Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Aurélie Muller DQ’ed After Winning Silver Medal in Women’s 10KM Swim

French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.

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Ryan Lochte Says He Refused When Assailants Ordered Him on the Ground

More details are emerging of the harrowing encounter between four Olympic swimmers and armed assailants early in Sunday morning in Rio…

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Olympic Open Water Swimming Starts Monday (PREVIEW)

American Jordan Wilimovsky has a breakout 2015 that included the World title in the open water 10k. Now he’ll try and do it again for Olympic gold.

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Surplus Food from Olympic Village Being Used to Feed Rio’s Hungry

A group of chefs in Rio de Janeiro have founded an initiative to help feed Rio’s hungry over 5,000 meals per day using surplus food from the Olympics.

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Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace to Join Auburn Staff as Graduate Assistant

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace will return to Auburn University as a graduate assistant.

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South America Recap: Host Country Brazil Comes Away Medal-less

Team Brazil comes away from this Olympic Games medal-less, only the second host nation to do so in swimming in this century besides Greece from 2004.

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The Remarkable Similarities Between Schooling and Nesty

Joseph Schooling’s historic win in the men’s 100 butterfly has an incredible amount of things in common with another race that happened 28 years ago…

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Paraguayan Olympian Benjamin Hockin Taking Things Year-By-Year

In his late twenties, Benjamín Hockin, the man who revolutionized Paraguayan swimming, is not done yet. The British-Paraguayan swimmer isn’t thinking about Tokyo yet, but rather focusing on competing year-by-year.

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South America: Medeiros’ Perseverance Inspires on Night 7

Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.

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Vanessa Garcia Breaks Own Puerto Rican National Record In 50 Free

Puerto Rico’s Vanessa Garcia broke her own 50 free national record in 24.94.

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Oleksiak Win Highlights Top Swims From Junior Swimmers on Rio Day 6

A couple of juniors have taken the Olympic stage by a storm, including Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, who has won 4 medals so far in her first Olympic Games.

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South America Recap: Brazil Could Go Without Medals at Home Games

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…

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South America Day 5 Recap: Thiago Pereira and the 200 IM Focus

While swimmers like Phelps, Lochte, and Hagino have to keep on eye on several events at once, Pereira has had the edge of focusing on a single event.

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Australia Files Grievance Over Swimmers Being Drug Tested In Early AM

Swimmers being asked to submit to anti-doping tests in the early hours of the morning is a concern for Australian Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller.

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Brazilian Women’s 800 Free Relay Breaks South American Record

The Brazilian women’s 800 free relay has broken its own South American Record on Wednesday by half-a-second.

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