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More sponsors cut ties with disgraced Lochte

2016-08-23 12:31

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost four sponsorship deals stemming from his spurious claim of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

Speedo drops Lochte after Rio scandal

2016-08-22 17:57

Speedo has announced that it has ended its sponsorship of embattled Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte following his false claim that he had been robbed in Rio.

Meet Ryan Lochte, the latest 'ugly American'

2016-08-19 21:51

It is Ryan Lochte's turn to be scorned as the world's ugliest American: a man wrapped in shame for his concocted story of being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Olympics.

US swimmers leave Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

2016-08-19 13:10

US Olympic authorities apologised to Brazil as two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

24 quick questions with Chad le Clos

2016-08-19 11:47

Returning home from a successful Olympics in Rio, we asked 24-year-old Chad le Clos 24 questions...

Two 'mugged' US Olympic swimmers leave Rio

2016-08-19 05:24

Brazilian authorities let two US swimmers leave Rio after they retracted a claim to have been victims of a mugging during the Olympic Games.

US swimmers questioned over robbery

2016-08-18 16:34

Two top US Olympic swimmers faced new questioning by Brazilian police after being removed from a US-bound plane.

Ho swims to 10th in open water event

2016-08-16 16:17

South African swimmer Chad Ho has finished in 10th place in the 10km open water swim at the Rio Olympics.

Weber swims to 18th in open water event

2016-08-15 16:28

South Africa's sole female swimmer at the Olympics, Michelle Weber took part in the 10km open water event in the seas off Rio de Janeiro.

Hero's homecoming for Schooling

2016-08-15 10:10

Singapore's Joseph Schooling returned home to a rousing welcome after his stunning victory over Michael Phelps.

 

Ralph Lauren join Speedo in dropping Lochte

2016-08-22 21:08

Embattled star Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost two major endorsement deals following his false claim that he had been robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

Lochte takes 'full responsibility' for Rio scandal

2016-08-21 06:49

American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he took "full responsibility" for vandalising and then inventing a story about it during the Rio Games.

Lochte apologises over Rio 'robbery' scandal

2016-08-19 19:19

US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had falsely claimed he and three team-mates were robbed in Rio, has apologised for his behaviour.

WATCH: SA swimmer shares his Rio experience

2016-08-19 12:13

South African Olympic swimmer Calvyn Justus shared his entire experience in Rio from the opening ceremony to life at the Olympic village.

Le Clos gets rousing welcome home

2016-08-19 07:00

Chad le Clos is still KwaZulu-Natal’s favourite son. Of that there is no doubt thanks to the welcome he received on his return from the Rio Olympics.

US swimmers fought with security guard - reports

2016-08-18 18:56

Reports have emerged that US Olympic swimmers claiming to have been mugged in Rio in fact got into a fight with an armed gas station security guard.

USA swimmers ordered to stay in Rio

2016-08-18 04:23

A Brazilian judge has ordered that passports be seized from US Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen to stop them leaving the country.

Phelps hails role inspiring his own defeat

2016-08-16 11:42

Michael Phelps has acknowledged a "small part" in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge.

SA have more Olympic golds than Michael Phelps!

2016-08-15 13:20

When Michael Phelps won the 4x100m individual medley for an incredible 23rd Olympic gold medal, he tied SA's all-time tally. But not for long...

USA swimmers robbed at gunpoint

2016-08-14 22:00

The US Olympic Committee says Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed by armed men who stopped their taxi.

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