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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.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins Back to Back in 100m Backstroke

In the Women’s 200m Backstroke, Katinka Hosszu get’s her second win of the night in her 2nd of 3 races. She got a season best and 4th best in the world time of 59’64.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Schmitt takes 1st in Women’s 400m Freestyle

In the Women’s 400m Freestyle, olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt keeps Katinka Hosszu from getting her 5th win of the Event with a time of 4:08’65.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Interviews with Winners

Katinka Hosszu, Allison Schmitt, Josh Schneider, and Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace talk about their wins during the evening event in Charlotte on May 17, 2014.

2014 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte, NC: Day #2

The fifth stop takes the Arena Grand Prix Series to North Carolina. The 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte takes place May 15-18, 2014 at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in downtown Charlotte.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Interviews

Katinka Hosszu (HUN), Conor Dwyer (USA) and Jessica Hardy (USA) talk about their wins.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Lochte and Gaines

As the Women’s 400m IM B final runs, American swimming star Ryan Lochte hangs out with Universal Sports host Rowdy Gaines and Ted Robinson, talking about missing the Charlotte Grand Prix and keeping his sights on Rio.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hardy wins 100m Breast

Former world record holder Jessica Hardy hits 1:06.68 to win the Women’s 200m Breast stroke, beating top qualifier Micah Lawrence by .72 seconds.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 400m IM

2009 and 2013 World Champ Katinka Hosszu (HUN) gets the win at 4:37.85, winning by 11.44 seconds over Becca Mann (USA). As Rowdy Gaines and Ryan Lochte make the call.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 200m Free

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) beats the Olympic champ Allison Schmitt (USA) by .11 seconds in the Women’s 200m Freestyle, with a personal best at 1:56.30.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Dwyer wins 200m Free

Conor Dwyer gets the win at 1:47.86, beating Matt Mclean by .87 seconds.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Phelps wins 100m Fly

Swimming star, Michael Phelps (USA) continues his comeback, with a second race in the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke. He equals his time from Mesa at 52.13 for the win, by .59 seconds.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Phelps interview

Michael Phelps talks about his second race, coming back from retiring, and equaling his first race time in the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke at 52.13 seconds.

2014 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte, NC: Day #1

The fifth stop takes the Arena Grand Prix Series to North Carolina. The 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte takes place May 15-18, 2014 at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in downtown Charlotte.

Witness Feared Pistorius Might Shoot Himself

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/IHSAAN HAFFEJEE/POOL (Reuters) – A defense witness in the murder trial of South African track star Oscar Pistorius told the court on Monday she feared the double amputee would shoot himself with the gun he used to kill his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year. Carice Viljoen and her father Johan, the manager […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Mann wins Women’s 200m Butterfly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly, Becca Mann manages to outdo olympic gold medalist Katie McLaughlin, with a total time of 2:12.10.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Clary wins Men’s 200m Butterfly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly, olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary wins by .01 seconds, beating out Tom Luchsinger and Bobby Bollier in a tight finish with a total time of 2:00.39.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Dugonjic wins Men’s 100m Breaststroke

In the Men’s 100m Breaststroke, Damir Dugonjic beat out 3x NCAA champ Kevin Cordes with a total time of 1:01.62.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Gonzalez wins Women’s 100m Backstroke

In the Women’s 100m Backstroke, Fernanda Gonzalez beat out Clara Smiddy who got 1st in the 200m Backstroke, with a total time of 1:01.58.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Vyatchanin wins Men’s 100m Backstroke

In the Men’s 100m Backstroke, Arkady Vyatchanin beat out olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers with a total time of 0:54.40.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Hoff wins Women’s 200m Individual Medley

In the Women’s 200m Individual Medley, Katie Hoff managed to take 1st in a field full of strong swimmer with a total time of 2:12.92.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Townsend wins Men’s 200m Individual Medley

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, with Ryan Lochte scratching the race due to wanting to rest his legs, Darian Townsend was able to grab 1st place with a total time of 2:02.07.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Ledecky wins Women’s 800m Freestyle

In the Women’s 800m Freestyle, Katie Ledecky was 2 seconds away from setting a new world record, winning with a 13 second lead and a total time of 8:20.10.

2014 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa, AZ: Day #2

The fourth stop on the Arena Grand Prix Series takes place in Arizona. The Arena Grand Prix at Mesa will be held April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz. at the Skyline Aquatic Center.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Clary wins Men’s 400m Individual Medley

In the Men’s Medley 400m, Tyler Clary, who got Gold in the 200m backstroke at the London Olympics, takes 1st with a total time of 4:19.00.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Ledecky wins Women’s 200m Freestyle

In the Women’s 200m Freestyle, Katie Ledecky was able to beat out Olympic Gold Medalist Allison Shmmitt, with a total time of 1:56.27.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Lochte wins Men’s 200m Freestyle

In the Men’s 200m Freestyle, 3-time Olympian Ryan Lochte was able to win with a total time of 1:49.48 with a serious knee injury from November.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Coffman wins Women’s 50m Freestyle

In the Women’s 50m Freestyle, Cheyenne Coffman wins by .3 seconds with personal best of 25.16.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Vyatchanin wins Men’s 200m Backstroke

In the Men’s 200m Backstroke, Arkady Vyatchanin beats Olympic Champion Tyler Clary and takes first with a total time of 1:58.04.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Adrian wins Men’s 50m Freestyle

In the Men’s 50m Freestyle, thanks to his second-to-none start, Nathan Adrian takes first with a total time of 21.73. This is the 5th best time in the world this year.

 
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