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2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Germany interview

Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte talk about winning their third straight Women’s Team Sprint title for Germany.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Germany wins Women’s Team Sprint

For the third straight year Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte win the Women’s Team Sprint championship for Germany.

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Willingen, Germany: HS145

Willingen is the last halt on the schedule before the jumpers take off for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Garmisch, Germany: Men’s Giant Slalom

During the FIS Alpine World Cup in Garmisch, the best skiers in the world plunge down the slope and lawn, traveling well over 100 km/ h in the direction of the goal, where 10,000 enthusiastic spectators will cheer them on.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Garmisch, Germany: Men’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

During the FIS Alpine World Cup in Garmisch, the best skiers in the world plunge down the slope and lawn, traveling well over 100 km/ h in the direction of the goal, where 10,000 enthusiastic spectators will cheer them on.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Willingen, Germany: HS145 Team

Willingen is the last halt on the schedule before the jumpers take off for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: Women’s Bobsled Heat 2 & 4-Man Bobsled Heat 2

The Königssee bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track is a venue located in Schönau am Königsee, Germany. It is located near Königssee. Completed in 1968, it is the first permanent, artificially refrigerated bobsleigh, luge & skeleton track in the world.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: 2-Man Bobsled Heat 2 & Men’s Skeleton Heat 2

The Königssee bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track is a venue located in Schönau am Königsee, Germany. It is located near Königssee. Completed in 1968, it is the first permanent, artificially refrigerated bobsleigh, luge & skeleton track in the world.

2014 FIS Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup: Bischofshofen, Germany: Four Hills: HS 106

FIS Women’s Ski Jumping from Bischofshofen, Germany takes place live at 10 AM ET on Monday, January 6.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Women’s Bobsled And Four Man Bobsled

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Four Man Bobsled And Women’s Skeleton

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Men’s Skeleton And Men’s Two Man Bobsled

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2014 FIS Ski Sjumping World Cup: Garmisch, Germany: Four Hills

The most prestigious contest on the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup calendar begins on December 29. Opening in Oberstdorf and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the world’s top ski jumpers then hop across the Austro-German border for final two events.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oberstdorf, Germany: Four Hills

The most prestigious contest on the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup calendar begins on December 29. Opening in Oberstdorf and Garmisch-Partenkirchen,the world’s top ski jumpers then hop across the Austro-German border for the final two events.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oberhof, Germany: Tour de Ski

The competition course will be shortened this year to 1500m and will be used both on Saturday and Sunday for ladies’ and men’s competitions. On Saturday, ladies will ski two rounds and the men three rounds.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oberhof, Germany: Tour de Ski

The competition course will be shortened this year to 1500m and will be used both on Saturday and Sunday for ladies’ and men’s competitions. On Saturday, ladies will ski two rounds and the men three rounds.

2013 Ski Jumping World Cup: Titisee Neustadt, Germany: HS 140

The 2013–14 Ski Jumping World Cup is the 35th World Cup season for men and the 3rd World Cup season for women.

2013 Ski Jumping World Cup: Titisee Neustadt, Germany: HS 140

The 2013–14 Ski Jumping World Cup is the 35th World Cup season for men and the 3rd World Cup season for women.

2013 Luge World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Day 2

The 2013–14 Luge World Cup is a multi race tournament over a season for luge organised by the FIL. After the World Cup, the athletes will move for two weeks to Sochi for the Luge event in the XXII Olympic Winter Games.

2013 Luge World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Day 1

The 2013–14 Luge World Cup is a multi race tournament over a season for luge organised by the FIL. After the World Cup, the athletes will move for two weeks to Sochi for the Luge event in the XXII Olympic Winter Games.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal, Germany: HS 140 Individual

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal, Germany: HS 140 Team

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

2013 European Dressage Championships: Team Grand Prix: Germany wins

Riding on horse Damon Hill NRW, Helen Langehanenberg lead Germany to victory with a team best score of 84.377. Germany finished with a team total of 234.651 to beat out the 2nd place Netherlands.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball: Moscow: Brazil vs Germany

In the gold medal match, Brazilians Maria and Carolina Salgado defeated Germans Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 21-15 and 21-18. This is the Salgado sister’s first World Tour title since 2008.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Puerto Rico vs. Germany

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Germany vs. Russia

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Germany vs. Japan

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Italy vs. Germany

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there. This event airs Aug 4 @2:45pmET/11:45amPT.

2013 Beach Volleyball World Championship: Bronze: Germany vs Brazil

Off the backs of last years champions, Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego (BRA), Jonathan Erdmann and Kay Matysik (GER) get the win 21-17, 21-19 to take bronze.

