Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Host Of 2023 Pan American Games Between Buenos Aires & Santiago

Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of two cities that may host the 2023 Pan American Games.

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Osvaldo Horacio Codaro Becomes 5th Argentine Athlete in ISHOF

1952 Olympic Water Polo Team of Argentina, Osvaldo Codaro is Top row far left.

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Brazilian Olympian Felipe Franca Joins Unisanta, Wants World Record

Brazilian Olympic swimmer Felipe Franca recently made the decision to join team Unisanta. The South American record holder is the sixth…

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The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite Swimmers, Joshua Bratter, ESQ.

Navigating the Labyrinth: The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite International Swimmers (Featured image: Shaune Fraser 2-time Olympian/J.D., Legal Analyst and Joshua Bratter ESQ.)

Rio’s Legacy Plans In Doubt as Olympic Aquatics Stadium Left To Rot

Unfortunately, the Olympic Aquatic Stadium in Rio no longer looks like this.

Mexican Swimmer Fernanda Armenta Hit by Stray Bullet in Mexico City

Last week Mexican swimmer Fernanda Armenta was hit by a stray bullet while hailing an Uber in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City.

Fernanda Armenta, Nadadora Mexicana, Herida por una Bala Perdida

La semana pasada Fernanda Armenta Gastón fue víctima de una bala perdida mientras tomar un Uber en la colonia de…

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Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports Budget Renewed But Reduced

The Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports (CBDA) has been granted a new two-year budget from the Brazilian Post Office, though at a significantly lower value than was given for the 2014-2016 span.

Cesar Cielo Making His Return to Pinheiros under Alberto Pinto

Cesar Cielo is returning to Pinheiros, the club under which he set his still-standing world record.

Argentina to Host First 10k Open Water World Cup of the Season Feb 4th

This Saturday 18 men and 20 women will embark on the first leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swim World Cup (MSWC) in Patagones-Viedma, Argentina.

Power Shut off at Rio’s Maracanã Stadium as Electric Bills go Unpaid

With the Rio organizers owing $940,000 (3 million Brazilian Reals) in energy bills , the power company that kept the lights on at Maracanã Stadium has pulled the plug.

Bruno Fratus Tweets Response To Club Dismissing Him

Several Brazilian swimmers who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio are currently without a club, including famed Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus.

Sergio Marques Hired as New Head Coach of Minas Tenis in Brazil

Brazilian superpower club Minas Tenis has hired Sergio Onha Marques as their new head coach according to Globo Sport, where he’ll replace…

FINA Announces Schedule for 2017 World Junior Championships in Indy

FINA has released the official schedule for the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships this summer in Indianapolis.

6 Razones leer y seguir a SwimSwam Español

Hace 2015 SwimSwam Español ha existido para compartir las mismas noticias del sitio original al mundo hispanohablante.  Ya en 2017 publicaremos…

After Setting SA Record Last Year, Maranhao Dropped by Club for Being Too Old

Brazilian swimmer Joanna Maranhao, who was part of the 800 free relay that broke a South American Record at the Rio Olympics, has been dropped by the Pinheiros swim club on the basis that she’s too old to swim in Tokyo 2020.

01/16/17 In Briefs: Julian Fletcher Retires, GBR’s Kurle Moves To Bath

GBR’s Cameron Kurle (center) will be joining World Champion James Guy (right) at the Bath National Training Center.