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Audi Race Room: Style vs Technique

Doug Lewis talks about how what starts as style, if successful becomes technique.

Interbike 2014: BSX Insight – Training Technology

All serious athletes must train properly to avoid injury. During Interbike 2014, Universal Sports’ host Craig Hummer spoke with BSX Athletics about their latest product, which allows athletes to test their lactate threshold to find out if they are over-training.

2014 FINA Synchro Swimming World Cup: Team Technical Finals: Quebec, Canada

The World Cup is a four-day elite-level synchronized swimming competition held every four years with Solo, Duet, Team (divided into Technical and Free Routines) and Free Combination on the program.

2014 FINA Synchro Swimming World Cup: Quebec, Canada: Team Technical Finals

The World Cup is a four-day elite-level synchronized swimming competition held every four years with Solo, Duet, Team (divided into Technical and Free Routines) and Free Combination on the program. Each Member Federation may enter no more than one swimmer or team per event, with a maximum of 12 athletes. The Federation with the highest sum of all final results from the various events is the World Cup winner.

Release The Beast: Hill Sprints for Technique

This week, Brooks Beasts’ coach Danny Mackey has the team perform hill sprints. Hill sprints are used as a method to increase strength with less fatigue, while focusing on running technique. Running hill intervals is also helpful in forcing the runner’s sprint mechanics turn on in full gear.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Quick Transition Techniques

Get a good look at Cameron Good’s technique to transition from bicycle to running in the Chicago Triathlon.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Josh Schneider wins Men’s 50m Freestyle

In the Men’s 50m Freestyle, Josh Schneider wins by a tenth of a second with a total time of 22’17.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs CHN

In their final game of the day, the USA scored their first points of the tournament and defeated China 41-0. The USA needed 48 points to reach the cup quarterfinals tomorrow but just fell short after a valiant effort.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Kitzbühel: Puchner and Heel lose ski

Joachim Puchner (AUT) and Werner Heel (ITA) shared the same bad luck as both skiers lost their left ski on the same turn. The turn seemed to have a bump in it that both were unable to see and ultimately causing them to crash. Both skiers walked away.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Anke Wischnewski 2nd

After finishing the 1st run in 5th place, Anke Wischnewski (GER) finished 2nd with a time of 1:27.821. 2nd place may come as a relief for Wischnewski as she has finished 3rd in the previous 3 World Cup races.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Lillehammer: Fischnaller wins

In the first race of the season, Dominik Fischnaller (ITA) wins his first World Cup race beating two time world champ, David Moller (GER) by .146 seconds, leading after run one.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Lillehammer: Fischnaller crashes

While his cousin Dominik would win the day, Kevin Fischnaller (ITA) would taste the ice, crashing out with a DNF in the first race of the season.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Women’s Cross Country: Lechner crashes

After racing for 30 minutes out on course, Eva Lechner took a hard fall after flying over her handlebars and into the dirt she was okay after the crash and was able to continue in the race.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Synchronized Swimming Duet Free: CHN takes silver

Tingting Jiang and twin sister Wenwen Jiang (CHN) finished with a total score of 95.350, losing to the Russian pair Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko for the second time this week.The duo finished 2.330 points out of 1st place.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s Diving 10m Platform Synchro: CHN gets bronze

Olympic champs, Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang (CHN), lead through the first 3 rounds but fell to 4th place after a bad dive in the 4th. CHN swept the world championships in 2011 but a loss here today ended their streak.

2013 Women’s Volleyball Grand Slam: Gstaad: CHN vs BRA in gold medal match

Reigning world champs Chen Xue and Xi Zhang (CHN) defeated Barbara Seixas de Freitas and her partner Liliane Maestrini (BRA) with final set scores of 16-21 and 14-21. This Xue and Zhang first gold in a Gstaad event.

2012 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Bormio: Downhill: Puchner crashes

Joachim Puchner (AUT) had a rough ride and eventually lost his footing, wiping out into the netting.

2012 FIVB Grand Slam: Top 5 scores from CHN vs USA Gold Medal Match

Check out the best, spikes, rallies, and blocks from CHN vs USA, with Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, from the 2012 FIVB Women’s Beach Volleyball Grand Slam in Moscow, Russia.

