Olympic swimmer Lochte reportedly seeks treatment for alcohol addiction
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction, his lawyer told US media. Attorney Jeff Ostrow told celebrity website TMZ on Friday that Lochte was pursuing treatment and remained hopeful of qualifying to swim in a fifth Olympics at Tokyo in 2020. "Ryan knows that conquering this disease now is a…
Lochte ban shows US tough on doping - Adrian
Ryan Lochte's 14-month ban for use of a prohibited intravenous infusion was the right call, US swimming stars said Tuesday, they just hope athletes in other countries are being held to similarly high standards.
Lochte banned 14 months for anti-doping violation
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been suspended 14 months for an anti-doping violation after he received an intravenous infusion, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced on Monday. While USADA said Lochte was not using a banned substance, athletes can typically only receive IVs as part of hospital treatment or through an exemption. "I…
Protesters busted for butting in on Lochte's dance debut
Two men were arrested for trespassing Monday after rushing US swimmer Ryan Lochte on the set of the popular American television show "Dancing with the Stars."
Lochte slapped with 10-month suspension after Rio
Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been hit with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Rio Olympics, US sports authorities said Thursday.
Lochte confesses: I overexaggerated 'robbery' story
Star American swimmer Ryan Lochte said Saturday he took "full responsibility" for vandalizing a gas station bathroom and then telling police an "overexaggerated" story about it during the Rio Olympics.
Lochte apologizes over Rio 'robbery' story
US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had falsely claimed he and three teammates were robbed in Rio, apologized Friday for his behavior, saying he should have been "more careful and candid" in explaining what happened.
Brazil police pull two US Olympic swimmers from airplane
Brazilian police pulled two US Olympic swimmers off a US-bound plane in a row over their claim of having been victims of an armed mugging, officials said Wednesday.