Brazil

Marcelo Chierighini Temporarily Leaves Auburn to Train at Pinheiros

Brazilian sprinter Marcelo Chierighini has relocated his training base from Auburn back to his home country of Brazil, for the time being….

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Brazilian ‘Old Guys’ Finally Get Their Relay Medal

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Day 1, South American Recap Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary…

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2017 Jose Finkel Trophy Details Announced

The Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA) announced that the Jose Finkel Trophy will be held in Santos, Brazil from…

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CBDA Presidential Candidates: A Breakdown

For the first time since 1988, Brazil‘s national swimming federation (CBDA) will hold presidential elections. Three candidates have announced their…

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Turkey, Germany Rule At 2017 ISF World Championships

The International School Federation hosted the 12th World Schools Championship which brought together 400 swimmers from 17 different countries.

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CBDA Directors Indicted for Involvment in Criminal Activities

Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office (MPF) has indicted the former president of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA), Coaracy Nunes,…

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Cesar Cielo Records a 49.4 100 Free in Time Trial

Brazilian sprinter Cesar Cielo time trial-ed a 100 free yesterday according to Brazilian news site SporTV, hitting the wall at 49.46 at…

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World Schools Championship: 16 Countries Set to Compete in Budapest

Swimmers from 16 different countries will travel to Budapest, Hungary for the 12th ISF World Schools Championship.

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Bruno Fratus Tweets Response To Club Dismissing Him

Several Brazilian swimmers who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio are currently without a club, including famed Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus.

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Brazilian Thiago Pereira Honored with Life-Size Statue

Brazilian Olympic medalist Thiego Pereira was honored with a life-size statue in his hometown of Volta Redonda, Brazil. Created and signed…

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CBDA President Coaracy Nunes Fined Following Allegations of Fraud

President of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA), Coaracy Nunes, was fined R $20,000 by the Court of Audit of…

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Brazilian Olympian Ana Marcela to Undergo Surgery

Brazilian Olympic open water swimmer Ana Marcela Cunha will be forced to take time out of her training schedule at the…

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South America: Medeiros’ Perseverance Inspires on Night 7

Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.

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South America Recap: Brazil Could Go Without Medals at Home Games

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…

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Brazilian Court of Sports Justice Clears Medeiros’ Doping Violation

One of Brazil‘s premier female swimmers, Etiene Medeiros, has been deemed innocent despite registering a positive result for a banned substance earlier this month….

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