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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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Nyman sets pace in 1st Saslong DH training

PHOTO CREDIT: Nathan Bilow/Agence Zoom/Getty Images VAL GARDENA/GROEDEN, Italy – Steven Nyman (USA) has lived up to his reputation as a Val Gardena/Gröden specialist. The two-times winner (2006, 2012) is the only racer who clocked a time below 2 minutes (1:59.98 min). He is followed by Kjetil Jansrud (NOR, +0.16 seconds’’) and – a little […]

U.S. Seen as ‘Clear Favorite’ to Land 2024 Olympics

U.S. will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics (Shutterstock) By Larry Fine Dec 16 (Reuters) – Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favorite to host the 2024 Games. The United States on Tuesday became the […]

Rome Will Bid to Host 2024 Olympic Games

Colosseum in Rome (Shutterstock) ROME, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi launched a bid on Monday to bring the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Rome, presenting it as a boost for the country as the capital reels from a corruption scandal and the economy flounders. Italy is the second country after Germany […]

Adrian Peterson Considers Pursuing Olympic Dream

Adrian Peterson (REUTERS/Tom Lynn) Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s season-long suspension has been upheld by NFL-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday. Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by commissioner Roger Goodell on Nov. 18, after Peterson failed to attend a disciplinary hearing regarding his alleged violation of the NFL’s personal […]

Existing Olympic Sports Could Lose Events

By Ossian Shine MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The most powerful figures in world sport were frantically drawing lines in the sand in Monaco on Monday, seeking to protect their sports from an Olympic axe set to be swung to make room for new spectacles. No sooner had the proposal to scrap a limit of […]

Diack’s son, Russian official, step down from IAAF roles

(Reuters) – The son of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has stepped down from his role with the governing body as investigations continue into allegations of doping in Russia. Papa Massata Diack, an IAAF marketing consultant, is one of three officials to leave their posts following the allegations that have rocked […]

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, […]

Lindsey Vonn Discusses Her Comeback

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Vonn is expected to race for the first time in 2014 on Friday, December 5 at 2:30 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports Network. The women’s speed team is in frigid Lake Louise for Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhills on Friday and Saturday, plus […]

Seb Coe on a Mission to Save Track & Field

Sebastian Coe (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – When Seb Coe was at the peak of his powers in the 1980s athletics attracted huge TV audiences and often dominated the back pages of newspapers around the world. Thirty years on the sport is fighting to make a connection with the […]

USA Women Win 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championship

Team USA (Courtesy of USA Basketball) Relive the 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championships on Wednesday, December 3 at 6 PM ET on Universal Sports Network. USA Women’s Basketball won the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championships in Russia, while USA Men’s Basketball advanced to the Round of 16. USA Women’s Basketball Roster Cierra Burdick […]

Sebastien Coe Plans to Run for IAAF Presidency

Sebastian Coe (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) By Ossian Shine LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The man who successfully delivered the London 2012 Olympic Games on Thursday launched his bid for the presidency of world athletics’ governing body, one of the most powerful jobs in global sport. Double Olympic gold medalist Sebastian Coe confirmed he would […]

2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Viewing Schedule

U.S. Ski Team Olympic champions including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso, and hometown heroes Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn are expected to compete at Vail/Beaver Creek against some of the world’s best ski racers representing more than 70 countries. Social: @universalsports #Vail2015 DATE EVENT TV (ET) LIVE Online (ET) 2/3 Women’s Super G NBCSN: […]

Female Athletes Make Bobsled History

Elana Meyers Taylor (Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. Team USA garnered 10 medals in Calgary’s North American Cup, and another historic milestone was reached today when American Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Canadian Kaillie Humphries became the first women to medal in […]

Austrian Team Switches to Racing Mode

With some intensive preparation weeks in their legs, the Austrian ski cross athletes are looking forward to finally apply what they have learned and worked on during the most recent training camps. On Saturday, skiers are ready to battle it out in heats of four for National Championships honours on the Pitztal glacier. One day […]

Tim Howard Named 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year

USA goalkeeper Tim Howard (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been voted the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year, with the announcement taking place earlier today live on ESPN’s SportsCenter. This is Howard’s second time winning AOTY, previously earning the honor in 2008. The three-time FIFA World Cup veteran becomes […]

2014 Trophée Bompard is Coming

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Trophée Bombard, the fifth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 20-22, in Bordeaux, France. Ladies Ashley Wagner, a 2014 Olympic team event bronze medalist, will […]

Doha to Host 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha (Shutterstock) MONACO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Qatar’s emergence as a global sporting hub gained further clout when Doha was chosen as host city for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. The fast-growing city alongside the Arabian Gulf will become the first from the Middle East to stage the blue riband event. Overlooked […]

Estonian Team Set for World Cup Opener

The Estonian Ski Jumpers and Nordic Combined athletes started their seasons with a sponsor and partner meeting where past achievements were recognised and predictions for the upcoming winter made before it is off to a training camp in Finland for the Estonian athletes. The brothers Piho who live and train in Trondheim since this spring […]

 
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