Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Texas A&M Teammates Clip Mexican National Record at Senior Circuit

Texas A&M teammates Juan Rocha, Mauro Castillo, Mateo Gonzalez, and Angel Martinez downed a the Mexican 400 meter medley relay national record last weekend

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Swim-Hop? Grey Hillz Drops Hip-Hop Album With Swimming Flavor

A former Dominican National Team swimmer has released a hip-hop album with some references only swimming fans might fully appreciate.

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Rio Torch Relay Day 90: Six More Cities In 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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Korean Swimmer Park Tae Hwan Arrives In Rio

Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan got his first practice in after having arrived in Rio.

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Controlled Explosion Training Drill Carried Out In Rio Olympic Stadium

An explosion rumored to come from a suspicious object within the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro turned out to be a controlled explosion performed as a training exercise Sunday night.

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What Time are Prelims and Finals for the 2016 Rio Olympics?

2016 Rio Olympic Games August 6th-13th, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil “What time does swimming start at the Olympics where…

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Brazil Opens Metro Line 4, Key Legacy Of 2016 Olympic Bid

One major piece of pre-Olympic construction opened in Brazil today: the Metro Line 4, a high-speed train that could potentially serve upwards of 300,000 people daily.

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Santos, Brazil to Host Jose Finkel Trophy in September

The Jose Finkel Trophy in September will select Brazil’s team for the 2016 World Short Course Championships. Brazil led the 2014 version of the meet with 7 gold medals, including 50 and 100 breaststrokes by Felipe Franca (above).

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Rio Torch Relay Day 89: Four More Cities On The Way To 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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Rio Torch Relay Day 88: Six Cities In The State of 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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Protesters Disrupt Olympic Torch Relay In Brazil (Video)

Protesters took to the streets yesterday, on day 86 of the Olympic torch relay, disrupting the relay in protest of…

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Rio Torch Relay Day 87: Torch Continues 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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The Olympic Torch Is Officially In 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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British Swimmers Make Final Olympic Preparations In Brazil

Adam Peaty and his British Olympic teammates are currently training just 40 minutes outside of Rio.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Australia Chasing WR in Women’s 400 Free Relay

As we head into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia looks like the team to beat in the women’s 4×100 free relay. This year, the Aussies have 3 women under 53 seconds, with Cate Campbell (52.06), Bronte Campbell (52.58), and Emma McKeon (52.80) sitting 1st, 2nd, and 4th in the World Rankings.

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