Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Ustinova, Medeiros Both Miss 100 Back Semis After Anti-Doping Hurdles

Eligibility in question after scrapes with anti-doping enforcement this year, both Russia’s Daria Ustinova and Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros competed in the women’s 100 back, but missed the semifinal cut.

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South America: Home-Country Brazilians Put Up a Show for Audience

Felipe Franca was one of the South American swimmers to post a national record today to thunderous applause from the Brazilian audience.

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Gringo Tips: Street Food in Rio

This brief video gives a very cursory introduction to Brazilian street food, but the dishes sampled appear delicious and exotic.

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Day 1 Prelims All-Star: Jorge Mario Murillo Valdes

Jorge Mario Murillo Valdes dropped a huge best time in the 100 breast heats to advance to the semi-finals in 14th place.

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Brazilians de Paula, Marcal Advance To Women’s 100 Fly Semi-Finals

Two Brazilians seeded out of the top 16 advanced to the women’s 100 butterfly semi-finals tonight.

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Felipe Franca Breaks Brazilian Record in 100 Breast Prelims

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Rio 2016 Day 1 Scratch Report: Vanderpool-Wallace Drops 100 Butterfly

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace has scratched the 100 fly for this morning.

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Erik Risolvato Ruled Out of Olympics, to Compete at U.S. Open

Erik Risolvato will not be competing in Rio, and instead be competing at the U.S. Open tomorrow

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Making of the 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremonies

Last night Rio de Janeiro opened its doors and welcomed the world to take part in the mankind’s premier sporting event: the Olympic Games.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: World Record Watch In Men’s 100 Back

As we head into Rio, Team USA’s gold medal streak in the men’s 100 back is under fire. In Rio, the threat of Australia’s Mitch Larkin looms, and it looks like it could take a World Record to bring home the gold.

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Nine British Swimmers’ Luggage Missing On Way To Rio

Nine swimmers on Great Britain’s Olympic swimmer roster have had their bags go missing upon arrival in Rio.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Opposites Collide In Women’s 4×100 Medley Relay

After missing the podium in this race at the 2015 FINA World Championshps, the defending Olympic champions from Team USA will be pushed hard by the Australian in their attempt at 400 medley relay redemption in Rio.

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Watch: FGCU’s Lani Cabrera on Making the Barbados Olympic Team

Watch here as Barbados national record holder Lani Cabrera talks about her Olympic journey.

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Photo Vault: Check Out the Brazilian Swimmers Preparing for Rio

Check out pictures of the Brazilian Olympic team as they prepare for Rio.

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Aussies Reportedly Face ‘Soupy-Looking’ Water In Rio Warm-up Pool

Three Australian swimmers chose to leave the Olympic Aquatic Stadium’s warm-up pool due to ‘cloudy’ water conditions.

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