Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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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Longtime Sponsor Speedo Drops Ryan Lochte Amid ‘Robbery’ Scandal

Longtime Ryan Lochte sponsor Speedo USA has announced it is ending its relationship with the 2nd most decorated swimmer of all-time.

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Aussie Swimmer Josh Palmer Gives Statement To Rio Police

Aussie Josh Palmer visited the Rio police to give a statement concerning his alleged robbery earlier this week in Copacabana.

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FINA Releases Statement On Rio Gas Station Debacle

FINA has released a statement concerning the ‘post-competition behavior’ of Americans Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Jimmy Feigen and Gunnar Bentz.

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16 Swimmers Will Carry Nations’ Flags in Closing Ceremonies

While not as widely recognized as those that open the bi-annual event, every Olympic Games ends with a parade of…

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Kirsty Coventry Wraps Busy Olympics With Medals and Flag

Zimbabwean swimmer Kirsty Coventry, one of her country’s most accomplished athletes in any sport, will wrap up a busy two weeks…

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Pernille Blume Named as Denmark’s Flag Bearer for Closing Ceremonies

Pernille Blume (above) was one of the breakout swimming stars at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

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