Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Kyle Chalmers Latest Australian Hospitalized Before Leaving Rio

It’s been rough sledding for the Australian Olympic swim team: after a somewhat-disappointing Olympic meet, Cate Campbell announced a hernia surgery, Bronte Barratt and Madison Wilson were hospitalized for pneumonia and now 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has also been hospitalized.

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Joseph Schooling Awarded Free Flights For Life By AirAsia

Following his gold medal performance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Joseph Schooling has been awarded free flights for life by AirAsia.

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Rio Olympic Test Event Showed Same Pool Bias (2.0)

Barry Revzin goes even more in depth on the Rio pool, sharing his data.

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King Kyle has Some Fun Chatting with the Thorpedo

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers sits down with Ian Thorpe for two very different interviews…

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Jimmy Feigen Last of the 4 Gas Station Swimmers to Release Statement

Jimmy Feigen has released a statement about both the incident at the gas station and the legal proceedings in Brazil before he was allowed to leave the country.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 67% Wanted Phelps, Conger on 4×200 Free Relay

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers whom they believe Team USA should have selected to swim the 4×200 free relay:

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Caeleb Dressel Returns to Clay HS to Speak About Rio Olympics (VIDEO)

Clay High School, where Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel went before making the jump to the University of Florida, posted a video…

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Phelps, Ledecky Among Finalists For Team USA Best of the Games Awards

Swimming fans can cast their votes for Phelps and Ledecky, as well as 8 Team USA favorites from other sports, until September 6th.

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Storied Coach Michael Bohl Reacts To Post-Rio Aussie Criticism

Current St. Peters Western Head Coach, Michael Bohl, responds to criticism concerning Australia’s swimming performance at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Simone Manuel and Lia Neal’s “One Lit Team” USA Music Video

Simone Manuel and Lia Neal can add swimming filmmakers to their already-packed resumes.

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Cate Campbell To Undergo Hernia Surgery Upon Return From Rio

World record-holder Cate Campbell swam through a hernia at the Rio Olympics and will require surgery when she returns to Australia, according to a report from the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Madi Wilson and Bronte Barratt Hospitalized in Rio for Illness

Aussie Olympic medalists Madi Wilson (pictured) and Bronte Barratt were both hospitalized in Rio today for separate illnesses. Wilson suffered abdominal pain, while Barratt has contracted pneumonia.

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Michael Phelps Most Mentioned Athlete on Twitter at the Olympics

Many fans took to Twitter this Olympics, tweeting about the excitement, emotional ups and downs, upsets, and scandals that came along with it all. Below is a summary of the 2016 Olympics through Twitter data.

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Additional Sponsors Part Ways With Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte is experiencing some major brand fall-out after the Rio ‘robbery’ debacle.

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Australia Looks Inward To Dissect Worst Olympic Outing Since 1992

Despite being pegged to earn a top 5 finish among nations in Rio by its national Sports Commission, Australian athletes nabbed just 29 medals to finish 10th in the overall standings.

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