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2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine wins Highlight Routines

In the newest event of the competition, Highlight Routine or Acrobatic Team, Team Ukraine beat out Teams Mexico and Canada with a score of 93.1333 for the top spot in the 2014 Synchronized Swimming World Cup.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine 3rd in Free Combination

In the Free Combination Ukraine’s Duet team joins their full eight team, to pick up another bronze medal with 91.8000 points, 3.6100 out of first.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Team 3rd

After the Team Free Performance, Ukraine gives up its very slim 2nd place lead over Japan. Finishing 3rd with a combined score of 181.9573, just 0.4515 points behind Japan.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Duet 3rd

After the Duet Free Performance, current European silver medalists, Lolita Ananasova and Anna Voloshyna (UKR) scored higher than Japan, but their combined score of 181.4274, falls .1195 short as they settle for 3rd.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Team 2nd after Tech

In the Team Technical Performance, with a score of 90.0906, the Ukraine holds 2nd place, edging Japan by just .0151 points.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Duet 3rd after Tech

After the Duet Technical Performance, current European silver medalists, Lolita Ananasova and Anna Voloshyna (URK) hold 3rd with a score of 89.1607, 3.0767 points out of first.

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

2013 FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy: Mexico City: Ukraine finishes 2nd

Ukraine finished the Free Combination in 2nd place with a score of 94.834 to close out the competition. Ukraine also took 2nd in the overall standings with 375.688 points as China walked away the overall winners.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Ukraine becomes Sabre Champs

n the Women’s Team Sabre Gold Medal match, Down 9 points going into the 8th round, the Ukraine battle back to beat Russia by just 1 point with a final score of 45-44. Controversy surrounded the final round during a well timed Russian injury.

2013 FINA World Championship: Synchronized Swimming Team Free: Ukraine 3rd

Ukraine takes the Bronze in the Team Free event with 93.640 points, just 3.76 points out of first.

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.

Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

(Reuters) – Oslo’s surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on Thursday. Oslo became the fourth city, after Stockholm, Lviv in Ukraine and Poland’s Krakow to pull out, leaving just […]

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Highlight Routines Interviews

Team Ukraine, Mexico and Canada talk about competiting in Highlight Routine (aka Acrobatic Team) and the World Cup in general.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Mexico 3rd in Highlight Routines

In the newest event, Highlight Routine or Acrobatic Team, out of just Ukraine, Canada and Mexico, Mexico settles for Bronze with 86.0000 points, 7.1333 points out of first.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Canada 2nd in Highlight Routines

In the newest event, Highlight Routine or Acrobatic Team, out of just Ukraine, Canada and Mexico, Canada claims Silver with 90.0000 points, 3.1333 points out of first.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Japan 2nd in Free Combination

In the Free Combination Japan’s Duet team joins their full eight team, posting a score of 92.2667 points, they edge the Ukraine for silver by 0.4667 points.

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

Norway Withdraws Oslo’s Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Norway (Shutterstock) OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Norway’s government is withdrawing Oslo’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which has hosted the Games twice and won more Winter Games medals than any other […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Bronze Medal at World Championships

Jordan Burroughs (John Sachs/Tech-Fall) By Craig Sesker TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – Nobody is going to ever question the grit, moxie and heart that American star Jordan Burroughs displays whenever he steps on a wrestling mat. Competing with a heavily wrapped left knee, Burroughs capped a courageous performance by winning a bronze medal at the World Championships […]

2014 Fencing World Championship: W Team Sabre: Bronze Match

Fuel by two time World Champ Olga Kharlan, who scored ten points in the final round to give the win to Ukraine, 45-42 over Italy

Nibali Makes His Mark As Porte Cracks In Tour

(Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat on Friday. Astana rider Nibali went on his own in the long climb to Chamrousse to open a […]

Diamond League Monaco Preview

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Tune in to IAAF Diamond League from Monaco Friday, July 18 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full IAAF Diamond League schedule.  By Mike Rowbottom Monaco’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (18) has much to live up to this year after 2013’s […]

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

IOC Has to Explain Merits of Games Better, says Bach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do a better job of explaining the merits of hosting the Games to cities considering an application, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Only three cities – Oslo, Almaty in Kazakhstan and Beijing – were confirmed as official candidates to host the […]

Justin Gatlin Defeats Tyson Gay in Gay’s Comeback Race

(Reuters) – Former world 100 meters champion Tyson Gay finished second behind fellow American Justin Gatlin on his return to competition after a one-year doping ban at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Gatlin, the 2004 Athens Olympics gold medalist who was later banned for four years for doping, clocked a season’s best 9.80 […]

IAAF Diamond League Begins in Doha

LaShawn Merritt (REUTERS/Petr Josek) Ten reigning or former Olympic Champions, plus 25 more Olympic Games medalists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meeting in Doha on May 9 at 12 PM ET on Universal Sports.  The IDL Doha 2014 will also feature 25 current or former World Champions as well as […]

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 […]

Multiple Olympic-Style Wrestling Events Will Air on Universal Sports Network

PHOTO CREDIT: John Sachs/Tech-Fall Colorado Springs, Col. and Los Angeles, Calif. – USA Wrestling and Universal Sports Network announced today a partnership to broadcast a series of Olympic-style wrestling competitions in the U.S. The multi-year deal gives Universal Sports exclusive TV rights to the Freestyle World Cup, U.S. Open, U.S. World Team Trials and additional USA […]

2013 FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy: Mexico City: Overall Podium

With 3 days of competition in the books, it was China who won the overall competition with a total score of 379.840. The Ukraine finished with 375.688 points and Spain finished in the 3rd spot with 373.830 points.

