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San Jose and St. Louis to Host Olympic Team Trials

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman recently return to USA Gymnastics National Team. Dec. 4 (Reuters) – The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s gymnastics has been awarded to San Jose, California, and the men’s trials to St. Louis, USA Gymnastics announced on Thursday. The women’s trials are set for […]

Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman Added to USA Gymnastics National Team

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Gabrielle Douglas and Alexandra Raisman will be added this month to the USA Gymnastics National Team, according to an announcement from U.S. women’s national team coordinator Martha Karolyi. Douglas is the reigning Olympic all-around champion, while Raisman was the 2012 Olympic floor exercise champion. Both were […]

US Ladies’ Team for the New Season Named

Shortly before the start of the winter season, the US ladies’ team for 2014/15 was announced. A total of nine athletes is on the US Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team for the new season. Besides World Champion Sarah Hendrickson also Jessica Jerome, Lindsey Van, Nita Englund, Tara Geraghty-Moats, Abby Hughes, Nina Lussi, Cara Larson and Logan […]

USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Team Named

Steven Holcomb (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. USA Bobsled & Skeleton announced the 23 bobsledders and 11 skeleton athletes to represent the United States on the 2014-2015 World Cup and Intercontinental Cup tours. “There is a wealth of talent on this team, which is […]

All Blacks Game Could Be Catalyst for U.S. World Cup Bid

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The All Blacks test against the United States in Chicago could provide the springboard rugby needs in the competitive American sports market and even prove a catalyst to bid for […]

USA Women’s Volleyball Wins World Championship

USA Volleyball (Courtesy of FIVB) MILAN, Italy (Oct. 12, 2014) – Team USA made history on Sunday,  beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before won gold at […]

Record-Setting Victory for USA Women’s Basketball

The Women’s Senior U.S. National Team at the 2014 FIBA World Championships (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images) The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (3-0) completely overpowered Angola (0-3) for a record-setting 119-44 win to wrap up preliminary round play in the 2014 FIBA World Championship on Tuesday night at Abdi Ipekci Arena […]

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 […]

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. […]

Michael Phelps Wins First International Race Since Olympics

Michael Phelps at the Pan Pacific swimming championships (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Aug 23 (Reuters) – It’s not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that’s exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two […]

Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday. Phelps’ qualification for the Aug. 21-24 championships on Australia’s […]

Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia’s swim team head into next month’s showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Australians, who won just one gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, earned […]

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Championship at World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports) By Craig Sesker MADISON, Wis. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is one of the most talented wrestlers this country has ever seen. He’s also one of the most mentally tough athletes in U.S. history. That was evident when Burroughs overcame a very determined effort by the talented David […]

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

Kerri Walsh Jennings Becomes the Most Successful Women’s Athlete in World Tour History

By BJ Evans COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 27, 2014) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross picked up where it left off in 2013 by winning the gold medal at the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open in China on Sunday. In the gold medal match, Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) and Ross (Costa Mesa, […]

2014 U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships on Universal Sports

  The semifinals of the Asics U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships will air LIVE on Universal Sports on Friday, April 18 at 10 PM ET, followed by the finals on Saturday, April 19 at 10 PM ET LIVE. Van Stokes will call the action, along with Jake Herbert, Nick Garone and Jason Bryant. Below is […]

Watch National Lacrosse League Online April 26th

The National Lacrosse League announced that Universal Sports Network will broadcast seven NLL games over the remainder of the 2014 regular season. The NLL “Game of the Week” will be showcased live on UniversalSports.com in addition to airing on Universal Sports Network later in the week. “We are proud to be partnering with Universal Sports Network to showcase […]

Watch National Lacrosse League Online This Weekend

The Vancouver Stealth are ready to welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the LEC turf for the first time. This weekend, the Bandits head to British Columbia to take on the Stealth on the “Lacrosse Fights Cancer” night at Langley Events Centre, live exclusively on UniversalSports.com, March 29 @ 10 p.m. ET. With five playoff spots remaining and five weeks left […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

2013 Luge World Cup: Park City, Utah: Men’s Runs And Team Relay

The International Luge Federation (FIL) expects up to 20 nations & 120 athletes competing in this World Cup. For the U.S. athletes, results from the first five World Cups of the season will be used to determine the make up of the Sochi Olympic Team.

