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2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 8a: Individual Time Trial: Winner

Sir Bradley Wiggins (SKY) takes the Time trial in Stage 8a of the Tour of Britain in 9:50.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Barshim wins Diamond League

In Men’s High Jump, with the second tallest jump in history, at 2.43m, Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT) takes the Diamond away from Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR). Barshim just barely missed clearing the world Record as well.

Navarro strikes late to claim Vuelta 13th stage

(Reuters) – Spain’s Dani Navarro claimed the 13th stage of the Tour of Spain after a timely attack on the final climb of a 188.7-km hilly ride from Belorado on Friday. The Cofidis rider sped away from a skimmed pack on a steep slope some 2.5 km from the line and never looked back. His […]

Marathon Meb Discusses What Motivates Him

Meb Keflezighi crossing the finish line to win the 2014 Boston Marathon (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) What motivates Meb Keflezighi? The 2014 Boston Marathon winner discusses how he made his dreams a reality in this heartfelt Facebook post:

Carl Lewis Named Full-Time Track & Field Coach at Houston

Carl Lewis at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games (AFP/Getty Images) Legendary Track & Field star and ten-time Olympic medalist (nine gold; one silver) Carl Lewis will join the Houston Cougar Track & Field coaching staff as a full-time member for the upcoming 2014-15 season, head coach Leroy Burrell announced. Lewis, who served as a […]

2014 Tour of Alberta: Calgary, Canada: Prolgue Time Trial

Among the National Champions expected for this year’s Tour of Alberta include 2014 U.S. Champion Eric Marcotte of Team Smartstop and four-time former U.S. champion Fred Rodriguez.

2014 Diamond League Final: Zurich: Simpson wins Diamond League

Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury crash together at the line in the Women’s 1500m and Simpson gets the win by .01 at 3:59.92. With the win Simpson claims enough points to become the 2014 Diamond League winner as well.

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 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 1: Team Time Trials: Winner

Being the last team to go for the Time Trials, the Movistar team was able to sneak the stage win away from Team Cannondale with a total of 14:13.

Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Photo Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 meters freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia’s Gold Coast. Taking on the world’s best sprinters in an event he rarely competed in even at his peak, Phelps won […]

2014 Diamond League: Stockholm: Simpson wins 1500m

Jennifer Simpson (USA) gets her first Diamond League win this season, chasing down Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) and and holding off Sifan Hassan (NED) at 4:00.38. She moves up to 3rd in the Diamond League with the Final left.

2014 Youth Olympics: Day 1: Swimming

In the first day of the pool, Mykhailo Romanchuk (KR) took the win in the Men’s 400m Freestyle, Vien Nguyen Thi Anh (VIE) won the Women’s 200m IM, Megan Small (USA) was 3rd. And China won the Mixed 4x100m Freestyle over Brazil and Ausralia.

2014 Eneco Tour: Tim Wellens wins

Tim Wellens (LOTTO) manages to hang on to the GC lead, beating Lars Boom (BELKIN) by 7 seconds, getting his first stage win and Tour win in this race.

2014 Vuelta a España Viewing Times

Universal Sports Network will air more than 52 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage of Spain’s premier cycling event, the 2014 Vuelta a España, beginning this Saturday, August 23, at 1 p.m. ET. LIVE coverage of the remaining 20 stages of the third and final Grand Tour of the season continues daily starting at 10 […]

Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ‘possible improbabilities’

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/THEMBA HADEBE/POOL (Reuters) – Eighteen months ago when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of “improbabilities” in the Olympic and Paralympic star’s account of the shooting. After 41 days of testimony and drama in the Pretoria High Court, Pistorius’s freedom hangs […]

USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships Highlights

Nathan Adrian, right, is congratulated Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Seth Rubinroit Six swimmers won national titles on August 6, the opening night of the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA. Men’s 100m Free: Nathan Adrian (CLICK HERE to watch the race) The most-anticipated race of the night featured seven […]

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Interviews

Cammile Adams, Tom Shields, Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, Katie Ledecky and Connor Jaeger talk about winning their events at the Swimming National Championships.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Ledecky wins Women’s 800m Freestyle

