Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Mexican Swimming Federation Allegedly Buries Tokyo Selection Criteria

Less than six months away from next summer’s Games, Mexico’s Swimming Federation has been accused of concealing their selection criteria for Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Relay Qualification Status

Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.

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CAS Finds Brazil’s Gabriel Santos Without Fault, Revokes 1-Year Suspension

Brazilian sprinter Gabriel Santos has been cleared after testing positive for the anabolic steroid Clostebol in May 2019.

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Heavy Lies The Crown Part 2: Men With OLY Qualifying Times

Lithuanian swimming ace Danas Rapsys appears multiple times on the men’s world rankings, taking into account only those performances that qualify for Tokyo.

Kansas City Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years: a Swimming Retrospective

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years. We use that as a measuring stick to mark the passage of time in our own sport of…

Bruno Fratus Pairs Back Up With Coach Arilson Silva En Route To Tokyo

One of the fastest men in the world, Bruno Fratus of Brazil, is taking a truly collaborative approach when it comes to his coaching.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

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Judge Orders Reopening of Rio Olympic Park Despite Safety Concerns

An appeal court ruled on Tuesday that the Rio Olympic Park will be reopened provisionally pending a safety examination.

Sjostrom 53.02 100 Free; Manaudou & Stjepanovic Hit Fastest Times Since ’16

Bow down to Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom, as the multi-Olympic medalist just put up the 2nd fastest 100m freestyle time this season.

2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 2 Finals Recap

Swedish Olympic multi-medalist Sarah Sjostrom takes on the 50 back, 100 fly and 50 free triple on day 2 of the 2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet.

2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 1 Finals Recap

How did Florent Manaudou fare in the men’s 50m fly? Find out in our Day 1 Euro Meet Recap from the intense action in Luxembourg.

High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

Proud, Fratus, Manaudou, Govorov Set To Spar At 2020 Euro Meet Luxembourg

We’ll get a taste for where the men’s 50m free speed is at with Florent Manaudou, Bruno Fratus, Ben Proud and more racing in Luxembourg.

Brett Fraser Back To 2014 Form, Martinenghi Bests Scozzoli Once More In Geneva

Cayman Islands’ Brett Fraser got it done for 50m fly gold on the final day of the 2020 Geneva International Challenge, matching his PB from 2014.

Jarod Arroyo Cuts Another Second off His Puerto Rican Record in 400 IM

After breaking the Puerto Rican Record in prelims of the 400 IM, Jarod Arroyo took more than a second off in finals to finish 2nd in Knoxville.

Jarod Arroyo Downs Own LCM 400 IM Puerto Rican National Record at PSS Knoxville

Future ASU Sun Devil Jarod Arroyo took down his own 400 IM Puerto Rican national record during the prelims of the 2020 Pro Swim Series in Knoxville.

Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

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