Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > News & Media > Houston - Local News > Sports
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

FREE MH Decals by MAIL!


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2016, 11:30 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 135,418

US swimmers to face IOC disciplinary commission

While Ryan Lochte and three other US swimmers race to rebound from the controversy created over their behavior at a gas station in Rio, others are asking if the late-night ruckus could cast a shadow on the future careers of these Olympians.

The swimmers -- Lochte, James Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz -- claimed they were robbed in the early morning hours of August 14 as they returned from a party, an allegation Brazilian police deny. Brazilian authorities say the American swimmers actually vandalized a gas station bathroom and then got into an altercation with security guards.

The International Olympic Committee announced Saturday it has set up a disciplinary commission to investigate the incident and assess if the swimmers should face any punishment.

After taking a public pounding for initially reporting they had been robbed, Lochte apologized Friday on Instagram for "not being more careful and candid" in how he described the events of last weekend.

The 32-year old swimmer said he accepted responsibility for his role in the incident and had "learned some valuable lessons."

Lochte2C20Feigen2C20Bentz2C20Conger 1471625639478 7748395 ver10 1280 720

NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 PM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy