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Lance Armstrong Attempts ‘Beer Mile’

By Seth Rubinroit Lance Armstrong is serving a lifetime ban from Olympic sports due to doping violations. So how is he satisfying his competitive nature? By attempting a beer mile, naturally. The rules of a beer mile are simple–competitors drink a beer, run a lap around a track, and repeat until they have consumed four beers and run […]

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 2 Mile

Mo Farah (GBR) owns the field and brings home the win, for the home crowd. He sets an area record in the two miles as well, at 8:07.85.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Kiprop wins Emsley Mile

Asbel Kiprop (KEN) runs the Emsley Carr Mile in 3:51.89, a meeting record.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Cherono wins 2 Mile

Mercy Cherono (KEN) gets the win, with the second fastest time in history at 9:11.49. Counting as a 5000m, it’s Cherono’s third win, with just the final left.

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.

The Last 26: Episode 22: The Longest Mile Yet

Kinga embarks on her longest training run yet, a full 18 miles. On this episode, we see how she preps and gets motivated for the run.

Miles Chamley-Watson Wins First Senior World Individual Men’s Title

(Budapest, Hungary) – London Olympian Miles Chamley-Watson (Philadelphia, Pa. / New York City, N.Y.) made history tonight when he became the first U.S. man ever to win an individual Senior World Fencing Championship title. The foil fencer who placed fifth at the 2010 Senior Worlds and was been ranked as high as #2 in the […]

2013 Diamond League: London: Emsley Carr Mile: Choge wins

Augustine Kiprono Choge (KEN) won with a personal best time of 3:50.01. Choge waited to the last lap to take the lead over the field and held off a final push from Ayanleh Souleiman(DJI) at the finish.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Olympian Cammile Adams finished with a winning time of 2:08.10, the 7th fastest time in the world this year. An emotional Maya Dirado took second in the event and will be joining Adams at the World Championships.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Men’s Dream Mile: Souleiman wins

Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets the win at 3:50.53, beating Nixon Kiplimo Chepseba (KEN) by .42 seconds.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Women

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Women’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Men

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Men’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Men’s 1 Mile: Will Leer interview

Will Leer talks about getting his 2nd gold medal of the weekend, after he finished 1st in the Men’s 3000m.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Men’s 1 Mile: Will Leer wins title

Will Leer finished with a time of 3:58.79, beating out 2nd place Craig Miller at the finish. Leer also won the Men’s 3,000 meter title on Saturday.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Women’s 1 Mile: Mary Cain interview

16 year old Mary Cain talks about how she was able to win the title, despite being being the youngest competitor in the race.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Women’s 1 Mile: Mary Cain becomes champ

The 16 year old phenom Mary Cain finished with a time of 5:05.68, winning the race by nearly a second. Cain waited until the last 200m to pull away from the pack and easily take this race.

2012 FINA World Championships: Miley wins 400m IM

Last season in the long course, Hannah Miley (GBR) took silver. This season in the short she scores the gold by .19 seconds over the Olympic Champion Ye Shiwen (CHN).

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 2 Miles

The home favorite, Mo Farah, all but cruises to victory by 1.04 seconds, as Heath Garrett (USA) takes 3rd at 8:29.43.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Cammile Adams gets the win at 2:06.52, and will be joined in London by Kathleen Hersey, who was 1.20 seconds behind.

2012 Diamond League Oslo: Asbel Kiprop wins Dream Mile

At 3:49.22, a new world leading time, Kiprop (KEN) gets another win, giving him a 6 point lead in the Diamond League.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Asbel Kiprop wins Bowman Mile

Asbel Kiprop (KEN) pulls away after the last turn for the win at 3:49.40; Bernard Lagat (USA) cruised into 14th.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Bernard Lagat kicks to 2-mile win

June 4, 2011: Bernard Lagat of the U.S. kicks down the final straightaway to win the men’s two-mile at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Oslo: Kiprop overtakes Keitany in ExxonMobil Dream Mile

Asbel Kiprop overtakes Haron Keitany to win the Dream Mile at the 2011 Diamond League meet in Oslo, Norway.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Haron Keitany Bowerman Mile

June 4, 2011: Kenya’s Haron Keitany wins the Bowerman Mile at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League London: Manzano, Lagat go 1-2 in Emsley Carr Mile

Aug. 6, 2011: American Leo Manzano launches a remarkable comeback to finish ahead of countryman Bernard Lagat in the Emsley Carr Mile.

