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Robles pulls out of Oregon hurdles showdown

HAVANA, May 31 (Reuters) – Cuba’s Olympic high hurdles champion Dayron Robles has cancelled his participation in Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic because of a delayed visa, but will compete in New York on June 9, athletics officials said on Thursday. World record holder Robles had been scheduled to face China’s Liu Xiang and American David Oliver […]

2012 Diamond League Rome: Javier Culson wins 400m hurdles

Javier Culson (PUR) scores the first Diamond League win the 400m hurdles, Bershawn Jackson (USA) was .11 seconds behind in 2nd place.

2012 Diamond League Rome: Harper edges Wells in 100m hurdles

Dawn Harper barely passes Kellie Wells at the line, as fellow American, Lolo Jones was out at the first hurdle.

2012 Diamond League Rome: Felix Sanchez wipes-out in hurdles

In the final meters, Felix Sanchez (DOM) pulls up and goes down hard, missing a shot at the podium, luckily he walks away.

2012 Diamond League Rome: Spencer wins 400m hurdles

Kaliese Spencer takes the win and the Diamond League lead as fellow Jamaican Melaine Walker faded to 8th, Lashinda Demus (USA) was 2nd.

Robles may miss hurdles showdown after visa delay

Dayron Robles of Cuba jumps the last hurdle during his 60 meters hurdle heat during the Aviva Grand Pix at the NIA Arena on February 18, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) By Nelson Acosta HAVANA, May 30 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Dayron Robles is likely to miss a highly anticipated high […]

Liu lights up rainy Shanghai with hurdles triumph

China’s Liu Xiang reacts after winning the 110m hurdles event at the 2012 Samsung Diamond League competition in Shanghai, May 19, 2012. (REUTERS/Aly Song) By Nick Mulvenney SHANGHAI, May 19 (Reuters) – China’s Liu Xiang lit up a rain-soaked Shanghai Diamond League meeting with the quickest 110 metres hurdles time of the year on Saturday, […]

2012 Diamond League: Shanghai: Taylor wins 400m hurdles

The first four points go to Angelo Taylor (USA) at 48.98 seconds, ahead of fellow American Justin Gaymon by .09.

2011 Diamond League Stockholm: Jason Richardson beat David Oliver in hurdles

At 13.17 seconds, Richardson (USA) wins his first race, beating Diamond League leader Oliver (USA) by 11 seconds.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Pearson beats American Women in hurdles

Danielle Carruthers, Virginia Crawford-Powell, and newly crown us champ Kellie Wells fail to beat Pearson (AUS), wining at 12.47.

2011 Diamond League Oslo: Merritt wins 110m hurdles

Aries Merritt wins the 110m hurdles at 2011 Diamond League meet in Oslo, Norway.

2011 Diamond League New York: Carruthers edges Wells in 100m hurdles

June 11, 2011: Danielle Carruthers edges fellow American Kellie Wells in the women’s 110m hurdles at the 2011 Diamond League meet in New York.

2011 Diamond League New York: Culson wins men’s 400m hurdles

June 11, 2011: Puerto Rico’s Javier Culson wins the men’s 400m hurdles, besting American Bershawn Jackson at the 2011 Diamond League meet in New York.

2011 Diamond League Rome: Harper wins 100m hurdles; Lolo hurt

Dawn Harper wins the women’s 100m women’s hurdles at the Diamond League Golden Gala, while Lolo Jones pulls up lame after a strong start.

2011 Diamond League Rome: van Zyl wins 400m hurdles

L.J. van Zyl takes first place with a dominant run in the men’s 400m hurdles at the 2011 Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome.

2011 Diamond League Doha: Kellie Wells wins 100m hurdles

May 6, 2011: American Kellie Wells runs a personal-best 12.58 to beat Lolo Jones in the women’s 100m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Doha.

2011 Diamond League Doha: L.J. Van Zyl wins 400m hurdles

May 6, 2011: L.J. Van Zyl of South Africa upsets American Bershawn Jackson to win the men’s 400m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Doha.

Aries Merritt beats Liu Xiang in 60m hurdles

2012, Istanbul, Turkey, IAAF Indoor Track and Field World Championship, American Merritt beats the 2008 champ, Liu Xiang by .05 seconds, winning at 7.44 seconds.

Robles cruises to 110m hurdles win in Lausanne

July 8, 2010: Dayron Robles of Cuba wins the 110m hurdles in 13.01 seconds at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Sally Pearson runs world-leading 100m hurdles

July 10, 2011: Sally Pearson runs a world-leading time in the women’s 100m hurdles, while Danielle Caruthers notches a personal best.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Dai Greene wins 400m hurdles

July 10, 2011: Dai Greene of Great Britain edges Bershawn Jackson of the U.S. in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham.

2011 Diamond League Paris: Robles edges Oliver in 110m hurdles

July 8, 2011: World-record holder Dayron Robles tops rival David Oliver in the men’s 110m hurdles with a lean at the line.

2011 Diamond League Zurich: Kaliese Spencer wins 400m hurdles

September 8, 2011: Kaliese Spencer of Jamaica wins the 400m hurdles at the Diamond League Weltklasse meeting in Zurich.

2011 Diamond League Zurich: Dayron Robles wins 110m hurdles

September 8, 2011: Dayron Robles of Cuba wins the 110m hurdles at the Diamond League Weltklasse meeting in Zurich.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Danielle Carruthers claims 100m Hurdles win

September 16, 2011: World silver medalist Danielle Carruthers won the women’s 100m Hurdles in 12.68 after world champion Sally Pearson crashed into the seventh hurdle in Brussels.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Javier Culson wins 400m Hurdles

September 16, 2011: Puerto Rico’s Javier Culson won the men’s 400m Hurdles in a season best 48.32.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Sally Pearson edges Danielle Carruthers 100m hurdles

June 30, 2011: Sally Pearson of Australia nips American Danielle Carruthers in the 100m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 USA Outdoor Championships: Emotional Wells wins women’s 100m hurdles

June 26, 2011: Kellie Wells is overcome by emotion after winning the women’s 100m hurdles final at the USA Outdoor Championships.

