Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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Cayman Islands names Commonwealth Games team, featuring Brett Fraser but no Shaune

The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee has finalized its entire roster for the Commonwealth Games, with 6 swimmers joining the 28-person team.

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50 Free World Leader Cesar Cielo to Skip 2014 Pan Pacs

Cesar Cielo has withdrawn from the Brazilian Pan Pacs team, which is the latest blow to a Brazilian sprint group…

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Amid power outage delay, three meet records fall at Brazilian Children’s Championships

A power outage delayed the start of day 2 at the Brazilian Winter Children’s Championships by 45 minutes, but the country’s 13- and 14-year-old athletes still took down three meet records during the session.

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FINA announces schedule for 2015 World Junior Championships in Singapore

The meet will take place from September 1st to September 6th of 2015. See the full event schedule here.

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With ‘Doom and Gloom’ Forecasts, Rio Organizers Promote Progress in Olympic Venues

With negative reports about the potential for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue construction to not be completed on time,…

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Venezuelan National Team Swimmer Named “Mr. Venezuela 2014”

Jesus Antonio Casanova, already owner of a South American Championship, has conquered a new realm in his native Venezuela.

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Brazilian Olympians Bruno Fratus, Michelle Lenhardt marry in Atlanta

Brazilian Olympians Bruno Fratus and Michelle Lenhardt have officially married, tying the knot in Atlanta according to Lenhardt’s Instagram.

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Matheus Santana knocks Cielo, Chierighini off record books at short course Sao Paolo State Champs

Matheus Santana has been on a record-breaking tear as of late, and over the weekend he erased two storied Brazilian names from the Sao Paolo state record book.

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Two national breaststroke records go down on the final day of Argentinian Championships

On the final day of the Argentinian Championships this weekend, both genders managed to knock down national records in the breaststroke races.

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Cesar Cielo exclusive 2016 Olympic Q&A Preview courtesy of Adidas (Video)

Video is courtesy of Adidas, a SwimSwam partner. We reached out to our SwimSwam followers on social media for Cesar…

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