Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Lochte, Feigen Forbidden From Leaving Brazil Until Evidence Lines Up

Both Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen have reportedly been banned from leaving Brazil until evidence makes sense to authorities over their incident on Sunday morning, though Lochte has already left.

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Battling Back: How Injured Swimmers Fared At 2016 Olympic Games

Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?

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Top 3 Junior Swimmers in Each Event At The 2016 Rio Olympics

A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.

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PHOTO VAULT: Rio Olympic Women’s Open Water 10K

Check out this women’s 10K open water photo vault courtesy of Satiro Sodre.

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WATCH: Controversial Silver Medal Finish, DQ In Women’s Olympic 10K

The Netherlands picked up the first open water swimming gold of the Rio Olympic Games on a dominant effort from Sharon van Rouwendaal, but behind her, controversy raged with a hotly-contested silver medal finish that led to a disqualification.

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Rio Organizers Issue Apology To Lochte & Others In Rio Robbery

“We regret the violence has got so close to the athletes,” says a spokesman for Rio 2016.

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Aurélie Muller DQ’ed After Winning Silver Medal in Women’s 10KM Swim

French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.

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Ryan Lochte Says He Refused When Assailants Ordered Him on the Ground

More details are emerging of the harrowing encounter between four Olympic swimmers and armed assailants early in Sunday morning in Rio…

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Olympic Open Water Swimming Starts Monday (PREVIEW)

American Jordan Wilimovsky has a breakout 2015 that included the World title in the open water 10k. Now he’ll try and do it again for Olympic gold.

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Surplus Food from Olympic Village Being Used to Feed Rio’s Hungry

A group of chefs in Rio de Janeiro have founded an initiative to help feed Rio’s hungry over 5,000 meals per day using surplus food from the Olympics.

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Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace to Join Auburn Staff as Graduate Assistant

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace will return to Auburn University as a graduate assistant.

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South America Recap: Host Country Brazil Comes Away Medal-less

Team Brazil comes away from this Olympic Games medal-less, only the second host nation to do so in swimming in this century besides Greece from 2004.

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The Remarkable Similarities Between Schooling and Nesty

Joseph Schooling’s historic win in the men’s 100 butterfly has an incredible amount of things in common with another race that happened 28 years ago…

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Paraguayan Olympian Benjamin Hockin Taking Things Year-By-Year

In his late twenties, Benjamín Hockin, the man who revolutionized Paraguayan swimming, is not done yet. The British-Paraguayan swimmer isn’t thinking about Tokyo yet, but rather focusing on competing year-by-year.

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South America: Medeiros’ Perseverance Inspires on Night 7

Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.

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