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Interbike 2014: Rebecca Rusch Interview

“The Queen of Pain” Rebecca Rusch tells us about her many accomplishments and shares a bit about her new book.

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 […]

2014 Ironman Australia: Women: Hauschildt wins

In her first ever Ironman event, Melissa Hauschildt leads the Australian sweep, places 1st to 5th, beating Lisa Marangon by two minutes and seven seconds for the win.

The Last 26: Episode 8: Building More Muscle

Kinga continues her training with coach Jimmy Dean. They shift their focus to building muscle on the stairs in Santa Monica to simulate the hills she may encounter in her race.

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 […]

April Ross and Phil Dalhauser Named USA Volleyball Beach Players of the Year

April Ross (Courtesy of FIVB) USA Volleyball has named April Ross its 2014 Beach Female Player of the Year. It is the fourth time she has received the honor. Ross, 32, played her first full season with new partner and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014. Internationally, the pair won four gold […]

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, […]

Green Light for the World Cup in Klingenthal

It seems that nothing should stand in the way of the World Cup opening in Klingenthal (GER) next week. This good news from the Vogtland came on Friday after the official snow control of the International Ski Federation (FIS). “After having talked to Alexander Ziron, the head of the Organizing Committee, I can say that […]

Prize Purse Doubled for Arena Grand Prix Series

Katie Ledecky (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) With twice the prize money as last season on the line, many of the world’s best swimmers will face top-flight competition on United States soil in USA Swimming’s 2014-15 Arena Grand Prix Series. As part of USA Swimming’s partnership with swimwear leader Arena, the six-event Arena Grand Prix Series […]

2014 Road World Championships: Men’s Elite Road Race: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger, Dotsie Bausch, and Todd Gogulski review the event of the Men’s Elite Road Race from the 2014 Road World Championships,

2014 UCI Road World Championships Men’s Individual Time Trial: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger, Dotsie Bausch & Todd Gogulski give a post-race wrap up of the Men’s Individual Time Trial from the UCI Road World Championships that are being held in Ponferrada Spain from September 21st through September 28th.

2014 UCI Road World Championships Women’s Individual Time Trial: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger, Dotsie Bausch & Todd Gogulski give a post-race wrap up of the Women’s Individual Time Trial from the UCI Road World Championships that are being held in Ponferrada Spain from September 21st through September 28th.

2014 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) CLICK HERE for the USA Cycling roster for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network presents exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, beginning with the women’s team time trial events this […]

Colombian Women’s Nude Cycling Kit “Unacceptable,” UCI Says

Ma che divisa xe questa ? E un poco de rispetto par le donne no ? @Col_Coldeportes @BiciGoga @colombiacycling pic.twitter.com/MPcXdpLdYN — MorenoBreda (@Morenik_) September 13, 2014 Sept 15 (Reuters) – Flesh-coloured kit that makes a Colombian women’s cycling team look naked below the waist has been described as unacceptable by the sport’s governing body. Photographs […]

Countdown to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Paralympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sunday, Sept. 7. With the Opening Ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American […]

USN’s 2014 Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports Newtwork presents a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Summer 2014 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like The Feed, High Sierra, Asics and Timex.  Pro Box by The Feed   If you’re looking to take your nutrition game to […]

Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTINNE MUSCHI (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de Francevictories and banned for life from racing in 2012 by the U.S. Anti-Doping […]

Release the Beast: Recovering with a Trail Run

Brooks Beasts’ coach Danny Mackey talks about following up a hard training day with a team recovery day, including running soft surface trails. On recovery days, Mackey says he prefers to use minutes over miles, so the team stays focused on running “easy.” The Beasts enjoy these trail runs usually twice a week, which help the athletes utilize different muscle groups.

U.S. Swimming Stars Set to Compete at Phillips 66 Nationals

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nearly 1,000 swimmers, including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.), are expected to complete at next week’s USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California. The five-day meet […]

Universal Sports Reviews: La Course by Tour de France

Craig Hummer, Dotsie Bausch, and Todd Gogulski break down the first ever La Course, and future of Women’s Cycling at the Tour de France.

U.S. Figure Skating Announces 2014-15 Team Envelopes

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – U.S. Figure Skating announced today the athletes that will compose the A, B, C and D (developmental) team envelopes for the 2014-15 season. The envelope level is primarily determined by the athlete’s performance in international and U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competitions during the […]

How Fast Can a Human Run 100m?

Usain Bolt (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Usain Bolt shattered the 100m world record, lowering it from 9.74 seconds in 2007 to 9.58 seconds in 2009. But could he go faster? Australian exercise physiologist Jeremy Richmond believes that the ultimate human running speed for 100m is 9.27 seconds, according to his article in the IAAF’s […]

2014 Ironman Australia: Interviews

Elliot Holtham (CAN) and Melissa Hauschildt (AUS) talk about their wins.

USA’s 2014 World League Roster

Team USA (FIVB) Watch USA Volleyball take on Bulgaria in the FIVB World League on June 3 and 4 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Seven Olympians and three athletes who competed for their colleges in 2014 highlight the U.S. Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the 2014 FIVB World […]

Bouhanni makes it three stage wins at Giro

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SULTAN AL HASANI (Reuters) – Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni claimed his third victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia when he won the 10th stage with another perfectly timed sprint on Tuesday. The FDJ.fr rider was set up by team mate Sebastien Chavanel in a finale also marked by a another massive crash in the […]

Race To Recovery: Sciatica Pain

Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., Neurological Spine Surgeon and founder of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, talks with us about Sciatica, the inflammation of the lowest nerve. He gives prevention tips for athletes that will help reduce their susceptibility.

