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2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lenzerheide: Super G cancelled

As the Downhill races were cancelled yesterday, the Super G races were cancelled today. So Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) and Tina Maze (SLO) win the 2013 Super G titles.

Hirscher has hand on cup after race is cancelled

Slovenia’s Tina Maze, left, and Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal pose with their trophies after winning the alpine skiing super-G overall World Cup in Lenzerheide, Switzerland,Thursday, March 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati) By Manuele Lang LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 14 (Reuters) – Austrian Marcel Hirscher was assured his second Alpine skiing overall World Cup on Thursday after […]

Third Wengen training cancelled due to overnight snowfall

Members of the Swiss Army work inside the start house at the start of the traditional Lauberhorn men’s alpine skiing World Cup downhill race in the Swiss Alps in Wengen, January 17, 2013. The third practice was cancelled due to much fresh snow on the slope. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT SKIING) Courtesy of […]

Downhill second training in St. Anton cancelled

A view of the ski course’s finish area, where a training session for an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill race was canceled due to a snowfall in St. Anton, Austria, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Courtesy of St. Anton, Austria – Above is what the downhill course looked like this morning! […]

NYC Marathon will be cancelled

New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson (L) and George Hirsch, Chairman of the board of the New York Road Runners (R), listen as Mary Wittenberg, President and CEO of the New York Road Runners answers a question about cancelling the 2012 ING Marathon, in New York, November 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Chip East) By Martha Graybow […]

Nyman sets pace in 1st Saslong DH training

PHOTO CREDIT: Nathan Bilow/Agence Zoom/Getty Images VAL GARDENA/GROEDEN, Italy – Steven Nyman (USA) has lived up to his reputation as a Val Gardena/Gröden specialist. The two-times winner (2006, 2012) is the only racer who clocked a time below 2 minutes (1:59.98 min). He is followed by Kjetil Jansrud (NOR, +0.16 seconds’’) and – a little […]

Soelden Gets the Green Light

Traditionally the Opening race in  Sölden  marks the official beginning of a new World Cup season and provides a first taste of winter wonderland for ski fans around the world. Unfortunately, nature sometimes has it’s own plans and in 2006 when the  Sölden race had to be cancelled due to lack of snow, the ski world […]

2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Veysonnaz, Switzerland: Snowboard Cross

On March 10 and 11, 2014, Veysonnaz, Switzerland, will host the single race which was cancelled last January.

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 […]

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 […]

2014 Four Hills Ski Jumping: Stage 3 Innsbruck: Kornilov crashes

In the second round, which would be cancelled because of the wind, Denis Kornilov (RUS) crashes out but manages to walk away.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal: Andreas Wellinger 2nd

Andreas Wellinger (GER) finished the day with a score of 132.8 after the 2nd round was cancelled due to course conditions. Wellinger beat 3rd place Jurij Tepes (SLO) by 1.4 points.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal: GER gets 2nd

After the final round was cancelled in the Team Ski Jump competition (due to course conditions), Team Germany finished 2nd with 528.3 points. Skier Karl Geiger led the way for Germany as he finished with a team high of 139.6 points.

Geoffery Mutai And Priscah Jeptoo Win New York City Marathon

Larry Fine | NEW YORK | Sun Nov 3, 2013 11:10pm IST (Reuters) – Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s races at the New York City Marathon on Sunday for a Kenyan sweep in chilly, windy conditions through the city’s five boroughs. Jeptoo overtook front-running Ethiopian Buzunesh Deba with […]

2013-2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Viewing Schedule

 Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 10/26 Alpine WC Soelden: Women’s Giant Slalom TV: 6:30amET 10/27 Alpine WC Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom TV: 7:30amET 11/16 Alpine WC: Levi: Women’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/17 Alpine WC: Levi: Men’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/30 Alpine WC: Lake Louise: Men’s […]

