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2013 FINA Aquatics World Cup: Day 2

This year, and for the first time in the history of this competition, the series will kick off on August 7 in Eindhoven, a new Organizer in the series. This shift in the World Cup calendar is aimed at enhancing the participation and exposure of this event by attracting more athletes who will be competing in peak form at the World Championships. The World Cup series 2013 will finish on November 14 in Beijing.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Cup: Day 1

This year, and for the first time in the history of this competition, the series will kick off on August 7 in Eindhoven, a new Organizer in the series. This shift in the World Cup calendar is aimed at enhancing the participation and exposure of this event by attracting more athletes who will be competing in peak form at the World Championships. The World Cup series 2013 will finish on November 14 in Beijing.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Gold Medal match

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Gold Medal match (mobile)

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament. This event airs Aug 3 @3:45pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Bronze Medal Match

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Gold (mobile)

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament. This event airs Aug 2 @4:15pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Gold

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs Aug 2 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Bronze

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Semifinals #2

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Semifinals #1

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs Aug 1 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Semifinals #2

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Semifinals #1

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs July 31 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: High Diving: Men 27m Round 3-4 + Awards

In addition to traditional platform and springboard diving events, high diving will make its debut at this year’s world championships. Divers will compete from a 20m (women) or 27m (men) platform and hit the water travelling at speeds of 50 mph.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: High Diving: Men 27m Round 3-4 + Awards (mobile)

In addition to traditional platform and springboard diving events, high diving will make its debut at this year’s world championships. Divers will compete from a 20m (women) or 27m (men) platform and hit the water travelling at speeds of 50 mph. This event airs July 31 @10:00amET. 

Japan delays demolition of stadium for Olympics over new bid round

(Reuters) – The demolition of Japan’s National Stadium to clear the way for a new structure to host the 2020 Summer Olympics has been further delayed in order to hold another round of bidding for the project, officials said on Monday. The move was suggested by a government panel following a complaint of irregularities in […]

Park v Sun set to light up pool, South Korea top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day’s action will come later in the pool when China’s Sun Yang takes on local hero Park Tae-hwan in the 200 meters freestyle […]

Tyler Clary Belly Flops to Celebrate National Titles

Tyler Clary’s Belly Flop (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit How would you celebrate winning two national titles at the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships? After winning the 200m back and the 400m IM, Tyler Clary donned a flowery swim cap and fearlessly belly flopped into the pool at the William J. Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center […]

Michael Phelps Signs Endorsement Deal With New Swimsuit Company

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman (Courtesy of Aqua Sphere) Michael Phelps is expected to race at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships on Wednesday, August 6, at 9 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. VISTA, Calif. (August 5, 2014)— Aqua Sphere, the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise, and triathlons, […]

U.S. Swimming Stars Set to Compete at Phillips 66 Nationals

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nearly 1,000 swimmers, including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.), are expected to complete at next week’s USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California. The five-day meet […]

IOC urges ‘sustainable’ Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 SummerGames avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led by Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe, said earlier this month that rising labor and construction costs were forcing the Japanese capital to rethink […]

Rising Costs Force Review of Tokyo 2020 Venue Plans

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Reuters/Yuya Shino) (Reuters) – Rising labor and construction costs are forcing a review of Tokyo’s venue plans for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and could lead to a scaling back of facilities, Japanese officials said on Wednesday. The review will include all 10 venues that Tokyo plans to build for the […]

Katie Ledecky Announces College Decision

By Seth Rubinroit Katie Ledecky made a verbal commitment to swim for Stanford University after she graduates from high school in 2015. “I am very excited about the educational opportunities that will be available to me at Stanford and to swim for its great NCAA program under the leadership of coach Greg Meehan and assistant coach Tracy Duchac,” Ledecky […]

Japan May Scale Down Olympic Stadium

Credit: Reuters/Tokyo 2020 Bid Commitee/Handout (Reuters) – Japan may scale down its plans for a new Tokyo stadium for the 2020 Olympic Games in an effort to curtail rising costs and fend off criticism the originally planned building is too large. Olympics minister Hakubun Shimomura told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that the new stadium could cost as much as […]

Podium 360 Premieres Thursday, August 8 at 7:30 PM ET on Universal Sports Network

