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August 3, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
LONDON -- If Michael Phelps has positioned himself as the retiring elder statesman of U.S. swimming, on the receiving end of a tweet and a call from President Obama, Ryan Lochte might be edging toward the role of swimming's bad boy. Lochte proclaimed these Olympics "my time" for months in advance, then won two gold medals in six events. He swam his last event on Thursday night and promptly embarked on a media blitz, including appearances on NBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Eurosport, E!
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April 24, 2014 | By David Wharton
MESA, Ariz. -- In his first competition since coming out of retirement, Michael Phelps finished second to Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly at a Grand Prix event Thursday evening. The longtime rivals provided their sport with a fast, close race before a sold-out crowd and reporters from around the world. Lochte finished in 51.93 seconds, the second fastest time in the event this year. Phelps was .2 seconds behind. An upbeat Lochte said that, as they swam neck-and-neck at the turn, he peeked over at Phelps and "almost started smiling.
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August 21, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
It's a fairy tale only Las Vegas could tell: the prince and the pool boy. Harry, Prince of Wales, brought his ginger magic to Sin City in the wee hours Monday as Olympian Ryan Lochte continued to rage for his birthday. The men collided around 3 a.m. poolside at the Wynn hotel and casino, where friendly banter soon became competitive.  Revelers were treated to an impromptu race from the pair, says the New York Daily News, with Locthe besting the Duke of Cambridge's brother from one end of the pool to the other. As if either of them could really lose -- no one was hurting for female attention.
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April 24, 2014 | By David Wharton
MESA, Ariz. - If Michael Phelps had a number in mind for his first time back in the pool - the first step in his comeback - he was keeping it to himself. After finishing as the fastest qualifier in the 100-meter butterfly at a Grand Prix meet in Arizona on Thursday, Phelps would say only that it felt good to swim competitively again. "I wanted to get out there," he said. "I wanted to get this first race done. " The 22-time Olympic medalist and his coach, Bob Bowman, took a few moments to review videotape of the preliminary heat before meeting with reporters.
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August 17, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Ryan Lochte has moved on from the competitive waters of London to the glittery pools of Hollywood. The 28-year-old swimmer descended on Los Angeles this week to film a cameo in the CW's teen soap "90210," hit a few red carpets and even drum up merchandising business. Already a media darling thanks to that smile (complete with patriotic grill ) and washboard stomach, Lochte's even more of a hit for his, um, unique interview presence. "Memorizing lines and trying to like, say 'em and still, like, do movement … it was hard," Lochte told Access Hollywood, via Buzzfeed, about his stint on "90210.
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November 6, 2013 | By David Wharton
Two big-time athletes. Two freak injuries. Maybe swimmer Ryan Lochte and golfer Brandt Snedeker should have stayed home this week. According to the latest reports, Lochte has suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and a sprained anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee after an encounter with an overzealous fan in Florida on Sunday. The teenage girl ran at the five-time gold medalist, who tried to catch her in his arms. They both tumbled to the ground and Lochte's knee struck a curb.
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August 9, 2012 | By Susan Denley
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte reportedly has multiple offers to create -- by which we mean put his name on -- a fashion line. He also has multiple TV offers, endorsement offers and so forth. [Hollywood Reporter] But -- and this doesn't really surprise me -- the Vogue cover in June on which he frolicked across the sand with fellow Olympians Serena Williams and Hope Solo turns out to have produced the weakest newsstand sales of the year so far for Vogue. It doesn't surprise me because it looked more like a fitness magazine cover than a Vogue cover.
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August 2, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
LONDON---Michael Phelps vs. Ryan Lochte: The Sequel. The two American swimming heavyweights face off for the second and final time in the Olympics on Thursday, one day after Phelps got a surprise telephone call from President Obama. "The craziest thing was just, I answered the phone and they were like, 'Michael?' and I said, 'Yes' and they said, 'Please hold for the president of the United States,' " Phelps said. Obama congratulated Phelps on setting the all-time record for Olympic medals.
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August 10, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Though the Olympics are winding down with closing ceremonies Sunday, swimmer Ryan Lochte doesn't appear to be going anywhere. (Except for a little "going" in the pool, perhaps.) The multiple medalist shared his reality-TV ambitions Friday on the "Today" show, telling Matt Lauer, "I'm definitely looking toward 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'The Bachelor,' so we'll see what happens. " Lochte's definitely headed out to L.A., he said, at least for a while. He said he's interested ultimately in pursuing a fashion-design career on the West Coast.
