Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

IOC President Rogge Says – Swimming is an Aesthetic, Exciting, Clean Sport

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Jacques Rogge, has not missed a FINA World Championships since 2003. (Image courtesy of FINA)

  1 Comment

Latin America Report: Pereira Bronze Highlights Busy Night for Brazil

Thiago Pereira used a great opening 100, hung on during the breaststroke, and grinded out a tough freestyle leg to…

  3 Comments

2013 FINA World Championships Day 5 Finals REAL-TIME RECAPS

James Magnussen returns to the top of the 100 free mountain winning the 2013 FINA World Championship! (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

  787 Comments

2013 World Championships Day 5 Prelims Photo Vault: Clary Tops 200 Back Prelim

Tyler Clary qualifies 1st for the men’s 200 back semi final at the 2013 World Championships. (Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  1 Comment

2013 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

Ryan Lochte is still on the hunt for his first gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships, and perhaps his best chance comes on Thursday evening. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

  11 Comments

Looking at World Championships a Little Differently

We have an opportunity to look at statistics some nations will use to judge their success at World Championships rather than just by medals… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  12 Comments

2013 FINA World Championships, Day 4 FINALS REAL-TIME RECAPS

Missy Franklin has been nothing but golden at this meet. Though she scratched the 50 backstroke semifinal, her most vulnerable event, she is now three-for-three in finals with gold medals, swimming a 1:54.81 for victory in the women’s 200 free. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

  449 Comments

2013 FINA World Day 4 Finals Photo Vault: Le Clos Defends Butterfly Crown

2012 Olympic Champion, Chad le Clos, defends his 200 fly crown at 2013 Worlds. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  Comment First!

World Championships, Day 4/Wednesday Finals Preview

Was Federica Pellegrini’s semi-finals performance in the 200 free for real? Is she back? (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

  9 Comments

2013 FINA Worlds, Day 4 Prelims Photo Vault: Magnussen Loads 47.7 in 100 Free Prelim

James Magnussen clocks a 47.7 in the prelims of the 100 freestyle at 2013 World Championships. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  1 Comment

2013 World Championships Day 3 FINALS Real-Time Recaps

Olympic Champion, Matt Grevers, defends his 100 back crown, going 1-2 with teammate David Plummer. (Photo Courtesy: FINA)

  513 Comments

Agnel Gets Pumped: 2013 World Championships Day 3 Finals Photo Vault

Yannick Agnel gets pumped up after his 200 free World Championship win! (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  2 Comments

Cielo and Godsoe 50 Butterfly Worlds – Compete Race Footage

Cesar Cielo’s complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

  1 Comment

Day 3 Finals Preview: Three or More World Records on the Bullseye for Tuesday

We’ve already seen one 16-year old break a World Record at this meet. Will we see another on Tuesday? (File Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

  33 Comments

Time-lapse Video: 2013 FINA World Championships Competition Pool Creation

This is a a time lapse video of the Palau Sant Jordi Pool before the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Image courtesy of FINA)

  Comment First!