The USOC dropped the hammer on Ryan Lochte because his full punishment includes a ban from the next swimming National Championships meet ... which could put his swim career in jeopardy.… READ MORE >
Born -- August 3, 1984
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Olympic swimmer … 11-time medalist … shoe designer … grill enthusiast … pool-peeing pundit.
Broke the 400-meter individual medley record at the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Competitions in 2006. Signed a 10-year contract with Speedo.
Later designed green metallic high-tops for the brand. He’s a style icon ... jeah.
Tripled medal total and set the world record in the 200-meter backstroke at the Beijing Games in 2008.
Won two more gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London … wore a diamond-encrusted, American-flag style grill after stepping down from the medal stand.
Now parties with Prince Harry in Las Vegas and admits to peeing in the Olympic pool.
Ryan Lochte was a man of few words after he learned he's being benched for 10 months. Lochte was on a plane Wednesday afternoon when TMZ Sports broke the story about the USOC's decision to… READ MORE >
Ryan Lochte's a "loving" and "caring" person ... people just don't realize it, YET. TMZ Sports talked to Lochte at LAX Tuesday ... when we asked if his upcoming appearance on "Dancing With the… READ MORE >
Ryan Lochte says he'd love to go back to Rio one day ... but it sure as hell won't be to face charges in the whole gas station incident ... so says Lochte himself. Lochte was charged with… READ MORE >
Authorities in Rio really showed Ryan Lochte and his teammates who's the boss -- just ask Rio authorities, who are patting themselves on the back ... hard! The Court of Justice in Rio… READ MORE >
Ryan Lochte has just been formally charged in Brazil with filing a false police report stemming from the August 14th gas station incident ... and faces jail time if convicted. Brazilian… READ MORE >
Ryan Lochte's endorsement comeback is underway ... he just signed a brand new deal with a throat drop company ... TMZ Sports has learned. Lochte will team up with the Pine Brothers throat… READ MORE >