Tiger Woods Explains His Tooth Accident

Tiger Woods (AP Photo/Armando Trovati) Click here to watch all of Lindsey Vonn’s record 63 World Cup victories. Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday morning. Woods, who is playing in the Phoenix Open, just his second tournament since he missed the cut in the 2014 PGA Championship, was on the practice range in Scottsdale, Ariz., […]

How Mom and Dad Helped Lindsey Vonn Make History

Lindsey Vonn with her father, Alan Kildow (AP Photo/Andrew Dampf) Click here to watch all of Lindsey Vonn’s record 63 World Cup victories. By Tom Kelly/Courtesy of SkiRacing.com As Lindsey Vonn stood atop the podium in the Olympic village of Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on Jan. 19, her smile was broader than ever. With a backdrop […]

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Women’s SG (Mobile)

The Ladies Ski World Cup in St. Moritz has been organized since 1998 and takes place every year. Within the last few years the races have become a highlight in the yearly skiing calendar of the FIS as well as in the calendars of St. Moritz and the Engadine. The upcoming Ski World Cup in January and the Ski World Cup Finals in 2016 are important milestones along the preparation of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which will take place in St. Moritz from February 6th – 19th 2017.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Women’s SG

The Ladies Ski World Cup in St. Moritz has been organized since 1998 and takes place every year. Within the last few years the races have become a highlight in the yearly skiing calendar of the FIS as well as in the calendars of St. Moritz and the Engadine. The upcoming Ski World Cup in January and the Ski World Cup Finals in 2016 are important milestones along the preparation of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which will take place in St. Moritz from February 6th – 19th 2017.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Women’s DH (Mobile)

The Ladies Ski World Cup in St. Moritz has been organized since 1998 and takes place every year. Within the last few years the races have become a highlight in the yearly skiing calendar of the FIS as well as in the calendars of St. Moritz and the Engadine. The upcoming Ski World Cup in January and the Ski World Cup Finals in 2016 are important milestones along the preparation of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which will take place in St. Moritz from February 6th – 19th 2017.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Women’s DH

The Ladies Ski World Cup in St. Moritz has been organized since 1998 and takes place every year. Within the last few years the races have become a highlight in the yearly skiing calendar of the FIS as well as in the calendars of St. Moritz and the Engadine. The upcoming Ski World Cup in January and the Ski World Cup Finals in 2016 are important milestones along the preparation of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which will take place in St. Moritz from February 6th – 19th 2017.

Boston 2024 Proposed Olympic Venues

Proposed Olympic Stadium in Boston (REUTERS/Boston2024/Handout via Reuters) Olympians react to #BOSTON2024 By Seth Rubinroit The Boston 2024 Olympic Games would be “the most walkable Games in modern times,” according to architect David Manfredi. 28 of the 33 proposed venues would be located within 10km (6.2 miles) of the Athletes’ Village. Proposed Athletes’ Village in […]

Bode Miller Hopes to Return in Kitzbühel

Bode Miller (Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts) Click here for the full 2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Geoff Mintz/Courtesy of SkiRacing.com KITZBUEHEL, Austria — If his first training run is any indication, a Hahnenkamm start is now less likely for Bode Miller this week. The 37-year-old World Cup veteran has been following the […]

5 Races to Watch at Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the Arena Pro Swim Series TV Schedule. Veteran play-by-play announcer Paul Sunderland and analyst Rowdy Gaines will call the action from Austin on Universal Sports. By Jared Anderson/Courtesy of SwimSwam.com The Arena Pro Swim Series (formerly known as the Grand Prix series) resumes its 2014-2015 season this weekend […]

Wind Delays Lindsey Vonn’s Record Chase

Lindsey Vonn (Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (Jan. 10, 2015) – An early morning windstorm shredded the race hill and finish area at Bad Kleinkirchheim, forcing FIS officials to cancel Saturday’s scheduled Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill. Sunday’s super G is still […]

Impressive Field for 2015 London Marathon

Dennis Kimetto (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) Elite USA Team for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto, who smashed the world record last year, and fellow Kenyan and defending champion Wilson Kipsang, whose mark he beat, will go head-to-head for the first time in a mouth-watering London […]

