Brazil

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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Viviane Jungblut Takes Down Brazilian Record in 800 SCM Free

At the Campeonato Gaúcho de Invierno in Brazil, Viviane Jungblut cracked the national record in the 800 free in short course…

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300+ Members of Chinese Olympic Team to Prepare for Rio in Sao Paulo

It was announced that a huge portion of the Chinese Olympic team will travel to Brazil soon to begin final…

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Four Months Out, Half of Tickets For Rio Remain Unsold

With many problems going on in Brazil only half of the tickets for the Rio Olympics have sold thus far.

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Rio Swimming Federation Adds New Fees To Manage Debt

According to Brazilian news site O Globo, the Federação Aquática do Rio de Janeiro is in a R $ 1.4 million debt and will be charging swimmers in order to raise money.

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Olympic Games Corruption Claims Erupt In Brazilian Government

In the latest controversy coming out of Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Attorney General has launched an investigation into an…

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Brazilian Junior Worlds Day 1 Photo Vault

Guilherme Costa is one of the athletes highlighted in our Brazilian photo vault from Day 1 of the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

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2015 Brazilian World Championships Team: The Complete Twitter List

Cesar Cielo leads the Brazilian Worlds roster on Twitter with nearly half a million followers.

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Brazilian artists use trash to create anti-pollution art display as Rio Olympics still face pollution concerns

A group of art students in Brazil used trash from the shore of a local waterway to create an art exhibition aiming to draw attention to Brazil’s ongoing pollution problems.

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Brazil may lift visa requirements on Americans to boost Rio Olympic attendance

Brazil may exempt American tourists from needing a visa to attend next summer’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games, ESPN reports.

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Brazil Announces Roster For 2015 World Junior Championships

After announcing their roster for both the Pan Am Games and the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia, the Brazilian Aquatics Federation (CBDA) announced their squad for the upcoming junior world championships.

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Brazil’s New Anti-Doping Lab in Final Stages of WADA Accreditation, Could Start Testing by July

Currently without a WADA-approved doping lab after a 2013 closure, Brazil is on the edge of a big step in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympics – the nation’s new doping lab could earn its WADA accreditation by next month.

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Cesar Cielo Arms Himself with Arilson Soares as Coach in Road to Rio

Each athlete has his or her own methodology and vision of how training will unfold leading up to the sport’s…

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Rio 2016 Torch Relay Details Released; Scheduled to Visit 250 Total Cities in Brazil

Details on the Rio 2016 torch relay have just been released to the public, 554 days out from the world’s…

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Brazil’s Flamengo club to build R$4 million new pool

Flamengo, once one of the most successful and well-known swim clubs in Brazil, is planning to build a new R$4 million (R$ stands for Brazil’s currency, the real) facility in an effort to return to its former elite status.

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