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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: […]

Alpine Team Named at Copper Mountain

2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team (USSA/Sarah Brunson) Click here for the 2014-2015 FIS Alpine World Cup viewing schedule. The sun was shining down on Center Village today where a huge crowd congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team to be introduced during Nature Valley First Tracks at Copper Mountain on November 8. The energy […]

Park City Will Host 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships

  Arielle Gold (Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool) Park City, Utah (USA) was unanimously elected as host of the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. Park City was the only place which bid for the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. It had previously hosted the ski and snowboard events in […]

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 […]

Universal Sports Network Unveils Extensive Multi-Platform Coverage of 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will present extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season both on air and at Television coverage begins this Saturday, October 26, at 6 AM with a season preview show followed by live coverage from Soelden, Austria, at 6:30 AM ET […]

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 […]

2013 Alpine Ski Team announced in Vail

First Tracks 2012-13 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Announcement in Vail, CO. (Photo: Sarah Brunson) Olympic gold medalists Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso and Ted Ligety highlight a powerhouse team of 48 athletes named to the 2013 U.S. Alpine Ski Team during Nature Valley First Tracks. Hundreds of fans packed into Arrabelle Square to welcome […]

Universal Sports Update: Mancuso: March 22, 2013

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi breaks down Julia Mancuso’s (USA) record-breaking performance at the U.S. Alpine Championships, where she won the Gaint Slalom and picked up her 16th career title.

Lindsey Vonn Wins as USA Sweeps Podium

Stacey Cook (left), Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso in Lake Louise (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Manuele Lang LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn put the 22 hardest months of her career behind her with a 60th World Cup victory in a downhill […]

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 […]

Back Surgery Sidelines Bode Miller

Bode Miller (left) and Ted Ligety (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Olympic champion Bode Miller will undergo outpatient back surgery today but is planning to return to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in January based on the outcome of the surgery. Miller has been training […]

Catching Up with Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin

Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin (Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team) By Seth Rubinroit As Mikaela Shiffrin prepared to walk down the red carpet at the ESPYS, she took a deep breath and reminded herself to stand up straight and keep her shoulders back. “I am more nervous here than I am up on the mountain,” Shiffrin […]

2014 USA Bobsled & Skeleton Athlete Award Recipients

Elana Meyers and Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 30, 2014)- Eleven USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes were honored for their 2013-2014 season accomplishments in Colorado Springs on Saturday evening at the seventh annual gala awards dinner. The gala concluded a four-day national team camp at the Olympic Training Center. […]

Insider knowledge gives me an edge, says Ligety

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – Triple world champion Ted Ligety was late joining the Sochi Olympic party but armed with a little local knowledge and some Russian goodwill he looks set to make up for lost time. The U.S. ski team have struck an unlikely relationship with their Russian counterparts, so Ligety, despite only venturing to […]

Vonn ready to race in Lake Louise

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RICK WILKING (Reuters) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn says she is ready to race in Friday’s Lake Louise downhill in what will be her first World Cup start since she injured a knee in February. The American, whose comeback was interrupted by a training crash last month, said on her Facebook account on Thursday it […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 4

 No. 4: Americans Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety Dominate at Alpine World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Representing a strong U.S. Ski Team in Schladming, Austria, 17-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest female world champion since 1985 by taking […]

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

Maze tops perfect season with points record

First placed Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course of an alpine ski women’s World Cup downhill, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca) By Manuela Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, March 2 (Reuters) – Tina Maze topped an extraordinary campaign with a new World Cup points record of 2,024 after her victory […]

Maiden super-G win gives Ligety world title

United States’ Ted Ligety speeds down the course on his way to win the men’s super-G at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Wednesday, Feb.6, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 6 (Reuters) – American skier Ted Ligety picked the right occasion to win the first super-G of his […]

Season over for Vonn after super-G crash

By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will miss the rest of the Alpine skiing season after fracturing her shin and tearing knee ligaments in a crash during the opening super-G at the world championships on Tuesday. “According to U.S. Ski Team medical director Kyle Wilkens, Vonn suffered a […]

Vonn hurt, Maze crowned in controversial opening

By Patrick Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – The Alpine skiing world championships got off to a bad start when top racer Lindsey Vonn was injured in a season-ending crash in controversial conditions in the opening women’s super-G on Tuesday. Slovenia’s Tina Maze, the runaway World Cup leader, kept her momentum to snatch her […]

Universal Sports announces “Winter Bowl” lineup with 30 hours of coverage

Men’s World Cup Skiing at the Famed Hahnenkamm in Kitzbühel Headlines 30 Hours of World-Class Winter Sports Action Universal Sports Network announced its on-air schedule for this weekend’s “Winter Bowl” programming lineup. From Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27, Universal Sports will air 30 hours of premier winter sports action from around the globe, […]

Tired Vonn says she is losing self belief

By Manuele Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Four-times overall World Cup winner Lindsey Vonn, dejected after crashing out of a downhill race for the first time in five years, said on Saturday she was tired and had lost some self belief. In an interview with Reuters held after a World Cup super-giant […]


  Universal Sports Network Announces Distribution Agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network announced today a multi-year distribution agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) for the network’s exclusive Olympic, endurance and action sports programming available to the cable co-op’s nearly 900 member companies across […]


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