Defending Champion Meb Keflezighi Will Run in 2015 Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi (Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports) BOSTON, MA – John Hancock Financial today announced the Elite USA Team for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015. The exceptional team, recruited to compete with a deep international field, includes the men’s defending champion Meb Keflezighi, as well as Shalane Flanagan, Desiree […]

Lindsey Vonn Will Have to Wait Until 2015 for Record

Lindsey Vonn (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Manuele Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn will have to wait until the New Year for a record-equalling women’s World Cup victory after she crashed in a Super-G won by Austria’s Elisabeth Goergl on Sunday. […]

USN’s #1 Moment of 2014

Meb Keflezighi’s emotional victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon was named USN’s “#1 Moment of the Year” (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Editor’s Note: Meb Keflezighi’s emotional victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon was named USN’s “Moment of the Year” during the year-end special Podium360 Rewind ’14 presented by Netflix on December 19. To relive Meb’s victory, fans can watch the 2014 Boston […]

Pope Wishes Rome Luck on Olympic Bid

Pope Francis (REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito) VATICAN CITY, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjoy them. Francis, who turned 78 on Wednesday, improvised the comment at […]

No Jail Time for Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) By Steve Ginsburg BALTIMORE, Dec 19 (Reuters) – American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested for drunken driving early […]

Kenenisa Bekele Sets Sights on Olympic Marathon Gold

Kenenisa Bekele (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images) By Matt Smith DUBAI, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Kenenisa Bekele, world record holder over 5,000 and 10,000m, is aiming for Marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics, although the Ethiopian on Sunday said he could yet switch back to a shorter distance at the Rio de Janeiro games. He may not […]

Existing Olympic Sports Could Lose Events

By Ossian Shine MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The most powerful figures in world sport were frantically drawing lines in the sand in Monaco on Monday, seeking to protect their sports from an Olympic axe set to be swung to make room for new spectacles. No sooner had the proposal to scrap a limit of […]

Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. The 24-year-old […]

Lindsey Vonn Discusses Her Comeback

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Vonn is expected to race for the first time in 2014 on Friday, December 5 at 2:30 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports Network. The women’s speed team is in frigid Lake Louise for Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhills on Friday and Saturday, plus […]

Cross Country Ski Records to Beat in 2014/15 Season

FIS Cross-Country News brings you some of the significant milestones and records of Cross-Country Skiing in preparation for the 2014/15 season. Most World Cup Wins It is not likely somebody will break the record of the most World Cup wins in career. Marit Bjørgen clearly tops the rankings with 66 victories. The first active skier […]

Michael Phelps Named USA Swimming’s Male Athlete of the Year

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Ryan Lochte said “there’s no doubt in my mind” that Michael Phelps will be ready for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Nov 24 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has been crowned Male Athlete of the Year for a fifth time at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards on Monday despite being […]

Female Athletes Make Bobsled History

Elana Meyers Taylor (Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. Team USA garnered 10 medals in Calgary’s North American Cup, and another historic milestone was reached today when American Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Canadian Kaillie Humphries became the first women to medal in […]

IOC Suggests More Venues Outside Tokyo for 2020 Games

Japan (Shutterstock) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has urged Tokyo to consider moving more events to venues outside the capital, including one hundreds of kilometers away, in a bid to rein in spending for the 2020 Summer Games. Rising labour and construction costs have […]

Meb Keflezighi and Jenny Simpson Named 2014 USATF Athletes of the Year

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively. Keflezighi (San Diego, California) and Simpson (Boulder, Colorado) will be honored on Thursday, December 4, at the Jesse […]

Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ Click here for a full recap of the men’s and women’s races. (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who […]

United Nations Recognizes Autonomy of Sport

Fireworks during Opening Ceremonies for 2012 London Olympic Games (Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports) BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee has hailed a United Nations resolution recognizing the autonomy of sport as an important tool that will help foster political neutrality as well as lead to less boycotts and discrimination. The resolution adopted […]

Kenya’s Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men’s and women’s races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch, with Kipsang’s victory bringing […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five-Year Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings) By Joe Brock PRETORIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His uncle, […]

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 […]

 
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