Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Lochte Back On Trial For Rio Gas Station Debacle

A Rio de Janeiro court has accepted a complaint from the state prosecutor’s office putting Ryan Lochte back on trial for falsely reporting a crime. Lochte was originally cleared of wrongdoing in July of 2017, but the prosecutor’s office was able to overturn that ruling and reopen the case, according to Brazil’s Globo.com.

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Cordes, Katis, Chierighini Headline Diverse Contingent to Join Sergio Lopez at Virginia Tech

Brazilian Marcelo Chierighini will make the international move and join Kevin Cordes, Chuck Katis, and a diverse group of other Auburn post-grads in Blacksburg.

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Wilimovsky Takes Two Wins At Historic Flowers Sea Swim

Jordan Wilimovsky won the 1-mile and 10k races at this year’s Flowers Sea Swim, an open water event held in Cayman Islands. But the 2015 world champion wasn’t the only big name among the almost 800 swimmers competing at the event.

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World Top 5 Times Set on Day 1 at Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Kathleen Baker (above), Ippei Watanabe, Rikako Ikee, and Andrey Govorov all moved into the world’s top 5 this season on Saturday evening.

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Mixed Relays Added, But No New Distance Events at 2019 Pan Am Games

Lima, Peru will play host to the 2019 Pan American Games

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Watanabe Creeps Closer To WR Form With 2:07.7 200 Breast In Barcelona

2018 Mare Nostrum Tour, Barcelona June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Argentine Julia Sebastian Breaks Own South American 200 BR Record

2018 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR, BARCELONA June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Kathleen Baker Torches 58.77 100 Back In Barcelona, World #3

USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.

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The 5 Races To Watch At The Mare Nostrum, Barcelona

The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.

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Yulia Efimova Goes Sub-30; Ikee on Fire on Day 2 in Canet

Rikako Ikee took out one Asian Record and nearly broke another on day 2 of the Canet stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best, Missy Races Again in Day 2 Prelims

2018 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR, CANET-EN-ROUSSILLON June 9th-10th Bassin Europa, Canet-en-Roussillon, France LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Results Live Results…

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Former CBDA President Coaracy Nunes Under New Fraud Investigation

Former CBDA President Coaracy Nunes is subject of a new fraud investigation for decisions made during his tenure as the leader of Brazilian aquatic sports.

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3-Time Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace Retires from Swimming

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace spent 3 years as the fastest 100 yard freestyler in history from 2011 through 2014.

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Cesar Cielo Pulls Out of 2018 South American Swimming Championships

Besides Cielo, Viviane Jungblut was also announced this week to have withdrawn, with both being replaced by the next-best available swimmers.

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Rafaela Raurich Lowers Pair Of SCM Brazilian Junior Records

17-year-old Rafaela Raurich lowered a pair of Brazilian junior national SCM records in the 200 and 400 free.

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