Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Marco Antonio Ferreira Junior Undergoes Surgery For Appendicitis

Brazilian swimmer Marco Antonio Ferreira Junior was admitted to surgery for appendicitis this week according to Brazilian news organization globo.com….

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Six National Records Fall At Argentine Short Course Championships

Six new national records were set at the 2018 Argentine Short Course Championships.

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Brazil’s Technical Director Resigns, Cites Lack of Transparency

The technical director of Brazil’s swimming federation has resigned, citing the federation’s lack of transparency as reason for his departure.

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Brazilian Sprint Ace Bruno Fratus Undergoes Successful Surgery

2017 World Championships silver medalist Bruno Fratus of Brazil underwent shoulder surgery this weekend.

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Raia Rapida Not Returning In 2018, Will Be Back In 2019

The annual Raia Rapida will not be contested this season for the first time in six years, however will be…

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2018 FINA World Cup Cluster 2 Kicks Off With Bigger Fields

Kelsi Dahlia is among the Americans set to compete at the next FINA World Cup stop in Eindhoven, starting on September 28th.

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Bermuda Names Two Swimmers To Youth Olympic Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) has just announced it will be bringing two swimmers to Buenos Aires, Argentina to compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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Brazil Drops Lanza, Costa from Short Course World Championships Squad

Vini Lanza won 3 events at the Jose Finkel Trophy, but has pulled out of the 2018 World Short Course Championships.

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2018 FINA World Cup Doha Day 1: Andrew Produces Another Sub-52 100 Fly

Michael Andrew took gold in the men’s 100m fly tonight in Doha, registering the 3rd fastest time of his young career.

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2018 FINA World Cup – Doha Kicks Off On Thursday

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Russia’s Vlad Morozov lead the overall money standings through the first stop of the first cluster of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series. Doha begins on Thursday of this week.

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Bolivian Karen Torres Breaks 2 National Records

At the Copa España in Santiago, Chile, Bolivian Karen Torrez broke 2 of her own national short course meters records on…

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Peru NR-holder Jose Neumann to Start Collegiate Career at Arizona

Peruvian National Record-holder Jose Neumann will suit up for the University of Arizona in 2018-19.

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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 2 Finals: Efimova Is Automatic

Russia’s Yuliya Efimova looked at ease in tonight’s 100m breast, clocking a time that was within striking distance of what she produced at this year’s European Championships.

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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 2 Prelims: Andrew Snags 2 Top Seeds

Michael Andrew continued his speedy ways in Kazan, taking two top seeds on day 2.

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Possible Junior Pan American Games On The Horizon

Three new Games initiatives are being discussed at the Pan Am Sports General Assembly taking place this week, one of which is a Junior version of the Pan American Games.

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