2012 FIVB Grand Slam: CHN upsets USA at Gold Medal Game

Xue and Zhang (CHN) earned their 3rd gold n Moscow sweeping the USA 2-0 with sets scores of 21-14 and 21-14 during the 2012 FIVB Women’s Beach Volleyball Grand Slam in Russia.

CHN wins Gold at 2012 Beach Volleyball World Tour in Shanghai

2012 Shanghai China, FIVB Women’s Beach Volleyball World Tour, Xue and ZHANG XI (CHN) swept BRA in 2 sets with scores of 21-17 and 21-18, winning their first grand slam title of the season.

USA Bobsled Sweeps World Cup Podium

USA Bobsled on the Podium in Lake Placid (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. The American women’s bobsled team swept the World Cup podium in Lake Placid today for only the third time in U.S. history. Two-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and […]

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

Martina Bonnerova and Barbora Hermannova (CZE) get their first career medal on the World Tour, defeating 15th seed Sayaka Mizoe and Takemi Nishibori (CHN) 2-0 (21-15, 21-17).

Big Air Ramp Construction in Istanbul underway

With plenty of days left to the season’s first big air contest, the first ever World Cup staged in Istanbul is foreshadowing. Being the first ever World Cup big air competition for both, men and women, and also providing the biggest prize money ever (CHF 112,500) Local Organisers of the mega event have kicked off […]

Tatyana McFadden Named USOC’s Female Athlete of the Month

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout November earned Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, Maryland) and wheelchair tennis player David Wagner (San Diego, California) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s saber team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: USA wins 4x50m Mixed Freestyle

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Team USA, (Josh Schneider, Matt Grevers, Madison Kennedy, Abby Weitzeil), wins 4x50m Mixed Freestyle setting a World Record with a time of 1:28.57, beating the old record by .96 seconds.

Pop Violinist Denies Fixing Giant Slalom Races

Vanessa Mae (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Pop violinist Vanessa Mae is appealing a four-year ban imposed for fixing giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Thursday. British citizen Mae, who has sold several million albums of her self-described “violin techno-acoustic […]

USN’s 2014 Holiday Gear Guide

Universal Sports Network presents a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their 2015 (and beyond) training. Bring joy to your favorite athletes this holiday season with great products from brands like Budstraps, TYR and Mio. Budstraps   Clip. Go. BudStraps allow you to simply clip your earbuds around your neck for a run, […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets World Record

During the short course of the 2014 World Swimming Championships (25 Meter), Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) defeated favorite Katinka Hosszu (HUN) with a World Record at 1:59.61. Gracie broke Liu Zige (CHN)’s record from 2009 by 1.17 seconds, the first to go under 2 minutes.

FINA Names 2014 Athletes of the Year

Chad le Clos, left, and Michael Phelps (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) The FINA Athletes of the Year 2014 were unveiled on December 1, 2014 in Doha (QAT) in a memorable Gala “Soirée des Etoiles” (Evening of the Stars), held after a successful two-day FINA World Aquatics Convention and FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic. Less than two […]

World Cup 2014-15 Season Preview

With just less than one week to go until the start of the 2015 World Cup season in Ruka (FIN), let’s take a look at some of the athletes to watch. It’s always difficult to judge success based on early season competitions in a World Championship or Olympic year. However, with a number of FIS […]

U.S. Cross Country Team Named

Kikkan Randall (left) and Jessie Diggins (Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team) PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 24) – The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, Finland. All 10 members of the A and B Teams are past members […]

Private league project in the works again

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – The prospect of a private cycling league raised its head again on Tuesday when 11 top teams announced the creation of Velon, a venture they say will help the sport develop further — without saying how exactly. The 11 teams — Sky, Belkin, BMC, Garmin, Lotto, OPQS, Orica-GreenEdge, Giant, Lampre, […]

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Stolbova and Klimov lead

After finishing the pairs’ short program of the 2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix in France, Olympic silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov (RUS) lead over Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) by 3.93 points,  heading towards their second consecutive Grand Prix win.

