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2014 World Swimming Championship: USA wins 4x200m Free

In the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Tyler Clary anchored Team USA for the win at 6:51.68, edging Italy by just .12 seconds, in a very tight race.

2014 IAAF World Relays: USA wins Women’s 4x200m

Solomon. Meadows, Knight and Duncan get it done at 1:29.45, to give USA the win. The world’s fastest woman Shelly-Ann Frasier-Pryce could on help Team Jamaica to 3rd as Great Britain was 2nd, .16 seconds behind.

2014 IAAF World Relays: Jamaica sets 4x200m World Record

Anchored by Yohan Blake (JAM), Team Jamaica breaks the United States 20 year old record by .05 seconds with a time of 1:18.63.  And although Wallace Spearmon (USA) would claw back 3rd place, the bad hand off would ultimately disqualify Team USA

Universal Sports Update: Franklin helps USA win 4×200 Free

Swimming star Missy Franklin helps Team USA take the gold in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay during the 2013 FINA Aquatic World Championships.

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: USA wins 4×200 free

With a great final leg, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky, Karlee Bispo and Shannon Vreeland get the win at 7:45.14, beating Australia by 1.94 seconds.

2013 Track and Field Youth Championship: Jamaican wins Boys 4x200m

Jamaica gets the win at 1:49.23, beating Team USA by .91 seconds, who took Silver.

2013 Track and Field Youth Championship: USA wins Girls 4x200m

With Jamaica getting disqualified in the heats, Team USA scores the win at 2:05.15.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: USA wins Men’s 4×200 Freestyle

Team USA had never won the previous four editions of the Men’s 4x200m freestyle; that changed in Turkey, winning by .89 seconds with a time of 6:51.40.

2012 FINA World Championships: USA wins Women’s 4×200 freestyle

Megan Roman, Chelsea Chenault, Shannon Vreeland and Allison Schmitt get the win over Russia by 3.52 seconds.

Team USA Wins Medal Table at FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Final (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images) DOHA, Qatar – Backed by four medals on the final night of competition, Team USA topped the medal table with 17 at the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre. The Americans also captured the team point total with 849 points, and led […]

21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) 21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m): Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 200m Fly W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (1:59.61) 400m IM W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (4:19.86) 4x200m Free W: Netherlands sets new WR (7:32.85)   Thursday’s (Dec. 4) Day 2 World […]

Dramatic Finish Clinches Gold Medal for USA Swimming

Coner Dwyer, Ryan Lochte, Matt Mclean and and Tyler Clary celebrate after winning the men’s 4x200m Freestyle Final at the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) (Francois Nel/Getty Images) 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) schedule DOHA, Qatar – Backed by a strong anchor leg, Team USA came from behind to capture gold in the men’s […]

Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. The 24-year-old […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Team Netherlands, featuring Ranomi Kromowidjojo, sets a world record at 7:32.85. Breaking China’s (who was 2nd) 2010 record by 3.09 seconds.

USA Named Most Successful Country at 2012 London Olympics

From left, Michael Phelps , Conor Dwyer , Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens in London. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The United States won the award for the most successful country in London after topping the medals table with 104 medals, including 46 gold. Former Soviet gymnast Larisa […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

Michael Phelps to Take Break from Swimming after Drunken Driving Arrest

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 5 (Reuters) – Famed U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, said on Sunday he would take a break from swimming and undergo treatment after his arrest last week for drunken driving. Phelps, 29, who is the most decorated Olympian of […]

2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The nation’s […]

Hagino sets sights on Olympics after conquering Asia

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TIM WIMBORNE (Reuters) – Showing no sign of fatigue or weariness after his grueling schedule, Japan’s Kosuke Hagino provided another glimpse on Wednesday of why he could be the man to take over from Michael Phelps as swimming’s ultimate ironman. Hagino captured his fourth gold medal at the Asian Games by winning one of […]

Michael Phelps Wins First International Race Since Olympics

Michael Phelps at the Pan Pacific swimming championships (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Aug 23 (Reuters) – It’s not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that’s exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two […]

USN & NBC Olympics Presents Coverage of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

NBC OLYMPICS AND UNIVERSAL SPORTS COMBINE TO PRESENT 54.5 HOURS OF 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES FROM NANJING, CHINA Josh Elliott & Mary Carillo to Host Opening Ceremony on Saturday, August 16 at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN Youth Olympic Games Televised for First Time on NBC and NBCSN – 24.5 Hours of Coverage Across 16 […]

