Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Four Mexican National Records, Four Tickets to CACG’s on Night One in Veracruz

A quartet of Mexican National Records were broken on the first night of the 2014 National Championships in Veracruz; further, four…

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Grenada to Send Four Swimmers to 2014 Commonwealth Games

The small island nation of Grenada (not to be confused with the similarly-named Granada, Spain) is sending a team of…

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Burch and Fletcher make up two-man Commonwealth Games squad for Bermuda

Bermuda has announced its Commonwealth Games entrants in the 6 sports it will compete in. Two swimmers are among them – national record-holder Roy-Allan Burch and recent SMU grad Julian Fletcher.

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Australia Says They’ll Deny Scott Volkers Credential to Pan Pacs as Part of Brazilian Delegation

Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson has informed the Brazilian federation that they will refuse a credential to Scott Volkers if…

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Cielo to compete in last long course meet of summer at French Open

Brazilian swim star and world record-holding sprinter Cesar Cielo will compete in the French Open this week, making it his final long course meet of the summer.

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Part of Brazilian national team heading to Arizona for training trip

14 of Brazil’s top swimming athletes are heading to Flagstaff, Arizona this week for a training camp designed to gear up for the Pan Pacific Championships and Youth Olympic Games.

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Bahamas Swimming Federation Nominates 5 For 2014 Commonwealth Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, making her Commonwealth Games debut, could be her country’s first-ever swimming medalist at the event.

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Prince Harry visits Minas Tenis, meets Cesar Cielo on swing through Brazil

England’s Prince Harry has been in Brazil this week taking in the World Cup, but he took an opportunity earlier today to tour the Minas Tenis swimming facility.

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7th-Place Finisher at 2013 Worlds Tests Positive for Clenbuterol, Receives 12-Month Suspension

Ecuadorian swimmer Ivan Enderica Ochoa has tested postivie for the banned substance Clenbuterol and been suspended by the FINA Dopint Panel…

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FINA Announces Dates for 2017 World Championships; Masters Worlds to Follow

The Scotiabank Aquatics Centre, built for the 2011 Pan Am Games, will host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

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French swimmer William Meynard arrested for narcotics, bribery in Rio

French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Henique Breaks Military World Record in 50 Fly, Enters World’s Top 10

As has been the story all week, several more CISM (Military athletics) World Records went down on the final day…

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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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