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2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Crash

In the women’s Ominum Elimination Race, three riders were eliminated early as they crashed hard on the first lap.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Voinova wins Women’s Sprint

Anastasiia Voinova (RUS) defeats Shuang Guo (CHN) 2-1, though it was really 3-0 as she was relegated after winning the first heat, for breaking her sprinter’s line, in this first World Cup of the new season.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Glaetzer wins Men’s Sprint

Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) beats 2011 World Champ Jason Kenny (GBR), in two straight sprints to win the first World Cup of the new season.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Shuang Guo wins Women’s Keirin

Shuang Guo (CHN) who also took Silver in the Sprint, claims Gold in the Keirin, in this first World Cup of the season. Beating out her country woman Tianshi Zhong (CHN) by .065 seconds.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Aussie men win Team Pursuit

A young Australian Team takes down Great Britain, in the first World Cup of the season by 2.153 second.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Eilers wins Men’s Keirin

Joachim Eilers (GER) wins the first Keirin race of the World Cup season, beating out Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) in a photo finish by .002 seconds.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: British Women win Team Pursuit

In a replay of the World Champions, Team Canada took on Team Great Britain again and came up short. As the British women win by 4.866 seconds, in the first World Cup of the season.

2014 UCI Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara is the first of three stops for the 2014/15 season, with the event travelling to London in December before the final round in Cali, Colombia in January, each event giving each squad the opportunity to score vital Olympic Games qualification points on the road to the 2016 Rio Games.

Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ Click here for a full recap of the men’s and women’s races. (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who […]

Kenya’s Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men’s and women’s races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch, with Kipsang’s victory bringing […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Men’s Bronze

Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton (CAN) beat Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek (GER) 21-15 and 21-10 for bronze. The current number 1 ranked Canadian team falls short of gold, but still gets on the podium with a bronze medal.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Parana Open: Parana, Argentina: Men’s Bronze & Gold

In the final phase of the 2014 FIVB World Tour with FIVB Open events, this is the sixth time the FIVB World Tour has had an event in Argentina and it is the first time visiting Paraná. Last year, the FIVB World Tour returned to Argentina for the first time in 13 years with the double-gender FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Larissa and Talita Interview

Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes (BRA) talk about their win over Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado (BRA) for Gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Women’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the Women’s gold medal game with spikes, blocks and great saves.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Women’s Gold

Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes (BRA) get their 4th victory of the season without losing one set in the tournament by defeating Maria Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado (BRA

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Parana Open: Parana, Argentina: Women’s Bronze & Gold

In the final phase of the 2014 FIVB World Tour with FIVB Open events, this is the sixth time the FIVB World Tour has had an event in Argentina and it is the first time visiting Paraná. Last year, the FIVB World Tour returned to Argentina for the first time in 13 years with the double-gender FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam.

Reigning Boston Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Rita Jeptoo (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday. The organization announced that Jeptoo’s ‘A’ sample “indicated the presence of prohibited substances.” Athletics Kenya did not give more details […]

2014 New York City Marathon Preview

Meb Keflezighi and Tatyana McFadden (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Seth Rubinroit Runners to watch at the 2014 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2: Meb Keflezighi Meb Keflezighi will be running his first marathon since April, when he became the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Keflezighi will be motivated after struggling […]

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Kipyego interview

Bernard Kipyego (KEN) talks about getting the win, with a perosnal best time.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Moges wins Women’s Race

In just her second marathon race, Betelhem Moges (ETH) claims a win at 2:28:35. Winning by 40 seconds over Ogla Kimaiyo (KEN).

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Kipyego wins

Bernard Kipyego (KEN) runs a personal best, at 2:06:22, to win his first big city as three time winner Wilson Chebet (KEN) didn’t make the top five.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon (Mobile)

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975. The road race has a Gold Label from the IAAF. During the event, there are also a half marathon race (21.097 km) and an 8 km race in the program.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Verniaiev wins Parallel Bars

Current European Champ, Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) wins the World Title as well, as the only one scoring over 16 points, with 16.125.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Whittenburg 7th on Parallel Bars

Donnell Whittenburg (USA) finished 7th (out of eight) in the Men’s Parallel Bars final, with 14.366 point, 1.300 off the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Leyva 2nd on Parallel Bars

2011 champ, Danell Leyva (USA) gets back on the podium this year claiming Silver with 15.933 points, 0.192 out of first.

2014 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship: Nanning, China: Individual Apparatus Finals Day 2 & Awards

The coverage of the 45th FIG World Gynmastics Championships in Nanning, China, will start on Tuesday, 7 October and conclude on Sunday, 12 October. The competition is the fourth time a World Artistic Gymnastics Championships has been held in Asia.

