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2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Verniaiev wins Parallel Bars

Current European Champ, Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) wins the World Title as well, as the only one scoring over 16 points, with 16.125.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Whittenburg 7th on Parallel Bars

Donnell Whittenburg (USA) finished 7th (out of eight) in the Men’s Parallel Bars final, with 14.366 point, 1.300 off the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Leyva 2nd on Parallel Bars

2011 champ, Danell Leyva (USA) gets back on the podium this year claiming Silver with 15.933 points, 0.192 out of first.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: American Wynn 7th in Parallel Bars

Yesterday’s rings’ bronze medalist, Brandon Wynn, finished the parallel bars with a score of 14.266. Fellow American John Orozco finished 3rd in the event.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Lin ties for 1st in Parallel Bars

Chaopan Lin (CHN) finished in a tie with Kohei Uchimura (JPN) after both finished with scores of 15.666. Lin came into this event ranked 3rd.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Uchimura ties for 1st in Parallel Bars

Kohei Uchimura (JPN) and Chaopan Lin (CHN) won first place with a tieing score of 15.666. American Orozco finished in 3rd.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: American Orozco 3rd in Parallel Bars

John Orozco (USA) finished with a score of 15.533, trailing winners Lin (CHN) and Uchimura by .133 points.

2013 FIS Snowboard World Cup World Cup: Sochi: Parallel Giant Slalom

The two snowboarders start on identical parallel courses, featuring a large number of sharp turns, and try to get to the finish first.

FIS Alpine World Cup: Moscow: Parallel Slalom: Men’s & Women’s

Moscow will host the World Cup event in parallel slalom for the fourth time (and the second time officially). Sixteen of the best male and female World Cup athletes, both in slalom as well as in overall standings, will come to Moscow.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Men’s + Women’s Parallel Race (REPLAY)

The first parallel slalom alpine ski competitions were held in Moscow on January 2, 2009 and attracted a great deal of interest. On race day, at least 30,000 viewers visited the site in Sparrow Hills in front of Moscow State University where the giant ramp was erected. The design of the ramp itself, about 60 meters tall, 200 meters long, almost 20 meters wide, and brightly lit from all sides, made for a particularly festive atmosphere.


2012 Visa Championships Day 2: Sam Mikulak has trouble on Parallel Bars

Did the coach remember to tighten the apparatus? Apparently not — but that didn’t prevent Sam Mikulak from the 4th highest score at 15.65.

USA Rugby to Host National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp

USA Rugby announced Thursday the first National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp, set for the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., Jan. 10, 2015. “I was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2012 and before I made it to the NFL I was playing rugby on various club and national teams,” said […]

Beyond The Medals – The Business of Sport

Beyond The Medals – The Business of Sport Takes Fans Behind-The-Scenes of Their Favorite Sports New Monthly Magazine Show Premieres Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET Exclusively on Universal Sports Network                           LOS ANGELES (December 4, 2014) – Universal Sports Network and Lagardère […]

Simone Biles Named U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month

World Champion Simone Biles, middle, of the U.S. (REUTERS/China Daily) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances at the FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in October earned gymnasts Simone Biles and Danell Leyva Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s gymnastics team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced […]

Simone Biles Wins Four Gold Medals at World Championships

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! (Reuters) – American Simone Biles emerged as the most-decorated gymnast at the 2014 world championships in southern China on Sunday after winning the balance beam and floor exercise events […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Wrong Anthem

As Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) stood on the podium, ready this hear the Ukraine national anthem, for winning gold on the Parallel Bars, much to his surprise the event organizers played the Uzbekistan anthem instead.

Two Alpine Skiing World Cup Stops in Germany This Year

It has been more than ten years, that one of the strongest raceboard nations has hosted two different events in one season. Last time Germany held two races was back in 2004 (Munich and Berchtesgaden). In the upcoming season, Sudelfeld, a World Cup host in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014, will organise a parallel giant […]

Kohei Uchimura Wins Fifth All-Around Title

Kohei Uchimura at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) Click here for the remaining 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships schedule. Oct 9 (Reuters) – Japan’s Kohei Uchimura claimed a record-extending fifth consecutive men’s all-around title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Thursday. The reigning all-around Olympic champion totalled 91.965 points to finish 1.492 ahead of […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Verniaiev 4th in All-Around

Despite posting the highest score so far this championship, with a 16.033 on Parallel Bars, Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) fell just 0.151 points shy of getting on the podium, finishing in 4th.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Danell Leyva in Team

Danell Leyva posted one of the highest score on the Parallel Bars in the Men’s Team competition, posting a score of a 15.666.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Lin Chaopan in Team

Lin Chaopan posted the highest score on the Parallel Bars in the Men’s Team competition, posting a score of 15.900.

