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2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials - Day 2

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  • Athletics-Ace of Diamond Thompson is sprint queen in Lausanne

    Elaine Thompson underlined her new status as the sprint queen of athletics by winning the 100 metres at a Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Thursday. The 24-year-old Jamaican, who won the 100 and 200 metres at this month's Rio Olympics, clocked a time of 10.78 seconds, well ahead of second-placed American Jenna Prandini (11.11). The race was re-run five minutes after a false start that saw only one runner stop as Thompson and the rest of the field sprinted to the finish only to have to go all the way back. More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Lewis flirts with a 59, settles for 62 in Denmark

    Lewis flirts with a 59, settles for 62 in Denmark

    (Reuters) - England's Tom Lewis flirted with shooting the first ever 59 on the European Tour before settling for a nine-under-par 62 and a share of the first round lead at the Made in Denmark tournament in Farso on Thursday. Lewis had got to 12 under with five holes to play and needed only pars coming in to dip under 60 but he slipped back with bogeys at the fifth (his 14th hole), eighth and ninth to finish level with Belgium's Thomas Pieters and Swede Joakim Lagergren. "It was a good round today but a disappointing one, but how many people can get disappointed with nine under?" the 25-year-old Lewis told reporters at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort. More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Golf-Lewis flirts with a 59, settles for 62 in Denmark

    England's Tom Lewis flirted with shooting the first ever 59 on the European Tour before settling for a nine-under-par 62 and a share of the first round lead at the Made in Denmark tournament in Farso on Thursday. Lewis had got to 12 under with five holes to play and needed only pars coming in to dip under 60 but he slipped back with bogeys at the fifth (his 14th hole), eighth and ninth to finish level with Belgium's Thomas Pieters and Swede Joakim Lagergren. "It was a good round today but a disappointing one, but how many people can get disappointed with nine under?" the 25-year-old Lewis told reporters at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort. More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Ryan Lochte summoned to testify in Rio court

    Ryan Lochte summoned to testify in Rio court

    Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen allegedly vandalized a gas station in a drunken incident. More »

    Sporting News - 39 minutes ago
  • Records aside, US Open getting personal for Serena

    Records aside, US Open getting personal for Serena

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - At last year's U.S. Open, Serena Williams was trying to rewrite the record book and fell short, but starting on Monday at Flushing Meadows winning is getting personal. Williams' 184-week reign as world number one is under attack, and the American will be loathe to relinquish it, according to no less an authority than ESPN commentator Chris Evert, who held the lofty perch for a total of 260 weeks. "Serena being number two in the world doesn't sort of sit well with her," Evert said in a conference call this week ahead of the U.S. Open. More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago