Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian Distance Powerhouses Making Noise With National Records

The Paulista Championships are going on this weekend in Santos, Brazil and distance powerhouses are breaking records. Brazilian 18-year old…

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Zaneta Alvaranga Takes Aim For CCCAN

In her first official international for Jamaica, Zaneta returned from the regional CARIFTA Championships with four (4) individual medals and left her name etched in the CARIFTA record books three (3) times.

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Henrique Martins Moves To #2 In The World With 22.7 50 Fly In Brazil

Henrique Martins unloaded a 22.70 50 fly in Brazil, the 2nd fastest in the world this year.

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Seto Gets IM Revenge On Verraszto On Final Night Of Sette Colli

Yesterday Hungary’s David Verraszto crushed a time of 4:07.47 to take the men’s 400m IM, but Japan’s Daiya Seto had other plans for the sprint IM tonight in Rome.

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2017 Sette Colli: Day 3 prelims recap

54TH SETTE COLLI/INTERNATIONAL SWIM Friday, June 23rd – Sunday, June 25th Stadio del Nuoto, Rome Prelims at 9am local/Finals at…

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2017 Sette Colli: Verraszto & Seto Crush 4:07 400 IM In Thrilling Duel

Hungary’s David Verraszto and Japan’s Daiya Seto gave the crowd an exciting battle in the men’s 400IM at this year’s Sette Colli meet in Rome.

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Sjostrom, Van Der Burgh Race To Overall 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour Titles

Sarah Sjostrom capped off her monster Mare Nostrum campaign with extra cash in her pocket.

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Mare Nostrum Canet Day 1: Historic Swims From Efimova & Sjostrom

Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.

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Sjostrom Heads For Another Stunning Double In Canet

Girl on Fire: 24.53 50 free and 57.07 100 fly double morning swims for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in Canet like it’s no big deal.

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Van Der Burgh, Sjostrom Points Leaders Headed Into Mare Nostrum Canet

After unrelenting speed thrown down during the first two stops of the 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour, the final competition in Canet-en-Roussilon, France has the line-up to keep the competitive fire burning in a big way.

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Former Rio Governor Sergio Cabral Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Sergio Cabral, ex-governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for money laundering and corruption charges. Cabral helped Rio win the bid to host last summer’s Olympics in 2009.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Barcelona-Sjostrom Snares 4th Fastest 100 Free Ever

Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.

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06/14/17 In Briefs: Wilimovsky & Twichell, Welson Sim, Aussie News

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Sjöström again fast in prelims at Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona

2017 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – BARCELONA June 13-14, 2017 Barcelona, Spain LCM Psych Sheets Event site Day 1 Prelims Recap…

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Yulia Efimova Clocks 200 Breast Within .72 Of World Record In Spain

Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.

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