Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and three of his teammates have been suspended from the USA swim team, the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming announced Thursday.
By Courtney Norris
Katie Ledecky was one of the most triumphant athletes of the Rio Olympics. The 19-year-old swimmer overwhelmed her competition; in the 800-meter race, she finished nearly a pool length ahead of second place. Known for relentless training and humility, she…
By PBS NewsHour
Usain Bolt dashed to the finish of the 4x100 meter relay on Friday, out-striding his competition to complete his third Olympic sweep of the 100 and 200 meter springs and the 4x100 meter relay.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
The Olympics conclude this weekend, but the news coming out of Rio is still nonstop. Four U.S. swimmers who said they had been robbed now admit fabricating their story, while Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt could earn his ninth career gold.
By PBS NewsHour
The apology appeared on the American swimmer’s official social media accounts, a day after Brazilian police accused Lochte and three of his teammates of fabricating details of their claim that they were robbed at gunpoint on Aug. 14 by men…
By Joshua Barajas
A cold shower paid off for Ashton Eaton and Helen Louise Maroulis made history by beating her role model in wrestling at the Rio Olympics.
In our news wrap Thursday, the fast-moving fire just 60 miles east of Los Angeles flared even more; 1500 firefighters are battling flames only 4 percent contained. The inferno has charred nearly 50 square miles since Tuesday and forced 82,000…
Watch another Olympic first from Wednesday, in which three Americans took all three medals in the women's 100-meter hurdles.
By Corinne Segal
A Brazil police official said that Ryan Lochte and three other Olympic swimmers "fabricated" a claim that they were held at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics.
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