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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.

This 12-toed Indian Athlete knows where the shoe pinches

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI (Reuters) – Pursuing a largely unrewarding Olympic sport in a cricket-obsessed country requires adjustments but Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman has taken it to a new level – squeezing six toes in each shoe designed for five. Born with six toes in each foot, the 18-year-old from a poor family in Jalpaiguri […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Bronze Medal at World Championships

Jordan Burroughs (John Sachs/Tech-Fall) By Craig Sesker TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – Nobody is going to ever question the grit, moxie and heart that American star Jordan Burroughs displays whenever he steps on a wrestling mat. Competing with a heavily wrapped left knee, Burroughs capped a courageous performance by winning a bronze medal at the World Championships […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014 on September 26 at 8 p.m. ET                            Interbike-2014 Takes Cycling Enthusiasts Inside North America’s Largest Industry Trade Show Las Vegas (September 9, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports […]

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 […]

A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KYODO/FILE (Reuters) – Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning thegames, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium, built when Japan hosted the Olympics in 1964, symbolizes the woes. […]

Two German Cities Interested in a 2024 Olympic Bid

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Germany’s Berlin and Hamburg, eager to launch a summer Olympics candidacy, have proposed modest, inner-city concepts for the Olympics with the country to decide in the coming months if and which city will bid for the 2024 Games. The two cities are slugging it out for the […]

USN’s 2014 Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports Newtwork presents a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Summer 2014 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like The Feed, High Sierra, Asics and Timex.  Pro Box by The Feed   If you’re looking to take your nutrition game to […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Stevenson wins Gold in Boxing

Not since 2004 has any American male won Gold in boxing, by Shakur Stevenson (USA) gets it done today in the 2kg Final against Lyu Ping (CHN). Stevenson remains undefeated in international competition.

2014 Youth Olympics: Zhihang wins 400m hurdles

In an amazing and rather interesting photo-finish, Xu Zhihang (CHN) is give the win over Mohammed Fares Jlassi (TUN), as they both finish with a time of 50.61 seconds.

2014 Youth Olympics: Wang Yan wins Balance Beam

Wang Yan (CHN) wins Balance Beam with a score of 14.633, beating Flaiva Lopes Saraiva (BRA) by .633.

2014 Youth Olympics: 100m winners and tragedies

In both the Men’s and Women’s race, the favors were prevented from racing in the final. While Liang Xiaojing (CHN) won easily in the women’s, Sydney Siame (ZAM) won the photo finish in the Men’s.

2014 Youth Olympics: Yulong wins Men’s Discus

In the Men’s Discus, Chen Yulong (CHN) was able to come over the top with his last throw of 64.14 meters beating out Clemens Prufer (GER).

2014 Youth Olympics: Shengping wins 10m Platform Diving

Wu Shengping (CHN) was able to easily sweep the Women’s 10m Platform Diving event with a total of 526.20 points.

2014 Youth Olympics: Guangyuan wins 200m Backstroke

In the Men’s 200m Backstroke, Li Guangyuan (CHN) took a surprising gold medal for China in this close race, with a total time of 1:56.94.

2014 Youth Olympics: De Santana wins 100m Freestyle

In the Men’s 100m Freestyle, the Silver medalist Matheus Paulo De Santa (BRA) took gold in 48.25, beating Yu Hexin (CHN) by almost a full second.

2014 Youth Olympics: Zhu Xueying wins Trampoline

Zhu Xueying (CHN) claims Gold by 3.055, with 55.425 points

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm, Sweden

DN Galan Diamond League, held at the historical Stockholm Olympic Stadium, is a leading track and field meeting and the largest annual sporting event in Sweden. DN Galan offers a unique blend of traditional athletics in a small historic arena and a futuristic sports show with a mix of music, sound effects and the latest technology. The result is an atmosphere which has made the meet well known and highly respected all over the world. 83 world records have been set here until 2013 – far more than at any other arena in the world.

