Ryan Lochte loses all his major sponsors after Rio incident, apology

(Reuters) – U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp, following his apology for an “exaggerated” story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games.

(Reuters) – U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp, following his apology for an “exaggerated” story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games.

Brazil didn’t mess up Games, nor did it make most of them

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – As the Olympic hoardings are taken down in Rio de Janeiro and the Carnival atmosphere subsides, there is relief that cash-strapped Brazil avoided making a mess of the Games but also a nagging suspicion it did not make the mos…

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – As the Olympic hoardings are taken down in Rio de Janeiro and the Carnival atmosphere subsides, there is relief that cash-strapped Brazil avoided making a mess of the Games but also a nagging suspicion it did not make the most of them either.

Battle on for last automatic spots on U.S. Ryder Cup team

(Reuters) – With the Ryder Cup just over a month away, the teams are shaping up, with this week’s Barclays tournament at Bethpage determining the last three automatic spots on a United States team desperate to end Europe’s recent domination.

(Reuters) – With the Ryder Cup just over a month away, the teams are shaping up, with this week’s Barclays tournament at Bethpage determining the last three automatic spots on a United States team desperate to end Europe’s recent domination.

Serena Williams and Kerber qualify for Tour finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, battling it out for the world number one ranking, are the first two women to qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, battling it out for the world number one ranking, are the first two women to qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.

Ethiopia says will welcome Rio marathon runner despite protest gesture

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, an official said.

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, an official said.

Anti-U.S. mood could hurt Los Angeles in bid for Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A bid by Los Angeles to host the 2024 Olympic Games could fall victim to anti-American sentiment brewing inside the International Olympic Committee, sources inside the IOC said.

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A bid by Los Angeles to host the 2024 Olympic Games could fall victim to anti-American sentiment brewing inside the International Olympic Committee, sources inside the IOC said.

Tennessee permitted to hire new AD before Hart’s exit date

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The terms of Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart’s retirement allow the school to hire his replacement before his scheduled June 30 exit date.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The terms of Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart’s retirement allow the school to hire his replacement before his scheduled June 30 exit date.