Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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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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