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CEO to step down of Livestrong group founded by cyclist Armstrong

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALLISON JOYCE (Reuters) – The CEO of the Livestrong cancer foundation started by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong announced his resignation on Tuesday after a tenure in which the organization went from a being global brand to losing millions after Armstrong’s doping scandal. Doug Ulman, who helped develop the foundation that aids cancer patients and […]

2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Liverpool

The Tour of Britain is a multi-stage cycling race, conducted on British roads, in which participants race across Great Britain to complete the race in the fastest time. The event dates back to the first British stage races held just after the Second World War, since when various different events have been described as the Tour of Britain, including the Milk Race, the Kellogg’s Tour of Britain and the PruTour. The current version of the Tour of Britain began in 2004 and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

Universal Sports To Air 2014 Secret U.S. Classic LIVE

Kyla Ross and Simone Biles (John Cheng/USA Gymnastics) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

2014 US World Team Trials: Metcalf defeats Oliver

In the Men’s 65kg Freestyle, current US champ Brent Metcalf defeats Jordan Oliver 3-0 in a hard fought second match to claim his spot for the World Championships.

2014 Fiji Men’s Pro Surfing Competition – LIVE ONLINE THRU 6/12

For the first time, Universal Sports Network will offer coverage of the 2014 Fiji Men’s Pro competition live on UniversalSports.com, starting June 1, 2014. One of the only John Lennon approved venues on tour, Fiji is for dreamers. Bright blue drainers explode across the reef for impossibly long stretches. It is exotic. It is romance. Airs […]

Universal Sports Adds LIVE Coverage of USA Rugby Before 2015 World Cup

(Courtesy of USA Rugby) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network announced on May 19 exclusive LIVE TV and digital coverage of all three of USA Rugby’s upcoming summer test matches. In a primer to next year’s Rugby World Cup, the Eagles will face Tier 1 nation Scotland on June 7 at 8 p.m. ET in […]

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

Newly crowned World Champ, David Oliver (USA) gets the win at 13.23 seconds, winning by .15 seconds over Sergey Shubenkov (RUS).

Universal Sports Network to Air LIVE Coverage of Michael Phelps’ Return to Competitive Swimming April 24-26                 

Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky Highlight Arena Grand Prix at Mesa Field Los Angeles (April 23, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports, will air LIVE coverage of USA Swimming’s Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, Ariz., April 24-26.  In addition to LIVE coverage on April 25 and […]

Rio organizers acknowledge issues, guarantee to ‘deliver’

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES (Reuters) – Organizers of the 2016 Olympics have acknowledged there are issues to be resolved in preparing Rio de Janeiro to host the event but said on Wednesday they were making progress and would deliver a “great Games“. The guarantees came a day after international sporting federations, meeting in Turkey, criticized the Brazilian government for the […]

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2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

The newly crowned World Champ David Oliver (USA) wins his third race and claims the Diamond in the Men’s 110m hurdles.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

Recently crowned World Champ, David Oliver (USA), gets the 110m Hurdle win with a time of 13.21, beating Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) by .14 seconds. This is Oliver’s second Diamond League win.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Oliver Interview

2013’s champion of the 110m hurdles David Oliver (USA) talks about his comeback win.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Oliver wins 110m Hurdles

Despite being sidelined for the past few years, David Oliver (USA) made a triumphant return to competition and today became the world champion of the 110m hurdles. Oliver came in with a time of 13.00, .13 seconds over Ron Wilson (USA, as defending champ Jason Richardson took 4th.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 110 Hurdles: David Oliver wins after Merritt DQ

David Oliver (USA) finished with a winning time of 13.20, after race favorite and world record holder Aries Merritt (USA) crashed midway through the race..

Total Rugby Live: May 1, 2013

Total Rugby Live: May 1, 2013

FAQ: Watching Live Events

HOW DO I WATCH THE 2014 BOSTON MARATHON? If your television provider is Cox, DirecTV, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FIOS, Bend Broadband, Brighthouse, GCI,  or Astound / Wave Broadband, you will be able to view the Boston Marathon on television as part of a free preview of Universal Sports Network.  (Universal Sports is not currently […]

Maze wins slalom to keep grand slam chances alive

Tina Maze of Slovenia celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom in Ofterschwang, Germany, Sunday, March 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) By Manuele Lang OFTERSCHWANG, Germany, March 10 (Reuters) – Tina Maze won her duel with world champion Mikaela Shiffrin in a women’s World Cup slalom on Sunday […]

