Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Opening Ceremony, 2013 FINA World Championships – Entire TV Show

This is the entire “Opening Ceremonies” show, one hour and twenty-seven minutes, for the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Image courtesy of FINA)

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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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Cesar Cielo 2013 Worlds 50 Butterfly Winner, Post Race Interview

The first finisher was Brazil’s Cesar Cielo, who defended his title in 23.01. Cielo can’t rely on his start like he once did, and so he had to have a perfect finish, which it appeared that he did. He also did the race in a no-breather, which he says is the first time he’s ever done that on the 50 fly. (Image Courtesy of Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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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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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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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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Fernando Ernesto dos Santos Wins Brazilian Swim-Off For Spot in 100 Freestyle

Fernando Ernest dos Santos won the biggest swimoff of the year just a few days shy of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo of Dos Santos from Maria Lenk: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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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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