Brazilian police say four US Olympians, including Ryan Lochte, fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
- 15 August, 2016 Rio 2016: US swimmer Ryan Lochte robbed at gunpoint Gold medalist Lochte was robbed on the way back to Athletes' Village by armed robbers posing as police officers.
- 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.
- 18 August, 2016 Police stop two US Olympic swimmers from leaving Brazil Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger hauled off flight after doubts raised about a claim they were robbed at gunpoint.
- 8 November, 2017 Refugee to Olympian – swimmer Yusra Mardini’s incredible journey as she targets Tokyo 2020 Yusra Mardini represented Team Refugee as a swimmer at the Rio Olympics in 2016, less than a year beforehand she fled war-torn Syria and made the 25-day journey to Europe.