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.
German athletes are on the verge of setting a new and independent organization. It will be entirely separate from the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), the umbrella organisation of German sports.
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 president of Germany’s athletics federation has expressed frustration over a delay in the release of a survey on doping. The report indicated that the problem in athletics could be worse than previously thought.
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.
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