Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2013 TYR World Rankings Breakdown

The World Swim Coaches Association has done an interesting analysis of the 2013 FINA World Rankings. In 2013 there were…

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Behind the Scenes Mix – 2014 USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix Orlando

We take a look a back at last week’s USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix stop in Orlando Florida. Last week featured…

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Day 3 USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix Orlando Photo Vault

Ryan Lochte has been very generous with his fans and fellow competitors in his first meet back since his knee injury

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Orlando Grand Prix Day 2 Photo Vault

Sean Mahoney off the start of the 200 breaststroke (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Orlando Grand Prix – day one full on Photo Vault

East Coast weather wouldn’t get in the way of the start of the 2013 USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix.  It…

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Sprinters Steal The Show On The Final Day In Perth

The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…

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Aussies With A Comfortable Lead After Day One In Perth

With the first day of the BHP Billiton Super Series in the books the Australians hold a comfortable lead over Japan in the overall points race…

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Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.

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Florida Adds Uruguayan World Championship Qualifier to 2013-2014 Roster

In his weekly press conference, Gregg Troy discussed a new addition to his men’s program at Florida.

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Notre Dame, Illinois win Copa Coqui in Puerto Rico

Notre Dame swept 7 of 8 events at the short course meters competition, while Illinois won both relays and got a win from Lori Lynn.

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Brazilian junior with leukemia met with record blood donations

Leonardo Coutinho was diagnosed with Leukemia just after Christmas, and his community responded with 400 blood donors in just 4 days.

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13-year-old Brazilian swimmer suspended 4 months for doping

The swimmer tested positive after listing 6 different supplements on his test form at the Brazilian Children’s Championships last November.

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Bovell To Run Free Clinics For Young Trinidadian Swimmers

George Bovell will be hosting a series of free clinics for young swimmers in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago…

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2013 Swammy Awards: Latin American Female Swimmer of the Year

Winning three open water medals at the 2013 World Championships, Poliana Okimoto earned the Swammy for 2013 Latin American Female Swimmer of the Year.

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Rio OIympic pool may now serve as sports arena post-Olympics

Originally expected to be torn down, the Olympic pool will now be repurposed to a sports arena after the 2016 Games.

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