without Spectators

There is a change to the 2020 Japan Swim, the nation’s Olympic Trials, currently under consideration in light of COVID-19 concerns.


Beyond The Lane Lines: Liu Xiang Joins Olympic Campaign; Condorelli In The Sun

Get your fix on smaller swimming stories from around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Italian pro Santo Condorelli.


World Record Holder Kristof Milak Talks Olympics, Focus & Luca Urlando

Kristof Milak is mature beyond his 20 years, focusing on following up on his 2019 World Championship title and World Record this summer in Tokyo.


Schoenmaker, Du Preez Get It Done In Durban To Close Out Grand Prix

200 fly standout Ethan du Preez tried the 100m sprint on for size, as Tatjana Schoenmaker was also in the water to close out Durban’s Grand Prix.

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Scott Scores 100 Fly/200 IM Double, Peaty Powers To 50 Breast Win At McCullagh

Duncan Scott reaped two gold medals on the final day of McCullagh Int’l, while Adam Peaty reigned in the sprint breaststroke.


McCullagh: Peaty Hits 26.83 50 Breast Prelim, Scott Doubles 100 Fly/200 IM

Adam Peaty raced the men’s 50m breaststroke prelims in Bangor, producing a time of 26.83 with tomorrow morning’s final yet to come.

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Italian Pilato Kicks Off 2020 With Near-National Record In 50 Breast

15-year-old Italian breaststroking dynamo Benedetta Pilato busted out 2 solid performances to kick off her 2020 calendar year.

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Adam Peaty Posts Fastest 200 Breast Time In Over 2 Years

25-year-old Olympic champion Adam Peaty raced the 200 breaststroke at the McCullagh International; Read on to see how he did.


McCullagh: Scott Clocks 1:47.0 200 Free, Dawson Posts Another 59.9 100 Back

Catch up on day 2 action at McCullagh, with Duncan Scott, Adam Peaty, Kathleen Dawson and more among the headliners in Ireland.


Danielle Hill Continues Irish Record-Breaking Siege With New 100 Back Mark

At the 2020 McCullagh International Open Meet in Bangor, 20-year-old Danielle Hill crushed a new Irish national record in the women’s 100m backstroke.

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16-Yr-Old Du Preez Hits 1:56.5 200 Fly, 17-Yr-Old Meder 2:12.8 200 IM In Durban

South African swimming is looking strong in the younger set, with teens Ethan du Preez and Rebecca Meder clocking huge lifetime bests in Durban.

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