Ryan Lochte 4th at US nationals; Dana Vollmer retires
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Lochte finished fourth in the C final of the 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships on Friday night.
Dressel wins for 1st time in 3 events at US swim nationals
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Caeleb Dressel bounced back from a clunker of a swim in the 100-meter freestyle and won for the first time in three events at the U.S. national championships, taking the 100 butterfly Friday night to earn a berth on the team for the Pan Pacific championships.
Dressel, winner of seven golds at last year's world championships, powered to the wall in 50.50 seconds, fastest in the world this year.
Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte false report case
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The court confirmed in a statement this week that it tossed out the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute the filing of a fake report, a crime punishable in Brazil by up to 18 months in prison.
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: ‘Keep your head on straight’
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early morning drunken antics at the Rio Olympics.
IOC decides against further punishment for Ryan Lochte
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Ryan Lochte will not receive separate punishment from the International Olympic Committee for lying about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Games.
The IOC says it is "adequate" that United States team officials have already banned the swimmer for 10 months and required him to forfeit $100,000 in bonuses. Lochte will miss the 2017 world championships.
The Olympic body says its disciplinary panel decided "no additional penalty was needed on its part."
10 Things to Know for Friday
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A firm run by Donald Trump's campaign chairman attempted to sway American public opinion in favor of Ukraine's then pro-Russian government, and never disclosed their work as foreign agents as required under federal law.
How Ryan Lochte embarrasses America
In 1958, a novel by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick — “The Ugly American” — became a best-selling sensation. Though the title referred to a well-meaning American engineer doing good deeds in Asia, the phrase “ugly American” has since come to be shorthand for the sort of boors who go to foreign nations, act knavishly and promote awful stereo- types about Americans.
Raw: US Swimmers Told to Stay in Brazil
2 Lochte teammates in robbery probe pulled off plane
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his teammates.
A lawyer for the two athletes said they will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they provide testimony to investigators, who are still searching answers about how the swimmers got robbed Sunday morning along with teammate Ryan Lochte.
2016 Olympics: Judge casts doubt on robbery claim by Ryan Lochte, other U.S. swimmers in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO - A Brazilian judge on Wednesday issued an order to prevent Ryan Lochte and James Feigen, two of the American swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint during the Olympic Games, from leaving the country as doubts emerged over their testimony about the episode.
Lochte finally gets out of his room and into Olympic pool
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ryan Lochte was tired of sitting around his room in the Olympic athletes' village and watching his U.S. teammates in the pool.
He was raring to get racing.
Lochte competed for the first time in the Rio Games on Tuesday, anchoring the Americans' 4x200-meter freestyle relay in the preliminary heats. Clark Smith, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz joined Lochte to get the U.S. into the final with the second fastest time of 7 minutes, 6.74...