RYAN LOCHTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Lochte was under contract to seem single at Olympics?

Ryan Lochte has looked for love in the public spotlight before, but at the Olympic Games, the disgraced U.S. swimmer was forced to carry on the facade he was single and in fact, ready to mingle. In a profile from New York Magazine‘s Jessica Pressler, the “Jeah” enthusiast admitted despite being in a relationship with now fiancee  Kayla Rae Reid, he was under contractual...
Via The Comeback
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte says Michael Phelps didn’t help him when he needed it

As if most peoples’ opinions of Ryan Lochte weren’t already negative enough, this probably won’t help matters. Lochte was interviewed by USA Today for a long feature, and in it he talked about the reception he’s had from his USA Swimming teammates since the infamous incident in Rio. Specifically, Lochte complained that swimming icon Michael Phelps wasn’t really there for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Where does Landon Donovan's return rank among these notable athletes?

When Landon Donovan returned to professional soccer after a near two-year hiatus, he joined a notable list of dominant athletes to return to the game. Donovan, 34, himself told fans the decision to return stemmed from an unyielding love for his former club, the Los Angeles Galaxy, a team that saw both injuries and player departures threaten a chance to miss the upcoming MLS postseason...
Via Yardbarker
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte ‘DWTS’ protesters speak out after release from jail

It made for a wild and surreal scene on Monday night when two men stormed the stage shortly after Ryan Lochte’s first performance alongside partner Cheryl Burke on this season’s edition of “Dancing With The Stars.” VIDEO: Anti-Ryan Lochte protester tackled during #DWTS https://t.co/B6XcAFGzYQ pic.twitter.com/LuzYY6cwuM — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 13,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Protesters storm stage after Ryan Lochte's Dancing with the Stars debut

Disgraced US Olympian Ryan Lochte’s first stop on his image rehabilitation tour is the place where all C-level celebrities go for a jumpstart to their careers – Dancing with the Stars. It didn’t get off to a great start. Lochte’s debut DWTS appearance was marred on Monday night when an apparent protester came on to the dance floor. Lochte had just finished his first dance...
Via The Comeback
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months by USOC, USA Swimming

Ryan Lochte has been suspended 10 months by the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming for his role in an internationally-publicized scandal during the Olympics in Rio. The 10-month suspension keeps Lochte out of the 2017 World Championships. The three other swimmers involved in the incident also received suspensions, but for less time. TMZ Sports says one of the swimmers was suspended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte nabs new sponsor after Speedo, others dump him

Swimmer Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor - Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops - that says customers should give Lochte ''a second chance'' after a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics. Lochte had lost four major sponsors Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren, over what happened in Rio. Lochte initially said he and three swimming teammates were robbed after their taxi was...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte signs endorsement deal with cough drop company

Ryan Lochte has been dropped by all of his major sponsors in the wake of the incident he was involved with at a gas station in Brazil, but at least one company is willing to work with him despite the bad publicity. TMZ learned on Thursday that Lochte has signed an endorsement deal with the Pine Brothers throat lozenge company. The CEO of the company, Rider McDowell, said he believes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Lochte to join 'Dancing With the Stars'

Further punishments — like those given to Hope Solo — probably soon will come for Ryan Lochte, but at least he reportedly has dancing to look forward to while he’s out of the pool. The USA swimmer has gone from Olympic hero to a punchline in the matter of days after he “over-exaggerated” the events at a Rio de Janeiro gas station during the Olympics. But he might soon...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic swimmer Gunnar Bentz releases official statement

United States Olympian Gunnar Bentz, one of the four swimmers involved in the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident that’s caused somewhat of an international fiasco the past week, has issued a statement on the incident. Gunnar Bentz’s statement reveals his side of the story regarding what exactly he claims happened last Saturday night. While he offers an apology, he also notes...
Via College Spun
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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