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Olympic Games / Brazil / Robbery / Lochte Apology / A Discussion #1102283

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 19, 2016
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Rio de Janeiro: Nick Paton Walsh) The apology from American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte for his accounts of the Rio de Janeiro gas station "robbery" examined; surveillance video shown. [On NBC, earlier, LOCHTE - describes what happened in the robbery.] Lochte's Instagram statement about the incident quoted. [Rio 2016 spokesman Mario ANDRADA†- reacts.] The agreement by swimmer Jimmy Feigen to make a charity contribution for what happened in Rio & the USOC statement quoted. The reaction in Rio to the Lochte apology discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Rio: Christine Brennan) The likely suspension of Lochte & the others by the USOC & the USA swimming federation, what the sponsors are saying, the importance of the apology/explanation, the Feigen charity deal discussed; surveillance video shown.

Cooper, Anderson;
Walsh, Nick Paton;
Brennan, Christine

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