The Olympic swimming champion has rejoined the US Anti-Doping Agency's drug testing program - a pre-requisite for competing in professional sports. He could now take part in next year's US championships.
A court in Brazil has dismissed criminal charges against Lochte after finding that his lies did not amount to filing a fake report. Lochte had falsely claimed that he was robbed at gunpoint at last year's Games in Rio.
The IOC has voted to award two Olympic Games simultaneously for the first time in a century, due to a lack of candidates. DW takes a look at why no-one seems to be interested in hosting the Games anymore.
US swimming legend Michael Phelps has called for major reforms to global anti-doping procedures. The winner of 28 Olympic medals called on US authorities to do whatever it takes to ensure that this happens.
The gold-medal winner in the the women's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics has failed an out-of-competition doping test. Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win gold in the event.
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