2014 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship: Nanning, China: Individual Apparatus Finals Day 1 & Awards

The coverage of the 45th FIG World Gynmastics Championships in Nanning, China, will start on Tuesday, 7 October and conclude on Sunday, 12 October. The competition is the fourth time a World Artistic Gymnastics Championships has been held in Asia.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Interviews

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) talks about breaking the world record at the Berlin race. Shalane Flanagan (USA) talks about getting 3rd placed in the women’s race, and falling short of beating the American record.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Women’s Race

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) takes 1st in the women’s race this year after taking 2nd in 2012, with a total time of 2:20:18.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Men’s Race

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) is the first runner to ever break a marathon under 2:03 hours with a total time of 2:02:57, beating out his training partner Emmanuel Mutai (KEN).

Dennis Kimetto Shatters Marathon World Record

Dennis Kimetto of Kenya poses next to the timekeeping vehicle displaying his new world record (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) BERLIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds after setting a scintillating pace from the start […]

2014 Berlin Marathon: Berlin, Germany

The Berlin Marathon (branded BMW Berlin Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race where professional athletes and amateur runners jointly participate.

Berlin Marathon: The Journey

Follow the journey of multiple entrants who’ve entered the Berlin Marathon.

Berlin Marathon: Marathon Man

Wilson Kipsang shows what it means to win the Marathon.

Top Paralympic Moments

Matt Stutzman at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (Paul Cunningham/US PRESSWIRE) Click here to learn about the 2014 Warrior Games. By Seth Rubinroit The London 2012 Paralympic Games was named the No. 1 moment in the 25 years of the Paralympic Movement, according to a list released by the International Paralympic Moment. The 2012 Paralympic Games […]

Interbike 2014: Faraday Bicycles – City Bikes With Style

City bikes take on a whole new meaning with the incorporation of electric assist. Faraday Bicycles put their design passion into each of their creations.

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women’s Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit What to know before watching the 2014 Berlin Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, September 28 at 12 PM ET (or LIVE online at 2:30 AM ET). World’s Fastest Course The Berlin Marathon is […]

Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

(Reuters) – Asia’s top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had “broken the ice” when they picked female competitors for the London Olympics. Saudi Arabia is the only country among the 45 competing nations at the Asian Games, […]

Pistorius has not damaged Paralympic movement, says IPC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SUZANNE PLUNKETT (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius’s conviction for culpable homicide after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will not harm the profile of the Paralympic movement, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday. Double amputee Pistorius, an icon for the Paralympic movement and instrumental in its rise in popularity, was convicted on Friday […]

Asian Games: Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selects all-male team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive. The Saudi stance sparked criticism from Human Rights Watch, which condemned its all-male line-up, saying the ultra-conservative state was shutting the door […]

Countdown to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Paralympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sunday, Sept. 7. With the Opening Ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American […]

Marathon Meb Discusses What Motivates Him

Meb Keflezighi crossing the finish line to win the 2014 Boston Marathon (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) What motivates Meb Keflezighi? The 2014 Boston Marathon winner discusses how he made his dreams a reality in this heartfelt Facebook post:

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 11: Pamplona – Santuario De San Miguel De Aralar (Mobile)

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 11: Pamplona – Santuario De San Miguel De Aralar

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 9: Carboneras de Guadazaon – Aramon Valdenirares (Mobile)

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 9: Carboneras de Guadazaon – Aramon Valdenirares

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 World Equestrian Games: Pearson leads Para

With 77.960 points, Lee Pearson, riding Zion scores the highest in Para-Dressage, putting Great Britain in the lead after the Team Test.

2014 Youth Olympics: Saraiva wins Floor

Flaiva Lopes Saraiva (BRA) takes Gold on Floor by .033 over Seda Tutkhalyan (RUS), with a score of 13.766.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 2 Mile

Mo Farah (GBR) owns the field and brings home the win, for the home crowd. He sets an area record in the two miles as well, at 8:07.85.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara, Turkey: Germany vs. Dominican Republic

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

Paralympic Skier Melts Sochi Medal to Make Engagement Ring

Vincent Gauthier-Manuel (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) By Max Meyer Olympians may do many unusual things with their medals, but it’s safe to say that French Paralympian Vincent Gauthier-Manuel used his to perform the most romantic gesture. The skier melted his silver medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics to make an engagement ring for his girlfriend. While it is an unbelievable […]

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara, Turkey: Serbia vs. Germany

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUKE MACGREGOR/FILES (Reuters) – As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organize and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance. His organization duly got […]

 
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