A few more updates to the ongoing story involving U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz and security guards in Rio de Janeiro:
An Associated Press report says Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz have confirmed that the story of a gunpoint robbery in Rio was fabricated.
The above video is courtesy of ABC News. From our full report here: An Associated Press report says Jack Conger…
Brazilian news site Globo.com is reporting that Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers weren’t robbed at gunpoint as they originally alleged, but rather were involved in an altercation at a gas station after the swimmers damaged a bathroom door and other items.
Let the Czech swimmers help you get over your post-Olympic swimming blues.
The British Olympic contingency reported an athlete was a victim of an armed robbery in Rio earlier this week.
Ryan Lochte spoke with NBC’s Matt Lauer earlier today, sticking to his story of the alleged armed robbery in Rio on Sunday morning. Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger are being questioned by the Rio authorities.
Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger were pulled off a plane in Rio. More info will come tonight in a special report on NBC’s primetime coverage from Matt Lauer, who has spoken to Ryan Lochte.
Teenagers Canadian Penny Oleksiak and Australian Kyle Chalmers both walked away from Rio with a gold around their necks…
Both Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen have reportedly been banned from leaving Brazil until evidence makes sense to authorities over their incident on Sunday morning, though Lochte has already left.
Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
Check out this women’s 10K open water photo vault courtesy of Satiro Sodre.
The Netherlands picked up the first open water swimming gold of the Rio Olympic Games on a dominant effort from Sharon van Rouwendaal, but behind her, controversy raged with a hotly-contested silver medal finish that led to a disqualification.
“We regret the violence has got so close to the athletes,” says a spokesman for Rio 2016.