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2014 Indoor Track and Field Championship: Pole Breaks during Women’s Pole Vault

Nikoleta Kiriakopoulou (GRE) escapes injury during the Women’s Pole Vault event when her pole breaks mid-vault.

2014 Nastia Liukin Cup: Brannan Vault

In Round one, Mackenzie Brannan posted one of the highest vaults of the night, a 9.750, which would help her win the title at the end of the night.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Steven Legenore 2nd in Vault

Steven Legenore (USA) picked up his first individual World Championship medal after finishing with a score of 15.249. Hak Seon Yang (KOR) won the event.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Yang wins Vault

Reigning Olympic champion, Hak Seon Yang (KOR), finished with a final score of 15.533, picking up his first world championship on the Vault.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Maroney remains Vault Champ

2011 World Champ McKayla Maroney (USA) wins her vaulting title again during the Individual Apparatus Finals of the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Maroney finished her event with a final score of 15.724, .129 better than her teammate Simone Biles who came in 2nd.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles 2nd Vault

Newly crowned All-Around Champ Simone Biles (USA) takes 2nd in the Vault with a 15.595, .112 better than Un Jong Hong (RNK).

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Isinbayeva wins Pole Vault

In Women’s Pole Vault, finally back from injury and troubles, world Record holder and home town hope Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) gets the win (2005, 2007, 2013) at 4.89 meters, Jenn Suhr (USA) was 2nd.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Holzdeppe wins Pole Vault

Raphael Holzdeppe (GER), Olympic Bronze medalist, upsets the Olympic champ Renaud Lavillenie by clearing 5.89 meters on his first try, where Lavillenie need all three.

2013 Diamond League: Shanghai: Women’s Pole Vault: Isinbayeva wins

World Record holder Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) gets the win with just one clearance at 4.70m, though her night is cut short with an injury. American Mary Saxer took 2nd at 4.60m.

2013 FIS Snowboardcross World Cup: Final: Vaultier wins

Pierre Vaultier (FRA) earned just two wins of the day, luckily one was the final, giving him the last win of the season and moving him up to 9th as the season ends.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Women’s Pole Vaulting: Jenn Suhr interview

Jenn Suhr talks about setting the new world record in women’s Pole Vaulting.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Pole vaulting: Jenn Suhr sets new world record

American Jenn Suhr cleared a mark of 16 feet 5 1/2 inches, breaking the record previously held by Yelena Isinbayeva. This is the first time an American has held the record since 2003.

Suhr sets indoor pole vault world record

Mar 2, 2013; Albuquerque, NM, USA; Jenn Suhr poses with the display board after setting a world record of 16-5 1/2 (5.02m) in the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Olympic champion Jenn Suhr lit up the U.S. indoor athletics championships on Saturday […]

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Jenn Suhr wins Pole Vault

Jenn Suhr (USA) gets the win at 4.65 meters, clearing on her first attempt, and moves into 4th in the Diamond League Birmingham.

Izbasa upsets Maroney to win vault gold

U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs during the artistic gymnastics women’s vault finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) By Rosalba O’Brien LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Athletes who are expected to win gold and come home with silver react in different ways – some put on a […]

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: Angelica Bengtsson wins Pole Vault

Nineteen year-old Angelica Bengtsson (SWE) claims her second junior title (2010, 2012) with a championship record at 4.50 meters.

2012 USA Olympics Track and Field Trials: Brad Walker wins Pole Vault

Walker will lead the Americans Jeremy Scott and Derek Miles, to London, after clearing 5.67 meters.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Suhr makes Pole Vault Team again

The silver medalist from Beijing, Jenn Suhr clears 4.60 meters to take the win and lead the Americans, Becky Holliday and Lacy Janson to another Olympics.

2012 Visa Championship: Day 1 Alicia Sacramone on Vault and Beam

On day 1, Sacramone again returns from injury to try are reclaim her redemption spot on the Olympic team 15.450 on Vault and 15.200 on Beam.

Athlete Profile: Brad Walker, Pole Vaulter

American record holder Brad Walker loves pole vaulting because it’s a fear based event, along with being a mentally and physically challenging sport.

