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Olympic Champion Ryan Lochte Now Global Ambassador For airweave Premium Bedding Toppers

Lochte using airweave to “improve sleep performance” in preparation for 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, airweave, the Japanese creator of top-selling premium bedding toppers and pillows, proudly announced that Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer, is now the global brand ambassador for airweave.  Airweave is a […]

Ryan Lochte wins 200 IM, but Michael Phelps misses out on finals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte won the men’s 200-meter individual medley during the final day of the Arena Pro Swim Series meet Sunday, while rival Michael Phelps failed to make the finals in two events. Lochte, the world record-holder in the 200 IM, won in 1 minute, 57.20 seconds, the third-fastest time in […]

Ryan Lochte beats Michael Phelps in 200 IM at nationals

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, a couple of Olympic champions on the comeback trail, got a step closer to finding their form. Lochte beat Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships Sunday night, leaving Phelps winless in four races at his biggest meet since coming out […]

Ryan Lochte glad Michael Phelps is back: ‘He owes me some money’

CHARLOTTE — Michael Phelps’ return to competitive swimming has been a boost for the sport — and its biggest rivalry. Count Ryan Lochte among those happy to have it continue. At U.S. national championships this week in Irvine, Lochte is entered in six events: the 100-meter freestyle, 200-meter freestyle, 100-meter backstroke, 200-meter backstroke, 100-meter butterfly […]

Recovered Ryan Lochte ready for full slate at Nationals

IRVINE, Calif. – Ryan Lochte makes statements with his swimming and his fashion. When the 11-time Olympic medalist showed up at the U.S. Swimming Championships pool on Tuesday, his white T-shirt did a lot of talking. “If you have a lane,” it read across his chest. “You have a shot,” across the back. That’s been an […]

Charlotte draws Ryan Lochte, others training for Rio

CHARLOTTE — Ryan Lochte wasn’t unhappy with his coach or his experience in Gainesville, Fla., — but he was a bit stuck. “I was at the University of Florida for 12 years,” Lochte says. “That’s where my swimming career started, so I love that place. But I got to a point in my swimming career […]

Ryan Lochte feted at Golden Goggles

LOS ANGELES — Ryan Lochte and Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky won male and female athlete of the year at the Golden Goggles as USA Swimming honored its top performers. Lochte beat out backstroker Matt Grevers for male athlete Sunday night at the 10th annual awards hosted by comedian Kevin Nealon. Lochte also earned […]

Ryan Lochte is NOT so dumb!

Brilliance of TV’s new Jessica Simpson By NICOLE HOMEWOOD Much has been written about how Olympic gold-medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte is an intellectual vacuum. His E! reality show, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” chronicles every cognitive misstep and every abdominal contraction Lochte experiences. Yet consider the subtle genius that is Ryan Lochte. Look past his […]

Video: Ryan Lochte Shaves Everything

Ryan Lochte is growing on us (though we’re still not sure if his schtick is real, or some kind of performance art). In this exclusive clip from this week’s show, he lets us in on a trade secret. On a date before a big meet, he answers the age old questions on if he has […]