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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 […]

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 […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Simone Biles 2nd in Vault

As Simone Biles (USA) repeated as All-Around Champ, she also repeated with a Silver medal in Women’s Vault. Scoring a the single highest at 15.900, but a combined of 15.554, missing gold by 0.045.

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: Simone Biles in Team

During the second day of the 2014 Gymnastics World Championships, American gymnast Simone Biles helped Team USA claim the Gold with the highest scoring Vault of the evening, at 15.866 points.

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 […]

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 […]

2014 Four Hills Ski Jumping: Stage 4 Bischofshofen: Simon Ammann 3rd

Simon Ammann (SUI) slips off the podium on the final stage and finishes 3rd overall, his fourth overall Four Hills podium finish and likely his last.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Simone Biles 3rd in balance beam

Simone Biles (USA) finished with a score of 14.333, behind fellow American Ross, who took silver in the event. Biles was 4th after her routine.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 6: Simon Yates interview

21 year old Simon Yates (GBR) talks about his stage win.

Australian Team Wins Time Trial While Simon Gerrans Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot NICE, France (Reuters) – Orica-GreenEdge’s remarkable start to the Tour de France continued when Simon Gerrans snatched the yellow jersey after the Australian outfit won the team time trial on Tuesday. The man the Australian had to particularly thank was not one of his team mates but the man who handed him […]

Australian Simon Gerrans Uses Well Timed Sprint To Win Stage Three

CALVI, France (Reuters) – Two days after getting embarrassing exposure at the Tour de France when their bus caused mayhem, Australian team Orica-GreenEdge were in the limelight for a good reason when Simon Gerrans won the third stage with a well-timed sprint on Monday. Australian Gerrans beat pre-stage favourite Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Spain’s […]

2013 Tour of the Basque Country: Stage 1: Simon Gerrans wins

Simon Gerrans (Orica Greenedge) won in a sprint finish, beating out second place Peter Velits (Omega Pharma-Quick-Step) with a winning time of 4:03:34. A win here gave Gerrans his third win of the cycling season.

2013 Volta a Catalunya: Stage 6: Simon Gerrans wins

Simon Gerrans (Orica Greenedge) won with a time of 3:55:46. Gerrans was sitting in 8th place going into the final 500m and manage to pass everyone for the finish. Daniel Martin (Garmin Sharp) leads the GC.

2013 AT&T American Cup: Simone Biles 2nd

With 57.666 points, Simone Biles (USA) took second in the All-Around, posting the highest score on uneven bars at 14.899.

2012 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 4: Simon Clarke Wins

Simon Clarke (Orica-Greenedge) passed Martin (Omega Pharma Quickstep) in the final meters of the race, earning his 1st Grand Tour stage victory during the 4th Stage of the 2012 Vuelta a Espana.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Ytalo Perea OK’s Simon Kean

In the Super Heavy Weight Semi-Final, Kean’s (CAN) point advantage turned to dust by Perea (ECU) in the 3rd.

Simon wins stage 7 of Volta a Catalunya, but Albasini wins GC

Julian Simon finished the stage with a time of 2:47:02, but the glory went to GC winner Michael Albasini.

Julien Simon wins Stage 5 of Volta a Catalunya

The Frenchman Julien Simon won with a time of 5:58:27, beating 2nd place Uran by just a few feet. Michael Alnisini still remains the overall leader.

2014 NHK Trophy is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 NHK Trophy, the sixth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 28-30, in Osaka, Japan. Ladies Gracie Gold, the 2014 U.S. champion and Olympic […]

Madison Chock and Evan Bates Win Gold at Rostelecom Cup

Team USA had a strong showing this week in the Grand Prix, with Madison Chock and Evan Bates taking home gold at Rostelecom Cup. Chock and Bates, the two-time reigning U.S. silver medalists, earned their second-career Grand Prix title, following their victory last month at 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America. Defeating their challengers by nearly 14 […]

2014 Rostelecom Cup is Coming

Max Aaron (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eighteen U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Rostelecom Cup, the fourth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 14-16 in Moscow. Ladies Mirai Nagasu, the 2014 U.S. bronze medalist, will compete in her second […]

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 […]

