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2012 Diamond League Zurich: Sanya Richards-Ross wins 400m final

Olympic champ Sanya Richards-Ross wins the 400m by .12 seconds over Amantle Montsho (BOT), who took home the Diamond League title due to better placing throughout the season.

2012 Diamond League Stockholm: Sanya Richards-Ross wins 400m

The newly crowned Olympic champ, Sanya (USA) gets her second Diamond League win, at 49.89 seconds, moving her into 2nd in the Diamond League.

Day in the Life: Sanya Richards-Ross

Go behind-the-scenes with Sanya Richards-Ross as she prepares for the 2012 Olympics in London.

Turkish delight could be an hors d’oeuvre to Olympic glory for Sanya Richards-Ross

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) wins the women’s 400m in 49.39 at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field. (Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE) 400m runner’s indoor exploits suggests she’s on the right track By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Just over a week ago, Sanya Richards-Ross celebrated her 27th birthday by becoming the first woman […]

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Sanya Richards-Ross wins 400m

Richards-Ross (USA) gets the win in the Women’s 400m, beating World Champ Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .23 seconds.

2011 Diamond League London: Sanya Richards-Ross wins 400m

August 6, 2011: Sanya Richards-Ross of the U.S. gets her first Diamond League victory of the season in the 400m in London.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Richards-Ross wins 400m

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) wins the women’s 400m race in 50.10, making her 2nd in Diamond Race standings. She has 4 olympic gold medals since 2004 and 5 world championship gold medals since 2003.

Richards-Ross snatches Stockholm win, Sanchez beaten

Christian Taylor of the U.S. jumps to win the men’s triple jump at the Stockholm Diamond League in Stockholm August 17, 2012. (REUTERS/Christine Olsson/Scanpix) STOCKHOLM, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Olympic women’s 400 meters champion Sanya Richards-Ross won her first race since the London Games and Yuliya Zaripov clocked the year’s fastest time in the women’s […]

Richards-Ross stops celebrating to head 200 qualifiers

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA), middle, competes in the women’s 200m heats during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Olympic 400 meters champion Sanya Richards-Ross shook off the effects of a night celebrating her gold win to run the fastest time in the […]

Richards-Ross achieves ultimate dream

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA), right, wins the women’s 400m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Sanya Richards-Ross breathed a sigh of relief when she won the women’s Olympic 400 meters title at the third time of asking. The American had […]

Richards-Ross sets pace in women’s 200 semi-finals

Sanya Richards-Ross (C) finishes in the women’s 200 meters qualifying at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 29 (Reuters) – Sanya Richards-Ross sprinted to the year’s second fastest time as she won her women’s 200 meters semi-final at the U.S. Olympic athletics […]

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Richards-Ross wins 400m

In the Women’s 400 meters, Sanya Richards-Ross, the Bronze medalist from Beijing, will lead the Americans, Dee Dee Trotter and Francena McCrory, in London.

Richards-Ross and Felix look for double success

Sanya Richards-Ross (R) of the United States celebrates winning the women’s 400m race at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet in Eugene, Oregon, June 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 21 (Reuters) – Since she was a youngster, former world champion Sanya Richards-Ross has dreamed of being on the Olympic […]

Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

Yohan Blake’s Injury Woes Continue in Glasgow

Yohan Blake (Reuters/Phil Noble) (Reuters) – Yohan Blake’s injury troubles hit a new low as he pulled up during the 100 meters at Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Blake’s race ended after 60 meters with the Jamaican clutching his hamstring in obvious pain as his compatriot Nickel Ashmeade went on to win in 9.97 […]

Diamond League Glasgow Preview

Carmelita Jeter (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Max Meyer Glasgow is the ninth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League. This is the first time since 1968 that Glasgow will host the Diamond League, as the meet is usually held in London. Here are the top events to watch on Friday and Saturday. Friday at 2 PM ET LIVE on […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

2014 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports) Universal Sports will broadcast the USATF Outdoor Championships on Saturday, June 28, at 6 PM ET and Sunday, June 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE. CLICK HERE for the complete schedule.  The USATF Outdoor Championships return to “Sac-Town” for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best […]

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 […]

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 […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Russia wins 4x400m

In Women’s 4x400m, without their ‘heavy hitters’ like Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix, Team USA had to settle for Silver, for the first time in 12 years, falling .22 seconds behind Russia who wins at 3:20.19.

