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Fresh off 14-month ban, Ryan Lochte set to compete in pool

Ryan Lochte is set to return to competition next week, fresh off the end of a 14-month suspension for receiving an intravenous injection. The 12-time Olympic medalist will compete in the U.S. national championships at Stanford, which run July 31-Aug.

Swimmer Ryan Lochte suspended until July 2019 for use of IV

The longtime U.S. swimming star has been banned from competition until July 2019, which means the 12-time Olympic medalist cannot compete as planned in the national championships that start this week in California. Lochte will also be ineligible for other top meets, including the Pan Pacific Championships later this year and next year’s world championships.

Ryan Lochte finishes fifth in 100-meter backstroke

In his first USA Swimming-sanctioned event after a 10-month suspension for his behavior at Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Ryan Lochte finished fifth in the men’s 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds at the U.S. Open. Arkady Vyatchanin was first with a time of 53.91, followed by Christopher Reid (54.54), Xavier Mohammed (54.62) and Brock Bonetti (54.99) ahead of Lochte, who qualified for the finals by placing seventh in the preliminary meet with a time of 55.59 seconds.

Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte false report case

A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The court in Rio confirmed in a statement this week that it tossed out the case after determining that Lochte’s robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute the filing of a fake report. A lawyer for Lochte says he’s “pleased” by the decision.

Ryan Lochte, fiancee announce pregnancy with underwater pics

Ryan Lochte has jumped in the pool to announce that he and fiancee Kayla Rae Reid are expecting a baby. The Olympic swimmer and the former Playboy model both shared pictures on Instagram of Lochte under water and kissing Reid’s tiny baby bump. Ryan Lochte has jumped in the pool to announce that he and fiancee Kayla Rae Reid are expecting a baby.

Digest: South Korea advances to international title game of LLWS

Seum Kwon had two home runs and three RBIs, Sangheon Park struck out nine and South Korea beat Mexico 7-0 on Thursday in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to advance to the international championship game of the Little League World Series.

Sponsors cut ties with swimmer Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela announced in quick succession Monday they were dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

U.S. Olympic Committee says more actions coming in Lochte scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO – Whatever celebration the U.S. Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de Janeiro Games on the competition front will likely be short-lived. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun promised Sunday that “further action” will be coming, perhaps soon, against 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and three of his U.S. swimming teammates after the story of an armed robbery following a night of partying unraveled and led to Lochte acknowledging he embellished the tale.

Commentary: Lochte’s apology is about as real as story

So you’re Ryan Lochte (heaven forbid), you’re an Olympic star with a dozen medals, you’re a cool cat with blueish hair and a wry smile, and you’re returning from a night in Rio with three Olympic teammates.

After apology, questions about future loom for Lochte

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more “careful and candid” about how he described what happened after a night of partying with his teammates.

Lochte apologizes, saying he should have been more ‘careful and candid’

RIO DE JANEIRO – U.S Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an early-morning incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more “careful and candid” about how he described what happened after a night of partying with his teammates. Lochte said in a lengthy post on Instagram that he was apologizing for his role in taking the focus away from other Olympic athletes.

Brazilian police say U.S. swimmers were not robbed

Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and the intoxicated athletes instead vandalized a gas station bathroom and were questioned by armed guards before they paid for the damage and left.

Ryan Lochte, U.S. swimmers were not robbed, Brazil police say

The mystery behind the claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed after a night of partying in Rio de Janeiro deepened Thursday, after officials first blamed him for making it up – then backtracked on some details and acknowledged the Olympians had been confronted by security guards with guns.

Brazil detains two American swimmers over robbery

Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his teammates.

Father: Lochte back in U.S.; Rio judge orders passports held

RIO DE JANEIRO – The father of American swimmer Ryan Lochte said Wednesday his gold medal-winning son arrived back in the United States before a Brazilian judge ordered that Lochte and U.S. teammate Jimmy Feigen stay in Brazil as authorities investigate their claim they were robbed during the Olympics.