Katie Ledecky beats out the field by 8 seconds with a total time of 8:18.47.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Jaeger wins Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Connor Jaeger takes 1st in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle in Irvine with a total time of 14:51.06.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Adams wins Women’s 200m Fly

Cammile Adams wins the Women’s 200m Butterfly event in Irvine with a total time of 2:07.12.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Shields win’s Men’s 200m Fly

Tom Shields gets his personal best in the Men’s 200m Butterfly event with a total time of 1:55.09, beating out Tyler Clary.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Franklin wins Women’s 100m Freestyle

Missy Franklin gets 1st in the Women’s 100m Freestyle event in Irvine with a total time of 53.43, beating out American record holder Simone Manuel.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Adrian wins Men’s 100m Freestyle

In the Men’s 100m Freestyle, Nathan Adrian beats out a star-studded field, along with Michael Phelps, with a total time of 48.31.

2014 USA Swimming National Championships: Irvine, CA

This event will serve as the USA National Team selection for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, 2014 Jr. Pan Pacific  Championships, 2015 World Championships, 2015 World University Games, and 2015 Pan American Games. Athletes expected to compete include Olympians and USA Swimming National Team members – including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps,  Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky. The five-day meet is the sole qualifier for the pool competition at next month’s Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.

Michael Phelps Signs Endorsement Deal With New Swimsuit Company

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman (Courtesy of Aqua Sphere) Michael Phelps is expected to race at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships on Wednesday, August 6, at 9 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. VISTA, Calif. (August 5, 2014)— Aqua Sphere, the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise, and triathlons, […]

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 […]

U.S. Swimming Stars Set to Compete at Phillips 66 Nationals

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nearly 1,000 swimmers, including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.), are expected to complete at next week’s USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California. The five-day meet […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Akimenko wins High Jump

Mikhail Akimenko (RUS) had the cleanest card as four were able to clear 2.24 meters, to win the Junior Title.

Americans Claim Gold and Silver in World Juniors 100m

Trayvon Bromell, left, and Kendal Williams at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Parker Morse Kendal Williams of the host USA ran 10.21 to win the men’s 100m final at the end of the second day of competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014. Williams led a US 1-2 sweep, as […]

Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

(Reuters) – Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale on Wednesday. German John Degenkolb was second and Italian Matteo Trentin took third place at the end of a 187.5km ride from Besancon. Italian Vincenzo Nibali […]

Ann Arbor Named “America’s Top Swim City” by USA Swimming

University of Michigan pool (Courtesy of University of Michigan) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) – Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers […]

2014 Blenheim Palace Triathlon: Matt Sharp wins

The 10th Blenheim Palace Triathlon, Matt Sharp (ENG) gets the win at 58:43 beating Mark Buckingham (ENG) by 26 seconds.

2014 Blenheim Palace Triathlon: Pallant wins Women’s Race

The 10th Blenheim Palace Triathlon, Former junior champ Emma Pallant (ENG) gets the win at 1:06:49 beating Kate Roberts (RSA) by 44 seconds.

Maturity, Patience Pays off For the Long-Distance Swimmer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ENRIQUE DE LA OSA (Reuters) – Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-year-old said it is the forbearance that comes with age that […]

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Tim Price wins

In the Classics on June 23, 2014, Tim Price (AUS) manages to take first along with his horse Wesco with on 43.80 penalty points.

South African Impey Fails Drugs Test

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ERIC GAILLARD (Reuters) – South African Daryl Impey, who wore the yellow jersey on last year’s Tour de France, failed an anti-doping test for the masking agent Probenecid, the Orica-GreenEdge rider said on Wednesday. Probenecid is used to mask the use of doping substances, anabolic drugs in particular. Impey was not included in Orica-GreenEdge’s […]

Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting: report

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHILL MAGAKOE/POOL (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday. Pistorius, who competed in the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics, has admitted to shooting dead his […]

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: Great Britain’s Elimination

Great Britain’s Tim Gredley gets eliminated after his horse refuses to jump over a hurdle.

