Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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Julia Sebastian Breaks Argentine Record in 200 Breast For 3rd Time in a Year

Julia Sabastian continues to impress in South American; perhaps emerging as continental queen of new generation.

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Dates, event orders set for 2014 South American Swimming Championships in Argentina

The South American Confederation of Swimming (CONSANAT) has released major details on this fall’s South American Championships, including competition dates and event lineups.

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Argentina National Championships Begin With National Record in 100 Breaststroke

The 2014 Argentine National Championships, jointly attended by Paraguay and Uruguay, began on Thursday, and they began with a bang…

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Trinidad & Tobago to build high-level swimming facility, with May 2015 completion goal

Trinidad & Tobago is on its way to having a top-tier swimming & diving facility, which the country believes will help its sports tourism industry. Pictured is an artist’s sketch of the pool.

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Lima, Valencia, and New Zealand Add Names to Pool For 2018/2020 Worlds Hosting

The Campo de Marte pool in Lima, Peru hosted the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships.

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Photo Vault: Brazil’s top athletes in action

Photographer Satiro Sodre has captured a plethora of stunning shots of Brazil’s top aquatic athletes. Check out this photo vault to see some of his recent outstanding work.

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Brazil Winter Champs day 3 see national record for de Deus, near miss for Oliveira

In addition to Matheus Santana’s outstanding Junior World Record, one Brazilian record fell to Leonardo de Deus (pictured) on day 3 of the Brazil Winter Championships, and a South American record survived a scare by just .15.

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Matheus Santana Lowers The 100m Freestyle Junior World Record

After breaking Caeleb Dressells junior world record at Maria Lenk Trophy with a 48.85 in prelims and then a 48.61…

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VIDEO: Elvis Burrows shows up for local morning show interview in swimsuit

Bahamian Olympian Elvis Burrows joins the WHAS11 morning show hosts wearing nothing but his trusty Speedo. Hilarity ensues.

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