Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil has a strong first day at South American Youth Championships

On the first day of competition at the South American Youth Championships in Valparasio, Chile a young Brazilian team took…

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Lochte, Bolles, and King Cesar to Attend Florida Sectionals Meet This Weekend

Cesar Cielo will swim his first meet in return from knee surgery this weekend in Ft. Lauderdale. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Sprint News 3/7/2013: Michael Andrew Has Big Weekend; Cullen and Cesar Switch Brands

Speedo Tweeted out this photo today, revealing but not “formally announcing” a new sponsorship of Cullen Jones. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Speedo)

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Budapest, Brasilia, and Baku First Three Bidders for 2019 World University Games

The number of cities to have officially indicated intents to bid for the 2019 event has grown to three. (Photo of Hungarian Parliament Building courtesy: Jozefff)

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Manaudou Swims World’s Best Time, Beats Bruno in Nancy

France’s Florent Manaudou rocked the 50 free at the Nancy International Meeting this weekend. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Cesar Cielo Will be Back Under Brett Hawke’s Training Guidance; Splitting Time Between Countries

Brazilian superstar Cesar Cielo is headed back to Auburn, Alabama, at least on a part-time basis. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/


Cesar Cielo’s Flamengo Club, Defending National Champs, Drops Swim Team

Brazil’s Cesar Cielo is one of a number of Brazilian elites that have lost a major contract with the defending National Champions of Brazil. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Matheus Santana Impresses Once Again with More Brazilian Sprint Records

16-year old Matheus Santana joined the elite company of swimmers who have been under 23 seconds in the 50 free as a 16-year old. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


A&M’s Ibanez Breaks Three National Records Through 4 Days in Mexico

A&M swimmer Lili Ibanez (center) was back home in Mexico this week crushing National Records. (Photo Courtesy: Liz Dittmer)


Brazil Announces Suspension for World Champs Qualifier Prado; Leonardo Sumida

Brazilian Swimming announced a pair of doping suspensions today.


Sprint News 12/18/12: Denmark Posts Job; Brazilians Mismeasure; Irie Announces Move

The Danish National Team is now seeking a new National Training Center coach, along with a new National team coach. (Photo of Lotte Friis courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Brazilian Doping Scandal: Santos Could Take Brunt of Punishment

(Update: the CBDA has announced replacements for both swimmers. See details here.) There’s a new angle arising in the Cesar…