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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 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships Recap

The USATF Outdoor Championships returned to Sacramento for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships brought the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series. Men’s and Women’s 100m: In the 100m men’s final, Mike Rodgers (St. Louis, Missouri) rocketed to his first U.S. title since […]

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 29 (Mobile)

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 29

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 28 (Mobile)

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 28

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track & Field: Des Moines, IA: Drake Relays

The Drake Relays (officially the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee for sponsorship purposes) is an outdoor track and field event held in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, in Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University.

2014 USA Track & Field: Des Moines, IA: Drake Relays (Mobile)

The Drake Relays (officially the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee for sponsorship purposes) is an outdoor track and field event held in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, in Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University.

2014 Track & Field: USA Indoor National Championships: Albuquerque, NM

The world’s oldest indoor track & field championship returns to Albuquerque, N.M., as 2014 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held Feb. 21-23.

2013 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Day 2

The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships is an annual track and field competition organized by USA Track & Field, which serves as the American national championships for the sport

2013 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Day 1

The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships is an annual track and field competition organized by USA Track & Field, which serves as the American national championships for the sport.

Universal Sports Update: US Track & Field Championships

The US Track & Field Championships are underway in Des Moines, Iowa and two likely characters are quickly moving on to the 100m.

2013 Track & Field: USA Indoor National Championships: Albuquerque, NM: Day 1

USA Track & Field heads back to the Land of Enchantment for the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships bringing the nation’s elite track and field athletes together.

Finest Feats presented by Asics: Track & Field 2012 Season Review

In a year highlighted by the London Summer Olympics, 2012 went down as one of the greatest and most exciting years that track & field has ever seen.

Countdown To London: Track & Field Update

In the last Diamond League meet before the Olympics, LaShawn Merritt, the gold medal favorite in the 400m, suffered an injury.

Countdown To London: Track & Field Update

Just last week, Tyson Gay beat a strong field in Paris – and handed Justin Gatlin his first loss this season.

Road To London: Track & Field Trials: Day 2

The U.S. Track & Field Trials have begun – and some familiar faces were first to punch their tickets to London.

Countdown To London: Records and Upsets at Track & Field Trials

Last year Eaton won silver in the World Championships and this year broke the world record in the Heptathlon at the Indoor World Championships. His winning ways continued at the Trials in Eugene, OR.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Montsho edges Felix for 400m gold

Aug. 29, 2011: Amantle Montsho holds off Allison Felix by a margin of .03 seconds to win gold in the women’s 400m.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jenny Simpson wins 1500m gold

Sept. 1, 2011: After teammate Morgan Uceny is taken out in a fall, American Jenny Simpson wins a stunning gold medal in the women’s 1500m.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: James stuns Merritt for 400m gold

Aug. 30, 2011: 18-year-old Kirani James runs down defending champion LaShawn Merritt over the final 100 meters to win gold in the men’s 400m.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Zaripova wins steeplechase gold

Aug. 30, 2011: Russia’s Yuliya Zaripova wins gold in the women’s 3000m steeplechase.

USN & NBC Olympics Presents Coverage of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

NBC OLYMPICS AND UNIVERSAL SPORTS COMBINE TO PRESENT 54.5 HOURS OF 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES FROM NANJING, CHINA Josh Elliott & Mary Carillo to Host Opening Ceremony on Saturday, August 16 at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN Youth Olympic Games Televised for First Time on NBC and NBCSN – 24.5 Hours of Coverage Across 16 […]

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 […]

Oregon Wins First NCAA Track and Field Team Title Since 1984

Oregon Track and Field (Twitter: @OregonTF) EUGENE, Ore. — Track Town is title town. Fueled by three individual national champions on Saturday, Oregon won its first team title at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships since 1984. The Ducks needed 24 points entering the day to secure the title after winning the […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Harting wins Discus

In Men’s Discus, the current Olympic champ & now a three time World champ (2009, 2011, 2013), Robert Harting nailed 69.11 meters on his 4th throw for the win, by .75 meters over Pitor Malachowski (POL)

Warrior Games: Track and Field

Watch the highlights of America’s wounded warriors competing in the track & field competition at the USOC’s 2013 Warrior Games.

Road To London: Allyson Felix’s Trials & Tribulations

She was the story of the U.S. Track & Field Trials, her Trials being full of debate and dominance. We take a look at Allyson Felix’s Road To London.

Tracking The Trials: June 21, 2012

One of the most anticipated events leading up to the Olympic Games is the U.S. Team Trials for Track & Field. Starting June 22, the largest National Championship track meet in the world will determine which athletes represent the U.S. in London.

Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

Highlights from the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The Americas team finished in second place at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup with 390.0 points, behind Europe’s 447.5. Highlights from Marrakech, Morocco: Francena McCorory won the women’s 400m title, capping a tremendous 2014. McCorory crossed in 49.94 to take the crown, scoring a crucial eight points as Team Europe had taken a substantial lead halfway […]

Stephanie Jenks Wins First Medal for Team USA

Stephanie Jenks (left) with her silver medal (REUTERS/Aly Song) Click here for the schedule of the Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports. NANJING, China — Junior triathlete Stephanie Jenks raced her way to a silver medal at Xuanwu Lake on Sunday morning, earning one of the first medals of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Jenks (Aurora, Iowa), […]

Mariel Zagunis and Kendal Williams Earn USOC’s Athlete of the Month Honors

Trayvon Bromell and Kendal Williams (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned Mariel Zagunis (Beaverton, Oregon) and Kendal Williams (Jacksonville, Florida) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s National Goalball Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Zagunis captured the silver […]

Team USA’s Torrin Lawrence Dies in Car Accident

Torrin Lawrence (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) INDIANAPOLIS — USA Track & Field mourns the loss of Torrin Lawrence, who died early Monday morning in a car accident.  A Jacksonville, Fla. native, Lawrence represented Team USA at both the inaugural IAAF World Relays in 2014 and USA vs. The World in 2013. Lawrence was a multi-time NCAA […]

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

Lawsuit by Gay’s ex-coach ‘baseless': USADA

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – A lawsuit filed by Tyson Gay’s former coach Jon Drummond, who claims he was falsely accused of supplying the sprinter with performance-enhancing drugs, is ‘baseless’, the United States Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday. The lawsuit comes as USADA is seeking a lifetime ban against Drummond for supplying the joint […]

Olympic Relay Medals in Jeopardy after Tyson Gay’s Ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay’s 4×100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter’s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters. Gay received a one-year suspension on Friday after testing positive for a banned anabolic […]

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay suspended one year for doping

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE RALEIGH, North Carolina – Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team […]

13 in ’13

Universal Sports’ 13 Most Memorable Moments in ’13 Following a year of record-breaking and history-making performances, we present the year’s most memorable moments in Universal Sports 13 in ‘13. Which moments spiked our adrenaline and tugged at our heartstrings? From Skiing and Figure Skating to Cycling, Swimming and Track & Field, no one covers your favorite sports […]

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 9: Evening Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 9: Evening Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 18 @2:30pmET.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Evening Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 17 @2:30pmET. 

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Evening Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Men’s Marathon (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 17 @7:30amET. 

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Men’s Marathon

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 7: Evening Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 16 @11:30amET. 

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 7: Evening Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 7: Morning Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 7: Morning Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 16 @1:30amET.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 6: Evening Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 6: Evening Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 15 @11:30amET.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 6: Morning Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

 
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