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Sharon Day said she entered the U.S. Olympic track and field trials without much stress. She had already earned an 'A' standard and knew she had to finish in the top three in the heptathlon to qualify for the 2012 Olympics. A relaxed Day finished...
Jenny Barringer Simpson qualified for her second Olympics on Sunday at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. Barringer Simpson finished third to claim the final berth in the women's 1,500 meters heading into the Olympics in London later this...
Missy Franklin and Elizabeth Beisel were the top two finishers in the 200-meter backstroke Sunday, earning spots on the Olympic team. Former North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Elizabeth Pelton came in third. "You don't really swim to get to third," a...
OMAHA, Neb. — Eight years ago, when Michael Phelps was 19 years old and heading for his second Olympics in Athens, he already had developed a mantra about his legacy. It had nothing to do with matching fellow U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz's Olympic...
OMAHA, Nebraska — Former Petoskey resident Nora McCullagh believes anything can happen. Tuesday it did. Nora, 15 years old and a former swimmer with the Harbor Springs Hammerheads Swim Club, qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials last week. She...
Tags: Michael Phelps, Charlotte, Trials
Olympic gold medalists Clay Stanley and Reid Priddy were among the players named to the U.S. men's volleyball roster for the London Games. The roster announced Thursday by coach Alan Knipe was submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee. Stanley and...
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Omaha, Neb. — Michael Phelps' eight gold medals in eight tries in the 2008 Beijing Olympics might never be duplicated. On Monday, someone who could have been able to do it — Phelps himself — announced that he wouldn't even try. On...
Channel Guide MagazineThe Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...
On the surface, it looks as if the past 48 hours has brought nothing but good news for women athletes. *Qatar, which never has had a female Olympian, announced its London Summer Games flag bearer will be a woman athlete, shooter Bahiya al-Ahmad. She...
The Baltimore SunMichael Phelps enters Monday night's finals in the 400-meter individual medley seeded second to rival Ryan Lochte after the morning preliminary heats. Phelps' teammate at North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Chase Kalisz, 18, swam to a surprise third-best time...
Tags: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte
You don’t want to train for the long run in a short time. Dathan Ritzenhein knew that in January, when he ran the U.S. Olympic Marathon trials in Houston after two Achilles tendon surgeries in the previous 10 months had kept him from training for...
Tags: Sports, Chicago Marathon, Trials
Michael Phelpsfinished second in the 400-meter individual medley to arch-rival Ryan Lochte in the opening act of the Olympic swimming trials here Monday, but both qualified for the London Games, setting the stage for another duel over their sport's most...
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