Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Sjostrom, Van Der Burgh Race To Overall 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour Titles

Sarah Sjostrom capped off her monster Mare Nostrum campaign with extra cash in her pocket.

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Mare Nostrum Canet Day 1: Historic Swims From Efimova & Sjostrom

Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.

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Sjostrom Heads For Another Stunning Double In Canet

Girl on Fire: 24.53 50 free and 57.07 100 fly double morning swims for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in Canet like it’s no big deal.

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Van Der Burgh, Sjostrom Points Leaders Headed Into Mare Nostrum Canet

After unrelenting speed thrown down during the first two stops of the 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour, the final competition in Canet-en-Roussilon, France has the line-up to keep the competitive fire burning in a big way.

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Former Rio Governor Sergio Cabral Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Sergio Cabral, ex-governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for money laundering and corruption charges. Cabral helped Rio win the bid to host last summer’s Olympics in 2009.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Barcelona-Sjostrom Snares 4th Fastest 100 Free Ever

Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.

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06/14/17 In Briefs: Wilimovsky & Twichell, Welson Sim, Aussie News

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Sjöström again fast in prelims at Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona

2017 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – BARCELONA June 13-14, 2017 Barcelona, Spain LCM Psych Sheets Event site Day 1 Prelims Recap…

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Yulia Efimova Clocks 200 Breast Within .72 Of World Record In Spain

Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Monaco – Welcome To The Sarah Sjostrom Show

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom already brought the house down yesterday in Monaco with a wicked-fast 56.20 100 fly, but she also fired off incredible 50m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 100m freestyle marks today.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Monaco Day 2 Prelims: The Brits Are Here

James Guy missed Monaco day 1, but is back for action on day 2, claiming the top seed in the men’s 100m butterfly.

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Miguel Cagnoni Elected President of Brazilian Swimming Federation

Brazil’s CBDA, the national governing body for aquatic sports in the nation, has elected a new president: Miguel Cagnoni, who ran under the platform of “innovation and transparency.”

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FINA: We Will Not Recognize Results of Brazilian Federation Elections

FINA, the international governing body for swimming, has told the Brazilian swimming federation that it won’t recognize the results of the Brazilian federation elections scheduled to take place tomorrow.

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06/08/17 In Briefs: Penny’s Old Pool & Stirling Award Nominations

Read about the smaller swimming stories from around the globe in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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