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2012 USA Olympics Swimming Trials: Day 4 Review

Dan Hicks, Rowdy Gaines and Andrea Joyce review the events from day four. Four more days of racing to go.

2012 USA Olympics Track and Field Trials: Evan Jager wins Steeplechase

In the Men’s Steeplechase, Jager gets the national title at 8:17.40, and will be join at the Olympic games by Donald Cabral and Kyle Alcorn.

2012 USA Olympics Track and Field Trials: Lance Brooks wins Men’s Discus

On his last throw Lance nails the Olympic standard, and wins the trials. Jarred Rome and Jason Young, who made the standard earlier will join Lance in London.

2012 USA Olympics Track and Field Trials: Julie Culley wins 5,000m

In the Women’s 5,000m Julie Culley gets the national title at 15:13.77, and leads Molly Huddle and Kim Conley to the London Games.

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 Olympics Track and Field Trials: Galen Rupp wins 5,000m

Galen Rupp heads to his second Olympics with the win at 13:22.67, .15 seconds faster than Bernard Lagat who will be going to his 4th Olympics games. Lopez Lomong will join them.

Countdown To London: Swimming Trials Begin

Swimming trials began this week, and Day 1 saw the much anticipated match-up between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 400m.

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.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Larson beats Soni Breaststroke

Breeja Larson upsets the reining world champ in Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Rebecca Soni by .07 seconds. But both are headed to London.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Matt Grevers wins 100 Backstroke

Matt Grevers heads to his second Olympics, posting 52.08, .14 seconds off the world record. Nick Thoman will join Grevers in London, .78 seconds behind.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Missy Franklin sets American Record

In the Women’s 100m Backstroke, Missy Franklin punches her ticket to London by breaking the American record by .09 seconds, posting a 58.85. Rachel Bootsma heads to London as well.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Phelps beats Lochte in 200m Free

Michael Phelps finally beats Ryan Lochte in the trials, by .05 seconds. Ricky Berens and Conor Dwyer qualify for the Olympics has well.

Wieber, Orozco under spotlight at U.S. gymnastics trials

Jordyn Wieber (USA) competes on the balance beam during day two of the 2012 Visa Championships in women’s gymnastics at Chaifetz Arena. (Stew Milne-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 26 (Reuters) – Jordyn Wieber, a likely gymnastic darling at the London Games, and John Orozco will capture much of the spotlight this […]

Tracking The Trials: June 27, 2012

Gymnasts Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson were precocious teen prodigies when they co-starred in the 2008 Olympics. Combining for nine medals would seem to have put them in good stead for London, but the career clock ticks extra-fast in this sport. Liukin, 22, took two years off, hoping to recharge the batteries. However, the defending […]

Tracking The Trials: June 27, 2012

One of the most anticipated events leading up to the Olympic Games is the U.S. Team Trials for Gymnastics. Starting June 28, in San Jose, California, this final event will determine which athletes represent the U.S. in London.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Allison Schmitt wins 400m Free

Allison Schmitt gets the win and a ticket to London. She’s joined by Chloe Sutton, an open water swimmer from Beijing, who will now complete in the pool.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Phelps and Lochte advance to 200m Free Final

In the Semi-Finals, Ryan Lochte out touches Michael Phelps by .02 seconds. The two will race again in the Final.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Dana Vollmer wins 100m Butterfly

As if it was ever in doubt, though she did swim .08 seconds slower than her American record set yesterday. Joining her in London will be Claire Donahue.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Brendan Hansen returns to Olympics

After going to Athens and Beijing, it seemed like that was all for Hansen. But with this come back win, he’s headed to a 3rd Olympics in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke. Joining him will be Eric Shanteau.

Lochte again sets pace at U.S. trials

Ryan Lochte starts his men’s 200m freestyle heat during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 26 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte outswam Michael Phelps for the second day in a row to set the fastest qualifying time for the 200 meters freestyle at […]

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Vollmer sets American record in Semi

In the Women’s 100m Butterfly Dana Vollmer best her old American record of 56.47 seconds by .05 seconds, as she advances to the final.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Lochte beats Phelps in 400IM

Ryan Lochte gets the first win, by .83 seconds over the defending Olympic champ Michael Phelps, though both will head to London.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Peter Vanderkaay heads to 3rd Olympics

In the Men’s 400 Freestyle, Vanderkaay gets the win at 3:47.67, Conor Dwyer will join him on the team.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Elizabeth Beisel win 400IM

The current world champ Beisel gets the win at 4:31.74, and heads to the London with Caitlin Leverenz.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Jesse Williams just makes the Team

The current high jump world champ was suppose to be a shose in, but a rough day dropped him to 4th place, on count back. But with only Jamie Nieto and Erik Kynard Jr making the A standard, Williams just makes the the three man team.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Symmonds 5th title

In the Men’s 800m, Nicholas Symmonds gets the win at 1:43.92. He’ll be joined in London by Khadevis Robinson and Duane Solomon Jr

