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2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Dancing Girls

When the players need a time out, these girls keep the action going.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Dancing Girls

When the players need a time out, these girls keep the action going.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Men’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the men’s medal matches, with great saves and rallies as USA wins Gold and Silver and Brazil take Bronze.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Men’s Bronze

The younger team of Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt (BRA) defeat their former teammates Emanuel Rego and Pedro Solberg Salgado (BRA) in nearly identical sets 21-13, 21-12 for the win.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Women’s Bronze

Karla Borger and Britta Buthe (GER) win their first medal together, crushing Wang Fan and Yuen Yuen (CHN), who won silver earlier this season, in the first set 21-10 then took the second 21-19 for the win.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Women’s Interview

Karla Borger and Britta Buthe (GER) talk about winning Bronze and Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) talk about getting their second World Tour victory, the first two ever for the Czech Republic.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Men’s Interview

Bruno Oscar Schmidt talks about winning bronze with his new partner Alison Cerutti (BRA) and John Hyden and Tri Bourne (USA) talk about getting their first World Tour victory.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Women’s Gold

Juliana Dasilva and new partner Maria Antonelli (BRA) still for their third silver medal, losing to Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) who get their second ever gold 21-14, 18-21, 15-12.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Men’s Gold

In an all USA final, John Hyden and Tri Bourne (USA) defeat Ryan Doherty and Nick Lucena (USA) for their first World Tour win, 21-17, 21-11.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin, Germany: Grand Slam Women’s and Men’s Bronze & Gold

Germany takes center stage this week as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will see its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour present the double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam. The FIVB World Tour is in Germany for the 15th time for men and the ninth time for a women’s tournament.

Universal Sports Update: Richardson Takes Berlin

Heather Richardson wins the 1000m long track speed skating event in Berlin.

Wilson Kipsang Breaks Marathon World Record In Berlin

REUTERS – Kenyan Wilson Kipsang made the most of the notoriously flat and fast Berlin streets to smash the marathon world record by 15 seconds en route to taking the title on Sunday. The 31-year-old Kipsang clocked a time of two hours, three minutes and 23 seconds to better the previous mark set two years […]

2013 Berlin Marathon: Women’s race: Kiplagat wins

In the 40th edition of the Berlin Marathon, Kenyan Florence Kiplagat took the lead and held it for the win at 2:21:13, 1:15 ahead of Kenyan Sharon Cherop, at 41 years old, German Irina Mikitenko set a new master record at 2:24:54, taking 3rd.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Women’s race: Kiplagat interview

2011 winner Kenyan Florence Kiplagat talks her race, winning her second Berlin Marathon.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Men’s race: Kipsang interview

The Olympic Bronze medalist, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang talks about his race and breaking the world record.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Men’s race: Kipsang wins

In the 40th edition of the BMW Berlin Marathon, Olympic Bronze medalist, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang broke the world record by 15 seconds winning in a time of 2:03:23. Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge was 32 seconds back in 2nd.

2013 Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners.

2013 Berlin Marathon (mobile)

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners. This event airs Sept 29 @2:30amET.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Men’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from a head block, to great rally to a ball that is still live, all from the Men’s medal matches.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Brazil wins Gold

The young team of Vitor Felipe and Evandro Oliveria, (BRA) get their first Grand Slam win over Konstantin Semenov and Viascheslav Krasilnikov (RUS) 21-23, 21-13, 15-10

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Spain wins Bronze

Men’s Bronze Medal Match, Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira (ESP) take down the upstart Italian team of Andrea Tomatis and Alex Ranghieri 21-19, 21-16.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Brazil wins Gold

Women’s Gold Medal Match, Talita Antunes and Taiana Lima (BRA) win their 5th tournament this season, just barely over the home team Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER), 16-21, 23-21, 15-12.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the women’s medal matches.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: USA wins Bronze

Women’s Bronze Medal Match, Jennifer Fopma and Brooke Sweat (USA) win their first FIVB medal, defeating Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) 21-18, 17-21, 15-12.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Berlin: Day 2

This year, and for the first time in the history of this competition, the series will kick off on August 7 in Eindhoven, a new Organizer in the series. This shift in the World Cup calendar is aimed at enhancing the participation and exposure of this event by attracting more athletes who will be competing in peak form at the World Championships. The World Cup series 2013 will finish on November 14 in Beijing.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Berlin: Day 1

This year, and for the first time in the history of this competition, the series will kick off on August 7 in Eindhoven, a new Organizer in the series. This shift in the World Cup calendar is aimed at enhancing the participation and exposure of this event by attracting more athletes who will be competing in peak form at the World Championships. The World Cup series 2013 will finish on November 14 in Beijing.

Meyers and Eberling back on the podium with silver medal performance

WINTERBERG, Germany (Dec. 8, 2012)- Three North American sleds finished in the top four in this morning’s women’s bobsled World Cup race in Winterberg, and two were U.S. teams. Elana Meyers (Douglasville, Ga.) and Katie Eberling (Palos Hills, Ill.) slid a silver medal performance, while Jamie Greubel (Newtown, Pa.) and Emily Azevedo (Chico, Calif.) were […]

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 […]

2012 Berlin Marathon: Potty Break

Jan Fitschen, the top Germany finisher on the day in 14th place, lost some precious time as he had to answer natures call in mid-race.

2012 Berlin Marathon: Geoffrey Muati Interview

Geoffrey Muati and fellow Kenyan, Dennis Kimetto, talked about their one-two finish and the missed World Record.

2012 Berlin Marathon: Abreu Kebede Interview

Abreu Kebede (ETH) talkes about her second Berlin Marathon win.