Live from Hollywood: Cannondale Pro Cycling launches 2013 team

Bethel, CT – Jan. 13, 2013 – Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), launched its 2013 pro cycling team, Cannondale Pro Cycling, this past weekend at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Team captains Ivan Basso, Peter Sagan, Elia Viviani, and Moreno Moser walked the Cannondale Pro Cycling carpet amidst the […]

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Armstrong steps down from Livestrong board

Radioshack team rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. stands on the podium in Paris after the final 20th stage of the 97th Tour de France cycling race between Longjumeau and Paris in this file photo taken July 25, 2010. Armstrong has stepped down as a board member of Livestrong, the cancer-support charity he founded in […]

USA Women’s Water Polo Team Relives Gold Medal Moment

Elsie Windes, Heather Petri and Kami Craig join us in the studio to take their first look of the US Women’s Water Polo team winning the gold medal in London.

Gilbert delivers to become world champion

Philippe Gilbert of Belgium breaks away from the pack to win the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) By Julien Pretot VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Favorite Philippe Gilbert duly delivered when he perfectly timed his final effort and won the cycling world […]

Martin delivers to retain time trial world title

Toni Martin of Germany shows his gold medal on the podium after winning the men’s time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 19, 2012. (REUTERS/Michael Kooren) By Julien Pretot VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany’s Tony Martin lived up to expectations when he edged out American Taylor Phinney to retain […]

Pistorius cries foul after 200m loss to Oliveira

Brazil’s Alan Oliveira (L) celebrates in front of South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius after winning the men’s 200m T44 classification at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games September 2, 2012. This classification is for athletes with an impairment that affects their arms or legs, including amputees. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh) By Toby Davis LONDON, Sept […]

‘Spectacular’ Contador to liven up Vuelta

The name of Team Saxo Bank rider Alberto Contador of Spain is printed on his bicycle before the start of the Eneco Tour in Waalwijk, August 6, 2012. The 29-year-old Spaniard, who was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title and banned for two years after testing positive for the anabolic agent clenbuterol, took […]

Sublime Farah delivers distance gold for Britain

Mohamed Farah (GBR) finishes first as Galen Rupp (USA) finishes second in the men’s 10000m during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Neil Maidment LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Mo Farah delivered on all the huge pre-Games hype with a coruscating run to become Britain’s first 10,000 metres […]

2012 Diamond League: Shanghai: Liu Xiang Beats Oliver

To the cheers of the home crowd, Xiang (CHN) sets a meet record with the win at 12.97, beating former record holder David Oliver (USA) by .16 seconds.

2011 Diamond League Stockholm: Jason Richardson beat David Oliver in hurdles

At 13.17 seconds, Richardson (USA) wins his first race, beating Diamond League leader Oliver (USA) by 11 seconds.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: David Oliver wins rematch with Liu Xiang

June 4, 2011: David Oliver got his revenge on Liu Xiang, winning the men’s 110m hurdles in a world-leadding 12.94 at the Prefontaine Classic.

2011 Diamond League Shanghai: Liu Xiang beats David Oliver in 110mH

May 15, 2011: China’s Liu Xiang stuns American David Oliver to win the men’s 110m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai.

Diamond League Paris 2010: Oliver wins 100m & Sets Record

July 16, 2010: David Oliver wins the 110m hurdles in an American record 12.89 seconds, .03 off the world record, at the Diamond League meet in Paris.

2011 Diamond League London: Robles tops Richardson, Oliver

Aug. 5, 2011: Cuba’s Dayron Robles edges American Jason Richardson in the men’s 110m hurdles, while David Oliver struggles in third-place.

2011 Diamond League Paris: Robles edges Oliver in 110m hurdles

July 8, 2011: World-record holder Dayron Robles tops rival David Oliver in the men’s 110m hurdles with a lean at the line.

