Cesar Cielo

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Brazilian Doping Scandal: Santos Could Take Brunt of Punishment

(Update: the CBDA has announced replacements for both swimmers. See details here.) There’s a new angle arising in the Cesar…

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FINA Knew of Cielo Positive Tests Prior To Paris Open

Special Thanks to our Brazilian Correspondent D’artangan Dias for his continued help as more details unfold in this case. In…

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New Twist in Cielo Case: Lab Denies Cross-Contamination Was Their Fault (UPDATED WITH CBDA RESPONSE)

Yesterday, we reported that the source of Cielo’s supplement contamination had been found and confirmed to be a labaratory where…

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Lab Accepts Fault for Cielo, Three Other Brazilians' Positive Tests

Earlier today, Cesar Cielo revealed on his personal blog that he and three of his Brazilian teammates had received warnings…

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Cesar Cielo and Camille Muffat Start Paris Open Warm, Finish Scorching Hot

The 2011 Paris Open was an absolutely spectacular meet, and even with the absence of the great Michael Phelps, this…

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Cielo, Veldhuis Post Major Swims in Minor Meets; Southwest Classic Results

Special thanks to our Brazilian correspondent, D’artangan Dias for contributing to this report Aside from the big meet that went…

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CBDA Announces Brazilian World Championship Roster

Nearly simultaneously with Swimming South Africa’s announcement of their World Championship Roster, the Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has announced their…

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Molina Holds Off Coventry in 100 Back, Mellouli & Coventry Take Home Swimmer of the Meet Awards

The final day of competition at the 2011 Maria Lenk Trophy was full of finals, and handed out the most…

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Soni-Hardy Round 2 Produces Another World-Best Time

In the 100 breaststroke final on day 4, Rebecca Soni won that race handily in a world-best time. Today’s 50,…

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Kaio Almeida Swims 3rd-Ranked 200 Fly Time at Maria Lenk Day 5

Day 5 (finals session 4) at the Julio DelMare Aquatics Complex in Rio de Janiero saw a few finals, but…

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Pereira Emerges as Star of Maria Lenk Trophy on Day 3 Finals

Although the weather failed to warmup any today (still low 70’s and very windy for the outdoor meet), the swimming…

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Cielo Leads Off Relay in 21.73, Coventry Posts Big 200 Back on Day 2 at Maria Lenk

Day 1 at the Maria Lenk Trophy-Brazilian National Championships was an solid day of racing, with a mixture of winning…

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Cielo Eyes Textile Bests; Foreign Stars Converge for Maria Lenk Trophy

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at http://simplesmenteesporte.wordpress.com/….

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Cielo Passes on 50 Free, Wins 100 Fly Instead on Final Day of Brazilian Trials

It appears as though Brazilian sprinter Cesar Cielo is really taking the butterfly races (and his overall strength and conditioning)…

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Off The Deep End: Top 20 Tweeting Swimmers

In this modern age of social media, the number of Twitter follower’s a person has is often viewed as directly…

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