Friday, August 19, 2016

US Olympic Committee apologizes to city of Rio for swimmers' actions on night of alleged robbery...

While it's still difficult to parse through what exactly happened the night Ryan Lochte claimed he and three US swimmers were robbed at gunpoint, it's become clear that they were not blameless in the situation.

Reports and security footage were released Thursday disputing Lochte's claims and showing the swimmers may have tried to urinate outside of the gas station where they stopped, committed an act of vandalism, and got into a dispute with station security over the vandalism.

In light of these revelations, the US Olympic Committee released a statement apologizing for the actions of Lochte, James Feigen, Gunnar Bentz, and Jack Conger.

 The USOC gave a breakdown of sorts of the events that night: Full story...

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