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Road To London: USA Sweeps The Penn Relays

Team USA sweeps the world at the legendary Penn Relays, where nearly 115, 000 people came to see track & field’s biggest names compete.

Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Named USOC’s Athletes of the Month

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Maryland) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman […]

Paralympic Skier Melts Sochi Medal to Make Engagement Ring

Vincent Gauthier-Manuel (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) By Max Meyer Olympians may do many unusual things with their medals, but it’s safe to say that French Paralympian Vincent Gauthier-Manuel used his to perform the most romantic gesture. The skier melted his silver medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics to make an engagement ring for his girlfriend. While it is an unbelievable […]

FIVB World Grand Prix Preview

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will be in search of its sixth FIVB World Grand Prix title as Team USA opens the tournament’s first of three preliminary round weekends Aug. 1-3 in Ankara, Turkey. The Americans begin the 2014 edition on Aug. 1 versus No. 6 Russia at 6 a.m. […]

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

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 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports) Universal Sports will broadcast the USATF Outdoor Championships on Saturday, June 28, at 6 PM ET and Sunday, June 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE. CLICK HERE for the complete schedule.  The USATF Outdoor Championships return to “Sac-Town” for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best […]

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

Cal Wins Second Straight Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal Rugby (Cal Athletics) Watch the Collegiate Rugby Championships on June 3 and 4 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. PHILADELPHIA – California culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory over Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champions Sunday at PPL Park. The Golden Bears […]

USA’s 2014 World League Roster

Team USA (FIVB) Watch USA Volleyball take on Bulgaria in the FIVB World League on June 3 and 4 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Seven Olympians and three athletes who competed for their colleges in 2014 highlight the U.S. Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the 2014 FIVB World […]

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

Wanted: America’s next winter sports superstar

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSHUA LOTT (Reuters) – The absence of injured skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new American sporting superstar to fill and grab sponsors’ gold from Sochi. The Olympics give huge exposure to athletes from beyond America’s staple sports of basketball, football and baseball, but […]

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 […]

10-time World medalist Sacramone retires from competitive gymnastics

Courtesy of USAGym.org 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy – Preview

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The 2012/2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues this Friday with NHK Trophy in Miyagi, Japan. 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. […]

2012 Olympians visit White House

President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s “not impressed” look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office, Nov. 15, 2012. Steve Penny, USA Gymnastics President, and Savannah Vinsant laugh at left. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Courtesy of usagym.org WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, […]

Armstrong steps down from charity; Nike drops sponsorship

Lance Armstrong walks back to his car after running at Mount Royal park with fans in Montreal in this August 29, 2012 file photograph. Lance Armstrong has stepped down as chairman of the charity he founded, Livestrong, after U.S. anti-doping officials issued a scathing report detailing his use of performance-enhancing drugs for years as one […]

Tiernan-Locke joins Team Sky on two-year deal

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Team Sky have signed top British prospect Jonathan Tiernan-Locke on a two-year deal, the team said on Thursday. “The 27-year-old has penned a two-year deal and will join the team on the back of a remarkable season with Endura Racing which has yielded nine victories to date,” Sky said in […]

Mother doesn’t always know best

Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber (USA) (right) listens as her mother Rita Wieber (left) answers a question during the Procter & Gamble “thank you, mom” press conference featuring USA Olympic athletes and their mothers. (Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber’s mother had freaked out and followed her maternal […]

U.S. trials ‘weird’ for retired Johnson

USA Gymnastics Olympian Shawn Johnson (left), USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny (center), and P&G vice president of North American operations & marketing Jodi Allen (right) address the media in a press conference announcement during the 2012 USA Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials at HP Pavilion. (Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 2 […]

Douglas and Wieber book London berths

U.S. gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas (L-R) cry as they are introduced as members of the U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 1 (Reuters) – An emotional Gabby Douglas […]

Amador takes Costa Rica’s first Giro win

Movistar’s Andrey Amador of Costa Rica (L) sprints ahead of NetApp’s Jan Barta of Czech Republic to win the 206-km 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia from Cherasco to Cervinia, May 19, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham CERVINIA, Italy, May 19 (Reuters) – Andrey Amador earned himself a niche in cycling’s history books on […]

Dane Bak takes first Grand Tour win in Giro stage 12

Lotto Belisol’s Lars Ytting Bak of Denmark cycles on his way to winning the 155-km 12th stage from Seravezza to Sestri Levante of the Giro d’Italia, May 17, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham SESTRI LEVANTE, Italy, May 17 – Denmark’s Lars Bak took his first Grand Tour stage win at the age of 32 […]

Cavendish enjoys family celebration for Giro stage win

Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish of Britain holds his daughter Delilah Grace as he celebrates on the podium after winning the 209 km (130 mile) fifth stage from Modena to Fano of the Giro d’Italia, May 10, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham FANO, Italy, May 10 (Reuters) – World champion Mark Cavendish celebrated the […]

Navardauskas becomes Lithuania’s first Giro leader

Garmin-Barracuda rider Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania celebrates on the podium as he wears the leader pink jersey after the team time trial 33.2-km fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia in Verona May 9, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham VERONA, Italy, May 9 (Reuters) – Ramunas Navardauskas became the first Lithuanian to lead the Giro […]

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