David Marsh, who has served as Ryan Lochte’s personal coach for the past three years in Charlotte, said Thursday in his first public comments about the swimmer that he expects Lochte will soon apologize for his role in what has become an international incident.
Before Sunday’s report of a ‘robbery’ involving swimmer Ryan Lochte in Rio de Janeiro was called a lie by Brazilian police, who could have imagined endorsers, or Charlotte, shying away from a 12-time Olympic medalist? Now that seems all but certain.
Charlotte Hornets star Nic Batum had zero points and zero rebounds in 18 minutes Wednesday as France got blown out by Spain to end its Olympic tournament in the quarterfinals. But Batum says there’s a reason.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 100-meter dash final at the Rio Olympics in 9.81 seconds, blowing away the other seven sprinters vying for his title of world’s fastest man. Justin Gatlin of the United States won silver.
Charlotte’s Marsh is normally the head coach for SwimMAC Carolina’s Team Elite, but his summer job this year is serving as head coach of the U.S. women’s swim team that has been piling up medals in Rio.
Anthony Ervin, 35, is the oldest swimmer on the U.S. Olympic team but still one of the best sprinters in the world. He has overcome his self-destructive tendencies to emerge as a serious medal threat in the 50 freestyle at these Olympics
Rising N.C. State junior Ryan Held had one of the most memorable days of his life Sunday, winning a gold medal in his first international meet as the U.S. held off France in one of the signature events of the Olympics.
Natalie Lew, a cyclist who lives in Raleigh, joined protesters Thursday, Aug. 25, in downtown Raleigh to object to proposed plans by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to develop nearby property as part of the authority's long-term planning. The groups want to preserve the property for trails and possible commercial uses.