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  • Carter wins gold in women's 400m hurdles at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Carter wins gold in women's 400m hurdles at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Kori Carter of Claremont, Calif. won the gold medal on Thursday in the women's 400m hurdles at the 2017 International Associations of Athletics Federations World Championship in London, England. Carter led a 1-2 American finish as Dalilah Muhammad of New York City, N.Y. won the silver medal.  Carter...
  • Sam Kendricks

    Kendricks wins gold in men's pole vault at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Reigning Olympic bronze medalist Sam Kendricks of Oxford, Miss. won the gold medal on Tuesday at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation World Championship in London, Great Britain. It is the United States' third gold medal at the World Championships, following Justin Gatlin and...
  • Dressel ties record for most gold medals at a World Aquatics Championship

    Dressel ties record for most gold medals at a World Aquatics Championship

    Caeleb Dressel of Green Cove Springs, Florida tied the record for the most gold medals at a single World Aquatics Championship on Sunday. Dressel won his record-tying seventh gold medal in the men's 4x100m medley relay. He tied the record previously set by Michael Phelps of Baltimore, Maryland at...
  • USA wins gold medal in water polo at World Championships

    USA wins gold medal in water polo at World Championships

    The United States have won the gold medal in women's water polo at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Friday. In the gold medal game, the Americans beat Spain 13-6 for their fifth world title in the history of women's polo.  In Friday's gold medal contest, Kiley Neushul of...
  • Dressel lowers American record in men's 100m freestyle swimming again

    Dressel lowers American record in men's 100m freestyle swimming again

    Caeleb Dressel of Green Cove Springs, Florida lowered his own American national record in men's 100m freestyle swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championship in Budapest on Thursday. Dressel swam a time of 47.17 seconds to win the gold medal in the final of the men's 100m freestyle swimming...
  • Chase Kalisz 

    Kalisz continues American domination in men's 200m individual medley

    Chase Kalisz of Bel Air, Maryland is continuing the American domination in the men's 200m individual medley at the World Aquatics Championships. Kalisz won the gold medal at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Thursday and continued a remarkable streak of American excellence in the...
  • Simone Manuel 

    USA set world record in mixed medley swimming relay twice

    The United States set the world record in the mixed medley swimming relay competition at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary twice on Wednesday. The Americans initially set the world record in the qualifying heats and then set the world record again in the finals with a gold...
  • King sets world record in women's 100m breaststroke

    King sets world record in women's 100m breaststroke

    American Olympic gold medalist Lilly King of Evansville, Indiana set a world record in the women's 100m breaststroke on Tuesday. King posted a time of 1:04.13 in winning the gold medal at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.  American swimmers won the gold and silver on...
  • Evan Jager 

    Jager and Harrison win gold in Diamond League events in Monaco

    Two Americans won the gold medal on Friday from the Diamond League athletics events in Monaco on Friday. Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager of Algonquin, Illinois won the gold medal in the men's 3000m steeplechase and Kendra Harrison of Memphis, Tennessee won the gold medal in the women's 100m...
  • Zeuner and Sorgente win X Games gold

    Zeuner and Sorgente win X Games gold

    Brighton Zeuner of Encinitas, California and Alex Sorgente of Lake Worth, Florida won gold medals for the United States at the 2017 X Games this past weekend in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The victories are significant because Zeuner and Sorgente compete in skateboarding events that will make their...
  • Kent Farrington 

    Farrington wins Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows

    Olympic silver medalist Kent Farrington of Chicago, Illinois won the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Cup at the Spruce Meadows Equestrian Facility in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Saturday. For Farrington, it was his second Queen Elizabeth II Cup title in four years as he previously won in 201...
  • Justin Gatlin 

    Gatlin wins Diamond League gold in Lausanne

    American Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin of Brooklyn, New York won the gold medal in a Diamond League track and field event in Lausanne, Switzerland. Gatlin posted a time of 9.96 seconds for his first Diamond League medal of the 2017 season. The first place finish will give Gatlin confidence as...
  • Taylor Sander 

    USA in semi-finals of World Volleyball League Finals

    The United States have qualified for the semi-finals of the 2017 World Volleyball League Finals in Curitiba, Brazil. On Wednesday, the United States beat Serbia three sets to one to improve their record to one win and one loss in Pool K1 men's volleyball play.  The Americans beat the Serbs 25-22, 2...
  • Tianna Bartoletta 

    Bartoletta wins gold in Diamond League women's long jump event in Oslo

    American Olympic gold medalist Tianna Bartoletta of Elyria, Ohio won a gold medal on Thursday in a women's long jump Diamond League event in Oslo, Norway. Bartoletta had a winning jump of 6.79 metres to win the gold medal.  Bartoletta was 0.04 metres ahead of silver medalist Darya Klishina. An...
  • Michael Jordan 

    Michael Jordan's shoes sell for record price

    The shoes Michael Jordan wore at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles have been sold. The shoes, which are of the Converse brand, sold for $190, 372.80 on Sunday. It is a record price for a pair of game worn shoes.  The shoes were put on auction by SCP Auctions House. The shoes have been...
  • 3-on-3 basketball to join 2020 Olympic Games

    3-on-3 basketball to join 2020 Olympic Games

    There will be a new basketball event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The event of three-on-three basketball will join the traditional five-on-five basketball at the Olympic Games.  There will be eight teams for men and women in three-on-three basketball. The event was part of the 2010 Youth...
  • Brittney Reese

    Reese wins Diamond League event in women's long jump

    Brittney Reese of Inglewood, California won the gold medal in a women's long jump Diamond League event in Eugene, Oregon on Friday. Reese posted a winning jump of 7.01 metres, which was the longest jump in the world this season.  Reese, who won the gold medal in the women's long jump at the 201...
  • Stephens wins cycling gold UCI individual time trial event in Quebec

    Stephens wins cycling gold UCI individual time trial event in Quebec

    Lauren Stephens of Garland, Texas won a gold medal on Friday at an International Cycling Union (UCI) individual women's time trial event in Gatineau, Quebec. Stephens was one of two American cyclists to reach the podium. Amber Neben of Irvine, California won the bronze medal.  A high school math...
  • Connor Fields 

    Connor Fields wins bronze in BMX Supercross World Cup event in Netherlands

    American Olympic gold medalist Connor Fields of Plano, Texas won the bronze medal in a BMX Supercross World Cup event in Papendal, Netherlands on Sunday. The podium finish will give Fields confidence as he prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  Fields placed behind World Cup gold medalist...
  • Christian Taylor 

    Americans win three gold medals at Diamond League action in Doha

    Three American athletes won the gold medal in the opening Diamond League event in Doha, Qatar on Friday. The Americans who found themselves on top of the podium were Christian Taylor of Fayetteville, Georgia (men's triple jump), Kendra Harrison of Clayton, North Carolina (women's 100 metre hurdles...
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