Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Saturday’s preliminary session features 6 rounds of prelims swims, plus the slow-seeded heats of the women’s 1500 free.

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Lima 2019 Parapan American Games To Be The Largest To Date

A total of 1,850 athletes from 33 countries will be in action across 17 sports in the Peruvian capital from Friday 23 August to 1 September, making it the…

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Athena Meneses Kovacs Lowers Day-old Mexican NAG in the 50 fly with 26.74

14-year-old Athena Meneses Kovacs lowered her own Mexican National Age Group Record in the 50-meter butterfly on Friday night in Budapest.

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Puerto Rico’s 14-Year-Old Sheehan Clocks Another National Record – 50 Back

Puerto Rican teenager Miriam Sheehan was back to her record-breaking ways today in Budapest, this time hitting a new standard in the 50m back.

2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Canada’s Jade Hannah is looking at a potential sweep of the backstrokes after winning the 100 and 200 titles. She competes in the 50 back prelims this morning

Croatia Gets On The Board, But America Dominates World Junior Medals

America holds on to its medal lead after 3 days of competition in Budapest, but other nations are seeing strong performances at these World Junior C’ships.

14-Year-Old Athena Kovacs Downs Mexican Record In Women’s 50 Fly

14-year-old Athena Kovacs made it to tomorrow night’s 50m fly final, clocking a new Mexican National Record in the event along the way.

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14-Year-Old Sheehan Lowers Newly-Minted Puerto Rican Record In Women’s 50 Fly

14-year-old Miriam Sheehan got under the 27-second barrier for the 1st time in her young career this morning in the women’s 50 fly and she did it again.

14-Yr-Old Miriam Sheehan Breaks Own 50 FL Puerto Rican Record at World Juniors

Miriam Sheehan, at 14, broke her own Puerto Rican national record in the women’s 50 fly by going under 27 seconds for her first time.

2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Italy’s Thomas Ceccon steps up for the 50 back today after winning the 100 back title in a new Championship Record last night.

United States Leads 12 Nations In World Junior Championships Medal Table

American Luca Urlando won the men’s 200m free on night 2 of the 2019 World Junior Championships, helping keep the U.S. on top of the medal standings.

USA’s Double Relay Gold Earns World Junior C’ships Medal Table Lead

Lillie Nordmann was a member of the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for the Americans, winning gold in Budapest on night 1 of World Juniors.

Faster Than Hackett, Thomas Neill Busts Out 3:46.27 400 Free Silver In Budapest

Aussie Thomas Neill threw down the swim of his life to earn 400m free silver tonight in Budapest, inserting himself among the nation’s all-time greats.

2019 World Junior C’ships Day 1 Prelims: Ceccon & Zombori Down Meet Records

Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.

IPC To Have Refugees Team At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday, August 15, that they are preparing to accept a refugee…

Seebohm Brings 100 Back Record To 2-1 Over Hosszu, But Iron Lady Dominates 4IM

In the World Cup cat and mouse game between Emily Seebohm of Australia and Katinka Hosszu of Hungary in the women’s back, Seebohm now owns a 2-1 record.

U.S. Takes Pan American Games Trophy; Brazil & Argentina Put Stamp On Meet

Nathan Adrian, just months after revealing cancer diagnosis, collected 2 individual silvers, but anchored the men’s medley to gold on final night in Lima.

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