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Speedo USA Ends Ryan Lochte Sponsorship

Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, two days after the U.S. Olympic gold medalist swimmer admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

Rio Wraps, See You in 4 years in Tokyo

A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.

Ryan Lochte's costly mistake

Dr. Patrick Rishe, director of the Sports Business Program at Washington University, weighs in on how Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte's actions affect his sponsorship deals.

Inside The Plan To Unionize UFC Fighters

As Ultimate Fighting Championship prepares to hold its highly anticipated “UFC 202” pay-per-view event on Saturday, a new organization wants to give its athletes a seat at the bargaining table.

Ryan Lochte's Brand Value Sinks Amid Rio Scandal

Lochte's involvement in an embarrassing international incident raises serious questions as to whether he’ll continue to compete for USA Swimming – and whether major corporate brands will risk associating with a declining, disgraced athlete.