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FINA Women’s Water Polo: USA beats HUN at Water Polo Olympic Trials

After a tight 1st half, the USA put together an explosive 2nd half to beat Hungary 9-4. The USA has won 4 straight in the past 8 days, during the FINA Women’s Water Polo Olympic Exhibition.

Tracking The Trials: July 6, 2012

One of the most anticipated events leading up to the Olympic Games is the U.S. Team Trials for Swimming. Starting June 25th in Omaha, this final event determined which athletes represent the U.S. in London.

Countdown To London: Back From The U.S. Swimming Trials

Back from the U.S. Swimming Trials in Omaha, and the big star from the women’s swimming team was seventeen-year-old Missy Franklin. She qualified in four individual events, including her signature race, the 200m backstroke.

Road To London: U.S. Swimming Trials

It’s swim fast or go home – because the U.S. Swimming Trials are underway. Over 12,000 people came to the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska to catch a glimpse of the biggest names in swimming history.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Jeneba Tarmoh concedes to Allyson Felix

Lewis Johnson talks to Tarmoh about not participating in a runoff with Allyson Felix for the third spot on the Women’s 100m team.

U.S. Swimming Trials Update

Olympian Michael Phelps has taken himself out of the mix in the 200m Freestyle and Missy Franklin will be participating in seven events in London.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Hardy wins and Torres misses

In the women’s 50m Freestyle, after five Olympic appearances, Dara Torres, at age 45, fails to make the team with a time of 24.82 seconds. Headed to London is Jessica Hardy, finishing in 24.50 seconds and Kara Lynn Joyce, .23 seconds behind.

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 […]

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Nastia Liukin misses selection

The defending all-around champ, Liukin, will not be heading to London. As her scores on Balance Beam and Uneven Bars did not impress the committee.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Alexandra Raisman heads to London

Raisman finishes 3rd in the trials, posting the highest scores on Beam and Floor, punches her ticket to London.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Gabrielle Douglas wins Trials

Winning by .100 points over the World and National Champ Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle leads the American Women to London.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Kyla Ross heads to London

Along she was alittle off at the Trials, finishing 5th in the All-Around, Ross impressed the committe enough to land one of the five spots on the Team.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Jordyn Wieber finishes 2nd

The current World and National Champ, Wieber finishes .100 points behind Gabrielle Douglas, as both head to London.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Cullen Jones wins 50m Free

In a surpriser finish, the favorite Nathan Adrian finishes off the team in 3rd, as Cullen Jones gets the win at 21.59. Another surprise is that Anthony Ervin, after 12 years, the 2000 Olympic champ, returns to the games.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Michael Phelps wins 100m Butterfly

Phelps scores another individual event at 51.14 seconds, as Ryan Lochte comes up short. Lochte finished 3rd, .33 seconds behind Tyler McGill who gets the seconds spot.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Kathleen Ledecky win 800m Free

Ledecky heads to her first Olympic games, along with Kate Ziegler, 2.09 seconds behind, who will be heading to her second.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Missy Franklin wins 200m Back

Franklin, the American record holder, qualifies for her 4th event, winning by 1.46 seconds over Elizabeth Beisel, who heads for London as well.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: McKayla Maroney makes the Team

Carried by her big vaults, Maroney gets the approval from the committee to join the Team in London. She finished 7th in the All-Around.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Alicia Sacramone misses selection

With her eyes set on another Olympics, in Vault and Balance Beam, Sacramone fails to wow the committee and has to stay home.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Lashinda Demus wins 400m Hurdles

The current World Champ, Demus heads for the Olympics, posting a time of 53.98 seconds. Georganne Moline and T’Erea Brown will be joing her, as Tiffany Williams fails to get back on the Team, finishing 4th.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Michael Tinsley wins 400m Hurdles

Tinsley gets the surprise win at 48.33 seconds, and heads to London with defending Olympic champ Angelo Taylor, and Kerron Clement. Bershawn Jackson finished off the team in 4th.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Leonel Manzano wins 1500m

Manzano heads to his second Olympics, winning by .09 seconds, over Matthew Centrowitz who, along with Andrew Wheating will be joining him in London.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Brittney Reese wins Long Jump

The two time World Champ Reese is now headed to her first Olympics, jumping 7.15 meters. Joining her will be Chelsea Hayes in 2nd and Janay DeLoach in 3rd.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Wallace Spearmon wins 200m

Spearmon get another shot at the Olympics, after being disqualified winning Bronze in Beijing. Joining him will be Maurice Mitchell and Isiah Young.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Morgan Uceny wins 400m

Uceny heads to her first Olympic games with a 4:04.59 win. Joining her will be the now two time Olympians Shannon Rowbury and the reining World Champ Jenny Simpson.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Aries Merritt wins 110m hurdles

The 60m Indoor Champ gets the win at 12.93 seconds, in 2nd is current world champ Jason Richards, .05 behind. Jeffrey Porter was 3rd and David Oliver in 5th, fails to make the Team.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Allyson Felix wins 200m

Allyson Felix heads to her 3rd Olympics, the three time World Champion hopes this time will win her the gold. Right behind her is 100m specialist Carmelita Jeter and 400m specialist Sanya Richard-Ross.

