Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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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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Pereira Out of 400 IM; Brazilian Arrival Set for Saturday

Thiago Pereria, on the eve of departure for Spain, has affirmed that he will not swim the 400 IM at the World Championships. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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FINA Approves Curacao as Newest Member Federation After Dissolution of Netherlands Antilles

Curacao, an island off of South America, has received its own FINA membership. (Map Courtesy: TUBS)

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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