Astana hit by another doping case

(Reuters) – Astana were rocked by another doping case on Wednesday when the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Kazakh Victor Okishev had tested positive. “The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that it has notified UCI Continental Team Astana Kazakh rider Victor Okishev of an Adverse Analytical Finding of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids in a sample collected […]

FIVB calls for release of jailed Iranian protestor

(Reuters) – Volleyball’s governing body (FIVB) has called for the release of an imprisoned Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration at a match in Tehran against a ban on females attending some men’s sporting events. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was sentenced to a year in jail on Nov. 2 for spreading anti-state propaganda, Iranian […]

Violinist Vanessa Mae Gets Four-Year Ban over Manipulation

Vanessa Mae at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) BERNE, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for four years over the manipulation of giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympic Games at the last minute. An FIS panel also banned […]

Alpine Team Named at Copper Mountain

2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team (USSA/Sarah Brunson) Click here for the 2014-2015 FIS Alpine World Cup viewing schedule. The sun was shining down on Center Village today where a huge crowd congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team to be introduced during Nature Valley First Tracks at Copper Mountain on November 8. The energy […]

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Kexin wins 500m

Olympic Silver medalist in Sochi for the 1000m Fan Kexin (CHN) wins Gold in 500m short track.

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 World Trampoline and Tumbling Champs: China wins Gold

Liu Lingling (CHN), who won Gold in the Individual Trampoline event, and her partner Li Meng (CHN) win Gold in Women’s Synchronized Trampoline.

2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Champs: Xiao wins Gold

Gold medal winning “Synchro” partners, Tu Xiao (CHN) and Dong Dong (CHN), claim Gold and Silver in Men’s Individual Trampoline with Tu Xiao getting the Gold.

2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Champs: Song wins Gold

The 2011 World Champion Yang Song (CHN) wins Gold in the Men’s Tumbling with an overall score of 78.8.

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.

2024 Could be ‘Right Time’ for U.S. Olympic Bid

1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics (Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 8 (Reuters) – One of the most powerful men in the Olympic movement has urged the United States to push ahead with its plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, saying it is the “right time”. The U.S. has not hosted the […]

2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Champs: Lingling wins Gold

Liu Lingling (CHN) wins gold in Women’s Trampoline with a 55.990, beating reigning Olympic Champion Rosannagh Maclennan (CAN).

2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Champs: Dong and Xiao win Gold

Current World Champion Dong Dong (CHN) and his partner Tu Xiao (CHN) win gold in Men’s Synchronized Trampoline.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: China: Peng and Zhang win

Cheng Peng and Hao Zhang, win their first Grand Prix with 194.05 points, leading the Chinese sweep of the podium by 20.72 points over Xiaoyu Yu and Yang Jin (CHN).

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: China: Peng and Zhang lead

After the Pairs short program, Cheng Peng and Hao Zhang, who hope to win their first Grand Prix, lead a Chinese sweep with 69.11 points, by 11.84 points over Xuehan Wang and Lei Wang (CHN).

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: China: Kovtun leads

After the men’s short program, Maxim Kovtun (RUS), who took 2nd last year, holds the lead over the Olympic champ, Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) by 3.01 with 85.96, helped by a strong technial score.

No quick fix on reducing Olympic costs, says Asian chief

(Reuters) – While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is looking at ways to significantly reduce the costs of staging the Games, Asia’s top Olympic official has warned there is unlikely to ever be a dirt-cheap solution. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti president of the Olympic Council of Asia, said that while the IOC was investigating […]

World Beach Games Set to Debut in 2017

Marketa Slukova (left) and Kristyna Kolocova (Courtesy of FIVB) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – A brand new international multi-sports event, featuring games including American flag football, skateboarding and jet ski races, could be added to the global sports calendar in 2017. Although the yet-to-be-named world beach games will not carry the Olympic tag, […]

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: Canada: Pogorilaya wins

16 year old Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) wins her second Grand Prix Title (2013 Cup of China) by 5.81 points over Ashley Wagner (USA), with a strong technical score. Her combined total was 191.81

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: Canada: Duhamel and Radford win

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (CAN) maintain their lead over Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) by 26.1 points to win their first Grand Prix Title with a combined score of 210.74.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: Canada: Duhamel and Radford lead in Short

After the Pair’s Short Program, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (CAN) currently lead by 7.28 over Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) and hope to win their first Grand Prix.

2014 Skate America

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today the athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several […]


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