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2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Skinner 4th on Floor

Mykayla Skinner (USA), who took Bronze on Vault, settles for 4th on Floor with 14.700 points, just 0.033 off the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles wins Floor

Simone Biles (USA) retains her Floor Routine World Championship title from 2013, with 15.333 points. It’s her 5th medal and 4th Gold this competition.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Dalton 4th in Floor

Last year Jacob Dalton (USA) took silver, this year on Men’s Floor scoring 15.600 he just misses the podium by .100, behind Diego Hypolito (BRA).

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Abliazin wins Floor

Denis Abliazin (RUS) out scores the defending champ, Kenzo Shirai (JPN), by 0.050 to become the new Men’s Floor champ with 15.750 points.

2014 Youth Olympics: Saraiva wins Floor

Flaiva Lopes Saraiva (BRA) takes Gold on Floor by .033 over Seda Tutkhalyan (RUS), with a score of 13.766.

2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic: Biles on Floor

Simone Biles wins the All-Around, helped by posting the highest Floor Routine score of the night at 15.800.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: American Ross 5th in Floor

American Kyla Ross finished the floor with a final score of 14.333. The winning score of the event went to her American teammate Simone Biles, who finished with a score of 15.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: American Biles wins Floor

Simone Biles (USA) put on an impressive performance finishing with a winning score of 15.00. Biles also took a medal in the Women’s Balance beam earlier in the day.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Shirai becomes Floor Champ

Kenzo Shirai posts a big 16.000 to win the Floor title, .400 better that Jake Dalton (USA).

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Dalton 2nd Floor

Jake Dalton (USA) posted a 15.600, .100 better than all around champ Kohei Uchimura (JPN) for silver, but .400 short of the champ Kenzo Shirai (JPN).

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Legendre 5th Floor

Steven Legendre (USA), with a Team Bronze medal from 2011, ties for 5th on the Floor, scoring 15.366 with Diego Hypolito (BRA), .134 off the podium.

2013 Nastia Liukin Cup: Floor: Alex McMurtry

On her way to the Cup win, in her third appearance, Alex McMurtry posted the highest floor routine score at 9.800.

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 […]

2012 Visa Championship: Day 1 Alexandra Raisman on Floor

On day one Raisman posted the highest floor routine score at 15.450 points, she is currently .450 points out of first.

2012 Secret U.S. Classic: Finnegan on Floor

In her first senior event, Sarah Finnegan scores the second highest on floor, with a 15.200, only .150 less than Aly Raisman.

2011 World Cup: Jacob Dalton’s Floor Routine

Jacob Dalton performend an impressive routine on floor before winning the bronze medal in the 2011 World Cup in Jacksonville.

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: Raisman takes home bronze on floor

October 16, 2011: American Alexandra Raisman finishes third in the floor final at Worlds in Tokyo, Japan.

Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman Added to USA Gymnastics National Team

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Gabrielle Douglas and Alexandra Raisman will be added this month to the USA Gymnastics National Team, according to an announcement from U.S. women’s national team coordinator Martha Karolyi. Douglas is the reigning Olympic all-around champion, while Raisman was the 2012 Olympic floor exercise champion. Both were […]

Simone Biles Named U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month

World Champion Simone Biles, middle, of the U.S. (REUTERS/China Daily) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances at the FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in October earned gymnasts Simone Biles and Danell Leyva Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s gymnastics team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced […]

Biles Poised to Leap into Rio Spotlight

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHINA DAILY (Reuters) – Her training headquarters is a small warehouse in Spring, Texas, but bigger things are expected for petite gymnast Simone Biles, who is on track to become a darling of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The powerfully-built 4-foot-9 American is back from Nanning, China, where last weekend she won four world championship gold […]

Simone Biles Named Sportswoman of Year

Simone Biles (L) and Nastia Liukin at the Women’s Sports Foundation’ gala (Mike Coppola/Getty Images) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) – American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week’s world gymnastics championships in China, including the […]

Simone Biles Wins Four Gold Medals at World Championships

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! (Reuters) – American Simone Biles emerged as the most-decorated gymnast at the 2014 world championships in southern China on Sunday after winning the balance beam and floor exercise events […]

Simone Biles Wins Women’s All-Around Title

Gold medalist Simone Biles (center) on the podium after the women’s all-round final (REUTERS/China Daily) Click here for the remaining 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships schedule. Oct 10 (Reuters) – American Simone Biles led from start to finish to retain the women’s all-around title at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, southern China on Friday. Biles, […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles wins All-Around

Finishing with a powerful Floor routine scoring a 15.066, Simone Biles becomes the second American to win back-to-back Championships titles (Shannon Miller).

