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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.

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

Cynthia and Ted review Troy Dumais and Kristian Ipsen’s advancement to the Olympics for Team USA.

2012 USA Olympic Diving Trials: Dumas and Ipsen win 3m Spring board Syncho

Troy Dumas heads for his 4th Olympics for Team USA with partner Kristian Ipsen, winning by 24.67 points.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: 100m Sprint reviews by Ato Boldon

Tom Hammond and Ato Boldon go over the Women’s heats, and review the upcoming Men’s races.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Galen Rupp wins 10,000m

Rupp is now a four-time American champ, as he leads Matt Tegenkamp and Dathan Ritzenhein into the Olympics with a 27:25.33 in the rain.

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

Check out the early races as Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix and others advance to the semi-finals.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Galen Rupp Interview

Galen Rupp with his fellow 10,000m Olympic teammates Matt Tegenkamp and Dathan Ritzenhein talk about qualifying on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Rudisha wins 800 at Kenyan athletics trials

David Lekuta Rudisha (R) of Kenya leads a pack of athletes in the 800 meters men’s Olympic trial race at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, June 23, 2012. The race is the last chance for the athletes to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya) NAIROBI, June 23 (Reuters) – World 800 meters […]

Tracking The Trials: June 21, 2012

  They are staging a sequel of sorts to “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Call it “Fast Times at High-flying Eugene, Ore.” Instead of Spicolo and Stacy and Rat, characters in the stoner movie that toasts its 30-year anniversary this year, the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials features Tyson and Justin and Carmelita and […]

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.

Sprints set to dominate U.S athletics trials

FILE – This June 2, 2012 file photo shows United States’ Justin Gatlin winning the 100-meter event at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet in Eugene, Ore. Now 30 and eight years removed from his last Olympic trials, Gatlin’s all business as he steps to the line this weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) By Gene […]

Tracking the Trials: June 14, 2012

Rosters for several U.S. Olympic sports are determined by results from competitions known as trials. They usually are as nerve-wracking for the participants as being on trial. Qualifying for the team can be as joyous as getting acquitted. Meet some athletes for whom their trials was more trial and less error as they earned an […]

Tracking The Trials: June 14, 2012

Team USA begins to take shape for London as we check in on the Trials to date, including highlights from the Marathon, Boxing and Wrestling Olympic Trials.

Kiprop surges to shock victory in Kenyan trials

Wilson Kiprop and Moses Masai react after placing first and second in the Kenyan Olympic Trials 10,000m in 27:01.98 and 27:02.25 at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic press conference at the Valley River Inn. (Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 1 (Reuters) – Wilson Kiprop never imagined he would be Kenya’s […]

Olympic Trials Water Polo: Tony Azevedo Interview

Tony Azevedo talks about Team USA historic win over Hungary after 10 years of losses.

Olympic Trials Water Polo: Top Scores in USA vs. HUN

Check out the coolest shots on goal that score, as Team USA puts and end to their 10 year losing streak to Hungary.

Olympic Trials Water Polo: USA vs Hungary

After 10 years, Team USA finally beats Hungary, 12-9, as the Silver and Gold medal defending Teams from Beijing get ready for London.

Road To London: USA Canoe/Kayak Team Trials

American paddlers battle the Carolina rapids for the Water Water Slalom Olympic Team Trials.

Team USA knocked out of Olympic trials by El Salvador

In the CONCACAF Olympic Soccer Qualifying Trials, Team USA lost in a bloody and close game that went down to the final seconds. Even though the final score was 3 – 3, it was a must win game for the USA.

Fellow Swimmers Not Surprised by Michael Phelps’ Return

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) – The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers. While Phelps’s un-retirement did indeed create a flurry of excitement in social […]

2014 U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships on Universal Sports

  The semifinals of the Asics U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships will air LIVE on Universal Sports on Friday, April 18 at 10 PM ET, followed by the finals on Saturday, April 19 at 10 PM ET LIVE. Van Stokes will call the action, along with Jake Herbert, Nick Garone and Jason Bryant. Below is […]

Multiple Olympic-Style Wrestling Events Will Air on Universal Sports Network

PHOTO CREDIT: John Sachs/Tech-Fall Colorado Springs, Col. and Los Angeles, Calif. – USA Wrestling and Universal Sports Network announced today a partnership to broadcast a series of Olympic-style wrestling competitions in the U.S. The multi-year deal gives Universal Sports exclusive TV rights to the Freestyle World Cup, U.S. Open, U.S. World Team Trials and additional USA […]

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 […]

USN Presents “Bikenado” along with the 2013 Vuelta a España

  Universal Sports Network Presents 84 Hours of LIVE Multiplatform Coverage of 2013 Vuelta a España from August 24 to September 15  Coming in September is “Bikenado” –  A Month of Cycling Events From Around the Globe Los Angeles (August 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will air 84 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage […]

USN’s new TV Show: 2013 Interbike

Universal Sports presents a robust schedule of world-class cycling events from around the globe in September 2013 as part of its “Bikenado” programming.  Launching a month-long, daily onslaught of cycling this Labor Day weekend are the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in South Africa followed by the Grand Prix de Plouay, Tour of Alberta, Tour […]

Asafa Powell Fails Drug Test

By Gene Cherry Sun Jul 14, 2013 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s former world 100 meters record holder Asafa Powell said on Sunday he had tested positive for a banned stimulant at last month’s national championships. “I will confirm that a sample I gave at the National Trials in June earlier this year has returned “adverse findings”, […]

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