Nicholas Santos

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CBDA Replaces Nicholas Santos and Henrique Barbosa for World Championships; Molina's Spot Also Filled

In a move we foreshadowed yesterday, CBDA president Coarcey Nunes has announced that Nicholas Santos and Henrique Barbosa have been…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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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Cielo Makes Training Decision; Will Head New Brazilian Super-Team

Brazilian correspondent Caio Leal contributed to this report. Read his Portugese-language swimming site at While North American swimming has…

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Dubai 2010: Day 4 Recap – Belmonte Wins Again; Soni Wins Again

Women’s 100 breaststroke For the first 50 meters of this race, It looked like it would be a good battle….

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Dubai 2010: Day 4 Preview – Light Schedule on Day 4, But Plenty of High Intensity Sprints Highlight Schedule

The action on Day 4 in Dubai takes a big slow down with only 5 finals and a slew of…

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2010 Pan Pacs: Day 1 Finals Analysis and Results, As They Happen!

We are now less than 15 minutes away from the official start time of the first finals session of the…


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