Russia

Chimrova Leads A Strong Morning For Russia With A New Championship Record

Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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IOC Receives “Strong Assurances” of Non-Discrimination from Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The International Olympic Committee released a statement today attempting to reassure the international community that they will be unfettered by Russia’s new propaganda legislation.

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2013 FINA World Championships Prelims Day 8 REAL-TIME Recap

We have finally made it to the eighth and final day of the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Four events will take place in the final preliminaries session. (Image Courtesy of FINA)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Prelims REAL-TIME Recaps

Golden girl Missy Franklin is 4 for 4 thus far here in Barcelona. She will swim her last preliminaries of the meet this morning, in her final individual event the 200 backstroke. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Medal Count: U.S. Takes Early Lead with Four Day One Medals

Connor Jaeger was one of two individual medal winners for the United States on night one in Barcelona. Team USA also won two relay medals. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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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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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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Izotov Posts a World’s Best of 1:44.87 Leading off the Russian Relay

Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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Kiraly and Kron to Compete in World University Games

After record-setting freshman campaigns, Bence Kiraly and Kristian Kron of the University of Utah swimming and diving team have been selected to…

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World short course championships; Day 4 Preliminaries

Women’s 50 backstroke The women’s 50 backstroke saw the World Championships record holder Jing Zhao of China qualify first in…

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Czechs Get First Ever Relay Medal; Lotte Friis Looks Strong in Nice Training

There were some very exciting happenings on the first day of competition at the 2012 European Short Course Swimming Championships….

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FINA Plans to Combine World Championship, Masters World Championships in 2015

In one of the more notable announcements of the FINA World Aquatics Convention going on this week in Moscow, FINA President Cornel Marcelescu revealed…

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American Vollmer; van der Burgh Break World Records on Day 2 (RECAP)

The French were all smiles after pulling off their first ever relay gold medal on day 2. (Photo: US Presswire)

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