Vincenzo Nibali Wins Stage 20; Overall Victory All But Assured

(Reuters) – Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali all but sealed overall victory in the Giro d’Italia after battling through a snowstorm and sub-zero temperatures to take his second stage win of the race deep in the Dolomite mountains on Saturday. His helmet, bike and race clothes caked in snow, Nibali raised first his right arm and then […]

Giro’s Stage 19 Canceled Due To Heavy Snow

(Reuters) – Heavy snow forced Giro d’Italia organisers to call off Friday’s mountainous stage 19 from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello and the route for the next day’s stage was re-designed. Saturday’s stage includes far fewer descents to ensure another day of mountain racing is not lost but it will still finish on the […]

Overall Leader Vincenzo Nibali Wins Stage 18 Time Trial

(Reuters) – Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali took a major step towards overall victory in the Giro d’Italia on Thursday after powering to his first stage win during this year’s race in an individual uphill time trial. Nibali more than doubled his overnight advantage over his closest overall pursuer, Australia Cadel Evans, from one minute 26 seconds […]

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Kummer interview

With the final Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom cancelled, Patrizia Kummer (SUI) misses her chance to win that Globe, but she does walk off with the overall World Cup title.

Shiffrin ends perfect season with trophy

Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. kisses the women’s Slalom trophy following the season’s last race at the Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in Lenzerheide March 16, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT SKIING) By Manuele Lang LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 16 (Reuters) – Mikaela Shiffrin proclaimed her position as the world’s number one slalom specialist […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lenzerheide: Kroell crashes

Before they cancelled the race and few skiers hit the slopes and unfortunately Klaus Kroell (AUT) crashed into the netting, fracturing his left humerus.

Vonn wins downhill title as fog ruins Maze’s hopes

Slovenia’s Tina Maze warms up prior to the women’s downhill training for the finals of the Alpine skiing World Cup in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) By Manuele Lang LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 13 (Reuters) – Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal and injured American Lindsey Vonn won the men’s and women’s downhill World […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lenzerheide: Vonn wins Downhill

While out for the season, Lindsey Vonn (USA) picks up her 6th straight World Cup Downhill title as the last race is cancelled, ending Tina Maze’s (SLO), who was one point behind, hopes of sweeping the Globes.

Tokyo promises quick marathon on Majors debut

Feb 22 (Reuters) – A majority of elite runners will be confident of lowering personal bests when the Tokyo Marathon debuts as a World Marathon Majors race on Sunday with a stellar field and favorable weather forecast for the Japanese capital. From 2013, Tokyo joins Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York in the six-legged […]

2013 Road Cycling schedule on Universal Sports

Universal Sports Network has more of your favorite world-class races and stars than any other network all year long. Follow comprehensive event coverage, including news, results, free video highlights, photo galleries and analysis from Universal Sports Network experts. (all times subject to change) Date Event TV Time (ET) Live Online (ET) Jan. 21-27 Tour de […]

Tired Vonn says she is losing self belief

By Manuele Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Four-times overall World Cup winner Lindsey Vonn, dejected after crashing out of a downhill race for the first time in five years, said on Saturday she was tired and had lost some self belief. In an interview with Reuters held after a World Cup super-giant […]

Robles pulls out of Oregon hurdles showdown

HAVANA, May 31 (Reuters) – Cuba’s Olympic high hurdles champion Dayron Robles has cancelled his participation in Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic because of a delayed visa, but will compete in New York on June 9, athletics officials said on Thursday. World record holder Robles had been scheduled to face China’s Liu Xiang and American David Oliver […]

Giro course suits late addition Frank Schleck

Radioshack Nissan Trek riders Andy (L) and Frank Schleck (R) of Luxembourg attend the team’s official presentation in Esch-sur-Alzette, January 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Thierry Roge) By Alasdair Fotheringham HERNING, Denmark (Reuters) – Luxembourg’s Frank Schleck cancelled his holiday plans to take part in the Giro d’Italia but the Radioshack rider said he had no regrets at […]


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