Gymnastics: Dominant U.S. retain women’s team gold

(Reuters) – The United States retained their women’s team title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday with a massive victory margin over hosts China, with Russia claiming bronze. Reigning world all-around champion Simone Biles joined Kyla Ross, Alyssa Baumann, Madison Kocian, Ashton Locklear and MyKayla Skinner to score 179.280 points, 6.693 ahead of China. […]

U.S. Retain Women’s Team Gymnastics Gold

U.S. gymnasts pose with their gold medals at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) Click here for the remaining 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships schedule. Oct 8 (Reuters) – The United States retained their women’s team title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday with a massive victory margin over hosts China, with Russia […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: USA wins Women’s Team

Since 2011 Team USA has remained the top Women’s team. Capped off today by Simone Biles claiming the highest score on Floor, helping Team USA get a total of 179.280 points to win over China by 6.693.

China wins sixth men’s gymnastics world team title in a row

(Reuters) – China’s all conquering men roared back from an abysmal start to snatch their sixth consecutive team title by the narrowest of margins at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday thanks to Zhang Chenglong’s high-flying horizontal bar routine. China, whose title defense looked in jeopardy after the first rotation when Cheng Ran sat down […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: USA 3rd in Men’s Team

With a powerful floor performance by Sam Mikulak, Team USA claims Bronze with 270.369 points, holding off the best British team ever by 1.099.

Record-Setting Victory for USA Women’s Basketball

The Women’s Senior U.S. National Team at the 2014 FIBA World Championships (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images) The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (3-0) completely overpowered Angola (0-3) for a record-setting 119-44 win to wrap up preliminary round play in the 2014 FIBA World Championship on Tuesday night at Abdi Ipekci Arena […]

Lolo Jones Makes Debut on “Dancing with the Stars”

Lolo Jones (ABC/Adam Taylor)  By Seth Rubinroit Lolo Jones performed on Dancing with the Stars for the first time Monday night, dancing the Cha Cha. The judges gave her a score of 22 points, the second lowest score of the evening. “I make no excuses,” Jones said in her post-dance interview. “It was awful.” Watch Jones on […]

Simone Biles Wins Senior Women’s All-Around Championship

Simone Biles at the 2014 P&G Championships (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 23, 2014 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, won her second consecutive senior women’s all-around title at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center. Biles repeated with a two-day total of 122.550 points. Biles began on floor […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Tutkhalyan wins All-Around

In Women’s Gymnastics, Seda Tutkhalyan (RUS) wins the All-Around Gold, just barely. After scoring the highest on the Uneven Bars, she suffered a fall on her Floor Routine, but she scored enough, by .200, to win at 54.900.

2014 Youth Olympics: Regomo-Moran wins All-Around

In Men’s Gymnastics, Giarnni Regini-Moran (GBR) gets the Gold, posting some of the highest scores on Floor and Parallel Bars. Winning by 1.675.

Simone Biles Takes Secret U.S. Classic All-Around Title

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 2, 2014 — Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/ World Champions Centre, and Jordan Chiles of Vancouver, Wash./ Naydenov Gymnastics Inc., took home the senior and junior all-around titles, respectively, at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic. The event, held at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., was the final women’s […]

Six Senior U.S. Titles Won At 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships

PHOTO CREDIT: John Chang The 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky., wrapped up with the finals in junior and senior trampoline, senior rhythmic gymnastics and junior and senior acrobatic gymnastics. The final six senior champions are: rhythmic gymnastics, all-around – Jazzy Kerber of Highland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics […]

Rochester Knighthawks Win 3rd Straight NLL Title

Rochester Knighthawks (Ward Laforme/NLL) Watch an encore presentation of Game 2 of the NLL Finals on Friday, June 6 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  By Jeremy Pike With one last Matt Vinc save at the buzzer, the Rochester Knighthawks made National Lacrosse League history by winning their third-straight Champion’s Cup title. The Knighthawks […]

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

2014 Nastia Liukin Cup: Kelley 2nd

The daughter of famed Mary Lou Retton, McKenna Kelley scored the highest on Floor, with a 9.675, giving her an overall score that matched Mackenzie Brannan, but the tie breaker rule favored Brannan.

