Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil Wins 2nd-Straight Raia Rapida Meet; Ervin Repeats as 50 Free Winner

Team USA returned Rio double gold medalist Anthony Ervin who competed in the 50 free, defending his title in the same pool that he became the oldest individual Olympic gold medalist in swimming.

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Government Says They Have More Evidence of Brazilian Fraud;

Brazilian federation president Coaracy Nunes is coming under fire as the CBDA’s biggest sponsor is considering pulling out.

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Brazilian Federation President Accused of Fraud By Federal Police

Brazil’s Federal Public Ministry is calling for the resignation of aquatics federation president Coaracy Nunes over alleged financial fraud, ESPN Brazil is reporting.

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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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