US swimmer Lochte to be suspended for 10 months over Brazil "robbery"

US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte will be suspended for 10 months by the US Olympic Committee and USA Swimming for fabricating an account of being robbed at the Rio Olympics, local media reported...

US Olympic swimmer Lochte charged by Brazil authorities: media

Brazilian police have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement after he claimed to have been robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, media reported on...

Speedo drops Ryan Lochte sponsorship over Rio robbery lie

US swimmer Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor on Monday after fabricating an account of being robbed at the Rio Olympics.

US swimmer Bentz blames Lochte over fake robbery incident

US Olympic swimmer Gunnar Bentz on Friday effectively blamed his teammate Ryan Lochte over a fake robbery story which has angered local authorities in Rio.

US swimmers were not robbed, Rio police say

Brazilian authorities said Thursday four US Olympic swimmers were not robbed in Rio de Janeiro as they originally claimed.

US swimmers suspected of false testimony, Olympic spokesman says

Brazilian authorities suspect four US Olympic swimmers have given "false testimony" about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, local Olympic organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada...

Lochte and other US swimmers robbed in Rio, USOC confirms

American swimmer Ryan Lochte and three team-mates were robbed at gunpoint by individuals posing as police in Rio de Janeiro in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Olympic...

Phelps bids farewell with 23rd, and definitely last, Olympic gold

Walking away at the peak of your powers is a difficult thing for any sportsman to do, but Michael Phelps insists his fifth Olympic Games in Rio will be his last.

Swimmers get unwanted city tour before Olympic race

Athletes go through certain rituals ahead of their competitions, but undertaking an unwanted city tour is not one of them. Yet that's just what happened to a group of swimmers before their Olympic...

Despite gold rush, Phelps insists Rio will be his final Games

Michael Phelps said Friday that despite picking up four medals so far at the Rio Games, he will not swim at Tokyo 2020.

Chinese swimmer, Bulgarian athlete fail doping tests at Rio Games

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Bulgarian steeplechaser Silvia Danekova have tested positive for banned substances in the first failed doping tests at the Rio Olympics.

Phelps makes it gold number 22; Oleksiak and Manuel tie in 100m free

Michael Phelps won a fourth consecutive men's 200-metre individual medley on Thursday, claiming the 22nd Olympic gold of his career in Rio de Janeiro, while the women's 100m freestyle resulted in...

Balandin delivers first swimming gold for Kazakhstan

Dmitriy Balandin wrote himself into the Olympic history books on Wednesday as the first swimming medallist from Kazakhstan.

Phelps claims 21st Olympic gold; Ledecky, Hosszu win again

American Michael Phelps won his 20th career Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, holding off a challenge from Japan's Masata Sakai to win the men's 200-metre butterfly, and later returned to win his...

Americans hail King win as victory for clean swimming

Lilly King downed Yulia Efimova in the 100-metre women's breaststroke final in Rio, in what had become a grudge match over the Russian's doping past.