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Ore. (AP) — Struggling with his rhythm in a persistent rain, high jumper Jesse Williams' spot on the team for London appeared to be washing away. The reigning world champion bowed out of the competition in fourth place at the U.S.
High jump world champion Jesse Williams made it to the London Games with a whimper rather than a bang when he finished a disappointing fourth at the US Olympic trials on Monday. Williams missed three times at 2.31 metres after clearing 2.28 on his
Austin American-Statesman This week's television picks: -Monday: "Bridal to Homicidal" 7 p.m., E!: OK, to save my own skin, I'm withholding comment on these profiles of housewives on the edge...Olympic Trials" 7 p.m., NBC: Hopefuls dive in for their
Ryan Martin finished third in the second semifinal heat of the 800 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Saturday, earning a berth in Monday's finals. Martin ran a 1:47.37 to edge Sharif Webb (1:47.95) and claim the coveted final spot in the finals.
Brown Trafton, an Arroyo Grande High and Cal Poly graduate, will be appearing in her third straight Olympics. She also made the U.S. team and competed at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. The Olympic Trials also serve as the U.S. national
Chris Colwill rallied from third place entering the finals to win the men's 3-meter springboard at the U.S. Olympic trials on Sunday, while Troy Dumais held off Kristian Ipsen in the final round to finish in second place and reach his fourth Olympics
Neb. (AP) — Forty-somethings and teen phenoms. Records and rivalries. Comebacks and farewells. While Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are getting much of the attention, there's no shortage
Olympics News Three top American decathletes set their sights on glory in London, but the defending gold medalist, Bryan Clay, faltered at the Olympic trials. In addressing one of the most personal issues in sports how to draw a line between male and
While the advance buzz over the Olympic swimming trials has been over whether Michael Phelps will swim the 400-meter individual medley, the women's 400 IM has a bit of intrigue of its own. Katie Hoff , who trained at North Baltimore Aquatic Club in
He'll be joined by Lacy Schnoor, who took advantage of falls from America's top two female jumpers -- Jana Lindsey and Emily Cook -- to earn her first Olympic trip. The star of the day, though, was Peterson, the renegade who tried the Hurricane with