Los Angeles (August 1, 2013) – Universal Sports Network announced its new original sports program, Podium 360, will premiere Thursday, August 8, at 7:30 PM ET. Podium 360 is a monthly, half-hour highlight show that will feature an action-packed and comprehensive review of the most exciting stories, races and victories of the world’s best Olympic […]

Universal Sports Network and NBC Present the 2013 FINA World Championships

Los Angeles (July 11, 2013) – Universal Sports Network and NBC will air 70 hours of premier pool action from the 2013 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain, from Saturday, July 20, through Sunday, August 4, in the world championships for diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. Universal Sports kicks off coverage on […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

U.S. women’s medley relay gold

AUSA swimmer Dana Vollmer (left), Rebecca Soni (center), and Missy Franklin (right) celebrate as they win the gold medal setting a new world record at 3:52.05 in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy […]

Phelps wins 100m butterfly gold

Michael Phelps (USA), right, is congratulated by Chad le Clos (RSA), left, after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps showed no signs of complacency on the eve of his retirement and provided […]

Franklin wins 200m backstroke gold

USA swimmer Missy Franklin reacts after the women’s 200m backstroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. Franklin won the gold medal setting a new world record at 2:04.06. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy Franklin confirmed her arrival as the new queen of the […]

Soni’s Pacific training gets her gold again

United States’ Rebecca Soni celebrates her gold medal win in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke swimming final with silver medal winner Japan’s Satomi Suzuki at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) By Clara Ferreira-Marques LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – […]

Soni breaks 200m breaststroke world record

United States’ Rebecca Soni reacts to her record-setting finish in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke swimming semifinal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Rebecca Soni reclaimed the world record she lost at the […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

Grevers wins 100m backstroke gold

United States’ Matthew Grevers starts in a men’s 100-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – Matt Grevers collected his first individual gold medal on Monday when he led an American […]

Franklin wins 100m backstroke gold

United States’ Missy Franklin starts in the women’s 100-meter backstroke swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – Missy Franklin lived up to her billing as the next big thing in women’s swimming when […]

Lochte, Sun and Agnel chase second golds

(L to R) Clement Lefert – Yannick Agnel – Amaury Leveaux – Fabien Gilot celebrate after winning the gold medal in the men’s 4x100m freestyle finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte, Sun Yang and Yannick Agnel will […]

Lochte wins men’s 400m medley

United States’ Ryan Lochte reacts after finishing first in the men’s 400-meter individual medley swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps suffered his first Olympic defeat […]

Phelps renews gold quest as sport takes the stage

USA swimmer Ryan Lochte (top black cap) looks at Michael Phelps as he laughs during practice four days before the 2012 London Olympics at the Aquatics Center. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports via US PRESSWIRE) By Kevin Liffey LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Cyclists and swimmers take center stage at the London Olympics on Saturday, hoping […]

Hardy reduced to tears after seeing London pool

Jessica Hardy stretches before her training session at the Aquatics Center at the Olympic Park, Monday, July 23, 2012, in London. Opening ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics will be held Friday, July 27. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – After being at the center of a disputed doping […]

Phelps must share London spotlight

Michael Phelps starts the men’s 100m butterfly final during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) – Unlike Beijing four years ago, Michael Phelps is going to have to share the swimming spotlight at the London Olympics. There will be no […]

Never a dull moment for swimmer Pellegrini

Italy’s Federica Pellegrini reacts after winning the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai in this July 27, 2011 file photo.(REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/Files ) By Mark Meadows LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) – Love triangles, panic attacks and gold medals – life is never dull for Italy’s best-known sportswoman Federica Pellegrini. The […]

The spotlight is now shining on Soni

Rebecca Soni competes in the preliminaries of the women’s 200m breaststroke event during the USA Swimming Grand Prix Charlotte Ultra Swim at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, May 12, 2012. (REUTERS/Davis Turner) Breaststroke queen goes from Beijing underdog to London favorite By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Breaststroke exponent Rebecca […]

Garcia-Tolson looking for a Three-peat in London

Rudy Garcia Tolson of the US celebrates after winning the men’s 200m individual medley sm7 final during the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games at the National Aquatics Center in Beijing on September 7, 2008. (LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Rudy Garcia-Tolson has already acquired swimming gold medals at the last two […]

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