Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Sun Yang Reportedly Antagonizes Rival Mack Horton In Rio Warm-up Pool

Sun Yang has reportedly been involved in another warm-up ‘altercation’.

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Rio Torch Relay Day 93: Torch Passes Through Rio de Janeiro

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Texas A&M’s Mauro Castillo Downs Mexican 200 Breast National Record

Texas A&M junior Mauro Castillo has broken the Mexican record in the 200 breast with his time of 2:13.50 from this past weekend….

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Watch: Rio 2016 – Emotions (Video)

Watch Rio 2016’s video “Emotions”.

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The 5 Quintessential Swimming Storylines For the 2016 Rio Olympics

Has Olympic fever hit yet? Check out this guide to catch up on the 5 biggest stories you need to know to follow all the Olympic swimming action from Rio 2016, beginning Saturday morning.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Men’s 100 Free & The Chase For A 46

With the defending Olympic Champion, 2015 World Champion, and current fastest man of 2016 all throwing their hats into the ring in the men’s 100 freestyle, we could see them push the boundaries of the 47-barrier.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Phelps Chasing 4-Straight In Men’s 100 Fly

The 2016 Rio Olympics has set the stage for an epic men’s 100 fly showdown, with the defending Olympic champion and World Record holder, reigning world champion, Junior World Record holder, and several other international stars.

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Rio Announces Musical Performers for Opening Ceremonies

Rio has announced the musical performers who will be starting off the Olympic Games at the Opening Ceremonies.

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Rio Torch Relay Day 92: Torch Just Across The Bay From Rio

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

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World #1 Bruno Fratus Says His Back is Healed and Ready for Rio

Bruno Fratus has been battling a back injury since 2008, but says that it is “100%” and ready for Rio.

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The Official SwimSwam Rio 2016 Olympics Preview Schedule

Don’t miss a second of our pre-Olympic coverage with this handy central bookmark post, where we’ll link out to our event-by-event previews as they drop and track our medalist predictions as we make them.

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Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Hagino Threatens Phelps/Lochte 2IM Dynasty

The men’s 200m IM will be one of the most competitive in Rio and a new face may step onto the podium.

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Rio Olympic Pool Evacuated Because of Suspicious Object

The Olympic aquatic center was evacuated on Tuesday after a suspicious object was found inside, Australia’s News.com reports. The object turned out to be either an electrician’s toolbox or a misplaced backpack, according to the Australian site.

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Rio Torch Relay Day 91: Seven Cities With Only Four Days Left

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Meet Rio’s Youngest Olympian, Swimmer Gaurika Singh From Nepal

Nepalese swimmer Gaurika Singh is set to be the youngest competitor at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Representing Nepal…

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