Gold medalist Lochte was robbed on the way back to Athletes’ Village by armed robbers posing as police officers.
- 18 August, 2016 Rio police: US Olympic swimmers were not robbed Brazilian police say four US Olympians, including Ryan Lochte, fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
- 8 September, 2016 Swimmer Ryan Lochte punished by US Olympic committee US swimmer is suspended from using Olympic facilities and will miss next world championship for his part in Rio scandal.
- 19 August, 2016 Rio 2016: US swimmers leave Brazil to jeering crowds Brazil allows Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger to fly out of Rio after lying that they were robbed during the Olympics.
- 9 August, 2016 Rio 2016: Olympians get creative combating Zika Uniforms that cover athletes from neck to toe and Zika-free condoms among methods used in Rio.
- 15 August, 2016 Rio 2016: Usain Bolt lands 100m Olympic gold Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt wins the final in 9.81 seconds to stay in contention for an Olympic "triple-triple".