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Warrior Games: Archery

Watch the highlights of America’s wounded warriors competing in the archery competition at the USOC’s 2013 Warrior Games.

Pope Wishes Rome Luck on Olympic Bid

Pope Francis (REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito) VATICAN CITY, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjoy them. Francis, who turned 78 on Wednesday, improvised the comment at […]

Veterans’ Day Encore Presentation of Warrior Games: The Fight Continues

Universal Sports will air an encore presentation of Warrior Games: The Fight Continues throughout the day on Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11.  Tune in to Universal Sports Network, November 11 @ 3:00am, 2:00pm, 8:00pm and 11:00pm. All Times Eastern. More than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competed in seven sports (archery, cycling, shooting, […]

Simone Biles Named U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month

World Champion Simone Biles, middle, of the U.S. (REUTERS/China Daily) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances at the FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in October earned gymnasts Simone Biles and Danell Leyva Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s gymnastics team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced […]

2014 Warrior Games

More than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competed in seven sports (archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball) during the 5th annual Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado from September 28 through October 4. On October 22 at 8 PM ET/PT, Universal Sports Network premieres an original documentary, Warrior Games: […]

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 […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

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 […]

Warrior Games: The Heroes of Sport

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports When the Warrior Games were christened in 2010, it was not promoted as the “first annual.” Whether the joint effort of the Department of Defense and the U.S. Olympic Committee, originally involving 200 active and retired members from the various military branches with significant injuries and illness, would […]

Warrior Games: The Final Results

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports Ever wonder about the translation of “Semper Fi,” the motto associated with the few, the proud, the Marines? It is a Latin phrase that means “always faithful” — not, as followers of an annual Paralympics-styled sports festival for armed services members might guess, “kicking butt at the Warrior […]

Prince Harry, Missy Franklin Open Warrior Games in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte officially opened today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., highlighted by a march of the 260 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans who will compete in the fourth annual competition. With Prince Harry and 1,200 others in attendance, […]

Armless archer eyes more than full freezer

Matt Stutzman during the men’s archery individual compound during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Royal Artillery Barracks. (Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE) By Toby Davis LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – If you thought archery required a steady hand then American Paralympian Matt Stutzman is ready to shoot an arrow through your preconceptions. The 29-year-old from Iowa […]

Hawking, Pistorius open London’s Paralympics

A general view of the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, August 29, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) By Tom Pilcher LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Wheelchair-bound physicist Stephen Hawking and South Africa’s ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius were among the luminaries on hand for the opening on Wednesday night of the […]

Twenty golden moments of the 2012 Games

Usain Bolt (JAM) wins the gold in the men’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games. […]

Tracking the Trials: June 14, 2012

Rosters for several U.S. Olympic sports are determined by results from competitions known as trials. They usually are as nerve-wracking for the participants as being on trial. Qualifying for the team can be as joyous as getting acquitted. Meet some athletes for whom their trials was more trial and less error as they earned an […]

Whether Armless or Inspirational, Stutzman defies conventional descriptions

Photo courtesy of inspirationalarcher.com By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Matt Stutzman is a recent recruit to the world of competitive bows and arrows but the man who calls himself The Armless Archer has, in little more than a year, made an enormous impact on the sport. Stutzman, 28, fired his way into archery […]

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors

This week’s episode features archery and wheelchair rugby highlights from Team USA.

 
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