Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

And the Records Keep Falling on Day 2 of CAC Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace beams while holding her CAC Games gold medal from tonight’s 50m butterfly

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Cesar Cielo Swims 21.3 in 50 Freestyle at Ron Johnson Masters Meet in Arizona

Brazilian superstar Cesar Cielo poses with fans and competitors at the 2014 Ron Johnson Invitational.

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2014 CAC Games Begin With 2 New Meet Records

The CAC Games kicked off with swift meet records in the women’s 50m backstroke and the men’s 100m freestyle

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Mexican National Champion Ramiro Ramirez Juarez Suspended After Methylhexaneamine Test

Mexican swimmer Ramiro Ramirez Juarez has been awarded a retroactive 6-month suspension that will see him return to competition later this…

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Argentina Sending 8 Swimmers to World Short Course Championships

South American Record holder Julia Sebastian, who trains in Brazil, will be part of the Argentinian squad for the 2014 World Short Course Championships.

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2014 CAC Games Roster Announced for Trinidad and Tobago

Bovell, Carter to Headline CAC Games Roster for Trinidad and Tobago

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Two Years After Positive Test, Johndry Segovia Ramos Learns His Doping Sentence

On October 10th, the FINA Doping Panel composed of Robert Fox, William Bock, and Toshiro Ueyanagi finally handed out a…

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Thiago Pereira To Return To The United States In Order To Train With Dave Salo And Jon Urbanchek

Thiago Pereira will be returning to the United States to train with Dave Salo and Jon Urbanchek at the Trojan Swim Club in preparation for the 2015 Pan Am Games, 2015 Kazan World Championships, and 2016 Olympic Games which will be held in his home country of Brazil according to Brazilian swim blog: Blog Do Coach.

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Rising Brazilian Sprint-Star Matheus Santana Breaks Eight-Year-Old Record Held By Cesar Cielo

Rising Brazilian sprint-star Matheus Santana broke an eight-year-old record that was previously held by none other than Cesar Cielo at the Paulista Swimming Championships this past weekend en route to a gold in the 100m freestyle final.

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Brazil Takes More Lenient Stance on Worlds, Olympic Qualifying for 2015, 2016

Time standards won’t matter much to Cesar Cielo and the deep Brazilian sprint group, but many swimmers will find an easier path to Kazan and Rio than they’ve had at past meets.

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Bermuda Announces Official Roster for CAC Games

Roy-Allan Burch among names announced to Bermuda’s CAC Games roster.

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Brett Fraser To Lead Four Cayman Swimmers to Short Course World Championships

Brett Fraser, the face of Cayman swimming, will represent the country at the 2014 World Short Course Championships in December.

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Preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games Back on Track

After a visit to Rio de Janeiro the IOC stated that they are satisfied with the progress of the city’s preparation for the 2016 Olympics…

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7-Time NCAA All-American Silva Suspended Two Years For Doping Test in Brazil

Brazilian Evandro Vinicius Silva, who raced for two years in the NCAA, has been suspended after a positive doping test in his native Brazil.

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Junior Nationals Runner-Up Luis Carlos Martinez to Transfer to Auburn at Semester

The Auburn Tigers will get some immediate help this season with the addition to their roster of Luis Martinez at the semester.

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