Last summer U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, Gunnar Bentz, and Jack Conger found themselves embroiled in a scandal that rocked the Rio Olympics. After urinating outside the bathroom of a Rio gas station and supposedly causing some minor damage to the facilities, they got into an altercation with the gas station owner and his […]
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LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Many know our good friend, Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Jimmy Feigen, for an incident that took place after all the competition ended after the Rio Games. Sadly, Jimmy was one of the swimmers whose...Show More Summary
The three American Olympic swimmers – Jimmy Feigen, Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger – involved with Ryan Lochte in the infamous gunpoint altercation in Rio De Janeiro last month have been suspended from the U.S. national team for four months, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Thursday. The USOC also announced details of Lochte’s previously reported [...]
Five days after returning to the US, swimmer Jimmy Feigen has issued an apology for his exploits in Rio.
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen, one of the four athletes who were involved in the gas station incident in Rio, says Brazilian officials tried to get him to pay a fine of more than $46,000 before he left the country. In a statement...Show More Summary
Jimmy Feigen signed a statement for Rio police in which he omitted key facts about an early morning incident at a gas station involving U.S. swimming teammate Ryan Lochte and two others during the Olympics earlier this month. “I omitted the facts that we urinated behind the building and that Ryan...
An expensive piss.
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen made his first public comments about the bathroom hi-jinx that spiraled into an international incident in Rio de Janeiro last week.
Jimmy Feigen has officially apologized for his part in Ryan Lochte‘s Rio scandal after omitting facts and lying about what happened earlier this month. “I omitted the facts that we urinated behind the building and that Ryan Lochte pulled a poster off the wall,” Jimmy told NBC News. “I realize I made a mistake by [...]
Team USA swimmer Jimmy Feigen says Brazilian officials tried to shake him down following the gas station incident in Rio... demanding more than $46,000 to let him leave the country. Feigen just spelled out the situation in a statement through…
"I was trying to protect my teammates and for this I apologize"
Feigen detailed the initial story he provided to police and how he got out of Brazil.
Swimmer Jimmy Feigen's nearly $11k deal to avoid a Rio jail could backfire against future Team USA Olympians. TMZ has learned Feigen's $10,800 donation has been tagged to spruce up training facilities for the Reaction Institute in the Rio…
Ryan Lochte and his fellow U.S. swimmers aren’t out of the woods yet. U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun told the Associated Press that Lochte and his three teammates — Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger, and Jimmy Feigen — would be subject to further discipline. “They let down our athletes,” Blackmun said. Show More Summary
Blame it on Rio by Clay Jones U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jimmy Feigen, and Jack Conger are currently in turmoil over their story about being mugged in Rio. The athletes went out on the town to do some partying, stopped at a gas station to pee on a wall, and apparently damaged [...] The post Cartoon: Blame it on Rio appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Jimmy Feigen is paying a Brazilian charity $11,000 to avoid facing charges for making up a robbery story to police.
Team USA swimmer Gunnar Bentz has issued an apology for the controversial incident involving the claim that he and teammates Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, and Jack Conger were robbed at gunpoint at a gas station in Rio. It was later found that the U.S. swimmers had reportedly vandalized the gas station. Gunnar‘s apology was issued [...]
MIAMI/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte issued an apology on Friday and his teammate Jimmy Feigen paid 35,000 reais ($11,000) to a charity after Brazilian police said they lied about being robbed...Show More Summary
RIO DE JANEIRO — U.S. Olympic swimmer James Feigen has made a donation worth just under $11,000 (35,000 Brazilian reals) to a Brazilian non-profit sporting institution and is now free to leave the country, a Rio court said Friday in a statement. Following an interview with the swimmer, police had offered a misdemeanor charge against him […]