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Olympic Names In The News: Ryan Lochte To Remain In Charity Swimming Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 24 / 16

A Central Florida YMCA will "proceed as planned with a charity swimming event featuring RYAN LOCHTE despite his fabrication of an armed robbery" in Rio last week. Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation BOD yesterday "agreed to continue with plans for the 'Rematch ...

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