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Former Gator Ryan Lochte Under Fire After Rio Incident

It’s been over a week since the Ryan Lochte incident occurred. Lochte claimed on August 14 that he was robbed at gun point in Rio during the Summer Olympics by four men dressed up as police officers. The first time Lochte spoke about the incident was when he did an …

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Mike Holloway Attends Rio Track and Field Trials

The 2016 Track and Field Olympic Trials are complete which means the Rio Olympic games are just around the corner.  At the event several Gators (current and alumni) qualified for  the Olympics in Rio. Florida Gators Track and Field Head Coach Mike Holloway was in attendance for the trails. Those not aware (which you should be) …

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Head Coach Gregg Troy Pleased with Gators Swimming Into Olympics

As of last week, the Olympic trials are over for swimming. Up next, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It all started in Omaha, Nebraska where swimmers competed for a spot on their country’s Olympic team. After getting their feet wet in Olympic waters, thirteen different athletes will have …

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Olympic Trials: 27 Gators Making A Run To Represent Team USA

The University of Florida’s Track and Field program will send 27 former, past, and future Gators to the United States Olympic Trials, which runs from July 1 to July 10. How will the 2016 Olympics, in Rio De Janiero, be similar to every Olympic Games since the year 1992? Every U.S. Olympic team since then, has featured at least one athlete coached …

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Olympic Swimming: Gators Make Strong Showing In Trials

As their name might suggest, the Florida Gators are good in the water. This past week at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha Nebraska the Gators, past present and future, stole the show. 23 former and current Gators swimmers competed in Omaha this week along with six Florida signees. Former …

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Gators in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

The U.S. Olympic Swimming trials are underway in Omaha Nebraska and 10 Gators, past and present, have competed in preliminary rounds today.Gator great Ryan Lochte won his heat and turned in the fastest prelim time for the 200-meter individual medley this morning at 1:58.05. Lochte's time of 1:58.05 in the 200 IM …

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Ryan Lochte to Swim in 2016 Rio Olympics with Fellow Gators

Ryan Lochte will take a trip to Brazil later this summer for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The former Gator swimmer has qualified for the U.S. Olympic 4x200m team finishing fourth with a time of 1:46.62. Lochte will compete in his fourth Olympic Games on the US 4×200 freestyle relay …

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