Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

February Racing In Review: Men’s World Rankings Shake-Ups

Refresh yourself on the big international swims from February as we take a look at how the men’s world rankings were affected.

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Breno Correia Hits Lifetime Best 1:46.6 200 Free at Pinheiros Time Trial

Correia’s previous best was a 1:47.26, which was done at the 2019 Worlds prelims where he was just a couple of tenths from making the semifinals. 

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Mexico’s National Synchronized Swimming Head Coach Accused Of Abuse, Corruption

Mexican head coach Adriana Loftus would have reportedly hired her husband as the sole responsible adult for the athletes’ mental health.

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High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

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Mexican Swimming Federation Allegedly Buries Tokyo Selection Criteria

Less than six months away from next summer’s Games, Mexico’s Swimming Federation has been accused of concealing their selection criteria for Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Relay Qualification Status

Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.

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CAS Finds Brazil’s Gabriel Santos Without Fault, Revokes 1-Year Suspension

Brazilian sprinter Gabriel Santos has been cleared after testing positive for the anabolic steroid Clostebol in May 2019.

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Heavy Lies The Crown Part 2: Men With OLY Qualifying Times

Lithuanian swimming ace Danas Rapsys appears multiple times on the men’s world rankings, taking into account only those performances that qualify for Tokyo.

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Kansas City Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years: a Swimming Retrospective

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years. We use that as a measuring stick to mark the passage of time in our own sport of…

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Bruno Fratus Pairs Back Up With Coach Arilson Silva En Route To Tokyo

One of the fastest men in the world, Bruno Fratus of Brazil, is taking a truly collaborative approach when it comes to his coaching.

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Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

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Judge Orders Reopening of Rio Olympic Park Despite Safety Concerns

An appeal court ruled on Tuesday that the Rio Olympic Park will be reopened provisionally pending a safety examination.

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Sjostrom 53.02 100 Free; Manaudou & Stjepanovic Hit Fastest Times Since ’16

Bow down to Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom, as the multi-Olympic medalist just put up the 2nd fastest 100m freestyle time this season.

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2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 2 Finals Recap

Swedish Olympic multi-medalist Sarah Sjostrom takes on the 50 back, 100 fly and 50 free triple on day 2 of the 2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet.

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2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 1 Finals Recap

How did Florent Manaudou fare in the men’s 50m fly? Find out in our Day 1 Euro Meet Recap from the intense action in Luxembourg.

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