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2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Neureuther 2nd

6-time World Cup winner in Slalom, Felix Neureuther (GER), finishes 2nd (+0.10) behind Marcel Hirscher (AUT) in Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Ligety DNF

After a great 1st run putting him in 3rd place, Ted Ligety (USA), fails to finish in Are. The Americans have not had a podium finish in Slalom since Bode Miller (USA) in 2009.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Hirscher wins

After winning Giant Slalom earlier in the weekend, Marcel Hirscher (AUT) gets his second in Are this time winning the Slalom race.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Chodounsky 22nd

David Chodounsky (USA) finishes 22nd as the top American in Slalom after Ted Ligety (USA) fails to finish with a DNF in his 2nd run in Are. The Americans have not had a podium finish in Slalom since Bode Miller (USA) in 2009.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Men’s SL1 & SL2 (Mobile)

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Men’s SL1 & SL2

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

Universal Sports Reviews: Tina Maze in Are

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over Tina Maze’s performance this weekend, and how Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin may impact her season.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Shiffrin 4th

After finishing 10th in Giant Slalom yesterday Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) just misses the podium placing 4th in Slalom at Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Maze 2nd

After winning yesterday in Giant Slalom, Tina Maze (SLO) returns to the podium taking 2nd in Slalom.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Pietilae-Holmner wins

Maria Pietilae-Holmner (SWE) uses her home field advantage and wins Slalom in her home country of Sweden in Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s SL1 & SL2 (Mobile)

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s SL1 & SL2

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Hirscher GS interview

Marcel Hirscher (AUT) talks briefly about getting the Giant Slalom win today, his 25th World Cup career win.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Stefan Luitz 3rd in GS

Stefan Luitz (GER) claims his third career Giant Slalom podium finish. Moving up from 4th place in run one.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Hirscher wins GS

In Giant Slalom Marcel Hirscher (AUT) gets the win by 1.22 seconds over Ted Ligety (USA), making it his 25th career win for the 25 year old.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Ted Ligety 2nd in GS

In Giant Slalom Ted Ligety (USA) manages to move up from 3rd in run one to claim 2nd, 1.22 seconds behind his GS rival Marcel Hirscher (AUT), he moves into 2nd in the GS Cup as well.

Tina Maze Wins Are Giant Slalom

Tina Maze (REUTERS/Marcus Ericsson/TT News Agency)  Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Slovenia’s Olympic champion Tina Maze fought off jetlag on Friday to win a World Cup giant slalom and end a six-race streak of victories by the Austrian women’s team. […]

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Men’s GS1 & GS2 (Mobile)

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Men’s GS1 & GS2

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Shiffrin 10th

2014, Are, Sweden, FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Last year’s World Champion, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), continues to struggle finishing 10th in Giant Slalom at Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Maze wins

2014, Are, Sweden, FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Olympic Gold medal winner in both Downhill and Giant Slalom at Sochi, Tina Maze (SLO) wins Giant Slalom in Are.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Hector 2nd

2014, Are, Sweden, FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Sara Hector (SWE) makes her first World Cup podium in her home country finishing 2nd in Giant Slalom at Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s GS1 & GS2 (Mobile)

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s GS1 & GS2

International Ski Federation (FIS) says the warm temperatures in the resorts of Val d’Isere and Courchevel were a concern and decided to move the respective events to the Swedish resort of Are.

Team USA Prepares for FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports) Paced by individual Olympic gold medalists Tyler Clary, Natalie Coughlin, Matt Grevers and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Team USA will be represented by 36 top swimmers at this week’s 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m), which runs Wednesday through Sunday in Doha, Qatar. In the U.S., Universal Sports Network […]

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 […]

Nathan Adrian Headlines Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis

Nathan Adrian (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the full 2014-2015 Arena Grand Prix viewing schedule. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming National Team standouts Nathan Adrian and Tyler Clary, both individual gold medalists at the 2012 London Olympic Games, are expected to headline the Nov. 20-22 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis. The three-day, […]

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 […]

Winter Games Will Not Move for World Cup, Olympic Official Declared

(Shutterstock) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Asia’s top Olympic official has ruled out the possibility of the 2022 Winter Olympics being shifted from its traditional February time-slot to avoid clashing with the World Cup, saying FIFA needed to sort out its own problems. Soccer’s world governing body is currently considering whether to […]

Rugby: Team USA prepares to take on the New Zealand All Blacks

The USA Eagles arrived for their first day of training on a practice pitch just outside of downtown Chicago. The squad began preparation for one of the greatest challenges in USA Rugby history, taking on the New Zealand All Blacks on American turf this Saturday.