2014 Youth Olympics: Shen wins 200 Free

Duo Shen (CHN) picks up her second individual Gold of the games, winning the Women’s 200m Freestyle at 1:56.12. Fellow countrywoman Yuhan Qiu, again was right behind for the Silver.

Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTINNE MUSCHI (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de Francevictories and banned for life from racing in 2012 by the U.S. Anti-Doping […]

Interbike – 2014, the TV Show

Stand out. Get your product in front of cycling trendsetters and the edge on your competition with Interbike – 2014 the TV Show. Contact Kevin Johnson if you would like to have your product integrated into the show and learn about other promotional opportunities. | 212.664.5215  Check out POC from Interbike – 2013. After the […]

Michael Phelps Signs Endorsement Deal With New Swimsuit Company

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman (Courtesy of Aqua Sphere) Michael Phelps is expected to race at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships on Wednesday, August 6, at 9 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. VISTA, Calif. (August 5, 2014)— Aqua Sphere, the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise, and triathlons, […]

FIVB World Grand Prix Preview

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will be in search of its sixth FIVB World Grand Prix title as Team USA opens the tournament’s first of three preliminary round weekends Aug. 1-3 in Ankara, Turkey. The Americans begin the 2014 edition on Aug. 1 versus No. 6 Russia at 6 a.m. […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Guo wins Shot Put

Tianqian Guo (CHN) wins the Junior title with a 17.71 meter throw, beating Raven Saunders (USA) by a whole 1.08 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Wang wins Long Jump

The only one to go over eight meters, Jilanan Wang (CHN) gets the win at 8.08, .16 meters better than his fellow countrymen Qing Lin (CHN).

Six Senior U.S. Titles Won At 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships

PHOTO CREDIT: John Chang The 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky., wrapped up with the finals in junior and senior trampoline, senior rhythmic gymnastics and junior and senior acrobatic gymnastics. The final six senior champions are: rhythmic gymnastics, all-around – Jazzy Kerber of Highland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics […]

Trayvon Bromell and Mary Cain Highlight 2014 IAAF World Juniors

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA Today) Click here for the complete 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships television schedule. By Parker Morse Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season. Starting with a 10.01 100m at […]

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

2014 Diving World Cup: Men’s 10m Platform: Bo wins 2nd

Qiu Bo (CHN) takes second at the Men’s 10m Platform event with a total of 528.50 points.

2014 Diving World Cup: Women’s 3m Springboard: Zi wins 2nd

He Zi (CHN) takes second at the Women’s 3m Springboard event with a total of 369.65 points.

2014 Fencing World Championship: Men’s Foil: Cheremisinova wins

5th ranked, and 2012 European Champ, Alexey Cheremisinov (RUS) gets the better of top ranked Ma Jianfei (CHN), 15-11 to become the Men’s Foil Champion.

2014 Diving World Cup: Men’s 3m Springboard: Chong Wins

Three time World Champ, He Chong (CHN) gets the win in Men’s 3m Springboard with a total of 540.35 points.

2014 Diving World Cup: Men’s 3m Springboard: Yuan 2nd

Cao Yuan (CHN) takes 2nd place for China in Men’s 3m Springboard with a total of 526.70 points.

2014 Diving World Cup: Women’s 10m Platform: Huang Xiaohui Wins

Huang Xiaohui (CHN) takes gold in 10m Women’s 10m Platform with a total of 3373.60 points.

2014 Diving world Cup: Men’s Platform Synchro: China wins

Cao Yuan, with a new parner, Lin Yue (CHN) get his third straight World Cup win (2010, 2012, 2014) with 494.46 points, helped by the biggest dive of the night in the final round scoring 98.28.

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today 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 members of the […]

2014 US World Team Trials: Holm defeats Nielsen

In the Men’s 85kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Jordan Holm secures his spot with a technical superiority score in the first period, after winning the first match over Zack Nielsen. (Call your TV provider to watch full events on TV and online.)

2014 US World Team Trials: Smith defeats Erickson

In the Men’s 130kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Current US champ Robby Smith racks up the points in the first period, after winning the first match, to beat Toby Erickson by technical superiority.


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