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    Brazilian Police Say U.S. Swimmers Lied About Alleged Robbery

    Not so fast. The U.S. Olympic Committee apologized for the “distracting ordeal” involving four swimmers whom Brazilian authorities say lied about being robbed when in fact they vandalized a gas station. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz — who were yanked from their flight yesterday — were able to travel back to the U.S. today, and Jimmy Feigen provided a revised statement and hopes to leave soon. Ryan Lochte, the gold medalist and apparent ring leader of the group, is already back in the U.S. The USOC will review the matter for possible punishment.

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