Bolt, Blake set up rematch to close trials

Usain Bolt (C) runs during the men’s 200 meters semi-final at the Jamaican Olympic trials in Kingston city, June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 30 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake sauntered through their 200 meters semi-finals on Saturday to set up another rematch and an explosive finish to […]

Liukin’s comeback bid unravels at trials

U.S. gymnast Nastia Liukin falls on the uneven bars at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, June 29, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 29 (Reuters) – Nastia Liukin’s comeback bid to gain a place at the London Games looked all but over on Friday after she faltered […]

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.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Jordyn Wieber

Jordyn Wieber leads after day one by .300 with 61.700 points.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: McKayla Maroney

McKayla Maroney finished 7th overall following day one, scoring 16.10 on vault and 15.200 on floor.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Alexandra Raisman

Alexandra Raisman finished 3rd overall after day one, scoring 14.950 on beam and the highest score on floor, 15.600.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Kyla Ross

After day one, Kyla Ross sits in 5th place, 2.100 out of first. Ross scored highest on uneven bars, along with Anna Li, at 15.500.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Alicia Sacramone

After day one, Alicia Sacramone sits in 11th overall, scoring 15.700 on Vault and 15.000 on Beam.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Nastia Liukin

After day one, Nastia Liukin finished 13th overall, scoring 14.050 on Uneven Bars and 14.500 on Beam.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Gabrielle Douglas

After day one, Gabrielle Douglas sits in 2nd overall, just .300 points behind Jordyn Wieber, with 61.400 points.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Cammile Adams gets the win at 2:06.52, and will be joined in London by Kathleen Hersey, who was 1.20 seconds behind.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Phelps and Lochte in 200m IM Semi

In the first semi heat, Ryan Lochte posts the fastest time at 1:55.51, and Michael Phelps finshes 2nd, 1.15 seconds behind.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Six swimmers qualify in Men’s 100m Free

Nathan Adrian leads the way at 48.10 seconds, followed by Cullen Jones, Matt Grevers, Ricky Berens, Jimmy Feigen, and Jason Lezak in his 4th Olympic appearance.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Scott Weltz wins 200m Breast

Scott Weltz gets the win at 2:09.01, while Clark Burckle took second, holding off Eric Shanteau by .08 seconds.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Emma Coburn wins Women’s Steeplechase

Emma Coburn secures the national title by 2.84 seconds. Bridget Franek (2nd) and Shalaya Kipp (3rd) will join Coburn in London.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Camarena-Williams wins Women’s Shot Put

Jillian Camarena-Williams heads to her third Olympics after claiming her third national title with a throw of 19.16 meters. Michell Carter (2nd) and Tia Brooks (3rd) will be heading to London with her.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Day One of Heptathlon

After the first day, Hyleas Fountain leads by 151 points over Sharon Day, with Chantae McMillan following in third.

Wieber in early control at U.S. gymnastics trials

Jordyn Wieber makes her approach while attempting a vault during practice for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 29 (Reuters) – World all-around champion Jordyn Wieber lived up to her top billing by taking control with her customary […]

Blake shocks Bolt to claim Jamaican 100m trials win

World champion Yohan Blake, left, celebrates after crossing the finish line ahead of current world-record holder Usain Bolt, second from right, Nesta Carter, right, and Michael Frater to win the 100m final at Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica, Friday, June 29, 2012. Blake pulled a stunner finishing in 9.75 seconds to upset Bolt by […]

Gymnast Sloan out of U.S. trials with elbow injury

Bridget Sloan practices on the balance beam during the 2012 USA Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials at HP Pavilion. (Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 29 (Reuters) – Former world all-around champion Bridget Sloan had her Olympic hopes dashed on Friday when she pulled out of the U.S. gymnastics trials after spraining […]

Gymnasts Leyva, Orozco stay top at trials

U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the high bar at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 28 (Reuters) – World parallel bars champion Danell Leyva and U.S. all-around champion John Orozco stayed on top of the overall standings after the […]

Bolt, Blake and Powell on cruise control at trials

World record holder Usain Bolt, left, runs ahead of countrymen, from right, Mario Forsythe, Jacques Harvey and Kimmari Roach to win the 100m quarterfinal heat of the Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica, Thursday, June 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Collin Reid) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 28 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa […]

2012 USA Olympics Gymnastics Trials: Jonathan Horton day 1

After the first day, Horton is in 4th place with 271.350 points, as he hopes to go back to the Olympics.

2012 USA Olympics Gymnastics Trials: John Orozco day 1

After the first day, the newly crowned American champ, John Orozco sits in second place .95 points behind.

2012 USA Olympics Gymnastics Trials: Sam Mikulak day 1

After the first day, Sam Mikulak is in 3rd place, with 274.650 points.

2012 USA Olympics Gymnastics Trials: Danell Leyva day 1

After the first day of the USA Olympics Gymnastics Trials, Danell leads the competition with 276.500 points.

2012 USA Olympics Swimming Trials: Schmitt wins 200m Free with record

Allison Schmitt sets a new American record at 1:54.40, beating her old record by .56 seconds. Missy Franklin, 2.39 seconds back, will join her in London.

2012 USA Olympics Swimming Trials: Michael Phelps wins 200m Fly

Phelps cruise to victory, without being chased by Ryan Lochte, at 1:53.65. Tyler Clary, 1.47 seconds behind, punches his ticket to the London Games as well.

 
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