2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 5: Tiananmen Square – Bird’s Nest Piazza

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

Costs and bidding process scare off European hopefuls

(Reuters) – What do European cities Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Lviv, St Moritz and Munich have in common? They have all turned down or pulled out of bidding for the Winter Olympics in 2022 and triggered alarm bells at the International Olympic Committee. The withdrawals, with Oslo pulling out as recently as last week, have highlighted […]

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 Continental Cup: Bondarenko wins Men’s High Jump

Bondan Bondarenko (UKR) was the only one to clear 2.37 meters, winning 8 points for team Europe. Mutaz Barshim (QAT) could only claim 3rd for Team Asia-Pacific.

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 20: Estevo de Ribas de Sil – Puerto de Ancares (Mobile)

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

Pistorius Cleared of Murder, Culpable Homicide Verdict to Come

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius was cleared on Thursday of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but the Olympic and Paralympic track star faces a troubled night after the South African judge adjourned for the day before ruling on a charge of culpable homicide. The double-amputee, once one of the biggest names in world athletics, […]

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 20: Estevo de Ribas de Sil – Puerto de Ancares

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race. Jerez de la Frontera, on the Spanish south coast, will host the opening stage. The Vuelta will then arc counterclockwise, through the south-east and east of the country before crossing the north and finishing in Santiago de Compostel.

Apolo Ohno Prepares for Ironman Kona

 Michael Phelps (L) and Apolo Anton Ohno (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting. It is also downright frightening, admits the eight-time Olympic medalist, who will […]

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 9: Carboneras de Guadazaon – Aramon Valdenirares (Mobile)

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 Vuelta a España: Stage 9: Carboneras de Guadazaon – Aramon Valdenirares

The Vuelta will feature eight mountain stages, five hill stages, five flat stages, and three time trials (one team and two individual), two of which will appear at the beginning and end of the race.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Gold

New duo Pedro Solberg Salgado and Alvaro Filho (BRA) score gold in one of their first outings, defeating the most improved team of the year Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins (LAT) 15-21, 21-17, 15-12

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some solid blocks and some hard fought rallies, as Brazil took Gold 2-1 and USA took Bronze 2-0.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Bronze

Jacob Gibb and Casey Patterson (USA) becomes the fourth different duo from the USA to win medals on the Tour this season, defeating Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst (AUT) 23-21, 21-18.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Men’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, with some great rallies, quick shots and nice saves as Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha take Gold and Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) take Bronze.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Gold

Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha (BRA) defeat Laura Ludwig with new partner Julia Sude (GER) 21-14, 19-21, 16-14. It’s their second straight Gold medal this season.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Talita Interview

Talita Da Rocha (BRA) talks about her hard fought win with Larissa Franca over Laura Ludwig with and Julia Sude (GER) for Gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Bronze

Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) claim Bronze over Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves (BRA), 21-17, 21-16. It’s their four medal this season and their first Bronze, in a great year for them.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Women’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Okagbare wins Women’s 200m

Blessing Okagbare (NGR) tooke the Women’s 200m in 22.32, keeping her first in the Diamond Race Standing. She had previously won the bronze for the same event in 2013 at the Moscow World Championships.

Conor Dwyer and Katinka Hosszu Win 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series Titles

Conor Dwyer (Brendan Maloney/USA TODAY Sports) CLICK HERE to watch Conor Dwyer’s winning swim in the 200m IM. SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Olympic medalist Conor Dwyer (Winnetka, Ill.) closed strong over the final 50 meters to earn the win in the men’s 200-meter individual medley and lock up the men’s Arena Grand Prix Series overall […]

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Dwyer Beats Phelps in 200m IM

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, Conor Dwyer beats Michael Phelps and wins the Arena Grand Prix, winning $20k and a 1-year BMW lease.

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Missy Franklin wins 100m Backstroke

In the Women’s 100m Backstroke, Missy Franklin (USA) beats out Elizabeth Pelton and newcomer Amy Bilquist with a total time of 1:00.99.

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Arkady Vyatchanin wins 100m Backstroke

In the Men’s 100m Backstroke, Arkady Vyatchanin beats out Olympian Gold Medalist Matt Grevers with a total time of 54.34.

2014 Arena Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Caitlin Leverenz wins Arena Grand Prix with 200m IM

Caitlin Leverenz takes first in the 200m Individual Medley, thus winning the Arena Grand Prix along with $20k and a BMW lease.

 
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