Russia lightens up with softer image at closing ceremony

(Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)  (Reuters) – An emotional closing ceremony at Russia’s first Winter Olympics painted the hosts in soft colors, in contrast to the muscular, assertive spectacle that kicked off the Games, and there was even room for a joke at the home nation’s expense. The show at the Fisht Stadium on the Black […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 6

 No. 6: American Teen Simone Biles Wins 2013 World All-Around Title Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. 16-year-old Texan Simone Biles edged out teammate and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross to win the women’s all-around title at the 2013 World Gymnastics […]

Gibbon Slacklines Presents: Megastunt Over Las Vegas

Exhilarating spectacles will be taken to new heights Wednesday, Oct. 16 as Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil teams with Gibbon Slacklines to showcase a record-breaking highline walk attempt from the exterior of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 63 floors above the Las Vegas Strip.  As the kick off to the 2013 World Slackline Federation (WSFed) Slackline World Cup Finals taking place the following day inside the Michael Jackson ONE theatre, daredevil Gibbon athlete Andy Lewis will attempt to set the world record for the longest urban highline walked as he forges a 480-ft. high, 360-ft.-long slackline rigged from two of the Mandalay Bay resort towers running parallel to the Las Vegas Strip.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: American Mikulak 4th in Horizontal Bar

Samuel Mikulak (USA) was the first man on the floor and finished with a score of 15.566, just missing the podium by .067 points. Epke Zonderland (NED) won the event.

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 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles all 4 events

Check out all four routines as Simone Biles (USA) becomes the All-Around champion, score the highest in Vault and Floor (15.850 and 15.233) to win with 60.216 points

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Mikulak 6th in All-Around

After sitting in 2nd for most of the competition, Samuel Mikulak (USA) had trouble on the High Bar (scoring 13.766), knocking him into 5th. Missing the podium by .784 points, though scoring a big 15.366 on floor.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Fencing bodycheck

In the Women’s Team Epee Bronze Medal match, with time running out for France, Jacques Andre charges Branza (ROU) and both end up on the floor, no score. Branza would recover for the final second to claim the win.

Jeptoo keeps her feet for Kenya, Kebede takes men’s win

By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) – Priscah Jeptoo took advantage of a fall by Ethiopia’s Olympic champion Tiki Gelana to give Kenya their third successive victory in the women’s race at the London Marathon on Sunday. Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede made up for missing out on the Olympics and destroyed Kenyan hopes of retaining […]

Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

Two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130 […]

Dalton, Ohashi win 2013 AT&T American Cup

Courtesy of 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 AT&T American Cup: Victoria Moors 3rd

With 57.066 points, Victoria Moors (GBR) took third in the All-Around, posting the highest score on floor at 14.600.

2013 Nastia Liukin Cup: Aja-Monet Sims 2nd

Scoring the 6th highest floor routine at 9.550, Aja-Monet Sims finish 2nd, .275 points out of first.

10-time World medalist Sacramone retires from competitive gymnastics

Courtesy of INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 29, 2013 – 2008 Olympic team silver-medalist Alicia Sacramone of Winchester, Mass/Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, whose 10 World Championships medals is a record for the United States in gymnastics, today announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics. Sacramone won two individual World titles (floor, 2005; vault, 2010); helped Team USA to its […]

Douglas named AP’s Female Athlete of the Year for 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 21, 2012 – 2012 Olympic all-around gold-medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance, was named the Associated Press’ 2012 Female Athlete of the Year, beating out the likes of Missy Franklin, Alex Morgan and Serena Williams. A panel of AP sports editors from around the United States votes on the […]

No winner for 1999-2005 Tours, says UCI

Lance Armstrong, right, of the United States and riding for US Postal-Berry Floor shakes hands with runner up Jan Ullrich of Germany and riding for Team Bianchi during stage 20 of the Tour de France from Ville d’Avary to the Champs-Elysees on July 27, 2003 in Paris, France. Armstrong went on to win his fifth […]


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