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US swimmer Ryan Lochte banned for 10 months after making false report

US swimmer Ryan Lochte banned for 10 months after making false report

He was charged by Brazilian police last month of making a false report about being robbed at gunpoint during a night out.

Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Top sponsors such as Speedo and Ralph Lauren abandoned Lochte this week.

Olympics 2016: Speedo, Ralph Lauren drop Ryan Lochte after scandal in Rio

Olympics 2016: Speedo, Ralph Lauren drop Ryan Lochte after scandal in Rio

Lochte claimed he and three of his teammates -- all of them gold medal winners in Rio -- were mugged by robbers pretending to be police after a night out, but the story was quickly discredited by other witness testimony and surveillance video.

Olympics 2016: Ryan Lochte apologises, team mate pays fine for lying to Brazil police

Olympics 2016: Ryan Lochte apologises, team mate pays fine for lying to Brazil police

Police said one of the swimmers had vandalised a gas station after the group stopped the taxi there to use a bathroom.

Ryan Lochte apologises for his behaviour at Rio Oylmpics 2016

Ryan Lochte apologises for his behaviour at Rio Oylmpics 2016

"It`s traumatic to be out late with your friends in a foreign country - with a language barrier - and have a stranger point a gun at you and demand money to let you leave," he said.

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers` `mugging` story

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers` `mugging` story

A judge on Wednesday ordered the swimmers to be detained and their passports confiscated.

Ryan Lochte robbbed in taxi hold-up after leaving party says USOC in Rio Olympics 2016

Ryan Lochte robbbed in taxi hold-up after leaving party says USOC in Rio Olympics 2016

"Their taxi was stopped by individuals posing as armed police officers who demanded the athletes` money and other personal belongings.

SHOCKING! Rio Olympics gold medallist Ryan Lochte 'held up at gunpoint'

SHOCKING! Rio Olympics gold medallist Ryan Lochte 'held up at gunpoint'

The 32-year-old Lochte won gold on Wednesday in the men’s 4x200 freestyle relay.

US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

Clary finished third in 1:55.33 and confirmed he was retiring from the sport.