Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

After Earthquake, IPC Postpones ParaSwimming World Championships

The championships were due to begin on September 30th in Mexico City.

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Mexico Olympic Committee Says All Athletes Safe After Earthquake

Mexico has been rattled by two major earthquakes in 2 weeks.

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Mexican Federation Reneges On Promised Apology, Reparations To Mendoza

The Mexican Swimming Federation has failed to follow through on promises of a public apology and on financial reparations to a former synchronized swimmer who says she was mistreated by the federation.

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Brazilian Swimming Federation Imposes Youth Tech Suit Ban

The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has announced that it will be prohibiting tech suits for age group swimmers.

Official 2018 Pan Pacific Championships Website Now Available

The official website, www.panpacs2018.com, is now available to the public, with general competition information available at this time.

Brazil Sets Selection Procedures For Major 2018 Meets

Brazil’s swimming federation, the CBDA, has announced its selection procedures for the major international meets of 2018, along with the domestic events that will allow swimmers to qualify for international teams.

Manuella Lyrio to Train with Kylie Masse in Canada

Manuella Lyrio is leaving Brazil to train at the University of Toronto. 

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Marcelo Chierighini Temporarily Leaves Auburn to Train at Pinheiros

Brazilian sprinter Marcelo Chierighini has relocated his training base from Auburn back to his home country of Brazil, for the time being….

2017 World Juniors: USA Adds 10 Medals on Final Night of Competition

The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.

Delfina Pignatiello Becomes 4th U18 Under 16 Minutes in Women’s 1500

6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…

2017 World Juniors: Americans Bring Medal Count to 22 on Day 5

Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).

2017 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.

2017 World Juniors: Canada Hits Double Digit Medals on Day 4

Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.

2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.

2017 WUGs: USA Tops Medal Table on Final Night of Competition

The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.

2017 World Junior Champs: USA Holds Medal Table Lead Through Day 3

The USA holds its lead in the golds tally and the total medal tally.

CBDA Says Its Emails Were Hacked, Opens Police Investigation

CBDA, the Brazilian swimming federation, says its private emails were hacked and internal information was publicized last week.