2013 Luge World Cup: Park City, Utah: Women’s Runs 1 And 2

The International Luge Federation (FIL) expects up to 20 nations & 120 athletes competing in this World Cup. For the U.S. athletes, results from the first five World Cups of the season will be used to determine the make up of the Sochi Olympic Team.

USA Women’s Ice Hockey v. Canada

USA Hockey brings the USA vs. Canada Olympic Exhibition Game, featuring the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, to Xcel Energy Center on December 12th.

2013 Men’s Rugby: USA v. Ireland

The U.S.Men’s National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host Ireland at BBVA Compass Stadium, on Saturday, June 8, 2013, as one of the only international matches being held in the U.S. this year.

2013 Men’s Rugby: USA v. Ireland (mobile)

The U.S.Men’s National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host Ireland at BBVA Compass Stadium, on Saturday, June 8, 2013, as one of the only international matches being held in the U.S. this year.

U.S. Women’s National Team Hosts Japan in Inaugural USA Volleyball Cup

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 8, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will renew a long-standing series with Japan this summer as the two teams take part in the inaugural USA Volleyball Cup with three matches scheduled for the Southern California market in July. The USA Volleyball Cup series opens July 10 in San […]

U.S. finishes 1-2 again in two-man bobsled World Cup

PARK CITY, Utah – It was déjà vu as men’s bobsled pilots Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Cory Butner (Yucaipa, Calif.) finished 1-2 again in the two-man World Cup race this afternoon. Holcomb and Butner were the top two competitors in last week’s season opener, and repeated their medal performances at the Utah Olympic […]

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 […]

Holcomb and Butner finish 1-2 in men’s two-man bobsled World Cup

United States 1 pilot Steven Holcomb, with brakeman Steven Langton, races to the win the two-man bobsled World Cup competition on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2012)- The U.S. men stepped up to the challenge set by the women’s bobsledders this morning with gold […]

Four U.S. athletes to compete at 2012 Cup of China

Mirai Nagasu of the U.S. performs during the women’s short program at 2012 Finlandia Trophy Espoo International figure skating competition in Espoo, October 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Sari Gustafsson/Lehtikuva) Courtesy of usfsa.org Four athletes will represent Team USA at 2012 Cup of China, the third of six events on the 2012 ISU Grand Prix Series, Nov. 2-4, […]

U.S. women scorch to relay record

Carmelita Jeter (USA), Tianna Madison (USA) and Allyson Felix (USA) and Bianca Knight (USA) pose with their world record after winning the gold for the women’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United States smashed a […]

U.S. grab late extra-time winner to reach final

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Reigning Olympic champions the United States beat Canada 4-3 thanks to an Alex Morgan goal late in extra time to reach the women’s soccer final after an extraordinary match on Monday. With the players on both sides exhausted, penalties looming and the referee looking at her watch, Morgan powered […]

U.S. swim team buoyant after final training camp

(L to R) Members of U.S. national Olympic swimming team Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps attend a news conference after a training session for the London 2012 Olympics, in Bellerive, July 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) By Julian Linden VICHY, France, July 21 (Reuters) – The United States swimming team was bubbling with confidence […]

Phelps leads power-packed U.S. swim team for London

Michael Phelps (C, rear) waves to the crowd as he stands with the other members of the U.S. Olympic swimming team heading to the London Games, after the swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska, July 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 2 (Reuters) – The United States have picked a powerful team […]

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Eyeing Revenge in London

Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach of USA look dejected during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt, July 17, 2011. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images) By Larry Fine DALLAS, May 15 (Reuters) – After an agonizing loss to Japan in last year’s World Cup final, the […]

Highlights: U.S. blanks Canada in final

Jan. 29, 2012: The U.S. women’s national team shuts out Canada 4-0 to win the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic qualifying tournament.