USA Basketball Wins FIBA World Championship

USA Basketball players with their trophy at the FIBA World Championship (AP Photo) The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (6-0) rolled through the 2014 FIBA World Championship undefeated and claimed a second-straight gold medal at the event with a dominating 77-64 win over Spain (5-1) on Sunday night at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Regomo-Moran wins All-Around

In Men’s Gymnastics, Giarnni Regini-Moran (GBR) gets the Gold, posting some of the highest scores on Floor and Parallel Bars. Winning by 1.675.

Running Phenom Mary Cain Prepares For Driver’s Test Before Race

Mary Cain (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Two days from racing in her second IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, and one practically on home turf in New York, Mary Cain was stressed out on Thursday, June 12. About taking her driver’s test. “I am super-duper excited for graduation,” said the 18-year-old Bronxville High School […]

Record Coverage Planned for 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships

Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin (Doug Haney/U.S. Ski Team) VAIL/BEAVER CREEK, CO (May 12) – American ski racing fans will have unprecedented coverage of the International Ski Federation’s 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek as the result of a media partnership announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, NBC Sports Group and […]

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 […]

2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Stoneham, Quebec, Canada: Slopestyle

Slopestyle, big air and halfpipe will feature technical aerials, stylish maneuvers and snowboardcross. Parallel giant slalom & parallel slalom will show athletes going head to head to crown the fastest snowboarder on the slopes of Stoneham Mountain.

2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Stoneham, Quebec, Canada: Halfpipe

Slopestyle, big air and halfpipe will feature technical aerials, stylish maneuvers and snowboardcross. Parallel giant slalom & parallel slalom will show athletes going head to head to crown the fastest snowboarder on the slopes of Stoneham Mountain.

Gibbon Slacklines Presents: Megastunt Over Las Vegas

Exhilarating spectacles will be taken to new heights Wednesday, Oct. 16 as Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil teams with Gibbon Slacklines to showcase a record-breaking highline walk attempt from the exterior of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 63 floors above the Las Vegas Strip.  As the kick off to the 2013 World Slackline Federation (WSFed) Slackline World Cup Finals taking place the following day inside the Michael Jackson ONE theatre, daredevil Gibbon athlete Andy Lewis will attempt to set the world record for the longest urban highline walked as he forges a 480-ft. high, 360-ft.-long slackline rigged from two of the Mandalay Bay resort towers running parallel to the Las Vegas Strip.

Biles, Ross Finish One Two At Women’s All Around Finals

Courtesy USA Gymnastics ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 4, 2013 –Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/Bannon’s Gymnastix, Inc., and Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, swept the top two spots in the women’s all-around finals at the 2013 World Gymnastics Championships at the Antwerp (Belgium) Sports Palace today. Biles won the all-around title with her 60.216 total, just […]

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Kato 2nd in All-Around

Ryohei Kato (JPN) claims silver by .700, missing out on gold by 1.958 points. He had the second highest score on Parallel Bars at 15.300 and the third highest on High Bar at 15.166

Podium 360 Premieres Thursday, August 8 at 7:30 PM ET on Universal Sports Network

Los Angeles (August 1, 2013) – Universal Sports Network announced its new original sports program, Podium 360, will premiere Thursday, August 8, at 7:30 PM ET. Podium 360 is a monthly, half-hour highlight show that will feature an action-packed and comprehensive review of the most exciting stories, races and victories of the world’s best Olympic […]

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Kummer interview

With the final Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom cancelled, Patrizia Kummer (SUI) misses her chance to win that Globe, but she does walk off with the overall World Cup title.

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Fischanller interview

With the final Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom canceled, Roland Fischnaller (ITA) walks off with the overall World Cup title.

Dalton, Ohashi win 2013 AT&T American Cup

Courtesy of WORCESTER, MASS., March 2, 2013 – 2012 Olympian and 2013 Winter Cup Champion Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev./University, Oklahoma, and Katelyn Ohashi of Plano, Texas/WOGA, won the all-around titles at the 2013 AT&T American Cup inside the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Dalton posted a 89.398, while Ohashi scored a 59.199. Simone […]

2013 AT&T American Cup: Marcel Nguyen 3rd

With 87.031 points, Marcel Nguyen (GER) took third in the All-Around, posting the highest score on parallel bars at 15.133, tying Jake Dalton’s score.

