1. Michael Phelps to Live in $2.53 Million Arizona Home After Retirement

    Olympic legend Michael Phelps is living in luxury. In December, the winningest athlete in the history of the Games purchased a $2.53 million home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, near his training base for Rio de Janeiro...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 682,012 reads 7 comments

  2. John Oliver Roasts Ryan Lochte over Scandal, Calls Him 'America's Idiot Sea Cow'

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Last Week Tonight host John Oliver unloaded a full arsenal of insults against American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Sunday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 days ago 66,244 reads 48 comments

  3. Jack Conger Releases Statement on Gas Station Incident at 2016 Rio Olympics

    American swimmer Jack Conger released a statement Friday night providing his version of events concerning the highly publicized Lochtegate situation at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 5,825 reads 11 comments

  4. US Swimmers Pulled Off Flight Home Due to Robbery Investigation

    The saga of whether Ryan Lochte and other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Olympics took another turn Wednesday, as Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger were reportedly taken off their plane flight home...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 59,492 reads 105 comments

  5. Olympic Swimming 2016: Women's 10KM Open Water Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands battled her way to a brilliant win in the women’s 10-kilometre open water swimming event at the 2016 Rio Games on Monday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 13 days ago 1,937 reads 0 comments

  6. Greatest Expectations: Michael Andrew Is Michael Phelps' Heir Apparent

    The United States has a storied history in the pool, and we are witnessing the nation's greatest generation of Olympic swimmers. Big expectations now fall upon those who are waiting in the wings, like 17-year-old Michael Andrew...

    BR Studios Written by BR Studios about 13 days ago 236,331 reads 32 comments

  7. USA Is 1st Country to Reach 1,000 Total Gold Medals in the Summer Games

    Fact: The U.S. women won gold in the 4x100-meter medley relay on Saturday night, making the United States the first country to reach 1,000 total gold medals in the Summer Games...

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  8. Ryan Lochte, US Swimmers Investigation: Latest on Alleged Robbery at Gunpoint

    Authorities in Brazil are investigating United States swimmer Ryan Lochte and his teammates Gunnar Bentz , James Feigen and Jack Conger regarding claims that Lochte was held up at gunpoint in Brazil, which he alleged on Aug...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 395,794 reads 38 comments

  9. An Open Letter to Michael Phelps: Let's Think Twice About Your Retirement Plan

    Dear Michael Phelps , Uh, about this retirement thing. I get it. It's been a long career, most of it spent stroking up and back, over and over again, chasing that long black line on the bottom of the pool...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 14 days ago 115,242 reads 47 comments

  10. Simone Manuel Hopes Her Gold Medal Moment Will Transcend Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO — She walked through the dark of night, striding through the quiet of the Olympic athletes' village. The clock was approaching 2:30 a.m...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 15 days ago 89,378 reads 253 comments

  11. Katie Ledecky: 2nd Woman to Win 200-, 400- and 800-Meter Freestyle in 1 Olympics

    Fact: Katie Ledecky is the second woman to ever win the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles in a single Olympic Games. (The first was Debbie Meyer in 1968...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 15 days ago 17,277 reads 11 comments

  12. Olympic 2016 Results: How to View Saturday's Live Medal Tally Updates

    Saturday's 2016 Rio Olympic Games events feature a toss-up tennis final in women's singles, where both Monica Puig and Angelique Kerber have a chance to make history, while ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 15 days ago 844 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event After Friday

    In her first and last Olympic Games, Maya DiRado made her mark in the 200-meter breaststroke in an upset victory over Katinka "The Iron Lady" Hosszu...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 15 days ago 6,196 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Swimming 2016: Men's 50M Freestyle Medal Winners, Times and Results

    American Anthony Ervin won the gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, a remarkable 16 years after he won gold in the same event at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 15 days ago 13,862 reads 9 comments

  15. Fan Gets Michael Phelps' Angry Pre-Race Face Tattooed on Leg

    It was bound to happen sooner or later. On Thursday, CBC Olympics tweeted out a picture of Michael Phelps ' now-famous angry face tattooed on somebody's leg...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 15 days ago 6,688 reads 16 comments

  16. Olympic Swimming 2016: Women's 100M Freestyle Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Simone Manuel of the United States and Penny Oleksiak of Canada tied for the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle Thursday night at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 16 days ago 20,522 reads 34 comments

  17. Ryan Lochte Fails to Medal During 200M Individual Medley at 2016 Olympics

    For the first time in his Olympic career, Ryan Lochte failed to medal in the 200-meter individual medley after finishing in fifth place. Lochte finished 0.42 seconds behind bronze medalist Wang Shun...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 3,395 reads 1 comments

  18. Men's 200M Individual Medley Semifinal Results, Finals Lineup, Reaction

    The men's 200-meter individual medley final is set after two semifinal heats on Wednesday evening at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. While 16 swimmers took the pool, all eyes were on a pair of Americans in Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 days ago 19,858 reads 4 comments

  19. Olympic Swimming 2016: Women's 4x200M Freestyle Relay Medal Winners and Times

    Katie Ledecky continued her run of gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday when she put her teammates on her back in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 28,875 reads 3 comments

  20. Olympic Swimming 2016: Men's 100M Freestyle Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Nathan Adrian's bid for a second straight gold medal ended in disappointment on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old captured bronze in the men's 100-meter freestyle at the 2016 Summer Olympics, with Kyle Chalmers bringing a gold to Australia...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 9,717 reads 0 comments

  21. Michael Phelps Is 1st Olympian Ever to Win Multiple Golds in 4 Different Games

    Fact: Michael Phelps won gold in the 200-meter butterfly and the 4x200-meter freestyle relay on Tuesday night. He has now won three gold medals at Rio de Janeiro and is the first Olympian to ever win multiple golds in four different Olympic Games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 18 days ago 47,782 reads 51 comments

  22. Ryan Murphy's 100-Meter Backstroke Victory Gives the US 6 Straight Gold Medals

    Fact: Ryan Murphy won the men's 100-meter backstroke on Monday, giving the U.S. six straight gold medals in the event dating back to 1996...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 19 days ago 8,295 reads 5 comments

  23. Lilly King Could Teach the IOC a Lesson About Olympic Courage

    Lilly King won't leave Rio de Janeiro with as many gold medals as Michael Phelps or Katie Ledecky, but she just became the favorite swimmer not only of many Americans but also of people all over the world who've had enough of drug cheats in sports...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 19 days ago 75,943 reads 86 comments

  24. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Results After Each Monday Event

    Katinka "The Iron Lady" Hosszu of Hungary earned her nickname on Day 3 of the 2016 Rio Olympics with a gold-medal performance in the women's 100-meter backstroke...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 19 days ago 3,421 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Swimming 2016: Results and Highlights from Monday's Day 3

    The United States had a great night in the pool during Monday night's swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 19 days ago 46,900 reads 36 comments