U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field 2016

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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. 

WATCH: All Florida Interviews From 2016 Olympic Trials Todd Grasley 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!

Meet Team VA's Olympians! Nolan Jez 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.

Noah Lyles Breaks 31yr National Record! 20.09 for 200m! Nolan Jez 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.

Justin Gatlin Out-Leans LaShawn Merritt For 200m Olympic Trials Victory Dennis Young 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. 

Train Like The Pros: Tori Bowie & Marvin Bracy's Olympic Trials Workout Log Todd Grasley 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.

The Road To Rio: Which Florida Athletes Are Competing At The Olympic Trials? Todd Grasley 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.

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.