Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Australians Take 2013 Raia Rapida

The 2013 Raia Rapida competition saw teams from Brazil, Australia, France and the United States pitted against each other in…

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Brazilian Sprinter Bruno Fratus Will Be Joining Auburn’s Post Grad Group In January

Brazilian sprint freestyler Bruno Fratus will be joining the Auburn University Post-Grad group, AU Aquatics, under head coach, Brett Hawke, in January. The 24 year-old is recovering from a shoulder surgery in May.

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Indiana Hosting ‘Relay Rally’ to Challenge FINA World Records

Indiana has a chance to set 8 new World Records on Thursday. Not just the “Guinness Book of” off the wall World Records. Serious, FINA World Records.

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Raia Rapida Picks: An International Selection Panel Weighs In

Eugene Godsoe and the Americans won the Raia Rapida in 2012, and since then Godsoe has gotten very, very fast.

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Baku, Brasilia, and Budapest Make 2019 World University Games Presentations

The three finalists and primary candidates for the 2019 World University Games made their initial formal presentations to the Federation International du Sport Universitaire, or FISU, in Belgium earlier this week. Present at the meeting representing the organizers of the biannual event were president Claude-Louis Gallien, and a pair of FISU Vice Presidents.

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Raia Rapida Moved to Botafogo Water Park; Brazilian Team Announced

Nicholas Santos will swim Brazil’s butterfly leg, with a relatively new face anchoring them.

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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Alex Pussieldi Announces the French and Australian Rosters for the 2nd Raia Rapida

Florent Manadou and Fred Bosquet (pictured above), are two of the members of the French Raia Rapida team. The French and Australian teams were both recently announced by Alex Pussieldi. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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Mania, Godsoe, Alexandrov, and Schneider Seeking Raia Rapida Repeat

World Championship silver medalist Eugene Godsoe is part of the defending champion American squad that will travel back to Rio this month. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Second Edition of Fast Lane Meet Set for September 29th

Adam Mania was a part of the 2012 Raio Rapido “Fast Lane” meet in Brazil that won a huge cash prize. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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FINA Unveils 2014 Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Procedure

Chad le Clos is the greatest Youth Olympics success story in swimming, having won a World Short Course title later that year, and ending up with Olympic gold in 2011, and double gold at Worlds in 2013. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Huge Decisions Loom at 125th IOC Session in Argentina, Including Host, New Sports, New President

The International Olympic Committee will change the future of sports this coming weekend.

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 6 Real-Time Recaps*

American Caeleb Dressel won the boy’s 100 freestyle in a championship and NAG record time of 48.97… (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Australia Wins the Medal Standings as the Russians Pass the Americans

Mack Horton’s dominance in the men’s freestyle events powered the Australians to the top spot in the medal standings…

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