World champion women wrestlers Adeline Gray and Helen Maroulis of the United States will compete against talented Canadian opponents as part of the 2016 Beat the Streets international competition, which returns to New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, May 19. (Accompanying photo of Adeline Gray as she wins the
USA's beach volleyball athletes wrapped a busy week and continue on the FIVB and NORCECA tours in international lands in the coming days. Information from USA Volleyball valid as of April 18, 2016. Americans earned a podium finish in Xiamen, China, with April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings earning their third
FIBA Americas today (Apr 14, 2016) in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, conducted the draw for the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women, and the USA was placed in preliminary round Group A with Brazil, Guatemala and Venezuela. Group B features Canada, host Chile, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The 2016 FIBA Americas
FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the 2016 Olympic Games women’s basketball draw today in Mies, Switzerland, determining three of the USA’s five opponents for the Aug. 6-14 preliminary round. The 2016 Olympic Games women’s basketball competition will feature national teams from 12 countries competing Aug. 6-20 in Rio de Janeiro,
Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team, dubbed the Fierce Five by the media, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won gold medals in the individual all-around and team competitions. She was
Olga Nikolayevna Kaniskina (Russian: born January 19, 1985 in Napolnaya Tavla, Kochkurovsky District, Mordvin ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian race walker. She won the silver medal in the 20 km walk at the 2006 European Championships, gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and silver medal at
Deng Yaping (born February 5, 1973 in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China) is a Chinese table tennis player who won six world championships and four Olympic championships between 1989 and 1997. Deng began playing table tennis at the age of five, and four years later she won her provincial junior championship.