Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Official Entry Lists Now Published for 2019 World Championships

The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.

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Bhutan, St. Kitts & Nevis, Eritrea Make World Championships Debut

For the first time in the of the FINA World Aquatics Championships, the nations of Bhutan, St. Kitts and Nevis and Eritrea will be participating. 

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Commissioner D’Alessio Vs Todorov: Mexico’s Disputes Continue

Mexican Federal Sports Commissioner Ernesto D’Alessio has replied days after Kiril Todorov, President of Mexico’s Swimming Federation, accused D’Alessio…

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Gabriel Santos Doping Hearing Date Set for July 19th

The FINA doping panel hearing for Brazilian sprinter Gabriel Santos will be held on July 19th at 2PM in Gwangju, South…

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Gwangju 2019 World Championships Boast Record 194 Participating Nations

The flags of 194 nations will wave across the 6 disciplines of aquatic sports at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships – an increase of 12 from 2017.

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Wesley Roberts Earns First-Ever Pacific Games Swimming Gold For Cook Islands

Cook Islands took home a gold medal at the 2019 Pacific Games with Wesley Roberts’ win in the men’s 200m freestyle in Samoa.

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NatWest Island Games: Shalamon & Hanlon Among Multiple Event Winners

Kara Hanlon was one of the multiple event winners at this year’s NatWest Island Games that concluded on Friday, July 12th.

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Almost $6 Million Up for Grabs at 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships

Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.

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2019 World Champs Previews: Kalisz Seeks USA’s 9th-Straight Title in 200 IM

Kalisz, who swept the IM events in Budapest, is currently ranked 9th in the world for 2019 with a 1:57.68 from the TYR Pro Swim Series.

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Medal Designs for 2019 Pan American and ParaPan American Games Unveiled

The Pan American Sports Organization will produced nearly 5000 medals to hand out at the 2019 Pan American Games and ParaPan American Games.

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2019 World Champs Preview: Dressel Closing in on 100 Butterfly World Record

The men’s 100 meter butterfly is Caeleb Dressel’s event to lose. This season, Dressel has already been faster than he was in all of 2018 with a 50.36.

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Mexico Could Face World Championship, Olympic Suspension

Mexico could face Olympic and World Championship ban following some controversies involving Mexican Federal Sports Commsssioner Ernesto D’Alessio.

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Day-by-Day Schedule for Swimming at the 2019 World University Games

The swimming portion of the 2019 Summer World University Games (Summer Universiade) begins on July 4th in Naples, Italy. (Above: Team USA’s Ella Eastin)

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Leonardo Castro Out as CBDA CEO After One Month on the Job

Amid a serious financial crisis, the CBDA has parted ways with newly-hired CEO Leonardo Castro. He held the job for just one month.

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Following Positive Test, Gabriel Santos Suspended From ISL DC Trident Squad

“Of course fully we support a zero tolerance policy for doping on our team and in the league,” said Kaitlin Sandeno, general manager of the DC Trident. 

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