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2013 FINA World Championships Day 2: Real-Time Recaps

Ruta Meilutyte reacts with great emotion after breaking the 100m breaststroke Lithuanian, European, World Championship, and World Records in 1:04.35. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Kirsty Coventry Announces Plans to Train at SwimMAC for 2016 Olympics

With her wedding coming up in just over a week, on August 10th, Zimbabwean sporting hero Kirsty Coventry announced today on…

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 1 Real-Time Recaps

“France celebrates the men’s 4×100 free relay as Adrian looks on…” (File Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Africa Report, Day 1, Ismail Breaks Egyptian National Record

The African continent puts two swimmers into finals and breaks one National Record on day 1 of the World Championships.

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Lochte, Feigen to Swim on American Men’s 400 Free Relay in Finals

Ryan Lochte got his spot on finals, but he took the spot of who swam very well in prelims. That means that he needs to swim fast to prove it wasn’t a bad decision by the American coaches. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Americans Pull Up Romano; Coughlin for Finals in 400 Free Relay

YOU CANNOT QUESTION MEGAN ROMANO’S RELAY ABILITIES! Megan Romano stepped up on Sunday morning’s prelims at the 2013 FINA World…

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While You Were Sleeping: World Championships Day 1 Finals Preview

The Americans looked great in prelims, but Nathan Adrian needs to be focused in his Barcelona debut to hold of Russia and Australia. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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What’s the Buzz On The Web: Twas the Night Before Swimming

Rowdy Gaines’ view of the pool for the upcoming World Championships. (Courtesy: Rowdy Gaines)

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2013 World Champs Previews: Men’s 400 Medley Relay Closer than London

There’s a lot of weight on Kevin Cordes’ shoulders in the 400 medley relay, as he’ll need to be competitive with Australia’s Christian Sprenger.

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Start Lists Released (Finally) for 2013 World Championships

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will swim 6 individual events in Barcelona. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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All The Links and Info You Need for the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships

JEAH – A full list of how to follow every bit of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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FINA Congress Votes ‘NO’ on Underwater Cameras

FINA’s Technical Swimming Congress rejected the second major proposal on the table about how to clear up underwater pullouts in a vote on Friday.

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With Phelps Gone, “Nothing’s Changed” for le Clos

Chad le Clos is still giving his full effort in training, even without Phelps to chase. (Photo: Staccioli/Arena)

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FINA Congress Rejects Changes to Breaststroke Rules on Underwater Dolphin Kicks

FINA has approved a number of rules changes, and will begin coed relays at the 2014 Short Course World Championships, but they rejected changes to the breaststroke rules.

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SwimSA Saved at Last Minute by SASCOC and FINA with R4.2 Million, USD 245K

“In a country where cricket, soccer and rugby soak up all the media and sponsors, 21 year old Chad Le Clos became a nationally-celebrated icon after beating his idol Michael Phelps in the 200 metre butterfly in London…” (Photo Credit: US PRESSwire)

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