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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.
 

Michael Phelps nabs another world leading time in 200m medley

Michael Phelps nabs another world leading time in 200m medley

Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual medley triumph at the US swimming championships.

Swimming World Championships: Ryan Lochte writes history as Katie Ledecky wins fourth gold

Swimming World Championships: Ryan Lochte writes history as Katie Ledecky wins fourth gold

Ryan Lochte wrote himself into the history books on Thursday while Katie Ledecky won her fourth gold at the world swimming championships to cap a great night for the United States.

 

Ryan Lochte wins fourth straight 200m IM world gold

Ryan Lochte wins fourth straight 200m IM world gold

Ryan Lochte of the United States made history by winning his fourth straight 200m individual medley gold at the world swimming championships on Thursday.

World Championships: Ryan Lochte dominates medley heats after freestyle flop

World Championships: Ryan Lochte dominates medley heats after freestyle flop

Ryan Lochte of the United States was back to his best when he started the defence of his men`s 200 metres individual medley title in commanding fashion on day four of the world championships on Wednesday.

James Guy eclipses Sun Yang to win 200m freestyle

James Guy eclipses Sun Yang to win 200m freestyle

Britain’s James Guy held off a host of Olympic champions to win his first world title, the men’s 200m freestyle, at the world championships on Tuesday.

Ryan Lochte out to bounce back from `worst year`

Ryan Lochte out to bounce back from `worst year`

US swim star Ryan Lochte is looking to bounce back from what he describes as his `worst year` in 2014 when the world swimming championships begin on Sunday.

Swimming stars battle for world titles with eyes on Rio Olympics

Swimming stars battle for world titles with eyes on Rio Olympics

With one eye on Rio de Janeiro, swimming`s stars begin the battle on Sunday for world championship medals in Kazan to prove their form heading into the 2016 Olympics.

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Ahead of the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, from August 2-9, here are five races to look out for in the pool at the Kazan Arena Stadium:

US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool

US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool

Vulnerable, or perfectly primed to destroy the opposition -- that`s the tantalizing question surrounding the US team headed to Russia for the 2015 swimming World Championships.

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

With one eye on Rio de Janeiro, swimming`s stars begin the battle on Sunday for world championship medals in Kazan to prove their form heading into the 2016 Olympic Games.

''Dead in water'' US swimming team expects slow start in Kazan

''Dead in water'' US swimming team expects slow start in Kazan

USA Swimming was rubbing its hands with glee when it announced a squad packed full of gold medal winners and record breakers for the 2015 world championships, but that was a year ago and the team that lands in Kazan may need time to fire on all cylinders.

More frustration for Michael Phelps in Charlotte

More frustration for Michael Phelps in Charlotte

Michael Phelps had set his sights on testing himself against Ryan Lochte on the final day of competition at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday.

In the end he was not even fast enough to make the same finals as his rival.