France’s Laura Auge and Margaux Chretien perform in the synchronised swimming duet free preliminaries during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona
Russia’s Svetlana Romashina performs in the synchronised swimming solo free routine preliminaries during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona on Monday
Egypt’s team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.
The Sagrada Familia cathedral is seen in the background as a diver practices ahead of the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday. The FINA World Championships run from July 19 to August 4.
Rugby players Christian Leali’ifano (left) and Israel Folau (right) during a recovery session at Coogee Beach, Sydney in Australia.
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Liam Tancock takes part in the men’s open 100m backstroke on the first day of the British Gas Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge sports centre, Sheffield.
A Free Syrian Army fighter dives into a swimming pool inside a house in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday
A swimmer walks on a beach covered in seaweed in the coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province in eastern China.
Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel starts her swim to Florida from Havana, Cuba on Wednesday.
Guests of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore look over the city-state’s financial district from a rooftop swimming pool.