Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Mercedes Toledo Cranks Out Venezuelan Record In Pan Ams 100 Breast Heats

Mercedes Toledo just cranked out a new lifetime best 100m breaststroke time at 30 years old, making the Pan American Games final.

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Julia Sebastian Becomes 1st South American Woman Ever Under 1:07 In 100 Breast

Julia Sebastian broke through with a new lifetime best of 1:06.98 in the women’s 100 breast, breaking the South American Record in the process.

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Comienza la natación en los Panamericanos 2019: todos los enlaces y horarios

Mañana dan comienzo los Juegos Panamericanos 2019 en Lima, Perú. Le informamos de qué atletas compiten y de cómo, cuándo y dónde ver la natación.

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The 2019 Pan American Games Are Here: Prep Yourself With Entry Lists

Olympic champion and medalist in Gwangju, Nathan Adrian, heads up the 35-strong American roster racing in Lima, Peru this week.

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Brazil’s CBDA Receives Sponsor Financial Penalty Due To Breach Of Contract

Brazil’s swimming federation, Confederação Brasileira de Desportos Aquáticos (CBDA) has received a millionaire fine due to a breach of contract, although…

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Mauricio Fiol vuelve a dar positivo por dopaje días antes de los Panamericanos

Fiol (izquierda) dio positivo por dopaje en los Panamericanos de 2015 y fue suspendido 4 años. Ahora ha vuelto a dar positivo por la misma sustancia.

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Peru’s Mauricio Fiol Announces 2 More Failed Doping Tests Days Short of Return

Fiol (left) tested positive for a banned substance at the 2015 Pan American Games, and was suspended for 4 years. Now, he has tested positive again.

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Japan’s Kosuke Hagino Set To Make Racing Return At FINA World Cup – Tokyo

After taking several months off, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino of Japan is back in the water to race at the 1st stop of this year’s FINA World Cup.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 8 Finals Live Recap

Japan’s Daiya Seto, the 200 IM champion and 200 fly silver medalist at this meet, is the man to beat in tonight’s 400 IM final.

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South America: Bruno Fratus Continues Momentum With 50 FR Silver Post-Surgery

After undergoing shoulder surgery, Brazilian Bruno Fratus continues his recovery momentum with his silver medal performance in the 50 free final.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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South America: Brazil Falters With 7th-Place Men’s 4×200 Free Relay Finish

The men’s 4×200 free relay, who are the SC world record-holders, finished 7th in the final earlier today and show faltering performances at this Worlds meet.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz swims his first individual final of the meet tonight as he competes for back-to-back 200 IM titles.

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SOUTH AMERICA: Small Rosters & Morning Swims Hint at Continental Pan Ams Focus

Most South American countries have underperformed thus far at Worlds. Limited rosters and missing seeds indicate that they’re focused on Pan Ams instead.

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