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Day 5 Review

Lewis Johnson and Dwight Stone go over the big events of the day.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Montano gets 4th title

In the Women’s 800m, Alysia Montano gets the win at 1:59.08, and will be joined in London by Geena Gall and Alice Schmidt.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Men’s 100m

Justin Gatlin gets the win at 9.80 seconds, Tyson Gay, still over coming injury, took second at 9.86, and Ryan Bailey rounds out the Olympic team in 3rd, at 9.93.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Merritt wins 400m

LaShawn Merritt, the gold medalist from Beijing, wins another American title at 44.12, and heads to London with Tony McQuay, Bryshon Nellum. Former champ Jeremy Wariner was 6th at 45.24.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Discus, Shot Put and Long Jump

In women’s Discus, Stephanie Brown Trafton wins the title and gets to defend her gold medal from Beijing. Reese Hoffa wins men’s Shot Put, and heads to his third Olympics. And Marquise Goodwin wins the Men’s long jump and heads to London as well.

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 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Richards-Ross wins 400m

In the Women’s 400 meters, Sanya Richards-Ross, the Bronze medalist from Beijing, will lead the Americans, Dee Dee Trotter and Francena McCrory, in London.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Ipsen misses in 3m Springboard

After making the Syncho team with Troy Dumais, Kristian Ipsen comes up 1.25 point short in the individual to finish 3rd and out of the Olympics.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Colwill wins 3m Springboard

With 1457.45 points, Christopher Colwill gets the win and heads to the London Olympics.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Bryan Clay out

In the decathlon, Bryan Clay, the 2008 gold medalist and 2004 silver medalist, comes up short and fails to make the Olympic Team.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Women’s 100m hurdles

Dawn Harper leads the way at 12.73 seconds, as Kellie Wells and Lolo Jones will join her in London.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Eaton sets Declathlon World Record

With a time of 4:14.47 in the 1,500 meters, Ashton Eaton advanced to the Olympics with a World Record of 9,039 points.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Jeter in and Felix potentially out

In the Women’s 100m, Carmelita Jeter takes the American title at 10.92 seconds, but Jeneba Tarmoh just edges Allyson Felix for potentially the third spot on the Olympic Team. Tianna Madison was 2nd.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Cassidy Krug wins 3m Springboard

With 1094.85 points, by a margin of 77 points, Krug heads to her first Olympic games with Christina Loukas.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Christina Loukas makes the team

In 3m Springboard, Loukas heads to her second Olympics, taking 2nd at trials, 77 points out of first.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Brittany Viola wins Platform

With 1081.50 points, Viola will head to London as the American champion.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Men’s 3m Springboard competition

Christopher Colwill gets the win by 9.10 points and will be joined by Troy Dumais in London, as Kristian Ipsen comes up short.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Troy Dumais 2nd in Springboard

After making the Syncho Team with Kristian Ipsen, Dumais will also be diving in the individual 3m Springboard. Taking 2nd place behind Chris Colwill.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Viola wins 10m Platform

In Beijing Brittany Viola was an alternate, but now she is firmly on the Team in first place with her 1081.5 points win.

Tracking The Trials: Last Year’s Swimming Showdown

With the U.S. Swimming Trials right around the corner, check this clip of Phelps vs. Lochte in last year’s Nationals.

Tracking The Trials: June 24, 2012

The television commercial that depicts Michael Phelps digging into a gigantic sub sandwich has another meaning besides, “Swimming works up a serious appetite. The ad also serves as a hint on not biting off more than you can chew, which illustrates his dilemma at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb. The most decorated […]

2012 USA Olympics Diving Trials: Katherine Bell makes Team

Katrherine Bell, takes 2nd place by 20.4 points to make the woemn’s 10m platform team.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: McCrory 2nd in Platform

Nick McCrory takes the second spot on the team, 59.85 points behind David Boudia.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Boudia wins Platform

David Boudia repeats as American in champ on platform by 59.85 points and will head to London for the Olympics.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Finchum comes up short in Platform

Thomas Finchum misses out on the Olympics, finishing in 3rd place, 119.35 points behind.

Gatlin and Gay cruise into 100m semis at U.S. trials

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 23 (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin took a confident step forward on his comeback trail, breezing through the first round of the men’s 100 meters in an eye-catching 9.90 seconds at the U.S. athletics trials on Saturday. Gatlin, who won gold at the 2004 Athens Games but […]

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Dumais and Ipsen Interview

Newly-crowned American 3m springboard synchronized champs Troy Dumais and Kristian Ipsen talk about making the Olympic team.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Amy Hastings wins 10,000m

Amy Hastings becomes the American champ at 31:58.36, and leads Shalane Flanagan (who was 1.33 behind) and Lisa Uhl to the Olympics next month.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Colwill and Livingston 2nd 3m Springboard Syncho

Christopher Colwill and Drew Livingston finish second on the day, 24.67 points out of first.

 
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