• Elana Meyers Taylor clinches overall Women’s Bobsled World Cup title

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    SOCHI, Russia (Feb. 14, 2015) – Olympic silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor clinched the Women’s bobsled overall World Cup title after claiming her sixth win of the season with brake woman Cherrelle Garrett in Sochi, Russia with a time of 1:55.48. Olympic bronze medalist Jamie Greubel Poser and Lauren Gibbs claimed the race’s bronze medal and Greubel Poser finished sixth in overall standings, while Jazmine Fenlator wrapped up the World Cup season ranked third after a fifth place finish with Natalie DeRatt today. “Winning six gold medals this season is incredible, and it’s a huge testament...

  • Cheryl Reeve & Dawn Staley Return To USA Basketball As 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Assistant Coaches

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    Published 9. February 2015 at 2:35 pm - No Comments

    Doug Bruno (L-R), Cheryl Reeve and Dawn Staley assisted USA head coach Geno Auriemma and the 2014 USA World Championship Team to gold. The trio will return as USA National Team assistant coaches through the 2016 Olympic Games. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 9, 2014) – After assisting USA head coach Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) to the gold medal and a 6-0 record at the 2014 FIBA World Championship, USA Basketball today announced  Minnesota Lynx’ Cheryl Reeve, University of South Carolina’s Dawn Staley and DePaul University’s Doug Bruno, will return as assistant coaches for the USA...

  • Stars Highlight U.S. World Champship Ski Team

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    Mikaela Shiffrin (l) and Lindsey Vonn are in the spotlight at the first World Alpine Skiing Championships in the U.S. since 1999. PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28) – World Champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) headline a strong group of 26 athletes, 14 men and 12 women, named by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to compete in the 2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Championships Feb. 2-15 in Vail/Beaver Creek on home turf. Joining them will be five-time medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) as well as Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill winners Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) and Steven Nyman (Sundance,...

  • LPGA: Lydia Ko’s historic move to No. 1

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    Published 2. February 2015 at 4:21 pm - No Comments

    Lydia Ko is projected to become the youngest World No. 1 Player (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Feb. 2, 2015 ~ Lydia Ko finished in a tie for second at the Coates Golf Championship on Sunday and in the process became the youngest No. 1 in the world in golf history – men’s or women’s – at the age of 17. The previous record was Tiger Woods when he became No. 1 at the age of 21 in 1997. Yani Tseng previously held the women’s record at the age of 22.  Ko overtook Inbee Park for the No. 1 spot. When the dust settled on one of the tumultuous back nines in recent LPGA memory, Lydia Ko emerged with the...

  • Na Yeon Choi Wins Coates Golf Championship, Lydia Ko to Become Youngest No. 1 Ever

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    Published 1. February 2015 at 5:48 pm - No Comments

    Na Yeon Choi celebrates Coates Championship (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images) In a down-the-stretch thriller, Na Yeon Choi emerged with a one-shot victory at the Coates Golf Championship. When the dust settled on one of the tumultuous back nines in recent LPGA memory, Lydia Ko emerged with the No. 1 ranking – the youngest in men’s or women’s golf history – but not the tournament title after a double bogey on the 17th derailed her from the title that Na Yeon Choi walked away with. Choi finished one shot clear of Ko, Ha Na Jang and Jessica Korda at the Coates Golf Championship Presented by R&L...

  • Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open title

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    Published 31. January 2015 at 9:00 am - No Comments

    Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open singles crown, beating Maria Sharapova for her 19th Grand Slam title.  The world No.1 overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6(5) in a finals match that was all it was built up to be.  Sharapova did all she could to resist Williams surge in the second set, saving a match point at 4-5 and another in the tiebreak with some fearless attacking play, but was ultimately overwhelmed by the Wiliiams superior serve and defensive acumen when it mattered. At 33 years, 127 days, Williams is now the oldest Australian Open champion of the Open era, not to mention the most decorated.  Williams...

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Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 19, 2015) – Sheer perfection! Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) put down a near flawless super G run Monday to win her 63rd Audi FIS Ski World Cup and etch her name into the record books as the winningest women’s World Cup racer ever. Skiing at the end of the top seed in the 22nd...

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SWIMMING:  Alia Atkinson earns historic Jamaica gold at Doha World Championships

SWIMMING: Alia Atkinson earns historic Jamaica gold at Doha World Championships

Alia Atkinson won Jamaica’s first-ever gold at the World Short Course Championships, becoming the first black woman to win a world swimming title.  The 25-year-old equalled Plymouth-based Lithuanian Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte’s 100m breaststroke world record of one minute and 2.36 seconds.  Atkinson...