Bolt, Bondarenko and Farah Shortlisted for Award

Credit: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 meters champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday. Bolt, who has won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) […]

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Hungary becomes Epee Champs

In the Men’s Team Epee Final, Team Hungary wins it for the home crowd, 42-38 over the Ukraine, Hungary was 3rd last year.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Hungary becomes Epee Champs

In the Men’s Team Epee Final, Team Hungary wins it for the home crowd, 42-38 over the Ukraine, Hungary was 3rd last year.

Miles Chamley-Watson Wins First Senior World Individual Men’s Title

(Budapest, Hungary) – London Olympian Miles Chamley-Watson (Philadelphia, Pa. / New York City, N.Y.) made history tonight when he became the first U.S. man ever to win an individual Senior World Fencing Championship title. The foil fencer who placed fifth at the 2010 Senior Worlds and was been ranked as high as #2 in the […]

Russians Dominate Synchronized Swimming

(Reuters) – Russia underlined their total dominance in the synchronised swimming programme at the world championships on Saturday by completing a sweep of all seven gold medals with victory in the free combination team event. After winning all seven titles at the previous world championships in Shanghai two years ago and six out of seven […]

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Synchronized Swimming Free Combination: UKR gets bronze

The Ukraine finished with a final score of 93.35, just 1.27 points out of 2nd place. UKR also took bronze in the Team Free Routine final.

2013 IAAF Youth Championships (mobile)

Team USA looks to continue its performance as the World’s #1 Team while in Donetsk, Ukraine at the 8th IAAF World Youth Championships. This event airs July 14 @ 7:40amET/4:40amPT.

2013 IAAF Youth Championships

Team USA looks to continue its performance as the World’s #1 Team while in Donetsk, Ukraine at the 8th IAAF World Youth Championships, taking place July 10-14, 2013. USA Track & Field athletes ages 16 and 17 through December 31, 2013 (born in 1996 or 1997) will be considered for the team based on performance at the World Youth Track & Field Trials to be held June 25 – June 26 in Edwardsville, IL.

Rudisha keeps his cool to see off Aman in Doha

May 10 (Reuters) – Kenya’s world record holder and Olympic champion David Rudisha had to work hard to secure victory over Ethiopian teenager Mohammed Aman in the 800 meters at the opening Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha on Friday. London Games sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won the women’s 200 and […]

Cavendish sees pink with awe-inspiring sprint in Giro

British standout Mark Cavendish celebrates as he wins the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint in Naples, Italy, Saturday, May 4, 2013. Cavendish, who rides for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team, finished in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 38 seconds on the circuit in downtown Naples, which featured a long, flat finishing straight. […]

Boston Marathon updated 2013 Elite Field

Courtesy of BOSTON, MA, January 15, 2013 – In its 28th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. A complete field list follows. EDITOR’S NOTE – As of March 13, John Hancock has updated […]

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 […]

Four Athens Olympic athletes lose medals

Gold medalist Yuriy Bilonog of Ukraine, silver medalist Adam Nelson of USA (L) and bronze medalist Joachim Olsen of Denmark celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men’s shot put event on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in the Sports Complex in Athens, […]

Hungary’s Hosszu triumphs in brilliant display on Day 2 of Swimming World Cup

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu (L) shakes hands with New Zealand’s Melissa Ingram after the women’s 400m freestyle final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of October 3, 2012 DUBAI – Chad Le Clos may have been king of the pool with his six golds in Dubai […]

Big names triumph in Dubai on Day 1 of Swimming World Cup

Sweden’s Therese Alshammar competes in the women’s 100m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of October 2, 2012 DUBAI – Post-Olympic holidays from swimming were a thing of the past tonight as the big names returned to the pool tonight for their first […]

Mutai beats Kimetto to win Berlin marathon

Geoffrey Mutai, left, of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 39th Berlin Marathon ahead of his second placed fellow countryman Dennis Kimetto, right, in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Kenyan favorite Geoffrey Mutai survived a brave challenge by compatriot and marathon debutant […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Golden pole vaulter Isinbayeva to quit in two years

Elena Isinbayeva of Russia clears the bar in the women’s pole vault final during the world indoor athletics championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena in Istanbul March 11, 2012. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) By Tom Pilcher (Reuters) – Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, chasing her third straight Olympic gold medal at the London Games this year, says […]


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