U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field

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Josephus Lyles describes watching Noah race Olympic Trials final Jul 9, 2016

Noah and Josephus Lyles are one of the most talented sibling sprint duos in prep history. The Florida Gator recruits both qualified for the Olympic Trials, but an injury kept Josephus out of competition this spring. Noah won his 200m prelim and semi final before placing fourth in the final with a wind-legal time of 20.09 to break the national high school record and just miss a spot to Rio. Josephus describes watching the race from the stands.

Noah Lyles Breaks National High School Record! Jul 9, 2016

After winning his prelim and semi final sections of the 200m at the Olympic Trials, Noah Lyles placed fourth in the final. He narrowly missed out on a spot to Rio, but he broke the national high school record with a wind-legal mark of 20.09.

DRIVEN: Vashti Cunningham (trailer) Jun 22, 2016

DRIVEN: Vashti Cunningham. The daughter of former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham has a world indoor title, a professional Nike contract and eyes on the Olympic Games, but first she has to graduate from high school! Get an inside look at the teen phenom's life in this trailer for the upcoming documentary series.

How Many Olympians Will Team VA Have (US Olympic Trials Preview)? Jul 1, 2016

Over the next 11 days the eyes of the entire track & field world will be on the US Olympic Team Trials out in Eugene Oregon. Competing there will be 15 athletes from Virginia in 18 declared events. The Virginia contingent represents athletes who go all the way from the favorite to the final qualifier.

Behind The Lens: Floridians At 2016 Olympic Trials Jul 12, 2016

Floridians flexed their muscle at the 2016 Olympic Trials with several earning spots on Team USA for the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. We showcase our Sunshine State standouts in this slideshow feature!

Meet Team VA's Olympians! Jul 12, 2016

Team Virginia truly showed out this weekend and proved once again that those from the Commonwealth of Virginia are truly the kings and queens of 400s. Representing Virginia were 16 athletes in 19 entered events these past few weeks at the USATF Olympic Team Trials. Out of those 16 athletes, 25% or four of the athletes have advanced to make the Olympic team for the United States.

The Road To Rio: Which Florida Athletes Are Competing At The Olympic Trials? Jul 1, 2016

The road to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for Team USA starts Friday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The Olympic Trials will feature over three dozen athletes who went to high school in the Sunshine State and dozens more with ties to Florida whether it be attending college or training here at the professional ranks.  Here is a look at those who spent their high school years in Florida and will be looking to dawn the red,white, and blue come August.

WATCH: All Florida Interviews From 2016 Olympic Trials Jul 12, 2016

See what the top Florida athletes had to say after their Olympic Trials experiences including champions Jenny Simpson and Brianna Rollins, as well as Marvin Bracy, Trayvon Bromell, and Tony McQuay who will be representing Team USA at the Olympic Games in Rio, and other Sunshine State standouts!

Sandi Morris breaks American record Jul 23, 2016

Sandi Morris broke the outdoor American record in the pole vault with a leap of 4.93 meters at the American Track League meeting in Houston.

Train Like The Pros: Tori Bowie & Marvin Bracy's Olympic Trials Workout Log Jul 2, 2016

Tori Bowie and Marvin Bracy are two of the top young sprinters in the USA at ages 25 and 22. This weekend the duo will continue their road to Rio and the 2016 Olympic Games. Bowie has the second fastest seed times in both the 100 (10.80) and 200m dash (21.99) while Bracy's 9.94 is third best behind only Trayvon Bromell and Justin Gatlin. Pure Athletics (Adidas) coach Gary Evans gave us the low down on their workouts for the week before the Olympic Trials which included block work and fine tuning their top end speed.

Noah Lyles Breaks 31yr National Record! 20.09 for 200m! Jul 11, 2016

Against the toughest competition in the world, recent T.C. Williams alum, Noah Lyles raced his best when it mattered most. Though he finished just shy of making the US Olympic team in fourth place, he did cross the line in a wind-legal 20.09 to break Roy Martin's 31 year old 200m national record.

Sandi Morris send-off Jul 10, 2016

Family and friends joined in Greenville to send-off Sandi Morris to Rio for the Olympics.

Donald Scott: 'I've Always Felt Like The Under Dog' Jul 6, 2016

Donald Scott started his career at Eastern Michigan University as a football player. A 2015 EMU graduate and volunteer coach, Scott now spends his days training at EMU for the Olympic Trials in a different sport: track and field.

Sandi Morris: Chasing the Sky Aug 30, 2016

Seventeen years of “the grind.” Four years of anticipation. A lifetime of talent. Everything came down to one single day. 

Olympic hopes await Raven Saunders Jul 1, 2016

One of Connie Price-Smith's current prized pupils is Raven Saunders, who is coming off a tremendous sophomore season in which she broke collegiate records in the indoor and outdoor shot put and won the NCAA outdoor title. 

Justin Gatlin Out-Leans LaShawn Merritt For 200m Olympic Trials Victory Jul 9, 2016

In a dramatic lean at the finish line, Justin Gatlin won the 200m final in the second fastest time in the world this year Saturday at Hayward Field. Out of lane eight, Gatlin beat world leader LaShawn Merritt with a winning time of 19.75 seconds. After winning the 400m title earlier in the week, Merritt finished second in 19.79 and was followed by Ameer Webb who closed for third in 20.00. 

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