Maiden giant slalom win for Pinturault

France’s Alexis Pinturault passes a gate during the first run of an alpine ski men’s world cup giant slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Gifted Frenchman Alexis Pinturault confirmed his all-round skills with a first Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom […]

Maze v Vonn rivalry tops world championships bill

Tina Maze (SLO), left, and Lindsey Vonn (USA), middle, and Maria Riesch (GER) on the podium for the women’s overall title at the FIS World Cup in Schladming. (Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Gunn-USA TODAY Sports) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 2 (Reuters) – For local fans, Marcel Hirscher will top the bill at the alpine […]

Hirscher triumphs in Moscow

MOSCOW, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Austria’s Marcel Hirscher warmed up for next week’s world championships with victory in a World Cup parallel slalom in Moscow on Tuesday, racing down the 200m artificial slope ahead of Sweden’s Andre Myhrer. The World Cup leader edged to victory after two close heats at the venue in the north […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Flag in Face

In the first semi-final run of the City Event Parallels, Veronika Velez Zuzlova caught one of the gate flags in her face, but she kept her cool and finished the course.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Chodounsky out

David Chodounsky (USA) just missed advancing to the semi-finals by .1 seconds to Ivica Kostellic (CRO) in the City Event Parallels.

Neureuther emulates father with Wengen win

Germany’s Felix Neureuther speeds past a pole on his way to win an Alpine ski World Cup men’s slalom, in Wengen, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Germany’s Felix Neureuther won the classic Wengen World Cup slalom on Sunday, 39 years on from his […]

Neureuther, Velez Zuzulova stun favorites in Munich

Felix Neureuther (2nd L) of Germany celebrates his victory during the medal ceremony of the Alpine Skiing World Cup parallel slalom run at the Olympic Park in Munich, January 1, 2013. Neureuther won ahead of Austria’s Marcel Hirscher (L), Alexis Pinturault of France (2nd R) and Andre Myhrer from Sweden (R). (REUTERS/Michaela Rehle) By Patrick […]

Velez Zuzulova records first Slovakian win

By Manuele Lang SEMMERING, Austria, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Veronika Velez Zuzulova gave Slovakia their first victory in a women’s alpine skiing World Cup race by winning a slalom on Saturday. After having achieved 13 podium finishes in 10 years, the former junior world champion finally broke through when she clocked a combined time of […]

Reichelt and Paris win Bormio downhill

By Patrick Lang BORMIO, Italy, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Hannes Reichelt and local favorite Dominik Paris were joint winners in the closest finish to an Alpine skiing World Cup downhill, with only 0.02 seconds separating the top four in Bormio on Saturday. Austrian Reichelt and Italian Paris both had the time of one minute and […]

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 […]

NYC Marathon will be cancelled

New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson (L) and George Hirsch, Chairman of the board of the New York Road Runners (R), listen as Mary Wittenberg, President and CEO of the New York Road Runners answers a question about cancelling the 2012 ING Marathon, in New York, November 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Chip East) By Martha Graybow […]

Dramatic finish of the Great Wall as Francesco Gavassi claims victory

Francesco Gavazzi wins stage 3 of the Tour of Beijing. (Graham Watson) Courtesy of Italy’s Francesco Gavazzi (Astana) won stage three of the Tour of Beijing, in a close uphill sprint finish at the Great Wall on Thursday. Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) retained the lead but he was put under strong pressure by […]

Douglas heralds change in world order

U.S. gymnasts,from left, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross raise their hands on the podium during the medal ceremony during the Artistic Gymnastic women’s team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. With the gymnastics competition over, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is beginning to realize […]

Americans mastering big move – the comeback

Danell Leyva (USA) reacts after competing on the parallel bars in the men’s individual all-around final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Steve Keating Aug 1 (Reuters) – Americans are proving themselves to be masters of one of gymnastics’ toughest moves at the London Olympics – […]

U.S. lead to raise golden hopes

Danell Leyva (USA) competes on the parallel bars during subdivision two men’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – The United States men raised hopes of winning their first gymnastics team gold medal since 1984 when they outclassed defending […]

U.S. Men train in Olympic competition venue on podium today

Danell Leyva of the United States of America practices during a training session ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) LONDON, July 25 – The U.S. men trained on the competition equipment and had a chance to experience the arena during today’s podium training at the 2012 […]

Horton, Dalton and Mikulak set for London Games

U.S. gymnast Jacob Dalton competes on the rings at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 1 (Reuters) – Jonathan Horton, Jake Dalton and the injured Sam Mikulak shared joyous relief on Sunday when the trio were awarded the final places […]

Gymnast Mikulak walks tightrope over selection

U.S. gymnast Sam Mikulak (R) gets a hug from a teammate after it was announced he would only compete on one apparatus, the pommel horse, at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 30 (Reuters) – Sam Mikulak faced an anxious […]

Gymnasts Leyva and Orozco secure spots in London

John Orozco (left) and Danell Leyva (right) react after being named to the Olympic Team after the 2012 USA Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials at HP Pavilion. (Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 30 (Reuters) – World parallel bars champion Danell Leyva and John Orozco booked their tickets to the London Games […]


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