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

Blake back in form, leads Jamaica to 4×100 relay title

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Olympic silver medalist Yohan Blake made it a perfect trip to the inaugural IAAF World Relays as he anchored Jamaica to a triumphant run in the 4×100 meters relay on Sunday. A night after leading a Jamaican team to a world record in the 4×200 relay, Blake brought his countrymen home […]

Blake, Jamaicans steal show at World Relays

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Yohan Blake and a speedy Jamaican 4×200 meters relay team did not need Usain Bolt to add to the island nation’s collection of world records on Saturday. Blake, the world’s second fastest 200 meters runner behind Bolt, turned on the jets and anchored Jamaica to a world record one […]

Records Could Tumble At Inaugural World Relays

Yohan Blake (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Gene Cherry May 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and world champions will gather in the Bahamas this weekend for a special global meeting that has no field events or individual competitions but the promise of world records and rich cash prizes. The inaugural IAAF World Relays are all about speed […]

Team USA Rosters Announced for 2014 IAAF World Relays

Sanya Richards-Ross (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) INDIANAPOLIS — Team USA’s roster is set for the inaugural IAAF World Relays Championships, contested Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25 at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas. A total of 55 athletes comprise the relay pools that will represent the red, white and blue at the event, which airs […]

Phelps set for second meet of his comeback

Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival. The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the first time since retiring after […]

Sun Yang Wins 800m Freestyle; Missy Franklin Wins 200m Freestyle

(Reuters) – Sun Yang broke down in tears after claiming the second of a possible three distance golds with victory in the 800 metres freestyle and American teenager Missy Franklin captured her third title of the world swimming championships on Wednesday. Olympic champion over 400 and 1,500 metres in London last year, Sun followed up […]

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa: Mclean wins 400m free

4×200 relay world champion Matt Mclean holds off his relay teammate Michael Klueh, who charged in the last lap, to win .26 seconds.

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: Fan Pick

Fan Pick: Michael Phelps Becomes Greatest Olympian of All Time Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. With one final splash, Michael Phelps headed into retirement his way – with a record 18th Olympic gold medal. In a career spanning […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: No. 4

 No. 4: Missy Franklin Wins Five Olympic Medals and Becomes America’s Sweetheart Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. At the age of 17, Missy Franklin stepped onto the world stage at the 2012 Summer Olympics and, after much publicity, already […]

Lochte sets world record in 200 individual medley

ISTANBUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte of the United States smashed his own world record to win the 200 meters individual medley at the world short-course championships on Friday and then shocked the crowd by giving his medal to a fan. Lochte finished in one minute 49.63 seconds to shatter the mark of 1:50.08 […]

Team USA collects seven medals on second day of 2012 FINA Worlds

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The United States extended their total medal count to 11 by placing in seven events on the second night of the 2012 FINA World Championships. Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.), Olivia Smoliga (Glenview, Ill.) and the men’s 4x200m free relay team each walked away from the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey […]

Lochte doubles down on the first night of 2012 FINA World Championships

Courtesy of http://www.usaswimming.org ISTANBUL, Turkey – On the first night of the 2012 FINA World Championships (25m) competition, the United States walked away with four medals and three victories. Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) won the 200m free, with the men’s 4x100m free relay and women’s 4x200m free relay also earned the top spot on […]

Lochte first ever with 7 medals at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte of USA poses with his Gold medal after winning the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on day three of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 17, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.fina.org Ryan Lochte […]

U.S. women’s medley relay gold

AUSA swimmer Dana Vollmer (left), Rebecca Soni (center), and Missy Franklin (right) celebrate as they win the gold medal setting a new world record at 3:52.05 in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy […]

Phelps wins 100m butterfly gold

Michael Phelps (USA), right, is congratulated by Chad le Clos (RSA), left, after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps showed no signs of complacency on the eve of his retirement and provided […]

Franklin wins 200m backstroke gold

USA swimmer Missy Franklin reacts after the women’s 200m backstroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. Franklin won the gold medal setting a new world record at 2:04.06. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy Franklin confirmed her arrival as the new queen of the […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

Berens looking to kick butt in Omaha

Ricky Berens waves to the crowd before the men’s 100m freestyle final during the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 13, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Ricky Berens’ famous butt-baring episode at the 2009 World Championships will […]

Vanderkaay aiming to make a name for himself in London

Peter Vanderkaay prepares for the men’s 200m freestyle preliminaries during the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 11, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Having been part of the Team USA gold medal-winning 4x200m freestyle quartets at […]

 
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