Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Volkers Allowed To Keep Passport, Travel While Charges Proceed

Australian swim coach Scott Volkers has been allowed to keep his passport and travel for coaching while ‘indecent treatment of a child’ charges proceed against him.

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Madison Kennedy Takes Out 17-Year Old Meet Record at Nico Sapio

2017 NICO SAPIO TROPHY November 10th-12th, 2017 Genoa, Italy Prelims-Finals Short Course Meters (25m) Meet Page Entry List Live Results…

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2013 World Champs Swimmer Arrested for Cocaine Possession

Earlando McRae had his luggage searched at JFK International Airport when arriving in New York and was arrested for possession of cocaine.

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Curitibano Tops Speedy Brazilian Youth Summer Championships

The Brazilian Youth Summer Championships wrapped up on Saturday and saw a number of Brazilian youth records fall.

Brazil Olympic Committee Still Suspended But NOC Rights Returned

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted to lift one small part of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB)’s suspension, allowing it to participate in several important organizational meetings this week.

Brazilian Court Rules to Reopen Ryan Lochte’s Case

An appellate court has ruled in favor of continuing the criminal case against Ryan Lochte. 

Aggies Add Mark Schnippenkoetter to Growing List Verbals for Fall of 2018

Mexican national Mark Schnippenkoetter has announced his verbal commitment to Texas A&M University for the fall of 2018.

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Brazilian Age Group Swimmer Suffers Heart Attack During Practice

13-year-old Brazilian swimmer Caio Ottoni passed away during swim practice on Wednesday evening.

Brazilian Pan Am Champ Henrique Rodrigues Suspended 1 Year For Doping

Brazilian IMer Henrique Rodrigues has tested positive for banned substance Clostebol, per BestSwim.br, and will be suspended for one year dating back to March 2017.

Mexican NAG Record-holder Andrea Sansores Gives Verbal to Arkansas

Andrea Sansores of Cancun, Mexico has announced her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Arkansas next fall.

Photo Vault – Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge

Check out pictures courtesy of Satiro Sodre/SS Press from Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge.

Brazil’s Nelson Da Silva Junior Cracks Two Meet Records In Aachen

The 48th Annual International Swim Festival took place in Aachen, Germany over the weekend, with 8,650 € ($10,200 USD) in prize money up for grabs. Brazil’s Nelson da Silva Junior earned 2 meet records in pursuit.

Fratus, Medeiros, Gomes Win As Brazil Wins Fourth-Straight Raia Rapida

Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.

Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

Rosters for 2017 Raia Rapida Finalized; Team USA Has West Coast Vibe

Anthony Ervin will be back to anchor Team USA once again at the 2017 Raia Rapida meet.

Day 2 Doha Finals: Hosszu Goes 3-For-3 To Gain Ground On Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.

FINA World Cup Doha Day 2 Prelims Recap

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.