Kebede wins 2012 Berlin Marathon Women’s Race

Aberu Kebede (ETH) wins her second Berlin marathon with a personal best time of 2:20:30, winning by 49 seconds.

Mutai wins 2012 Berlin Marathon

Though the world record was not meant to be for Geoffrey Mutai (KEN), he managed a perfect race with his team, winning at 2:04:15. First time racer Dennis Kimetto (KEN) was a second behind for second place.

2012 Berlin Marathon (REPLAY)

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 km (26 miles 385 yards) is a city-wide road race where professional athletes and amateur runners jointly participate.

2009 IAAF World Championships, Berlin: Bolt Wins Gold x3

In the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Jamaica’s Usuain Bolt won gold medals in the 100m, the 200m and the 4x100m relay, and set new world records in two of the three.

2011 Berlin Marathon: Paula Radcliffe gets Olympic qualifying time

Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain finishes third in 2:23:46 to earn an Olympic qualifying time at the Berlin Marathon.

2011 Berlin Marathon: Florence Kiplagat wins women’s race

Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat wins the women’s race at the Berlin Marathon in 2:19:44.

2011 Berlin Marathon: Haile Gebrselassie drops out

Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia stops running at the 27.2 kilometer mark, resumes racing only to drop out later during the Berlin Marathon.

2011 FINA World Cup Berlin: Phelps wins 400m IM

Oct. 22, 2011: Watch as American Michael Phelps wins the 400m IM at the FINA World Cup meet in Berlin.

2009 IAAF World Championships, Berlin: Bolt Wins Gold x3

In the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Jamaica’s Usuain Bolt won gold medals in the 100m, the 200m and the 4x100m relay, and set new world records in two of the three.

Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CLAUS FISKER/SCANPIX DENMARK (Reuters) – London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women’s 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing. Lithuanian Meilutyte, the world record holder over 50m in […]

Bolt Says His Best is Yet to Come

 Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. It has been five years since Bolt set the 100m world record […]

IOC President Discusses Brazil’s Preparations for 2016 Rio Games

Brazil is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Games (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Nebehay LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 9 (Reuters) – Brazil has presented an “encouraging report” about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas […]

Olympian and War Hero Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

Louis Zamperini (AP Photo/Paul Wagner, File) (Reuters) – Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film “Unbroken,” has died at age 97, Universal Pictures said in a statement. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout with pneumonia, his family said in […]

John Hyden and Tri Bourne Win First World Tour Gold Medal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 22, 2014) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of John Hyden and Tri Bourne claimed their first World Tour gold medal on Sunday, defeating compatriots and fellow qualifiers Ryan Doherty and John Lucena in an all-American final at the FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam. Hyden (Pensacola, Fla.) and Bourne (Aiea, Hawaii), […]

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross Win First Grand Slam Title in 2014

April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings (Courtesy of FIVB) Moscow, Russia, June 15, 2014 – April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings claimed their first Grand Slam gold medal of 2014 when they defeated reigning FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour champions Talita Antunes and Taiana Lima on Sunday. The USA pair defeated the Brazilians 2-1 (21-17, […]

Interview: April Ross on Playing with Kerri Walsh Jennings

April Ross, left, and Kerri Walsh Jennings (Courtesy of FIVB) By Seth Rubinroit During the 2012 Olympic final in London, Kerri Walsh Jennings knew she needed a new parter with Misty May-Treanor retiring. It turns out the perfect candidate was staring at her from across the net. Not long after Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor defeated Jen […]

Diamond League from Oslo Offers Intriguing Storylines

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) Below is a preview of the top races and runners to keep an eye on at IAAF Diamond League from Oslo on Wednesday, June 11 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports: Women’s 200m: Reigning Olympic Champion Allyson Felix will be looking to put an injury-plagued 2013 behind her […]

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Continues Winning Streak At Diamond League Rome

Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin looked dominant, winning the 100m in 9.91 seconds on June 5 at the IAAF Diamond League from Rome. He has not lost a race in 2014 after collecting wins in Tokyo (10.02 into a -3.5 m/s headwind), Shanghai (9.92), Beijing (9.87) and Eugene (wind-assisted 9.76). Gatlin scored his third win in Rome after winning […]

Diamond League Rome Features Speedy Lineup

Justin Gatlin (Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE) The 34th edition of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea is shaping up to be a star-studded meeting with one of the best fields ever. Watch on Thursday, June 5th at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Each of the 18 disciplines (nine men events and nine women events) feature […]

U.S. plans for 2024 Games to gain traction with NBC deal

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MATHIEU BELANGER UPDATE MAY 14: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is “seriously assessing the viability of an Olympic bid for New York City” for the 2024 Olympics, according to the Financial Times.  (Reuters) – Minutes after NBC Universal secured a long-term deal on Wednesday to broadcast the Olympics, the focus shifted firmly on the chances of a U.S. […]

Olympic Relay Medals in Jeopardy after Tyson Gay’s Ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay’s 4×100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter’s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters. Gay received a one-year suspension on Friday after testing positive for a banned anabolic […]

2014 Beach Volleyball Viewing Schedule

Air Date Event Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 4/26 2014 FIVB Men’s Fuzhou Open 4:00 PM 4/27 2014 FIVB Women’s Fuzhou Open 4:00 PM 5/4 2014 FIVB Men’s Grand Slam from Shanghai 5:00 PM 3:00 AM (May 3) 5/4 2014 FIVB Women’s Grand Slam from Shanghai 6:30 PM 2:00 AM 5/10 2014 FIVB Women’s […]

Mo Farah Vows to Return After Tough London Marathon Debut

April 13 (Reuters) – Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday. The Briton, who built up an aura of invincibility after winning 5,000 and 10,000 metre titles at the last Olympics and world championships, […]

 
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