Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Prince Harry visits Minas Tenis, meets Cesar Cielo on swing through Brazil

England’s Prince Harry has been in Brazil this week taking in the World Cup, but he took an opportunity earlier today to tour the Minas Tenis swimming facility.

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7th-Place Finisher at 2013 Worlds Tests Positive for Clenbuterol, Receives 12-Month Suspension

Ecuadorian swimmer Ivan Enderica Ochoa has tested postivie for the banned substance Clenbuterol and been suspended by the FINA Dopint Panel…

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FINA Announces Dates for 2017 World Championships; Masters Worlds to Follow

The Scotiabank Aquatics Centre, built for the 2011 Pan Am Games, will host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

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French swimmer William Meynard arrested for narcotics, bribery in Rio

French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Henique Breaks Military World Record in 50 Fly, Enters World’s Top 10

As has been the story all week, several more CISM (Military athletics) World Records went down on the final day…

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Bonnet Toasts 200 Free Military Record on Day 1 of 2014 World Military Swimming Championships

The 2014 World Military Swimming Championships kicked off on Friday in Tenero, Switzerland, and France’s Charlotte Bonnet cracked the first meet…

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17-year-old cancer survivor Angeli Rivera back in the water and still defying odds

It’s been a whirlwind 10 months for 17-year-old Angeli Rivera. But for the Puerto Rican swimmer, the roller-coaster ride is right back where it started – in the pool.

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WATER POLO: USA Women Advance To Semifinals of World League Super Final With Victory Over Brazil

The USA Women’s National Team blazed into the semifinal round of the FINA World League Super Final with an 11-1…

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Why Should a SwimFan Care About Soccer’s World Cup?

Maracana in Rio will crown the champion of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Julio DeLamare Swim Stadium lies appropriately in its shadow with the Olympics looming.

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Atkinson to lead Jamaican Commonwealth Games team, 6 swimmers to attend

2012 double World Champs silver medalist Alia Atkinson will headline a 6-person Jamaican team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Strong List Of Competitors Head To Switzerland For Military Games

The 46th World Military Championships in swimming and lifesaving will be held in Tenero, Switzerland from June 11-16th. The swimming…

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First annual Pan American Sports Festival scheduled for late September in Mexico City

Canada will be in attendance, and Brazil has the event listed on its official federation calendar, though the U.S. has said it will not field a team for the event.

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Burch Breaks Record in Bermuda; Indian Swimmer Crushes National Mark Amid Controversy

Roy-Allan Burch (right) poses with U.S. Olympic medalist Allison Wagner (center) at the 2014 Bermuda National Championships.

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Brazilian Winter Youth Champs see big sprint swims from Felipe Ribeiro de Souza

21 meet records fell, most notably three to rising sprinter Felipe Ribeiro de Souza.

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Dylan Carter and George Bovell to Represent Trinidad & Tobago at 2014 Commonwealth Games

2013 World Championships bronze medalist George Bovell will be seeking his first career Commonwealth Games medal in 2014.

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