Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Kosuke Hagino Is Back: Wins Twice Handily On Day 1 Of Madrid Open

Kosuke Hagino made his post-elbow surgery debut in Madrid tonight, collecting two gold medals in the process.


FINA Announces Next 36 Athletes for Scholarship Program

Marcelo Acosta, the 3rd seed at this year’s NCAA Championships in the 1650 free, is one of the success stories of the FINA scholarship program.


Brazilian Record Holder Larissa Oliveira Has Surgery After Car Crash

Brazilian and South American record holder Larissa Oliveira has undergone surgery after an auto collision on Wednesday evening. According to Brazil’s…

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IOC Commission Head Resigns Amid Investigation Over Bribery

Frankie Fredericks, head of the IOC commission evaluating candidates to host the 2024 Olympics, has stepped down from his post and turned himself over to an IOC ethics commission amid an investigation into alleged bribery in the selection process for the 2016 Olympic host.


Host Of 2023 Pan American Games Between Buenos Aires & Santiago

Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of two cities that may host the 2023 Pan American Games.

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Osvaldo Horacio Codaro Becomes 5th Argentine Athlete in ISHOF

1952 Olympic Water Polo Team of Argentina, Osvaldo Codaro is Top row far left.

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Brazilian Olympian Felipe Franca Joins Unisanta, Wants World Record

Brazilian Olympic swimmer Felipe Franca recently made the decision to join team Unisanta. The South American record holder is the sixth…

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The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite Swimmers, Joshua Bratter, ESQ.

Navigating the Labyrinth: The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite International Swimmers (Featured image: Shaune Fraser 2-time Olympian/J.D., Legal Analyst and Joshua Bratter ESQ.)


Rio’s Legacy Plans In Doubt as Olympic Aquatics Stadium Left To Rot

Unfortunately, the Olympic Aquatic Stadium in Rio no longer looks like this.


Mexican Swimmer Fernanda Armenta Hit by Stray Bullet in Mexico City

Last week Mexican swimmer Fernanda Armenta was hit by a stray bullet while hailing an Uber in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City.


Fernanda Armenta, Nadadora Mexicana, Herida por una Bala Perdida

La semana pasada Fernanda Armenta Gastón fue víctima de una bala perdida mientras tomar un Uber en la colonia de…

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Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports Budget Renewed But Reduced

The Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports (CBDA) has been granted a new two-year budget from the Brazilian Post Office, though at a significantly lower value than was given for the 2014-2016 span.

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Cesar Cielo Making His Return to Pinheiros under Alberto Pinto

Cesar Cielo is returning to Pinheiros, the club under which he set his still-standing world record.


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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