Tuesday, March 21, 2023

All posts tagged "Rio Olympics"

  • Lochte banned through June 2017, loses $100,000 in bonuses

    Ryan Lochte is banned from swimming through next June and will forfeit $100,000 in bonus money that went with his gold medal at the Olympics, part of the penalty for his drunken encounter at a gas station...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
  • At Puerto Rico parade, gold medalist Puig saw island’s hope

    NEW YORK – Monica Puig gazed out at her fellow Puerto Ricans jamming the parade route, and in their eyes she saw hope. They hailed her with “a sense of satisfaction,” she recalled Saturday, “and a sense...

    • Posted August 27, 2016
  • La Fortaleza opens its gates to honor P.R. Olympic delegation

    SAN JUAN — Gov. Alejandro García Padilla welcomed Tuesday in La Fortaleza the delegation that represented Puerto Rico in the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. La Fortaleza opened its gates so the public could celebrate and bond with the athletes....

    • Posted August 23, 2016
  • Speedo USA, 3 other Sponsors Drop Lochte after Rio Incident

    Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially tried to pass off as an armed robbery. In quick succession, four...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
  • Puerto Rican Olympic Delegation to Parade through San Juan on Tuesday

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rican Olympic delegation will celebrate on Tuesday the end of the 2016 Río de Janeiro games with a parade through San Juan. The participating athletes include Javier Culson, Jaime Espinal, Franklin Gómez...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
  • Samba, Reflections and Pride in Final Rio Olympics Party

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Shaking to samba and sharing reflections in uniquely Brazilian ways, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both revelatory and a sigh of relief....

    • Posted August 21, 2016
  • “This medal’s for you, Puerto Rico”

    Mónica Puig arrived to Puerto Rico amidst a loving crowd

    • Posted August 20, 2016
  • After Apology, Questions about Future Loom for Lochte

    RIO DE JANEIRO – U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more “careful and candid” about how he described...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
  • Bolt says this is goodbye; Lochte says he’s sorry

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Usain Bolt seeks to say his goodbye with another gold medal Friday night at the Rio de Janeiro Games, where another Olympic juggernaut – the U.S. men’s basketball team – faces Spain in...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
  • What to watch at the Rio Games on Friday

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Day 14 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, wresting, boxing, platform diving and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD A...

    • Posted August 19, 2016