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: Biles wins Balance Beam

Now two-time All-Around champ Simone Biles (USA) improves on her Bronze medal last year taking Gold today, beating Yawen Bai (CHN) by just 0.067 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Un-Jong wins Vault

2008 Olympic champ, Hong Un-Jong (PRK) finally becomes the World Champ (she was 3rd last year), scoring a combined 15.599, beating out Simone Biles by just 0.045 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Bee Attack

During the 2014 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, All-Around gold medal winner Simone Biles dodges a bee intent on taking over her award flowers, triggering a bit of comedy on the awards podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Kyla Ross 3rd in All-Around

Kyla Ross (USA), who claimed Silver last year, slips to Bronze this year. 1.999 behind repeating champ Simone Biles, with 58.232 points.

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: Save by Ross and Biles

In the Women’s Team event, both American’s Kyla Ross and Simone Biles had to dig deep to prevent from falling off the Balance Beam, which would help Team USA win Gold by 6.693 points.

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.

Michal Kwiatkowski Wins World Title with Textbook Attack

PONFERRADA, Spain, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski timed his attack to perfection to beat the top favorites and claim gold in the men’s elite race at the road cycling world championships on Sunday. Kwiatkowski attacked just before the final climb, caught the four breakaway riders in front of him and quickly dropped them, […]

USA Gymnastics Team for 2014 World Championships

Simone Biles (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports) INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2014 – Reigning U.S. and world all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, headline the seven-woman U.S. Team that will compete in the 2014 World Championships, schedule for Oct. 3-12 in Nanning, China. […]

Vote for Biles for WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Reigning U.S. and World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, is one of 10 women nominated for this year’s Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Please place your vote at wspr.tc/VoteSOY2014. Voting is open now and concludes at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 8, 2014. The […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Martirosyan wins Men’s Weightlifting

Simon Martirosyan (ARM) easily beats out the competition and sets the new Clean & Jerk Youth Record with 221kg.

Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday. Phelps’ qualification for the Aug. 21-24 championships on Australia’s […]

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: 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.

Gymnast McKayla Maroney Throws Acrobatic First Pitch

McKayla Maroney at the Chicago White Sox game (Jon Durr/USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Anyone can throw a ceremonial first pitch. But few can do it as acrobatically as gymnast McKayla Maroney. The Olympic champion stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Chicago White Sox baseball game on Friday. Rather than throw the ball from there, she performed a […]

Universal Sports Reviews: 2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic

Tim Daggett, John Roethlisberger, and Amanda Cochran break down the events of the night as Simone Biles wins the All-Around.

2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic: Biles on Vault

Simone Biles posted the highest score on the vault at 15.900, helping her win the All-Around. Her second vault scored a 14.500.

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.

2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic: Ross 2nd

Last years All-Around winner Kyla Ross takes 2nd this year, 1.65 points behind Simone Biles. Ross was helped to her total score of 60.050, with the third highest Uneven Bars routine at 15.000.

2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic: Biles Interview

Simone Biles talks about winning the All-Around and impressing Marta Karolyi, the head of Team USA.

2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic: Biles wins

Current World Champ Simone Biles nails the win with the highest score on Balance Beam, 15.250, helping her win the All-Around over last years winner Kyla Ross by 1.65, at 61.700.

Universal Sports To Air 2014 Secret U.S. Classic LIVE

Kyla Ross and Simone Biles (John Cheng/USA Gymnastics) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

Kittel wins first stage as Cavendish crashes

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader’s yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter Sagan and Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas. […]

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several members of the […]

5 Storylines of the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) By Mike Gustafson 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 […]

Gabby Douglas Will Attend First Camp Since 2012 Olympics

Gabby Douglas (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The U.S. Women’s National Team camp for June, which will be led by National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi, begins on Monday, June 2, at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic training site, near Huntsville, Texas. This will […]

World Figure Skating Championships Begin Wednesday

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) The 2014 World Figure Skating Championships begin Wednesday in Saitama, Japan. Click HERE for the complete schedule. 2006 Olympic silver medalist Tanith Belbin and 2011 U.S. champion Ryan Bradley will be analysts alongside veteran play-by-play voice Steve Schlanger. Here is a preview of the four disciplines: Ladies The United States will send three familiar faces […]

 
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