Rudisha suffers shock loss, shivering Bolt wins

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman (C) celebrates as he won the men’s 800m race in front of David Rudisha of Kenya (R) during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered a shock defeat at the Weltklasse diamond […]

Felix delight as U.S. scorch to relay gold

Francena McCorory (USA), left, takes the hand off from Allyson Felix (USA) in the women’s 4x400m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix claimed her third gold medal of the Games as the United States outclassed their […]

Felix wins women’s 200 meters title

Allyson Felix (USA) competes in the women’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – It was third time lucky for American Allyson Felix who won Olympic 200 meters gold on Wednesday after taking silver at the previous two Games. […]

Tracking The Trials: July 11, 2012

It was a 12-day mini-Olympics, a stretch ending July 1 that delighted us with the overlapping U.S. trials for track and field, swimming and gymnastics. Out of these 12 days of Christmas-in-summer came the rosters for perhaps the three most high-profile sports at the Games. We were served heaping helpings of high-end performance, along with […]

Rupp runs down Lagat for U.S. distance double

Galen Rupp (R) and Bernard Lagat finish in the men’s 5,000 meters final at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 28 (Reuters) – Galen Rupp ran down favorite Bernard Lagat to win a spine-tingling 5,000 meters and secure the first men’s long […]

Gatlin secures London return ahead of Gay

Justin Gatlin (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men’s 100 meter final ahead of Tyson Gay (L) and Michael Rodgers at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 24 (Reuters) – Justin Gatlin is back. So is Tyson […]

Tracking The Trials: June 21, 2012

  They are staging a sequel of sorts to “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Call it “Fast Times at High-flying Eugene, Ore.” Instead of Spicolo and Stacy and Rat, characters in the stoner movie that toasts its 30-year anniversary this year, the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials features Tyson and Justin and Carmelita and […]

Sprints set to dominate U.S athletics trials

FILE – This June 2, 2012 file photo shows United States’ Justin Gatlin winning the 100-meter event at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet in Eugene, Ore. Now 30 and eight years removed from his last Olympic trials, Gatlin’s all business as he steps to the line this weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) By Gene […]

Rudisha wins New York 800 meters in brilliant run

Bernard Lagat, right, congratulates David Rudisha, of Kenya, after he won the men’s 800 meter race at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall’s Island, Saturday, June 9, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, June 9 (Reuters) – Yohan Blake and fellow Jamaican Olympic champion Shelly-Ann […]

Wind blows Liu’s world record hopes

Liu Xiang (C) of China leads David Oliver (L) and Jason Richardson of the United States over the last hurdle in the men’s 110m hurdles at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet in Eugene, Oregon June 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 2 (Reuters) – Liu Xiang sent an ominous […]

Bekele, Farah offer Olympic preview in Oregon

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele celebrates after winning the men’s 10.000m during the Diamond League athletics meeting in Brussels on September 16, 2011. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon (June 1) – One has built a track on the outskirts of his country’s capital to aid his recovery from injury, the other trained in the […]

Bemused Bolt disappointed with slow time in Ostrava; Merritt victorious

Nery Brenes (L) of Costa Rica, LaShawn Merritt (C) of the U.S. and Oscar Pistorius of South Africa compete during men’s 400 meters event at the Golden Spike International track and field meeting in Ostrava May 25, 2012. (REUTERS/Petr Josek) By Jan Lopatka PRAGUE, May 25 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt labored to victory in the […]

Bolt speeds to year’s fastest 100m

By Kayon Rayor KINGSTON, May 5 (Reuters) – Jamaican Olympic champion Usain Bolt held his nerve after two false starts by competitors and powered to the year’s fastest 100 metres at the Jamaica International Invitational on Saturday. The 100 and 200 world record holder clocked a dazzling 9.82 seconds in his first individual race of […]

Bolt may face surprise challenge in 100m

Asafa Powell of Jamaica holds his Athlete of the Meet trophy at the US Open Track and Field meet at Madison Square Garden in New York, January 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, May 3 (Reuters) – Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt could have an unexpected challenger when the Jamaican world record holder […]

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Amantle Montsho upsets Allyson Felix in 400m

June 4, 2011: Amantle Montsho of Botswana wins the women’s 400m over Americans Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross at the Prefontaine Classic.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Amantle Montsho wins 400m

July 10, 2011: Amantle Montsho runs away with the women’s 400m, as American Sanya Richards-Ross settles for fourth.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×400 relay

Sept. 3, 2011: Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix lead the United States in a dominant effort for gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Amantle Montsho wins 400m

June 30, 2011: Amantle Montsho of Botswana beats Sanya Richards-Ross in the 400m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.


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