Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil Announces 2016 Short Course World Championships Roster

Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.

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Phelps Signs Endorsement Deal With Brazil-based Globo

Michael Phelps snags another endorsement deal, this time with a Brazilian broadcasting company.

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Guilherme Guido Runs for Office in His Hometown of Limeira

Guilherme Guido aims to improve the lives of the citizens of Limeira through the development of sport…

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Full Teams Named for Upcoming Raia Rapida in Rio

SwimMAC butterflier Tim Phillips will race for the American team at the 2016 Raia Rapida meet this Sunday.

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Pinheiros Take Their 12th Title at the Jose Finkel Trophy

At the conclusion of the 45th edition of the Jose Finkel Trophy the Pinheiros walked away with their 12th title in the club’s history…

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Jungblut Breaks South American Record in the Women’s 400 Freestyle

20 year old Viviane Jungblut was the star of the fifth evening of the Jose Finkel Trophy taking the women’s 400 freestyle in a South American record time of 4:03.68…

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Valente Sets New South American Mark in the Men’s 800 Freestyle

Miguel Valente won the men’s 800 freestyle at the Jose Finkel Trophy in a new South American record time of 7:42.79…

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Pinheiros Women’s 4 x 200 Freestyle Relay Sets South American Record

The Pinheiros women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay destroyed the South American on the third night of the Jose Finkel Trophy…

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Etiene Medeiros Breaks South American Record in 50 Free

2016 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY September 12th-17th, 2016 Clube Internacional de Regatas, Santos, Brazil Brazilian short course meters championship meet World…

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Brazilian Stud Sprinter Felipe Ribeiro Considering NCAA Future

One of Brazil’s best young sprinters is considering an NCAA pathway in the next year, according to an interview with…

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Brazilian Police Want Interview With IOC President Over Ticket Scalping Scandal

The IOC’s statement of cooperation with the investigation comes after IOC President Thomas Bach missed the opening of the Paralympics in Rio, where police wanted to interview him about the case.

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Four South American Records Set on Day Two of Jose Finkel Trophy

Thiago Simon broke the short course 200 breaststroke South American record posting a time of 2:02.58…

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Scott Volkers Is Leaving Brazilian Powerhouse Minas Tênis Club

After being left off the Brazilian Olympic coaching roster due to his long-standing abuse allegations, Scott Volkers is leaving the Minas Tênis Club.

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Olympic Champ Anthony Ervin to Lead Americans in 2016 Raia Rápida

There has still been no full announcement about the non-Brazilian rosters for the 2016 Raia Rápida meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

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Brazil Announces Lineup for 2016 Raia Rápida

Freestyler Bruno Fratus will captain the Brazilian team for the 2016 Raia Rapida meet.

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