Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Singapore World Cup Preview and All the Links You Need

Cameron van der Burgh and Masato Sakai will battle for World Cup points in Singapore…

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2015 FINA World Cup Beijing: Day 2 Prelims Recap

Once again the Campbell sisters of Australia will go head to head in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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In Briefs 09/29/15: Rio Accommodation Concerns, UK Funding Cuts Loom

Get in the know on possible UK funding cuts, potential accommodation problems in Rio for 2016 and more in this edition of In Briefs.

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Low Budget, Big Culture Are Themes Of Rio Opening & Closing Ceremonies

The Rio Opening Ceremony’s budget is estimated to be 10% that of London’s in 2012.

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Mauricio Fiol Vows to Defend His Innocence in YouTube Video

Mauricio Fiol has published a video on his YouTube channel reaffirming his innocence in a doping case.

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About-Face: FINA Now Identifies Potential Health Risks In Rio’s Waters

FINA says the aquatic conditions in Rio’s venues are ‘substandard.’

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Franca, Santos Lead Brazil To Win At 2015 Raia Rapida Sprint Showdown

Felipe Franca and Nicholas Santos (pictured) each won their respective strokes as Brazil dominated the 2015 Raia Rapida sprint meet in front of a home crowd.

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Botswana, The Bahamas Now Possible Hosts of 2017 C’Wealth Youth Games

With the recent announcement that St. Lucia has had to withdraw as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, two other countries are now stepping up as possible replacement hosts.

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Preview: Raia Rapida Set To Blast Off In Rio On Sunday

Brazil’s Raia Rapida sprint format meet is slated to take place Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, with sprinters from Brazil, the U.S., South Africa and Italy entered.

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Rio 2016 Venue Construction Progress: Updated Time Lapse Video

Catch some time-lapsed footage of how the construction is coming along now that we’re just under a year away from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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South Africa announces Raia Rapida roster, led by Roland Schoeman

The final team has announced its roster for the Raia Rapida format meet in Brazil, with South Africa tabbing Roland Schoeman & co. for its four-person team.

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St. Lucia Withdraws as Host of 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

The island nation of St. Lucia has withdrawn as the host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games. The decision was…

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Peruvian Swimming Federation Offices Closed Due to Safety Concerns

The Campo de Marte swimming facility in Lima, Peru, host to many national and international meets, has been closed due to safety concerns.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.

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Andrew, Gunes Earn FINA Swimmer Of The Meet Honors

Michael Andrew earned FINA male swimmer of the meet honors after winning 5 medals and swimming 25 races in the 6 day competition

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