Sanya Richards-Ross (C) finishes in the women’s 200 meters qualifying at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 29 (Reuters) – Sanya Richards-Ross sprinted to the year’s second fastest time as she won her women’s 200 meters semi-final at the U.S. Olympic athletics […]
June 29 (Reuters) – Double amputee Oscar Pistorius missed out on Olympic qualification by 0.22 seconds in his final 400 meters qualifying run at the African athletics championships in Porto Novo on Friday. Pistorius, who competes wearing carbon fiber prosthetic blades, needed to run the A qualifying time of 45.30 seconds but placed second in […]
Michael Phelps swims the men’s 200m butterfly final during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 28 (Reuters) – After years of keeping everyone guessing, Michael Phelps has finally revealed his intentions for London, and no one should be surprised. The greatest Olympian […]
Natalie Coughlin swims her heat in the women’s 100m backstroke during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 27 (Reuters) – If the experts are right, Missy Franklin is already on her way to becoming the next big thing in women’s swimming. But […]
Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate victory and a new world record in the men’s 4×100 meters relay final during day nine of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 4, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, June 27 (Reuters) – Usain […]
Asafa Powell of Jamaica moves away from team mate Usain Bolt on his way to victory in the Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Final at the National Stadium on Day 14 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 22, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June […]
American swimming legend Mark Spitz poses with the new Sports Illustrated Magazine featuring Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps on the cover at the Hyatt Resorts “Vacation Training Camp” competition August 20, 2008 at Grand Central Station in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Catalyst Public Relations) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, June […]
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 […]
Ryan Lochte, left, and Michael Phelps greet each other as Lochte leaves and Michael Phelps arrives at a news conference at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. The trials starts on Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 23 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte […]
Dara Torres is worked on by her trainers before swimming at the Texas Senior Circuit Long Course Meet #3 at Texas A&M University Student Recreation Center Natatorium on May 20, 2012 in College Station, Texas. Torres finished first in her Womens 50 LC Meter Freestyle prelim with a time of 25.78. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty […]
Ricky Berens waves to the crowd before the men’s 100m freestyle final during the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 13, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Ricky Berens’ famous butt-baring episode at the 2009 World Championships will […]
Peter Vanderkaay prepares for the men’s 200m freestyle preliminaries during the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 11, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Having been part of the Team USA gold medal-winning 4x200m freestyle quartets at […]
In this July 25, 2011, file photo, Michael Phelps, foreground, and Ryan Lochte look at the scoreboard after their races in a heat of the men’s 200m Freestyle event at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Shanghai, China. Phelps and Lochte renew their rivalry at next week’s U.S. Olympic trials, where both swimmers are entered […]
David Rudisha, of Kenya, gestures after winning the men’s 800 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet Saturday, June 9, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) By Ed Osmond LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – David Rudisha will not try to steal Usain Bolt’s limelight at the London Olympics but the humble […]
Italy’s Federica Pellegrini reacts after winning the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai in this July 27, 2011 file photo.(REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/Files ) By Mark Meadows LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) – Love triangles, panic attacks and gold medals – life is never dull for Italy’s best-known sportswoman Federica Pellegrini. The […]
(L-R) Yohan Blake, Michael Frater and Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate victory and a new world record in the men’s 4×100 meters relay final during day nine of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 4, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, June […]
Cuba’s Olympic hurdling champion Dayron Robles trains in Havana May 8, 2012. (REUTERS/Desmond Boylan) June 5 (Reuters) – The New York grand prix meeting on Saturday lost Olympic hurdling champion Dayron Robles to injury but added another former gold medalist when Meseret Defar, the 2004 5,000 meters winner, was added to the field on Tuesday. […]
Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) wins the women’s 400m in 49.39 at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field. (Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE) 400m runner’s indoor exploits suggests she’s on the right track By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Just over a week ago, Sanya Richards-Ross celebrated her 27th birthday by becoming the first woman […]
Rebecca Soni competes in the preliminaries of the women’s 200m breaststroke event during the USA Swimming Grand Prix Charlotte Ultra Swim at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, May 12, 2012. (REUTERS/Davis Turner) Breaststroke queen goes from Beijing underdog to London favorite By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Breaststroke exponent Rebecca […]
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt poses for a picture with children in Ostrava May 23, 2012. Bolt will be competing in the 100 meters event at the IAAF World Challenge Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Friday. (REUTERS/David W Cerny) PRAGUE, May 22 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt hopes to clock 9.7 seconds in the 100 […]
Greek veteran weighlifter Piros Dimas (R) and Chinese gymnast Li Ning light a cauldron with the Olympic Flame inside the marble Panathenaic stadium in Athens, May 17, 2012. Greece formally hands over the Olympic flame to a London delegation led by Princess Anne and including David Beckham on Thursday at the Panathenaic stadium where the […]
By Kayon Rayor KINGSTON, May 5 (Reuters) – Jamaican Olympic champion Usain Bolt held his nerve after two false starts by competitors and powered to the year’s fastest 100 metres at the Jamaica International Invitational on Saturday. The 100 and 200 world record holder clocked a dazzling 9.82 seconds in his first individual race of […]
Asafa Powell of Jamaica holds his Athlete of the Meet trophy at the US Open Track and Field meet at Madison Square Garden in New York, January 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, May 3 (Reuters) – Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt could have an unexpected challenger when the Jamaican world record holder […]
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The sneakers of Jamaica’s Usain Bolt marked “4×100 Beijing” are placed on the ground after his team won the men’s 4x100m relay final at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 22, 2008. Jamaica broke the men’s 4x100m relay world record in the Olympic final timing 37.10seconds. Bolt, Asafa […]
People pass by an artwork painted on a wall in East London depicting the Olympic rings which was created by a street art organisation called “The Toasters” April 18, 2012. The Toasters are releasing a limited edition screen print of the design to mark the 100 day point before the opening ceremony for the London […]
Jamaican runners Usain Bolt (232) of the Racers Track Club races ahead of Asafa Powell (2nd R) of the MVP Track Club in the Men’s 4x100m relay at the Utech Classic in Kingston, April 14, 2012. Bolt finished first and Powell second. (REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – Jamaican triple Olympic […]
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