Female Bobsledders Ready to Make History

Elana Meyers (Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. American Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Canadian Kaillie Humphries will be the first women to compete in the four-man bobsled discipline in a World Cup event when the tour makes its second stop of the […]

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 […]

Conor Dwyer and Elizabeth Beisel Shine at Arena Grand Prix Opener

2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis: Men’s 200 Free A Final Click here for the full 2014-2015 Arena Grand Prix viewing schedule. Olympic medalists Conor Dwyer and Elizabeth Beisel each picked up a victory and a runner-up finish Thursday on the opening night of the Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis. Beisel was victorious in the 400-yard individual […]

Ashley Wagner Wins Silver at Skate Canada

Ashley Wagner at  2014 Skate Canada (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Team USA had a strong showing this week at Skate Canada, taking home three medals from the second event of the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. 2014 Skate Canada International results page Two-time U.S. champion […]

One Year to Go Until IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/Taiwan Mike Photography) Click here for the 2014-2015 rugby viewing schedule. Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group today announced multi-platform coverage plans for next year’s IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 one year out from the tournament final at Twickenham Stadium in London, England. From September 18 through October 31, 2015, […]

Simone Biles Named Sportswoman of Year

Simone Biles (L) and Nastia Liukin at the Women’s Sports Foundation’ gala (Mike Coppola/Getty Images) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) – American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week’s world gymnastics championships in China, including the […]

Michael Phelps to Take Break from Swimming after Drunken Driving Arrest

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 5 (Reuters) – Famed U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, said on Sunday he would take a break from swimming and undergo treatment after his arrest last week for drunken driving. Phelps, 29, who is the most decorated Olympian of […]

Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

USA Triathlon Super Sprint on Universal Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Men’s and women’s race coverage from the Las Vegas stop of the elite 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will be televised on Universal Sports Network on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., showcasing a unique triathlon format on the rise in the U.S. A 60-minute national broadcast of the Super […]

USA Cycling Names Rosters for 2014 Road Worlds

Click here for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships schedule on Universal Sports. USA Cycling has announced the rosters that will represent Team USA at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. Elite Men The elite men’s road team is made up of three automatic nominations and three discretionary selections. The three automatic nominations are Tejay […]

Gwen Jorgensen Wins 2014 ITU World Championship

EDMONTON, Alberta – U.S. National Team member and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen claimed the 2014 ITU World Championships title on Saturday at Hawrelak Park, topping the podium in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race and the overall season standings. Sarah Groff, an Olympian who is also on the U.S. National Team, finished second in […]

Michael Phelps Seeks Motivation From Butterfly Defeat

Michael Phelps, left, and Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Aug 8 (Reuters) – Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 metres butterfly final at the U.S. National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again. Tom Shields edged out the 18-times Olympic gold medalist by […]

USA Women’s Eagles Announce Roster For Rugby World Cup

The USA Women’s National Rugby Team (Twitter: @USARugby) BOULDER, Colo. — The Women’s Eagles have been selected for the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. In total, 26 players will have the chance to represent the U.S.A. in Paris for the prestigious tournament. Additionally, four players will accompany the team to Paris as reserves. “It […]

Gwen Jorgensen Captures USOC June Athlete of the Month Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States Olympic Committee today announced Gwen Jorgensen has been selected as the female June Athlete of the Month for her record-breaking performance in the ITU World Triathlon Chicago. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) captured her sixth career ITU World Triathlon Series victory in the inaugural ITU World Triathlon Chicago on […]

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. […]

Olympian Dotsie Bausch to Call Inaugural La Course by Tour de France on Universal Sports

Image Courtesy of Dotsie Bausch By: Emily Frare Olympic silver medalist and Universal Sports Network cycling analyst Dotsie Bausch has signed on to call the inaugural La Course, also known as the first women’s Tour de France, airing LIVE on Universal Sports Saturday, July 27 at 7:30am ET. Bausch will provide commentary and perspective from the […]

Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin Expected to Headline Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Missy Franklin (Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) and Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) are expected to highlight a star-studded field for next week’s Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara, the final stop of USA Swimming’s 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series. The four-day meet […]

Gwen Jorgensen Selected as USOC May Athlete of the Month

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States Olympic Committee today announced Gwen Jorgensen as its female Athlete of the Month for May for her back-to-back gold medals in the ITU World Triathlon Series last month. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) successfully defended her WTS title in Yokohama on May 17, connecting with the lead pack on […]

Gabby Douglas Will Attend First Camp Since 2012 Olympics

Gabby Douglas (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The U.S. Women’s National Team camp for June, which will be led by National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi, begins on Monday, June 2, at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic training site, near Huntsville, Texas. This will […]

 
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