An appellate court in Brazil has dismissed a criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, concluding that Lochte did not break the law in exaggerating the details of an incident at a gas station during the Rio Olympics in August. Lochte had been charged with falsely communicating a crime to authorities after his controversial NBC interview.
He has won every set he's played in this year's tournament and while he did not dominate the semifinal, he was never in much trouble.
In a statement to Us, Lochte's attorney said, "We are pleased that the court has finally dismissed the criminal prosecution against Mr. Lochte, while also acknowledging that he committed no crime while in Brazil".
After security footage revealed a very different sequence of events, Lochte admitted to being intoxicated from a night of celebration and said he "over-exaggerated that story" in an interview with NBC and posted an apology on social media.
Days later, Rio police held a news conference and said the athletes had vandalized the restroom, breaking a soap dispenser and mirror, as well as destroying a poster outside the bathroom.
But with stand-in coach Conchita Martinez pushing her to play each point on its own merits don't look back, don't think ahead Muguruza was able to regain her best form these two weeks. The decision has not yet been published and prosecutors have 15 days to decide whether they will challenge the ruling.
It was as if getting out of that jam freed up Muguruza - and failing to capitalize on the opportunity deflated Williams.
Surveillance video shows Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro, where they claimed they were robbed by armed men posing as cops.
Lochte had previously earned a 10-month suspension from the national swim team, a penalty that has concluded as of July 1, allowing him to return to action.
Roger Federer is here once more, back in a Wimbledon final for the 11th time, back on the verge of an eighth championship at the All England Club, more than any man has collected in the storied, century-plus history of the place.