Australian Olympic Medalist on Drugs Possession Charge

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTINNE MUSCHI (Reuters) – Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend. Huegill, who won a medley relay silver and a 100 meters butterfly bronze for Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, was charged with his wife on […]

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 […]

Ideal Food Intake and Nutrition Planning

  Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Food intake, nutrition planning Hi All, Could you please advise best food intake regime prior and post exercise, I’m about to hopefully start shedding approximately 50kgs through both cycling and boxing. I’m currently working nightshift from midnight until around 8:30am and I plan to train after work then […]

What Not to Eat When You’re Training

 Pasta is a good high GI option, but don’t overdo it (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Many cyclists don’t realize what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get […]

Refuel with Chocolate Milk: Behind the Science

Chocolate Milk has what it takes to help athletes refuel and recover. It has 9 essential nutrients that an athlete needs, including some not typically found in recovery drinks. CHOCOLATE MILK’S LIQUID ASSETS: • A natural source of high-quality protein to build lean muscle. • The right carb-to-protein ratio scientifically shown to refuel and rebuild […]

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

Russia lightens up with softer image at closing ceremony

(Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)  (Reuters) – An emotional closing ceremony at Russia’s first Winter Olympics painted the hosts in soft colors, in contrast to the muscular, assertive spectacle that kicked off the Games, and there was even room for a joke at the home nation’s expense. The show at the Fisht Stadium on the Black […]

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Elite Road Race (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 29 @4:00amET. 

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Elite Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Women’s Elite Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Women’s Elite Road Race (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 28 @8:15amET.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Under 23 Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Men’s Elite

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Men’s Elite (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 25 @7:15amET.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Women’s Elite

The 2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. The different events will take place in Florence, Pistoia, Poggio a Caiano, Carmignano, Lucca, Fiesole and Montecatini Terme.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Women’s Elite (mobile)

The 2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. The different events will take place in Florence, Pistoia, Poggio a Caiano, Carmignano, Lucca, Fiesole and Montecatini Terme. This event airs Sept 23 @9:00amET. 

Equinox Tips: The Adhesive Advantage

The practice of sports taping is booming. Could you benefit?   Monday, August 19, 2013 | Wendy Schmid for Q by Equinox When Kerri Walsh Jennings spiked her way to Olympic gold in 2008, the vibrant-blue patches she wore on her shoulder made headlines around the world. Since then, the practice of sports taping has been kept […]

Equinox Tips: Step Up Your Cyling

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013 | Richard Moore, Q by Equinox Geraint Thomas is the double Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist who in the summer of 2013 astonished the world with his performance at the 100th Tour de France. He didn’t win. But in an event that is renowned as the ultimate test of endurance and […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

USN’s Hiking, Hydration & Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports put together a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Fall 2013 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like High Sierra, Asics and Yurbuds.  Marlin 18 Hydration Pack by High Sierra Ideal for mountain biking, trail running, and day […]

Ryan Hall Q&A

The Last 26: Running With Ryan Hall Ryan Hall is one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time. Among his many accomplishments, Hall is the current U.S. record holder for the half marathon and marathon. USN: When you don’t feel like running, how do you motivate yourself to train? Ryan: I make […]

Universal Sports Update: Jeter Out Of Championships

33 year old Carmelita Jeter has announced that she will be skipping the US Track & Field Championships this week to rest a sore leg muscle.

Vincenzo Nibali Takes Home Pink Jersey

BRESCIA, Italy, May 26 – As soon as Vincenzo Nibali took to the saddle of a racing bike he began to represent Italian cycling’s dream of a future world champion. Sunday’s Giro d’Italia victory fulfilled the hopes of a nation that had been waiting and watching since Nibali won the Tour of Spain in 2010 […]

Joan Samuelson, Greg Meyer, and Amby Burfoot to run 2013 Boston Marathon

(L-R) Shalane Flanagan, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila congratulate each other after the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.baa.org Jacqueline Hansen to Serve as Honorary, Official Starter of Elite Women’s Race. Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb and Sara Mae Berman to […]

Good omen in Oman for Froome

By Gilles Le Roc’h MUSCAT, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s Chris Froome laid down an early marker for the season as he beat all the major Tour de France contenders to win the Tour of Oman in style on Saturday. Team Sky’s Froome, second overall in last year’s Tour behind team mate and compatriot Bradley […]

Worley gives France another gold, denies Maze

France’s Tessa Worley speeds down the course on her way to win the women’s giant slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Thursday, Feb.14, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Brian Homewood SCHLADMING, Austria Feb 14 (Reuters) – Tessa Worley gave France their second gold medal of Alpine skiing world championships when she […]

Crapshoot at USA 7s in Vegas

By Alex Goff of RUGBYMag.com Three days of rugby engulf Las Vegas starting Friday afternoon as the USA 7s kicks off. It’s actually four days, as the Las Vegas Invitational replete with over 230 7s and 15s teams playing in satellite tournaments starts on Thursday but the Sevens World Series event begins Friday at 4pm […]

Javier Fernandez (ESP) claims historic gold medal

Gold medallist Javier Fernandez of Spain poses during the award ceremony for the men’s skating at the European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, January 26, 2013. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic) Courtesy of isu.org The competition at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2013 concluded in Zagreb, Croatia on Saturday with the Men’s and Ladies Free Skating. Javier […]

 
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