U.S. swim star Van Dyken back in pool to battle paralysis

(Reuters) – Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she finally felt “normal” when she took to the pool recently as part of her rehabilitation program following an all-terrain vehicle accident that left her partially paralyzed. But Van Dyken, one of the most decorated Olympic swimmers of all time, is still struggling to train herself […]

Gabrielle Douglas Helps Youth Gymnasts Set World Record for Simultaneous Cartwheels

Gabrielle Douglas (Courtesy of USA Gymnastics) PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 – Gymnasts from 14 Pittsburgh-area gymnastics clubs, led by two-time Olympic gold-medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance, made history on Pittsburgh’s Roberto Clemente Bridge when they set the record for simultaneous cartwheels at 735, smashing the previous world record of 482 […]

USA Rugby Eagles Defeat Canada for First Time Since 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles put an end to a winless streak against Canada with a thrilling, 38-35 victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Bonney Field Saturday. The afternoon kickoff forced the referee to stop play during each half for water breaks, but both teams ensured the fans would get a full […]

Phelps continues building on return with third in 200 IM

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with third place in the 200 meters individual medley at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday. Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking gold at the 2012 London Olympics, showed early flashes of that […]

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Dwyer Beats Phelps in 200m IM

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, Conor Dwyer beats Michael Phelps and wins the Arena Grand Prix, winning $20k and a 1-year BMW lease.

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Caitlin Leverenz wins Arena Grand Prix with 200m IM

Caitlin Leverenz takes first in the 200m Individual Medley, thus winning the Arena Grand Prix along with $20k and a BMW lease.

2014 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Santa Clara, CA: Day #2

This weekend, hundreds of the best swimmers around the country flock west and converge in Santa Clara, California. The Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara commences on Thursday, featuring numerous Olympians, NCAA veterans, post-graduates, club swimmers, high schoolers, and age groupers from all over the world. Huge names return to the pool for one final dress rehearsal prior to this summer’s National Championships.

 

2014 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Santa Clara, CA: Day #1

This weekend, hundreds of the best swimmers around the country flock west and converge in Santa Clara, California. The Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara commences on Thursday, featuring numerous Olympians, NCAA veterans, post-graduates, club swimmers, high schoolers, and age groupers from all over the world. Huge names return to the pool for one final dress rehearsal prior to this summer’s National Championships.

Despite paralysis, swim star Van Dyken in good spirits at Denver hospital

(Reuters) – Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she was excited to be starting her new life on Wednesday as she arrived partially paralyzed at a hospital near her hometown of Denver for specialist treatment after severing her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Van Dyken, 41, whose six gold medals make her one […]

Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson Have Bans Lifted Pending Appeal

Asafa Powell (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Reuters) – Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson can resume competition pending the outcome of their doping appeals, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Wednesday. Former 100 meters world record holder Powell and Athens Olympics relay champion Simpson were banned 18 months in April after testing positive […]

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Souleiman wins Dream Mile

As he did last season Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) wins the Dream Mile, this time at 3:49.49, beating Nick Willis by .34 second. Henrik Ingebrigtsen (NOR) set national record for the home crowd.

2014 Diamond League: Rome: Barshim wins High Jump

Mutaz Barshim (QAT) gets the win at 2.41 meters in the High Jump, but both he and 2nd place winner Bohadan Bondareko (UKR) just barely miss picking up 2.43

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 3: Time Trial: Tony Martin Interview

Andre Greipel talks about winning Stage 4 of Tour de Belgium.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 3: Time Trial

Three-time world champion Tony Martin (GER) takes the Time Trial for the 3rd year in a row with a time of 19:43’98 and slips into 1st overall.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins Women’s 200m Fly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly, double bronze medalist in ’09 and ’13, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) took 1st with a total time of 2:09’66.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Vanderpool-Wallace takes Women’s 50m Freestyle

In the Women’s 50m Freestyle, Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace got into the top 10 best times in the world with a time of 24’6.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Josh Schneider wins Men’s 50m Freestyle

In the Men’s 50m Freestyle, Josh Schneider wins by a tenth of a second with a total time of 22’17.

 
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