2012 Secret U.S. Classic: Maroney on Vault

Though not competing in the all-around, McKayla Maroney scores the highest on the vault, as well as the highest of the night, with a 16.100.

I needed to hit rock bottom, says pole vaulter Hooker

Men’s pole vault gold medalist Steve Hooker of Australia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony of the athletics competition at the National Stadium, during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in this August 23, 2008 file photo. Hitting rock bottom six months before the London Games was the best thing that could have happened […]

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: McKayla Maroney vault, apparatus finals

Oct. 15, 2011: Watch American McKayla Maroney on the vault during the apparatus finals at the 2011 Gymnastics Worlds in Tokyo.

2011 Diamond League Stockholm: Isinbayeva is back in a Pole Vault win

after a rest and injuries, the World Record holder, Isinbayeva (RUS) is back and gets her first win at 4.76m, DL leader Silke Spiegelburg (GER) was 2nd.

Golden pole vaulter Isinbayeva to quit in two years

Elena Isinbayeva of Russia clears the bar in the women’s pole vault final during the world indoor athletics championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena in Istanbul March 11, 2012. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) By Tom Pilcher (Reuters) – Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, chasing her third straight Olympic gold medal at the London Games this year, says […]

CoverGirl Classic: Sacramone hits beam and vault

July 24, 2010: In her first meet since the 2008 Olympics, Alicia Sacramone is strong on beam and vault.

2011 Diamond League Zurich: Jenn Suhr wins women’s pole vault

September 8, 2011: Jenn Suhr of the United States wins the women’s pole vault after early exits by Yelena Isinbayeva and Fabiana Murer at the Diamond League Weltklasse meeting in Zurich.

Eaton, Whiting and Lagat lead U.S. world champs team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH (Reuters) – Title-holders Ashton Eaton, Ryan Whiting and Bernard Lagat headline a powerful U.S. team mixing youth and experience for next month’s world indoor championships in Poland. Eaton will target his world heptathlon record in the March 7-9 championships at Sopot, while 39-year-old Lagat will bid for his third consecutive and fourth […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Biles, Ross Finish One Two At Women’s All Around Finals

Courtesy USA Gymnastics ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 4, 2013 –Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/Bannon’s Gymnastix, Inc., and Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, swept the top two spots in the women’s all-around finals at the 2013 World Gymnastics Championships at the Antwerp (Belgium) Sports Palace today. Biles won the all-around title with her 60.216 total, just […]

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles all 4 events

Check out all four routines as Simone Biles (USA) becomes the All-Around champion, score the highest in Vault and Floor (15.850 and 15.233) to win with 60.216 points

Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights

Gold medallists team Russia kiss and celebrate at the women’s 4×400 metres relay victory ceremony during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 17, 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (Reuters) – A Russian athlete denied on Tuesday that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country’s “anti-gay propaganda” law when […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Isinbayeva Interview

Pole Vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) talks about her win and the possibility of retiring.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Isinbayeva celebrates

After winning the Women’s Pole Vault in front of her home crowd, world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) celebrates with the mascot and some back flips.

Universal Sports Update: Isinbayeva retires

Pole Vault star Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) plans to retire after the World Championships in August.

Fraser-Pryce Runs Year’s Fastet 100m; Jeter Hurt At Diamond League Shanghai

(Reuters) – Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eased to victory on a damp evening at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday while world champion Carmelita Jeter was stretchered off the track after finishing third. As low clouds settled around the stadium for the evening meet, the Jamaican sprinter pulled away from her American […]

Isinbayeva to launch season in Shanghai in May

Yelena Isinbaeva (RUS) competes in the women’s pole vault during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports MOSCOW, April 11 (Reuters) – Pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva will make her first appearance of the season at next month’s Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, the Russian athletics […]

Dalton, Ohashi win 2013 AT&T American Cup

Courtesy of WORCESTER, MASS., March 2, 2013 – 2012 Olympian and 2013 Winter Cup Champion Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev./University, Oklahoma, and Katelyn Ohashi of Plano, Texas/WOGA, won the all-around titles at the 2013 AT&T American Cup inside the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Dalton posted a 89.398, while Ohashi scored a 59.199. Simone […]

2013 AT&T American Cup: Oleh Vernyayev 2nd

With 87.298 points, Oleh Vernyayev (UKR) took second in the All-Around, posting the highest score pommel horse, third highest on vault, and finished on uneven bars at 15.000.