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FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Preview

Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin (Doug Haney/U.S. Ski Team) The 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season begins Saturday, October 25 at 6:30 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full viewing schedule. Play-by-play announcer Steve Porino helped analyze the major storylines for upcoming season: On the expectations for Americans Ted Ligety and Mikaela […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five-Year Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings) By Joe Brock PRETORIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His uncle, […]

Biles Poised to Leap into Rio Spotlight

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHINA DAILY (Reuters) – Her training headquarters is a small warehouse in Spring, Texas, but bigger things are expected for petite gymnast Simone Biles, who is on track to become a darling of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The powerfully-built 4-foot-9 American is back from Nanning, China, where last weekend she won four world championship gold […]

2014-2015 FIS Alpine World Cup Viewing Schedule

Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT TV (ET) LIVE Online (ET) 10/25 Soelden: Women’s Giant Slalom 6:30 AM LIVE 3:30 AM 10/26 Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom 7:30 AM ET LIVE 4:30 AM 11/15 Levi: Women’s Slalom 6:30 AM ET LIVE TBD 11/16 Levi: Men’s Slalom 6:30 AM ET LIVE TBD 11/29 Lake Louise: […]

Nanjing Athletes Pledge for a Brighter Future

In the spirit of the Youth Olympic Games, during the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014, the 3,800 athletes pledged to become ambassadors both on and off the field of play, while encouraging those around them to embrace the Olympic values and help inspire a generation. Included for the first time in Olympic history, the athletes’ […]

Costs and bidding process scare off European hopefuls

(Reuters) – What do European cities Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Lviv, St Moritz and Munich have in common? They have all turned down or pulled out of bidding for the Winter Olympics in 2022 and triggered alarm bells at the International Olympic Committee. The withdrawals, with Oslo pulling out as recently as last week, have highlighted […]

Tom Daley Not Concerned about Competing in Russia

Tom Daley (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) By Michael Hann LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) – British diver Tom Daley is not concerned about competing in Russia despite the country’s anti-gay stance and has no plans to make a political protest ahead of next year’s World Aquatic Championships in Kazan. Daley, who won a bronze medal in the men’s 10 […]

Gymnastics: Dominant U.S. retain women’s team gold

(Reuters) – The United States retained their women’s team title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday with a massive victory margin over hosts China, with Russia claiming bronze. Reigning world all-around champion Simone Biles joined Kyla Ross, Alyssa Baumann, Madison Kocian, Ashton Locklear and MyKayla Skinner to score 179.280 points, 6.693 ahead of China. […]

U.S. Retain Women’s Team Gymnastics Gold

U.S. gymnasts pose with their gold medals at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) Click here for the remaining 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships schedule. Oct 8 (Reuters) – The United States retained their women’s team title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday with a massive victory margin over hosts China, with Russia […]

China wins sixth men’s gymnastics world team title in a row

(Reuters) – China’s all conquering men roared back from an abysmal start to snatch their sixth consecutive team title by the narrowest of margins at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday thanks to Zhang Chenglong’s high-flying horizontal bar routine. China, whose title defense looked in jeopardy after the first rotation when Cheng Ran sat down […]

Justin Gatlin Candidate for IAAF World Athlete of the Year Award

Justin Gatlin (REUTERS/Eric Vidal) The IAAF is pleased to announce the names of the 10 men and 10 women who have been shortlisted for the 2014 World Athlete of the Year Award. The candidates have been selected by an international panel of athletics experts which include representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. […]

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

2014-2015 Figure Skating Viewing Schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Oct. 2, 2014) – NBC Sports Group, Universal Sports Network and U.S. Figure Skating announced today the broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 figure skating season. NBC Sports Group will broadcast more than 30 hours of coverage throughout the season, including 13.5 hours of live and taped coverage of the seven-event ISU Grand […]

FINA Synchronized Swimming World Cup

Click here for a synchronized swimming photo gallery.  A new page of history will be written this week as Université Laval’s PEPS aquatic center hosts the 13th FINA Synchronized Swimming World Cup for the first time on Canadian soil. Of the 250 national team members present, 107 athletes will be in action over four days of competition […]

2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The nation’s […]

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women’s Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit What to know before watching the 2014 Berlin Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, September 28 at 12 PM ET (or LIVE online at 2:30 AM ET). World’s Fastest Course The Berlin Marathon is […]

Qatar takes a stand in hijab row at Asiad

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-MIN/SPORTS CHOSUN (Reuters) – The issue of religious freedom took center stage at the Asian Games on Wednesday when Qatari women forfeited a basketball game after refusing to remove the Islamic head scarf, dealing another blow to an event that trumpets diversity and inclusiveness. Organizers of Incheon’s Asian Games, which have welcomed 9,500 […]

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 […]

 
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