SINGAPORE - On the final day of track & field qualifying action at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, five more U.S. athletes qualified for the finals, bringing the total to 16 who will duke it out for medals.
SINGAPORE - It was a strong day for Team USA on the track Wednesday, with all five U.S. athletes posting strong performances and qualifying for Sunday's finals at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Day two at the Bishan Stadium saw U.S. athletes in action in the girls 100 meter, boys 2000 meter steeplechase, girls shot put, and the girls and boys javelin.
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The inaugural Youth Olympic Games began in Singapore on Saturday evening with a lavish Opening Ceremony. The Singapore YOG, open to boys and girls born in 1993 or 1994, include many sports that have been part of the modern Olympic Games first held in 1896.
INDIANAPOLIS - Allyson Felix and Jeremy Wariner claimed victory in the women's and men's 400m, respectively, while David Oliver equaled the meet record in the men's 110m hurdles Saturday at the at the Aviva London Grand Prix, part of the Samsung Diamond League.
From USATF - INDIANAPOLIS- Tyson Gay and Allyson Felix will lead the way into the Crystal Palace as Team USA looks to continue their dominance at the Aviva London Grand Prix this Friday and Saturday. The two-day competition is the 11th of 14 meets in the prestigious Samsung Diamond League series.
London, UK – Just a week after his decisive victory over Usain Bolt, man of the moment Tyson Gay will be the star attraction at Crystal Palace on Friday when the US sprinter returns to Britain for a 100m clash with Walter Dix at the Aviva London Grand Prix on Friday and Saturday (13-14), the 12th Samsung Diamond League meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS- Tyson Gay has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week for his impressive win over Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt (JAM) at the DN Galan - Samsung Diamond League meeting Friday.
Munich, Germany - After an assessment from his medical team we can confirm that Usain Bolt will close his 2010 track season and cancel his participation in the Samsung Diamond League meetings - Weltklasse Zurich and Memorial van Damme, Brussels, said a satement issued by the World and Olympic champion's management.
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INDIANAPOLIS - Christian Cantwell, Tyson Gay and Lolo Jones will lead an impressive American lineup including multiple athletes with top world marks at the Samsung Diamond League DN Galen meeting Thursday and Friday.