2013 Nastia Liukin Cup: Alex McMurtry wins

Cemented with the highest Vault of the night, at 9.975, Alex McMurtry wins the Cup with 38.450 points.

10-time World medalist Sacramone retires from competitive gymnastics

Courtesy of 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 […]

2012 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Semmering: Giant Slalom: Shiffrin finishes 8th

Mikaela Shiffrin produced an impressive final run to finish a career best eighth in the giant slalom held in Semmering. Shiffrin, who had been sick the last few days, vaulted to 10th in the World Cup overall standings.

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: No. 9

 No. 9: Gymnast McKayla Maroney is #NotImpressed Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. After being heavily favored to win the women’s individual vault at the London Games, U.S. Gymnast McKayla Maroney expressed disappointment with her silver medal performance with a […]

Skate America: Americans claim gold

Competition has ended at 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America on Sunday as Team USA claimed both of the gold medals of the day in the ladies and ice dancing events from the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash. Ladies In a battle that came down to the very end, it was two Americans, Ashley Wagner and […]

Richards-Ross snatches Stockholm win, Sanchez beaten

Christian Taylor of the U.S. jumps to win the men’s triple jump at the Stockholm Diamond League in Stockholm August 17, 2012. (REUTERS/Christine Olsson/Scanpix) STOCKHOLM, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Olympic women’s 400 meters champion Sanya Richards-Ross won her first race since the London Games and Yuliya Zaripov clocked the year’s fastest time in the women’s […]

Douglas heralds change in world order

U.S. gymnasts,from left, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross raise their hands on the podium during the medal ceremony during the Artistic Gymnastic women’s team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. With the gymnastics competition over, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is beginning to realize […]

Eaton confirms all-round class

United States’ Ashton Eaton leads in the men’s decathlon 1500-meter during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Eaton won the gold medal for the event. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ashton Eaton deservedly took the unofficial title of the […]

Douglas beats Komova to all-around gold

Gabrielle Douglas (USA), right, celebrates with coach Liang Chow after winning the women’s individual all-around final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Smiling 16-year-old Gabby Douglas took the Olympic Games by storm on Thursday when she won the all-around […]

Americans mastering big move – the comeback

Danell Leyva (USA) reacts after competing on the parallel bars in the men’s individual all-around final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Steve Keating Aug 1 (Reuters) – Americans are proving themselves to be masters of one of gymnastics’ toughest moves at the London Olympics – […]

Americans storm to women’s team gold

USA gymnasts Alexandra Raisman (left) and Jordyn Weiber (center), McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross (right) celebrate winning the goal medal in the women’s gymnastics team competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Jordyn Wieber sparkled and Gabby Douglas dazzled […]

U.S. women lead team rankings after three of five subdivisions in qualification round

Courtesy of USAGYM.ORG LONDON, July 29, 2012 – After three of five subdivisions in the qualification round, the U.S. women lead the team standings with a total of 181.863, finishing ahead of Great Britain (170.656) and Italy (168.397), respectively, at the 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena. The qualification round determines which countries […]

U.S. shine but Wieber fails to make cut

Jordyn Wieber (USA) cries after her last routine during the women’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – The United States outclassed defending Olympic champions China to set the pace in the women’s gymnastics qualifying round on Sunday but […]

U.S. lead to raise golden hopes

Danell Leyva (USA) competes on the parallel bars during subdivision two men’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – The United States men raised hopes of winning their first gymnastics team gold medal since 1984 when they outclassed defending […]

Flying Squirrel and Wieber Fever meet in London

Jordyn Wieber (USA) during practice on the vault in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic Gymnastics Venue. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Steve Keating LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – Team mates one day, heated rivals the next, American gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber may not be Michael Phelps and Ryan […]

U.S. Men train in Olympic competition venue on podium today

Danell Leyva of the United States of America practices during a training session ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) LONDON, July 25 – The U.S. men trained on the competition equipment and had a chance to experience the arena during today’s podium training at the 2012 […]

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