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2013 Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Aerials: Flip landing

Zongyang Jia (CHN) loses control of his landing, but then spectacularly gains control of it again.

Gymnast McKayla Maroney Throws Acrobatic First Pitch

McKayla Maroney at the Chicago White Sox game (Jon Durr/USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Anyone can throw a ceremonial first pitch. But few can do it as acrobatically as gymnast McKayla Maroney. The Olympic champion stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Chicago White Sox baseball game on Friday. Rather than throw the ball from there, she performed a […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Elseify wins Hammer Throw

Ashraf Elseify (QAT) shows off his back flipping skill as he repeats as the Men’s Junior Hammer Throw champion, with a Championship Record at 84.71 meters. Bence Pasztor (HUN) took Silver 4.52 meters short.

Jordan Burroughs Wins Championship at World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports) By Craig Sesker MADISON, Wis. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is one of the most talented wrestlers this country has ever seen. He’s also one of the most mentally tough athletes in U.S. history. That was evident when Burroughs overcame a very determined effort by the talented David […]

‘America, we did it!’ Christensen leads US sweep

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ (Reuters) – Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday. Another bumper crowd at Extreme Park were treated to a thrilling display of acrobatics as the freestyle skiers pushed their routines to the limits […]

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Radjenovic crashes

Astrid Radenovic flips her sled with Jana Pittman (AUS), luckily it flips back up and they survive ok.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Americans crashes

In run one, Cory Butner flips his sled and then in run two, while in 2nd place, Steven Holcomb flips his sled as well. Luckily everyone was ok

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Sunok Kim crashes

Sunok Kim and brake-women Mihwa Shin (KOR) crashed hard in the 2nd run after their sled flipped over on one of the sharpest turns of the course. Kim and Shin were able to walk away under their own power.

Biles, Ross Finish One Two At Women’s All Around Finals

Courtesy USA Gymnastics ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 4, 2013 –Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/Bannon’s Gymnastix, Inc., and Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, swept the top two spots in the women’s all-around finals at the 2013 World Gymnastics Championships at the Antwerp (Belgium) Sports Palace today. Biles won the all-around title with her 60.216 total, just […]

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Intxausti wipes out

Benat Intxausti (Movistar) seems to have hurt noting but his pride, as he misjudges a corner and flips over on his bike.

Diana Nyad Completes Swim From Cuba To Florida

By Michael Haskins KEY WEST, Florida | Mon Sep 2, 2013 3:10pm EDT (Reuters) – American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Monday became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat. Nyad came ashore about 53 hours after she […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Isinbayeva celebrates

After winning the Women’s Pole Vault in front of her home crowd, world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) celebrates with the mascot and some back flips.

Warrior Games: The Final Results

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports Ever wonder about the translation of “Semper Fi,” the motto associated with the few, the proud, the Marines? It is a Latin phrase that means “always faithful” — not, as followers of an annual Paralympics-styled sports festival for armed services members might guess, “kicking butt at the Warrior […]

Dalton, Ohashi win 2013 AT&T American Cup

Courtesy of usagym.org WORCESTER, MASS., March 2, 2013 – 2012 Olympian and 2013 Winter Cup Champion Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev./University, Oklahoma, and Katelyn Ohashi of Plano, Texas/WOGA, won the all-around titles at the 2013 AT&T American Cup inside the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Dalton posted a 89.398, while Ohashi scored a 59.199. Simone […]

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup: Bukovel: Men’s Aerials: Christopher Lambert crashes hard

In the first final heat Christopher Lambert under rotated a backflip and took a hard crash landing hard on his face. Lambert was able to walk away unassisted.

Kevin Reynolds (CAN) strikes gold at ISU Four Continents Championships 2013

The 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday with the Ladies Short Program and Men’s Free Skating. Mao Asada (JPN) earns big lead in Ladies Short Program Mao Asada of Japan earned a big lead in the Ladies Short Program ahead of teammates Akiko Suzuki and Kanako Murakami. All […]

Javier Fernandez (ESP) claims historic gold medal

Gold medallist Javier Fernandez of Spain poses during the award ceremony for the men’s skating at the European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, January 26, 2013. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic) Courtesy of isu.org The competition at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2013 concluded in Zagreb, Croatia on Saturday with the Men’s and Ladies Free Skating. Javier […]

Bobrova, Soloviev (RUS) dance to gold

Gold medallists Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev of Russia pose during the award ceremony for the ice dance competition at the European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, January 25, 2013. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic) The 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Zagreb, Croatia on Friday with the Ladies Short Program and the Free Dance. Adelina […]

Bobrova and Soloviev (RUS) capture lead in Short Dance

Russia’s Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev perform during the ice dance short dance program at the European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, January 23, 2013. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic) Courtesy of isu.org The 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened in Zagreb, Croatia on Wednesday with the Short Dance and the Pairs Short Program. Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev […]

Mao Asada strikes gold in Sochi

The competition at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating concluded Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, with the Junior Ladies and Junior Pairs Free Skating, the Ladies, Men’s and Pairs Free Skating and the Free Dance. Mao Asada (JPN) strikes gold Japan’s Mao […]

