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2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: Le Clos edges Shun in 200m Fly

Chad Le Clos (RSA) took top honors with a winning time of 1:51.70. Le Clos trailed throughout most of the race, but made his last push in the final 25m, overtaking swimmer Wang Shun (CHN).

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Hungary becomes Epee Champs

In the Men’s Team Epee Final, Team Hungary wins it for the home crowd, 42-38 over the Ukraine, Hungary was 3rd last year.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Hungary becomes Epee Champs

In the Men’s Team Epee Final, Team Hungary wins it for the home crowd, 42-38 over the Ukraine, Hungary was 3rd last year.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: HUN vs MNE in gold medal match

Hungary beat Montenegro in a close game with a final score of 8-7. Hungary’s game winning goal was scored by Marton Szivos, giving Hungary their first title since the 2008 Olympics.

2013 FINA World Championship: Water Polo: Hungary wins Bronze

After three straight bronze medals, Hungary denies Russian a fourth, beating them 10-8.

2013 FINA World Championship: Water Polo: Hungary vs Croatia

In Men’s Water Polo Semi-Final, Hungary defeats Olympic Champs Croatia to advance to the Gold Medal final, 11-10.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Spain vs Hungary in Semi-Final match

Spain beat the undefeated Hungary team in front of their home crowd with a final score of 13-12. ESP was down 9-12 in the 3rd quarter, but rallied back to put up 4 unanswered goals for the win.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s High Dive: Hunt misses gold by less than a point

Gary Hunt (GBR) missed out on becoming the first Men’s High Dive world champion when he finished with a score of 589.30, losing to Duque (COL) by .90 points. Hunt had the best dive on the day, totaling 170.1 points.

2013 FINA Swimming World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Quarterfinals: GRE vs. HUN

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 Water Polo World League: Gold: SRB versus HUN

Serbia defeated Hungary 12-7, earning their 3rd title in 4 years. Hungary put up a good fight in the first quarter but ultimate Serbia slowly started to pull away, extending their lead to 5 points in the 4th quarter.

2013 Water Polo World League: Superfinals Semi-finals: USA versus HUN

Hungary will advance to the Super-final gold game after defeating the USA 6-8. USA was down throughout the entire game until rallying back in the 3rd quarter, but lost momentum going into the 4th qaurter.

2013 Women’s World League: Beijing: Russia dominates Hungary in Semifinal

Russia put together an impressive performance defeating Hungary with a final score of 9-12. The game was steady until Russia’s offense exploded in the 3rd quarter, putting up 5 points to Hungary’s 2. Russia will go on to face China in the Final.

2013 Rotterdam Marathon: Tilahun Regassa wins

Ethiopian Tilahun Regassa finished with a final time of 2:05:38. Regassa seemed on pace to break the course record halfway through, but struggled in the final kms to keep record pace. This is the second consecutive year that Ethiopia has won.

Hungary’s Hosszu triumphs in brilliant display on Day 2 of Swimming World Cup

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu (L) shakes hands with New Zealand’s Melissa Ingram after the women’s 400m freestyle final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 3, 2012 DUBAI – Chad Le Clos may have been king of the pool with his six golds in Dubai […]

FINA Women’s Water Polo: Top scores from USA vs HUN

Check out these top plays from USA vs Hungary during the FINA Women’s Water Polo Olympic Exhibition in Newport Beach, California.

FINA Women’s Water Polo: USA beats HUN at Water Polo Olympic Trials

After a tight 1st half, the USA put together an explosive 2nd half to beat Hungary 9-4. The USA has won 4 straight in the past 8 days, during the FINA Women’s Water Polo Olympic Exhibition.

Olympic Trials Water Polo: Top Scores in USA vs. HUN

Check out the coolest shots on goal that score, as Team USA puts and end to their 10 year losing streak to Hungary.

Olympic Trials Water Polo: USA vs Hungary

After 10 years, Team USA finally beats Hungary, 12-9, as the Silver and Gold medal defending Teams from Beijing get ready for London.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Gold

In a seesaw battle, Hunter’s (USA) speed in the first round carries him to victory in the Heavy Weight final over Yamil Peralta (ARG) 12-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Michael Hunter (USA) punches his ticket to the London Games with this win over Julio Castillo (ECU), 14-8 in the Heavy Weight.

USN’s Photos of 2014: 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Four out of five Olympic rings are seen lit up during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics (REUTERS/David Gray) Statement from photographer David Gray of REUTERS: This image is a great example of the cliche ‘always expect the unexpected’. Two days before, at the Olympic opening ceremony rehearsal, I had seen that the […]

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 […]

21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) 21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m): Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 200m Fly W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (1:59.61) 400m IM W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (4:19.86) 4x200m Free W: Netherlands sets new WR (7:32.85)   Thursday’s (Dec. 4) Day 2 World […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu wins 200m Medley

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Katinka Hosszu (HUN), who is the current World Record holder, wins 200m Medley and breaks her own World Record with a time of 2:01.86.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets 100m IM Record

In the Women’s 100m Individual Medley short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her third World Record of the championship, breaking her three month old record by .16 seconds and putting the new mark at 56.70.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Bernek wins 400m Free

In the Men’s 400m Freestyle short course, Peter Bernek (HUN) wins his first senior championship title, with a championship record at 3:34.32, beating James Guy (GBR) by 2.03.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Gyurta wins 200m Breast

In the Men’s 200m Breaststroke short course, Current World Record holder Daniel Gyurta (HUN) wins his second Championship title at 2:01.49, 1.01 seconds slower than his record, from earlier this year.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record in 200m Back

In the Women’s 200m Backstroke short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her second win and second World Record this championship, at 1:59.23. Taking .8 seconds off Missy Franklin’s 2011 record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record

In the women’s 100m Back short course, Katina Hosszu (HUN), who lost to two World Records yesterday gets one of her own today at 55.03, beating the old 2009 record by .20 seconds.

Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. The 24-year-old […]

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.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets IM World Record

In the short course Mireia Belmonte Garcia(ESP) claims her second World Record of the day (200m Fly) at 4:19.86. Breaking Katinka Hosszu (HUN), who was 2nd, record from early this year by .97 seconds.

Team USA Prepares for FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports) Paced by individual Olympic gold medalists Tyler Clary, Natalie Coughlin, Matt Grevers and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Team USA will be represented by 36 top swimmers at this week’s 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m), which runs Wednesday through Sunday in Doha, Qatar. In the U.S., Universal Sports Network […]

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 […]

IOC Suggests More Venues Outside Tokyo for 2020 Games

Japan (Shutterstock) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has urged Tokyo to consider moving more events to venues outside the capital, including one hundreds of kilometers away, in a bid to rein in spending for the 2020 Summer Games. Rising labour and construction costs have […]

Olympic Sports Notes

UniversalSports.com presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

Prize Purse Doubled for Arena Grand Prix Series

Katie Ledecky (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) With twice the prize money as last season on the line, many of the world’s best swimmers will face top-flight competition on United States soil in USA Swimming’s 2014-15 Arena Grand Prix Series. As part of USA Swimming’s partnership with swimwear leader Arena, the six-event Arena Grand Prix Series […]

Beijing and Almaty press their cases for 2022 Winter Games

(Reuters) – The two cities in the running to host the Winter Olympics that Europe didn’t want went on the charm offensive on Friday, hoping to convince Olympic delegates to award them the 2022 Games. The bidding teams from Beijing and Almaty provided a sneak preview of their ambitious plans to host the Games with […]

World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships on USN

Watch live coverage from Daytona on Saturday, November 8 at 7 PM ET and on Sunday, November 9 at 5 PM ET on TV on Universal Sports and online here.  Team USA, led by individual 2013 World medalists Kristle Lowell and Alex Renkert, has arrived in Daytona Beach, Fla., for the 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships.  The event, which features competition in individual and […]

Mikaela Shiffrin new Longines Ambassador of Elegance

Sölden (Austria) / St. Imier (Switzerland), 24 October 2014 – Today, Sölden was host to the start of the new Alpine skiing season, which will be characterised by youth. As the Partner and Official Timekeeper of the FIS, Longines will once again lend its support to up-and-coming sportsmen and women through the Longines Future Ski […]

Olympian Jim Thorpe’s remains should not be moved: U.S. court

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOE MCDONALD (Reuters) – Jim Thorpe’s remains will stay in the Pennsylvania hamlet named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his native Oklahoma. Addressing an unusual dispute between two generations of […]

Audi FIS Ski World Cup: Big Season Opening ahead in Soelden

It is ‘go time’ for the 2014/15 Audi FIS Ski World Cup this weekend in Soelden (AUT) as the new season traditionally gets underway with two giant slaloms on the Rettenbach glacier. In the past weeks, Soelden has been hit by warm temperatures but the hard work put in by the Organising Committee to preserve […]

USN Presents “Warrior Games: The Fight Continues” Premiering October 22 at 8 p.m. ET

Universal Sports Network Original Production Warrior Games: The Fight Continues Premieres This Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m. ET Encore Presentations of Two-Hour Special Featuring Servicemen and Women to Highlight 2014 Veteran’s Day Programming LOS ANGELES (October 20, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will present the documentary-style special Warrior Games: The Fight Continues this Wednesday, […]

Fallon keen to ride in United States

CREDIT: REUTERS/AHMED JADALLAH (Reuters) – Six-times British champion jockey Kieren Fallon is looking to continue his career in the United States, he said on Thursday. The 49-year-old Irishman, who has won three Epsom derbies and five 2,000 Guineas including this year’s race on Night of Thunder, is widely regarded as one of the greatest flat-racing […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Berki wins Pommel Horse

2010, 2011 World Champs and current Olympic Champ Krisztian Berki (HUN) shows why he is still the king, the only one to score over 16, with 16.033, winning by 0.250 points.

Winter Olympics May Have to Move for 2022 World Cup

Olympic Rings (Shutterstock) By Mike Collett LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The 2022 Winter Olympics may have to move from its traditional January and February dates to accommodate the World Cup finals being staged in Qatar, leading European soccer clubs’ official Umberto Gandini said on Wednesday. Gandini, vice-chairman of the European Club Association of Europe’s top […]

Magnificent Mary wins boxing gold for India at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – M.C. Mary Kom gave India’s battered boxing team something to celebrate when she won the women’s flyweight gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Kom came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova on a split decision in the 51-kilogram division. Her win provided India with its first […]

Drama and Controversy Reign at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one […]

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 […]

Team USA Roster for FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships

CLICK HERE for the schedule to watch the FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships LIVE online. By Bill Kauffman  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, ranked second in the world and holding a 22-6 record in 2014, announced today its 14-player roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World […]

April and Kerri Complete Perfect AVP Season

April Ross (left) and Kerri Walsh Jennings at the AVP Huntington Beach Open (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports) CLICK HERE for the schedule to watch Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross in the final Grand Slam of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season. It was the best way the season could have ended…a packed stadium watching some […]

USA Gymnastics Team for 2014 World Championships

Simone Biles (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports) INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2014 – Reigning U.S. and world all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, headline the seven-woman U.S. Team that will compete in the 2014 World Championships, schedule for Oct. 3-12 in Nanning, China. […]

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 […]

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. […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

 
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