Ten Month Ban for Ryan Lochte Following Brazil Gas Station Incident

U.S. swimmer and twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months as a result of the incident that occurred at a Brazil gas station during the 2016 Olympics. In addition, Lochte will be banned from the 2017 world championship meet in Budapest next July.

The ban arises out of an incident in which Lochte and several other American swimmers fabricated a story about being held at gunpoint and robbed while they were out by men they believed to be police officers. …

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Former Stanford University Swimming Star Banned by USA Swimming for Life

On June 10, 2016, USA Swimming, the national governing body of competitive swimming, banned ex-Stanford University swimmer, Brock Turner from its membership for life, in response to Turner’s recent criminal sentence convicting him of sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated female.

In January of 2015, Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious female on the University’s campus. According to the court report, Turner had only met his victim minutes before the event, at a fraternity party. Turner and the woman left the party and began kissing on …

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