Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte

Lochte Banned 14 Months for Anti-Doping Violation

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been suspended 14 months for an anti-doping violation after he received an intravenous infusion, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced on Monday.

The Associated Press

USA Today: Rio Police Lying About Ryan Lochte Gas Station Encounter

In an extensive investigation featuring an eyewitness interview, observance of multiple surveillance camera videos, and an on-location visit, USA Today has found significant evidence that American Olympic champion Ryan Lochte was robbed at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro, and police lied about him and three other U.S. swimmers vandalizing a bathroom.

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John Oliver Destroys Ryan Lochte, Labels Him ‘America’s Idiot Sea Cow’

[Language Warning] During the Sunday broadcast of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver ripped into American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte over the story he gave about how he and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in Brazil, which Brazilian police deny.

The Associated Press

Ryan Lochte and the Myth of the ‘Ugly American’

Swimmer Ryan Lochte left the Olympics winning more mockery than medals. After an intense but confusing gas station stop in Rio, Lochte’s legacy went from swimming elite to Ugly American.


USA Swimmer Ryan Lochte Apologizes for Rio Behavior

Ryan Lochte apologized for his conduct last weekend in Rio de Janeiro that precipitated an international scandal involving an alleged robbery and some imbecilic drunken behavior on the part of the 32-year-old gold medalist and three other USA Olympic swimmers.

The Associated Press

Rio Shakedown: U.S. Swimmers Allowed to Leave with $11,000 Payment

Rio de Janeiro police have agreed to let U.S. Olympic swimmer James Feigen return home if he pays $11,000 to a charity of the city’s choice, following an incident in which Feigen and teammates Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, and Jack Conger were forced to pay gas station attendants money for damage at gunpoint.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Ryan Lochte of the United States attends a press conference in the Main Press Center on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Brazil Bans Ryan Lochte from Leaving Country (He Already Left)

The judge overseeing an investigation into the early-morning robbery of U.S. swimming champion Ryan Lochte and three colleagues during the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics has banned the Americans from leaving Brazil and called for their passports to be confiscated. The order comes one day after Lochte flew back to the United States, ending his Olympic trip early.

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Rio Olympics: Ryan Lochte’s Robbers Had Police Badges

Brazilian civilian police are opening an investigation into the robbery at gunpoint of American Olympics swimming champion Ryan Lochte and three other athletes, who contend men with “police badges” held them up at gunpoint and stole their wallets.