2011 USA Outdoor Championships: Lolo Jones misses 100m hurdles final

June 26, 2011: Lolo Jones finishes third in her women’s 100m hurdles semifinal, missing the cut to make the final.

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 […]

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

Merritt wins as world champions triumph in Stockholm

LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. races to win during the men’s 4×400 metres relay final of the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow August 16, 2013 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – American LaShawn Merritt eased to victory in the 400 metres as one of several newly-crowned world champions to shine […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Rollins wins

21 year old Brianna Rollins (USA) talks about her win in the Women’s 100m hurdles.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Gordon Interview

Jehue Gordon (TRI) talks about becoming 400m hurdles champion.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Oliver Interview

2013′s champion of the 110m hurdles David Oliver (USA) talks about his comeback win.

Gatlin Runs 9.95, Beats Bolt At The Golden Gala In Rome

Rome, Italy – 6 June 2103 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August’s world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist at the London Games after a four-year doping ban, ran […]

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 […]

Hurdler Merritt ready to smash more barriers

By Gene Cherry March 5 (Reuters) – After perhaps the greatest year ever by a high hurdler, world record holder Aries Merritt has visions of conquering another barrier. The American Olympic champion, whose whirlwind 2012 brought him every major hurdles title and the outdoor world record, believes running under his top mark of 12.80 seconds […]

Merritt changes secret codes to inspire new record

By Iain Rogers BARCELONA, Nov 23 (Reuters) – After Aries Merritt set a world record of 12.80 seconds in the 110 meters hurdles in September he changed his PIN codes to the faster mark he is targeting next year. “My numbers have all been changed and it is a number faster than 12.80,” the 27-year-old […]

U.S. women’s bobsled team earn silver and bronze medals in World Cup opener

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2012)- The U.S. women’s bobsled team has a goal of finishing 1-2-3 at the 2014 Sochi Games, and the talented squad proved they are on track by earning silver and bronze in today’s World Cup season opener at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Jazmine Fenlator (Wayne, N.J.) and Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones […]

Milt Campbell, first African-American Olympic decathlon champ, dies

This July 26, 1952 file photo shows Milt Campbell, center, of Plainfield, N.J. getting set to clear the final hurdle to make him the winner in the fifth heat of the 110-meter hurdles event in the Olympic decathlon at Helsinki, Finland. Campbell, who became the first black to win the Olympic decathlon in 1956 and […]

Olympic sprinters picked in U.S. bobsled team

This Oct. 5, 2012 file photo shows Lolo Jones competing in the U.S. women’s bobsled push championships n Lake Placid, N.Y. Jones says she’s still planning to compete in hurdles at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Only now, a trip to the 2014 Sochi Games may come first. Jones was one of 24 athletes […]

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Aries Merritt Interviews

Merritt talks about breaking the 110m hurdles World Record and winning the Diamond League.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Aries Merritt sets World Record

The newly crowned Olympic champ, Merritt (USA) sets a new World Record in the Men’s 110m hurdles, at 12.80 seconds, .07 seconds faster than Dayron Robles’s four year old record.

Rudisha suffers shock loss, shivering Bolt wins

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman (C) celebrates as he won the men’s 800m race in front of David Rudisha of Kenya (R) during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered a shock defeat at the Weltklasse diamond […]

Double champion Farah eases to victory

Mo Farah of Great Britain during the Samsung Diamond League 2012 Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix at Alexander Stadium on August 26, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Aug 26 (Reuters) – Sleep-deprived double Olympic champion Mo Farah was almost caught napping during the two-mile race at a Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, […]

Bolt wins 200 in Lausanne, Blake sets personal best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (C) celebrates after winning ahead of his compatriot Warren Weir (R) and Netherlands’ Churandy Martina in the men’s 200m race during the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) LAUSANNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran 19.58 seconds for victory in the 200 metres at […]

Farah leads heavyweight lineup in Birmingham

Mohamed Farah (GBR) celebrates after winning the gold in the men’s 5000m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s double gold medalist Mo Farah will lead a glittering cast of 42 London Olympic medal winners, including 16 champions, when he races over […]

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 […]

Injured Liu Xiang wants to compete again

Xiang Liu (CHN) kisses a hurdle after competing the men’s 110m hurdles heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) BEIJING, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Liu Xiang wants to return to competition after crashing out of the 110 meters hurdles heats at the London Games last […]

Twenty golden moments of the 2012 Games

Usain Bolt (JAM) wins the gold in the men’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games. […]

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 […]

Felix wins women’s 200 meters title

Allyson Felix (USA) competes in the women’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – It was third time lucky for American Allyson Felix who won Olympic 200 meters gold on Wednesday after taking silver at the previous two Games. […]

Liu falls at first hurdle in London

Xiang Liu (CHN) falls in a mens 110m hurdles heat as Artur Noga (POL) and Balazs Baji (HUN) react during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s Liu Xiang experienced deja vu of the most agonizing kind on Tuesday when the […]

Merritt shines again in Monaco

Aries Merritt of the U.S. reacts after winning the men’s 100m hurdles event at the Herculis Athletics Meet at Louis II stadium in Monaco, July 20, 2012. (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard) MONACO, July 20 (Reuters) – American hurdler Aries Merritt and Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare showed that they are in prime form and real threats to the […]

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