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2013 FINA World Championship Schedule Slightly Tweaked from 2011 Edition

Hungarian Laszlo Cseh could be hurt as much as anyone by the changes to the World Championship schedule in 2013. (Photo: Tim Binning/


South Africa Releases Worlds Roster; van der Burgh Included

Swim South Africa has released the full roster for FINA World Championships this summer.

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Aschwin Wildeboer to Join South Africa’s Players Swim Club with Van Der Burgh

The debacle of the green pool in South Africa hasn’t scared away former World Record holder Aschwin Wildeboer. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Swimming South Africa to Expand Selection Opportunities for Worlds

After a green pool marred the championships, Dean Price says that the organization will expand its qualifying procedures. (Photo: Roland Schoeman/via Twitter)

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Hosszu swims 15 events in Bergen

Hungarian Katinka Hosszu show an incredible display of endurance, swimming 15 events and medaling in 14 of them at the…


FINA Bureau Recommendations Include More Mixed, 200 Meter Relays; NO Underwater Cameras

FINA is still resistant to using underwater cameras to verify/overturn stroke violations. (Photo of James E. Martin Aquatics Center in Auburn courtesy: Tim Binning/


Cameron van der Burgh talks after SA Nationals; Discusses Rules Changes

The Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder discusses, SA Nationals, upcoming meets, and the proposed rule changes for breaststroke.

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South Africa Cancels Wednesday’s Trials Again After 2nd Pipe Burst

Karien Jonckheere interviews Swimming South Africa High Performance Director Dean Price about the decision to cancel the World Championship Trials for a second straight day.


Day Two Of 2013 Swimming South Africa Trials Delayed Because of Green Pool

This photo, taken on Sunday, shows the pool that swimmers arrived to in Port Elizabeth; the situation has not improved since, and day 2 of the National Championships have been delayed. (Photo Courtesy: Megan Stephens)


World Championships will be an expensive trip for South African Swimmers

The members of the South African contingent representing their country at the FINA World Championships this summer will have much…


Russian Pres. Says Breaststroke Underwater Rules May Be Changing Again

Russia’s Vladimir Salnikov released a statement today speaking of considerations by FINA to try again to clean up the underwater pullout. (Stock Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/


Over 18,000 swimmers in one race?

Ashley Twichell (right) won both the 5K and 10K at the 2012 USA Nationals. She’ll be competing this weekend at the Midmar Mile in South Africa. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Young South African Team Ready for BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

Swimming South Africa is hoping that the team they are sending to compete in the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series…

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Sprint News 1/15/13: Lasco Breaks Old Record; Dutch Star Retires; Meet Named for Dale Oen

Destin Lasco is breaking more records at one of his favorite pools, the Gloucester Institute of Technology. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


After Receiving a Refund for Their Travels Expenses the South Africans are Off to World Championships

Upon qualifying for the World Short Course Championships South African swimmers were told they would have to pay close to…

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