2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Day 1

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Friday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, with Junior Men Free Skating, Junior Free Dance, Men, Ladies and Pairs Short Programs and the Short Dance. Mao Asada (JPN) captures Ladies Short Program Mao Asada […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy – Day 3

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org NHK Trophy concluded Sunday in Miyagi, Japan with the Pairs Free Skating and the Exhibition Gala. NHK Trophy was the sixth and last event in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminates with the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi, […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy – Day 2

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org NHK Trophy continued Saturday in Miyagi, Japan with the Pairs Short Program, the Free Dance, Ladies and Men’s Free Skating. NHK Trophy is the sixth and last event in the series and thus provides the last opportunity for skaters to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi, […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy – Day 1

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org NHK Trophy opened Friday in Miyagi, Japan with the Short Dance, Ladies and Men’s Short Programs. NHK Trophy is the sixth and last event in the series and thus provides the last opportunity for skaters to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi, Russia, in December. Meryl […]

Trophée Eric Bompard opened Friday in Paris, France with the Short Programs and Short Dance

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) win Pairs Short Program Russia’s Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov won the Pairs Short Program followed by Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada and Cheng Peng/Hao Zhang of China. Peforming to „The Blue Danube“, Kavaguti/Smirnov completed a level-four triple twist, a side by side triple toeloop and throw triple loop. The […]

U.S. finishes 1-2 again in two-man bobsled World Cup

PARK CITY, Utah – It was déjà vu as men’s bobsled pilots Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Cory Butner (Yucaipa, Calif.) finished 1-2 again in the two-man World Cup race this afternoon. Holcomb and Butner were the top two competitors in last week’s season opener, and repeated their medal performances at the Utah Olympic […]

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Park City: Lyndon Rush crashes in 2man

Rush (CAN) looked as though he was positioned to beat out Holcomb as the race leader, until he made a costly error causing his sled to flip.

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup Day 2 recap

The competition at Rostelecom Cup concluded Saturday in Moscow, Russia with the Free Skating and the Free Dance. Rostelecom Cup was the fourth of six events in the 2012/2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Kiira Korpi (FIN) strikes gold Kiira Korpi of Finland struck gold. U.S. skaters Gracie Gold and Agnes Zawadzki claimed […]

2012 Cup of China under way in Shanghai

Courtesy of usfsa.org Day one at 2012 Cup of China in Shanghai is complete and all four members of Team USA will have a shot at a medal tomorrow. Cup of China is the third of six ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating events to take place this season. In the ladies event, Mirai Nagasu, […]

Skate America: Hanyu the highlight

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) competes in the men’s short program in the 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America competition at the ShoWare Center. (Mike Nelson-US PRESSWIRE) The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series is officially under way as the pairs and men each performed their short programs at 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America at the ShoWare […]

Raisman wins women’s floor gold

Alexandra Raisman (USA) competes in the women’s floor exercise final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – American Aly Raisman won the women’s floor exercise title in the final artistic gymnastics event at the London Games on Tuesday after defending […]

Body critics got to me, says Johnson

USA gymnast Shawn Johnson (left), Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci pose with United States first lady Michelle Obama for a picture during the Let’s Move Event at U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – “So English,” Shawn Johnson exclaimed as she eyed a platter of juicy sausages […]

U.S. women lead team rankings after three of five subdivisions in qualification round

Courtesy of USAGYM.ORG LONDON, July 29, 2012 – After three of five subdivisions in the qualification round, the U.S. women lead the team standings with a total of 181.863, finishing ahead of Great Britain (170.656) and Italy (168.397), respectively, at the 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena. The qualification round determines which countries […]

Lochte unfazed by challenge of tackling Phelps

Ryan Lochte (R) and Michael Phelps check their times after swimming in their men’s 200m individual medley during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 29, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 5 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte is either a man on a mission or a masochist. The London Olympics […]

Felix and Tarmoh to race for last Olympic spot

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, July 1 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix and training partner Jeneba Tarmoh will settle their controversial women’s 100 meters third-place tie at the U.S. Olympic trials with a runoff on Monday, officials said on Sunday. Tarmoh was originally named as the winner of the final spot on the U.S. team for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coin toss or run-off may decide women’s 100m place

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix puts her arm around Jeneba Tarmoh after the two runners tied for third place in the women’s 100m race at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon Saturday June 23, 2012. Athletics officials should wait until Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh compete in the 200 meters trials before they make […]

Bolt unhurt after minor car accident

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, June 10 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s 100 meters world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt was involved in a car accident near his home on Sunday but escaped without injury, his publicist said. Reports said the 25-year-old triple Olympic gold medalist, who will be the focus of world attention when the […]

Golden girl Liukin savoring grind of late London bid

Team USA women’s gymnast Nastia Liukin during a portrait session at the 2012 Team USA Media Summit at the Hilton Anatole. (Kevin Jairaj-US PRESSWIRE) By Larry Fine DALLAS, May 14 (Reuters) – Olympic all-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin is relishing the exhaustion of intense training in her rushed bid to represent the United States at […]

 
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