2013 Beach Volleyball World Championship: Gold: China vs Germany

In a nail biter final set Xue Chen and Xi Zhang (CHN) defeat Karla Borger and Britta Buthe (GER) 18-21, 21-17, 21-19 to win their first World Championship title (they won Bronze in 2011).

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Albstadt, Germany

The first stop on the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour was Albstadt, Germany. This is the complete replay of that event.

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Canada vs. Germany

This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Men’s Team Ski Jump: Team Germany gets silver

Andreas Wank, Severin Freund, Michael Neumayer, and Richard Freitag (GER) finished with a total team score of 1121.0. Andreas Wank was the top performer for the team with a best jump score of 135.5.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championship: Women’s Team Pursuit: Germany wins

Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte (GER) just barely catch Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang (CHN) by .003 seconds to win the Championship title.

World Cup continues in Winterberg, Germany

WINTERBERG, Germany (Dec. 4, 2012)- After a one-week hiatus following the North American portion of the tour, the World Cup circuit will continue in Winterberg, Germany this week. Races will take place from Dec. 7-9, and will include the first team event of the season. The detailed schedule is as follows, with all times listed […]

Germany gets 2nd in Round 5 of 2012 Nations Cup

With all the pressure on Marco Kutscher (GER) to have a run with less than 2 faults, Kutscher finished with a 16, giving France the victory. Germany would finish with a score of 12.

2012 Beach Volleyball Rome: Swiss women upset Germany’s for Gold

FIVB Women’s Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, Simone Kuhn and Nadine Zumkehr (SUI) beat Laura Ludwig and Sara Goller (GER) 21-12, 21-18, their first gold medals.

2012 Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix: USA vs. Germany Rematch

USA won the first game 3-1, but this time they sweep 3-0 over Germany after stealing the first set, 25-23, 25-23, and 25-17.

Germany sets two World Records on track

2012, Melbourne, Australia, Track Cycling World Championship, first they broke the record in qualifying, then the broken the Women’s Team Sprint record again, to win the championship at 32.549 seconds.

2014 Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup: Zimmermann Wins All

Lisa Zimmermann (GER) receives the Crystal Globe after taking gold in the Women’s Slopestyle event. This is the first globe for Germany in 5 years.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

(Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash […]

German former champ, Italian athlete test positive for drugs in Sochi

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MICHAEL DALDER/FILES (Reuters) – Germany’s two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italian four-man bobsleigh member William Frullani were thrown out of the Sochi Olympics on Friday after testing positive for drugs. Sachenbacher-Stehle, who was competing in the biathlon in Sochi but did not win a medal, tested positive for the stimulant methylhexanamin with the second sample […]

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

Factbox: Bobsleigh at the Sochi Winter Games

(Reuters) – Here are the main facts about bobsleigh at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The competition: There are three gold medals up for grabs in the men’s four-man, two-man and two-woman events. The competition consists of four runs held over a two-day period. Medals are awarded based on the total time over the four runs, […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is http://www.cxmagazine.com/) Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

Hoax threats before games play on Sochi security fears

CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – At least five European countries’ Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger. Despite the assurances, the letters to committees in Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and Slovakia briefly caused alarm and underlined nervousness […]

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Zakopane: GER 2nd

Andreas Welllinger was the highest scoring member of his team as he finished the day with a run 1 score of 139.5 and a run 2 score of 127. Germany finished with 1047.9 total points.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Geisenberger 2nd

Reigning world champ Natalie Geisenberger (GER) lost her first race of the season as she trailed winner Tatjana Hufner (GER) by .016 seconds.Germany took the top 4 spots in the event.

Olympic champion Morgenstern badly injured

  CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – Three-times Austrian Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern is in hospital with a serious head injury and a damaged lung after a fall in training, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said on Friday. An Austrian Ski Federation statement said Morgenstern’s injuries were not life-threatening. The 27-year-old lost his balance […]

Sponsor P&G sets more modest target for Winter Games

(Reuters) – With the Winter Olympics only a month away, Procter & Gamble – one of the event’s leading sponsors – launched its main advertising campaign on Monday, seeking a more modest return than from the summer games in London 18 months ago. The household goods company, best known for brands such as Duracell batteries and Gillette razors, estimated London 2012 […]

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Friedrich 2nd

Current 2-Man Champ Francesco Friedrich (GER) helps team Germany go 1,2, and 4 on their home track, with his best finish this season. He moves into 10th in the Cup.

 
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