Uh oh. It still looks like Lochte got out of the country, Feigen is still stuck there and now two other swimmers who were with Lochte the night of the alleged robbery have been stopped from leaving the country.

This story gets stranger and stranger. I don’t trust the government of Brazil. Maybe they think Obama will pay a ransom for them. All I know is we better get our Olympians out of there asap.

Via USA Today.

Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte the night of an alleged robbery were removed from a flight at a Rio airport on Wednesday night as they tried to leave the country.

Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were taken off their flight departing for the United States by Brazilian authorities, USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports. He said more information is being gathered.

Lochte, Bentz, Conger and Jimmy Feigen said they were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning after leaving a party at France House.

A judge ruled earlier Wednesday that Lochte and Feigen were to turn over their passports and remain in Brazil. Lochte is home in the United States.

Judge Keyla Blank said she based her ruling on inconsistencies in the testimony of Lochte and Feigen.

Feigen is in Rio and said he’s cooperating with officials. “I’m just trying to give Brazil what they need or what they want and get out of here,” Feigen told USA TODAY Sports during a telephone interview Wednesday night. “It’s a hassle. But I’m safe, everything’s fine.”


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