Canadian Worlds Team Gathers For Staging Camp

“It’s pretty exciting when the trip finally comes together and you get everyone there,” said Cochrane, who will be competing at his fourth world championships. “The final push is always a stressful time but once you get the team together it’s a very calming experience. I think we’re all excited for the meet to start.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Canadian National Championships Begin in Pointe-Claire

The Canadian Summer Nationals got underway this evening at the Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre in Pointe-Claire, Quebec (a suburb of Montreal)…


Hardcore Swim of the Week: Home Cooking at the World University Games

The HardCoreSwim of the week for the 2013 World University Games goes to the Russian men’s 400 free relay. Vlad…

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Dr. Julio C. Maglione To Be Re-elected As FINA President

Dr. Julio C. Maglione is being re-elected as the FINA President. A reception is being held on July 25th, to honor him. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Two American Officials Were Selected for the 2013 World Championships

Announcer, Michael Poropat and Judge, Jay Thomas, were selected to represent USA Swimming in Barcelona.


Remember When…Dubai Was To Host the 2013 World Championships?

The megaboard at the Dubai pool will host this year’s World Junior Championships, but is FINA ready to hand them back the keys to the senior meet? (Photo: Takasha Ide)


2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: Can the Younger Xu Beat Ledecky in the 800 freestyle?

The women’s distance events have traditionally been a young woman’s game and with the emergence of Chinese teenager Xu Danlu…


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)


Hosts Awarded for 2015 and 2017 World Junior Championships

The historic city of Budapest is slotted to host the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships. (Photo: Heinz Albers/

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Twichell Heads to Russia for World University Games

Courtesy of Duke University Swimming and Diving: Former Duke swimmer and All-American Ashley Twichell is set to begin competition at…

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Jamieson Named BUCS (British Collegiate) Sportsman of the Year

After winning an Olympic silver medal, Michael Jamieson has been named the BUCS Sportsman of the Year. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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6 WUGS Records Fall in 8 Races on Final Night of Universiade

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)


French Press Dossier Includes Yannick Agnel in Individual 100, 200 Freestyles

Yannick Agnel is being listed by the French as entered in two individual events, and Camille Muffat will add a 3rd to her schedule. (Photo: Tim Binning/


China Finalizes Roster for 2013 World Championships

China is without several Olympians, including one Olympic medalist, as the National Games rode supreme for some of their top athletes. (Photo: Tim Binning/


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