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Lauren Holiday wins USA’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year honors

Lauren Holiday wins USA’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year honors

Lauren Holiday was named the US Soccer 2014 Female Athlete of the Year on Saturday, capping a year in which the UCLA graduate won the National Women’s Soccer League with FC Kansas City, and was reinvented as a deep-lying playmaker on the national team. Under head coach Jill Ellis, Holiday (neé Cheney), who...

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LPGA: Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Begins

LPGA: Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Begins

The LPGA Tour heads to Paradise this week for the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic...


LPGA: Lydia Ko’s historic move to No. 1

LPGA: Lydia Ko’s historic move to No. 1

Lydia Ko is projected to become the youngest World No. 1 Player (Photo Credit:...


Na Yeon Choi Wins Coates Golf Championship, Lydia Ko to Become Youngest No. 1 Ever

Na Yeon Choi Wins Coates Golf Championship, Lydia Ko to Become Youngest No. 1 Ever

Na Yeon Choi celebrates Coates Championship (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty...


Stacy Lewis WSEN’s 2014 SportsWoman of the Year

Stacy Lewis WSEN’s 2014 SportsWoman of the Year

Stacy Lewis made history in 2014 by becoming the 1st American to win the LPGA “triple...


Stacy Lewis Sweeps Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and Money Title

Stacy Lewis Sweeps Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and Money Title

Lewis becomes first American to claim all three since Betsy King in 1993 NAPLES,...


LPGA: Kyu Jung Baek wins first-career LPGA Tour title

LPGA: Kyu Jung Baek wins first-career LPGA Tour title

KLPGA Tour member Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea made her very first appearance in...


LPGA: Inbee Park defends Wegmans Title

LPGA: Inbee Park defends Wegmans Title

Inbee Park defeated Brittany Lincicome on the first sudden-death playoff hole to...


LPGA: “Mighty Mo” Wins 2014 RICOH Women’s British Open

LPGA: “Mighty Mo” Wins 2014 RICOH Women’s British Open

RICOH Women’s British Open Royal Birkdale Golf Club Southport, England Final Round...


LPGA: Stacey Lewis wins 2014 ShopRite LPGA Classic

LPGA: Stacey Lewis wins 2014 ShopRite LPGA Classic

Stacy Lewis claimed her 10th career LPGA Tour win.  With a six-shot victory at the...


GOLF: Inbee Park Clinches Rolex Player of the Year

GOLF: Inbee Park Clinches Rolex Player of the Year

Inbee Park etched her name in the history books after Sunday’s final round of the...


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Winter Sports

Elana Meyers Taylor clinches overall Women’s Bobsled World Cup title

Elana Meyers Taylor clinches overall Women’s Bobsled World Cup title

SOCHI, Russia (Feb. 14, 2015) – Olympic silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor...


Stars Highlight U.S. World Champship Ski Team

Mikaela Shiffrin (l) and Lindsey Vonn are in the spotlight at the first World Alpine...


14 Year-old Chloe Kim wins gold in Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe

14 Year-old Chloe Kim wins gold in Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe

Jan 24, 2015 ~ Chloe Kim won Gold in the super pipe event in the 2015 Winter X...


Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

Video: Lindsey Vonn’s 63rd World Cup win – Cortina

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 19, 2015) – Sheer perfection! Lindsey...


Lindsey Vonn breaks all-time World Cup wins recordPerfect 63 for Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn breaks all-time World Cup wins recordPerfect 63 for Lindsey Vonn

~Perfect 63 for Lindsey Vonn~ CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 19, 2015) –...


Mikaela Shiffrin 3rd in Flachau slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin 3rd in Flachau slalom

FLACHAU, Austria (Jan. 13, 2014)—The women raced under the lights in Flachau,...


Sochi Olympics: Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams claim Women’s Bobsled Olympic silver medal, Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans earn bronze

Sochi Olympics: Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams claim Women’s Bobsled Olympic silver medal, Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans earn bronze

Elana Meyers/Lauryn Williams (USA Today Sports) KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 19,...


Sochi Olympics: Jamie Anderson wins first gold in Women’s Slopestyle at the Olympic Games

Sochi Olympics: Jamie Anderson wins first gold in Women’s Slopestyle at the Olympic Games

Jaime Anderson (TeamUSA.org) Medals were awarded in Sochi for a new type of Olympic...


WINTER OLYMPICS: Women’s Ski Jumping..Jerome, Van and Hendrickson nominated to Olympic Team

WINTER OLYMPICS: Women’s Ski Jumping..Jerome, Van and Hendrickson nominated to Olympic Team

PARK CITY, Utah - Three of the top women ski jumpers in the world were nominated...


Women’s Ski Jumping Team: Built to Inspire

Women’s Ski Jumping Team: Built to Inspire

In the third episode of the REFUEL USA documentary series, check out the Women’s...


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