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April 4, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Ryan Lochte has respect for Kim Kardashian and her extended family, though he's hoping he doesn't turn out to be the next Bruce Jenner. His reality series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" premieres April 21, airing on E!, the same network as the Kardashians. The Olympic swimmer revealed Thursday how he prepared for his new claim to fame: He watched "Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. " Jeah. "I started watching to try to learn what to expect," he told USA Today Sports. "The whole Kardashian family, they have a bunch of energy.
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April 24, 2014 | By David Wharton
MESA, Ariz. - A buzz ran through the crowd, an accumulation of murmurs and applause that drifted across the pool to where Michael Phelps stood. It was just loud enough to make the swimmer grin as he stepped onto the block. "You heard people starting to get excited," he said. The 1,200 spectators at poolside weren't alone - an entire sport watched intently as the most-decorated athlete in Olympic history began his comeback from retirement this week. With an unprecedented 22 medals from three Games, Phelps is the Michael Jordan of swimming.
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November 6, 2013 | By David Wharton
Two big-time athletes. Two freak injuries. Maybe swimmer Ryan Lochte and golfer Brandt Snedeker should have stayed home this week. According to the latest reports, Lochte has suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and a sprained anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee after an encounter with an overzealous fan in Florida on Sunday. The teenage girl ran at the five-time gold medalist, who tried to catch her in his arms. They both tumbled to the ground and Lochte's knee struck a curb.
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August 7, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Three Olympic swimmers, led by 11-time medalist Ryan Lochte, will likely spend more time posing for pictures than in the water when they appear Aug. 17 at Azure Luxury Pool at the Palazzo. Just back in the U.S. after capturing two golds at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Lochte will be joined at the Palazzo 's pool party by fellow Olympic gold medalists Conor Dwyer and Cullen Jones . The celebration, which gets underway at 2 p.m., marks Lochte's most recent victories and his birthday.
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June 29, 2013 | Wire reports
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times. The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning in 15 minutes 47.15 seconds, posting the fourth fastest time in world history and shattering the one of the oldest long-course championship records in the American book. Janet Evans set the previous mark in March 1988 when she finished in 15:52.10.
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April 19, 2013
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April 5, 2013 | By Melissa Rohlin
Swimmer Ryan Lochte has won 11 Olympic medals, including five gold, three silver and three bronze. Now he apparently has a new goal: He wants to be a reality TV star, just like Kim Kardashian. "Kim started from pretty much nothing, and now everyone everywhere knows who she is. That's what I want to do," Lochte told The Hollywood Reporter. "I've seen what E! has done in the past with reality shows like hers. Today, she's huge. " The swimmer's new reality series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"
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April 5, 2013 | By Melissa Rohlin
Swimmer Ryan Lochte has won 11 Olympic medals, including five gold, three silver and three bronze. Now he apparently has a new goal: He wants to be a reality TV star, just like Kim Kardashian. "Kim started from pretty much nothing, and now everyone everywhere knows who she is. That's what I want to do," Lochte told The Hollywood Reporter. "I've seen what E! has done in the past with reality shows like hers. Today, she's huge. " The swimmer's new reality series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"
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July 28, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
- He has posed, shirtless, for the cover of Vogue. He has worn high-top shoes with wings, decorated in red, white and blue. He has sold lime-green novelty glasses with his pet phrase - JEAH! - shading the eyes. His marketing team has advertised him as the next big thing in American swimming, the fun-loving successor to the decorated but dour Michael Phelps. An image is one thing. A champion is quite another. Ryan Lochte walked the walk Saturday, blowing away Phelps and flirting with a world record in winning the 400-meter individual medley, the first and possibly most grueling swimming event of the Olympics.
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April 4, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Ryan Lochte has respect for Kim Kardashian and her extended family, though he's hoping he doesn't turn out to be the next Bruce Jenner. His reality series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" premieres April 21, airing on E!, the same network as the Kardashians. The Olympic swimmer revealed Thursday how he prepared for his new claim to fame: He watched "Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. " Jeah. "I started watching to try to learn what to expect," he told USA Today Sports. "The whole Kardashian family, they have a bunch of energy.
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December 30, 2012 | By Michael Darling, Special to the Los Angeles Times
London calling The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and Taschen, which published a coffee table book chronicling the royal family. (February) So long, Sassoon Vidal Sassoon, whose modern, wash-and-wear geometric haircuts changed the rules - and women's lives - died in Los Angeles at age 84. (May)
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