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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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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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Racing Different Events has Increased Coutts’ Confidence

It is always an adjustment for an athlete going into a new Olympic cycle, especially for an athlete who was as successful as Alicia Coutts was in London…

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USA Swimming Sends Out U.S. Open Psych Sheets

Tons of big name swimmers, including Gillian Ryan who just missed the Worlds team in multiple events, will be at the US Open. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Who’s on Twitter on the Australian World Championship Team?

This hotel, as Tweeted by Ash Delaney this morning, will be home base for the Australians in Barcelona.

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Get Social with the Australian Swim Team in Barcelona – Video

Swimming Australia has a great team of people behind the scenes at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain…

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Swimming Australia Bars Swimmers From Giving Interviews at Training Camp

Swimming Australia chief Michael Scott is declining requests for athletes to interview in their week-long staging camp in Barcelona this week. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Women’s 100 Backstroke Looks A Lot Like ‘Chalk’

MIssy Franklin (right) is the defending Olympic Champion in the 100 back, but her future training partner Liz Pelton (left) is looking to crash the podium party in Barcelona. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA Announces Hosts for 2019 and 2021 World Championships

This pool in South Korea, designed to be shaped like a water drop, will host the 2015 World University Games and now the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Gwangju organizing committee)

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No Broadcast of FINA World Championships for Australia

James Magnussen and the Australian swim team are poised for success in Barcelona, but their fans’ following of said successes will be relegated to highlight packages. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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World Championships Preview: Sprenger Confident in His Abilities in the 100 breaststroke

Australian Christian Sprenger is currently ranked number one in the world in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.05 (photo courtesy of Swimming Australia)

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