Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Argentina to Host First 10k Open Water World Cup of the Season Feb 4th

This Saturday 18 men and 20 women will embark on the first leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swim World Cup (MSWC) in Patagones-Viedma, Argentina.

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Power Shut off at Rio’s Maracanã Stadium as Electric Bills go Unpaid

With the Rio organizers owing $940,000 (3 million Brazilian Reals) in energy bills , the power company that kept the lights on at Maracanã Stadium has pulled the plug.

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Bruno Fratus Tweets Response To Club Dismissing Him

Several Brazilian swimmers who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio are currently without a club, including famed Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus.

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Sergio Marques Hired as New Head Coach of Minas Tenis in Brazil

Brazilian superpower club Minas Tenis has hired Sergio Onha Marques as their new head coach according to Globo Sport, where he’ll replace…

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FINA Announces Schedule for 2017 World Junior Championships in Indy

FINA has released the official schedule for the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships this summer in Indianapolis.

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6 Razones leer y seguir a SwimSwam Español

Hace 2015 SwimSwam Español ha existido para compartir las mismas noticias del sitio original al mundo hispanohablante.  Ya en 2017 publicaremos…

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After Setting SA Record Last Year, Maranhao Dropped by Club for Being Too Old

Brazilian swimmer Joanna Maranhao, who was part of the 800 free relay that broke a South American Record at the Rio Olympics, has been dropped by the Pinheiros swim club on the basis that she’s too old to swim in Tokyo 2020.

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01/16/17 In Briefs: Julian Fletcher Retires, GBR’s Kurle Moves To Bath

GBR’s Cameron Kurle (center) will be joining World Champion James Guy (right) at the Bath National Training Center.

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Two-Time Bermudian Olympian Roy Burch Announces Retirement

Two-time Olympian for Bermuda, Roy Burch, has announced his retirement from the sport of competitive swimming.

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Rio Olympic Stadium in State of Abandonment,”Handed Over to the Cats”

Brazilian news outlet Globo is reporting that the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies has fallen into abandonment, ridden with stray cats, without power, and littered with trash.

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2019 Pan American Games Host Late (Again) With Payments

The Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP) meet an extended deadline for their latest payment for hosting the 2019 Pan American Games.

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Canadian Club CAMO Travels To Trinidad & Tobago’s New Aquatic Center

Canada’s Club Aquatique Montreal (CAMO) has selected the Cuova-based National Aquatic Center facility in Trinidad & Tobago to conduct its Winter training

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2016 Swammy Awards: Nadador del Año Centroamericano/Caribeño

Se puede ver todos los premiados del 2016 Swammy Awards presentado por TYR aquí 2016 Nadador del Año Centroamerica/Caribe: Marcelo…

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2016 Swammy Awards: Caribbean/Central Am. Female Swimmer of the Year

To see all of our 2016 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here 2016 CARIBBEAN/CENTRAL AMERICAN FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE YEAR: ALIA…

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Arteta, Deferrari, Ceballos, Kobrich, Bardach Triple At ARG Champs

Andy Arteta, Nico Deferrari, Macarena Ceballos, Kristel Kobrich and Virginia Bardach each won three events to highlight Argentina’s national championship meet.

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