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2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Harting wins Discus

In Men’s Discus, the current Olympic champ & now a three time World champ (2009, 2011, 2013), Robert Harting nailed 69.11 meters on his 4th throw for the win, by .75 meters over Pitor Malachowski (POL)

2012 Track and Field Junior Championship: Anna Ruh wins Discus

In the final round, the favored Germans took the win from American Shelbi Vaughan, as Anna Ruh wins at 62.38 meters.

2012 USA Olympics Track and Field Trials: Lance Brooks wins Men’s Discus

On his last throw Lance nails the Olympic standard, and wins the trials. Jarred Rome and Jason Young, who made the standard earlier will join Lance in London.

2012 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials: Discus, Shot Put and Long Jump

In women’s Discus, Stephanie Brown Trafton wins the title and gets to defend her gold medal from Beijing. Reese Hoffa wins men’s Shot Put, and heads to his third Olympics. And Marquise Goodwin wins the Men’s long jump and heads to London as well.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Sarah Goss interview

New Zealand’s Sarah Goss discusses how her team was able to shutout Canada to win the Rugby sevens Cup in Atlanta.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Jessica Javelet interview

USA’s Jessica Javelet talks about what it feels like to play in her 1st international tournament and discusses the USA’s Plate win over Spain.

White out of slopestyle as Sochi opening nears

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE (Reuters) – The Sochi Olympics were dealt a blow two days before the opening ceremony when American snowboarding star Shaun White pulled out of the slopestyle event due to safety concerns, highlighting the real dangers athletes face in extreme winter sports. The news came as organizers scramble to deal with teething problems […]

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Marit Bjoergen interview

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) discusses how she picked up her second straight victory this weekend after winning the women’s sprint event today.

2014 Ski Jumping World Cup: Willingen: Kamil Stoch interview

Men’s ski jump winner Kamil Stoch (POL) discusses how excited he is to get the win today after edging out Severin Freund (GER) by 1 point.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Marit Bjoergen interview

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) discusses how her win today in the 10km Individual ladies event is preparing her for competition in Sochi next week.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Kitzbühel: Hannes Reichelt interview

Men’s Downhill winner Hannes Reichelt (AUT) discusses his big win today that ended an 8 year drought for Austrians at Kitzbühel.

2014 Mavericks Invitational: Grant Baker interview

Winner Grant Baker discusses how it feel to pick up his 2nd Mavericks title after an 8 year drought and his hopes of chasing down the next Mavericks title sometimes in the near future.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Kitzbühel: Neureuther interview

Men’s Slalom winner Felix Neureuther (GER) discusses how tough it was to get a win today and how good the month of January has been treating him.

Hoax threats before games play on Sochi security fears

CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – At least five European countries’ Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger. Despite the assurances, the letters to committees in Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and Slovakia briefly caused alarm and underlined nervousness […]

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Javier Fernandez interview

The 2014 European Champ, Javier Fernandez, discusses his performance today and how he is preparing for Sochi.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Szklarska Poreba: Justyna Kowalczyk interview

Women’s 10km winner Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) discusses her dominant performance and how good it feels to win on home soil.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Nove Mesto: Team Russia interview

Men’s Team Sprint winners Maxim Vylegzhanin and Nikita Kriukov (RUS) discuss how they were able to get the win today and preparing for the Sochi Olympics.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Sundby wins title

Men’s overall winner Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) discusses how he was able to hold off the chasers to become the 1st Norwegian man to win the Tour de Ski.

2014 UCI Women’s Cyclo-Cross World Cup: Rome: Katherine Compton interview

Race winner Katherine Compton (UCI) discusses how she got her hard fought win today to clutch the overall World Cup title.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Astrid Jacobsen interview

Women’s Stage 5 winner and overall leader, Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR), discusses how tough it was to get a win today.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Ingvild Oestberg interview

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) discusses how it feels to win stage 3 and take over the leader’s jersey.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lienz: Marlies Schild interview

Marlies Schild (AUT) discuses her historic win to surpass Vreni Schneider (SUI) for the most career Slalom wins.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Finland Team Interview

Finland’s Aino-Kaisa Saarinen and Anne Kylloenen discuss how their hard fought win was the best Christmas present they could ask for.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Kriukov interview

Nikita Kriukov (RUS) discusses how happy he is to gets his first World Cup victory in classic after finishing 1st in the Men’s Sprints.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Davos: Bjoergen interview

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) discusses getting back to back wins at Davos and edging American Kikkan Randall in the Women’s 1.5km Sprint.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Davos: Bjoergen interview

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) discusses her come from behind win in the 15km today and preparing for the Olympics.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Norway interview

Norway’s Therese Johaug and Kristin Stoermer Steira discuss their team win in the Women’s 4x5km Relay.

Universal Sports Update: Steve Holcomb

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi discusses how Steve Holcomb will drive at the USA 1 sled next month as the Bobsled World Cup season begins.

2013 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Xiamen: Ross and Walsh interview

The newly formed American team of April Ross and Kerri Walsh discuss how it feels to get their 2nd international gold medal, giving Walsh the Women’s all-time record for Beach Volleyball wins.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Ted Ligety interview

Giant Slalom winner Ted Ligety (USA) discusses what it feels like to get his 3rd consecutive victory at Soelden and how good it feels to lead in the World Cup standing early.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Lara Gut interview

Giant Slalom winner Lara Gut (SUI) discusses how important it is to start off the season with a win.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: USA interview

Team USA’s April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings discuss how important it was to win the gold today after battling a tough German team of Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst

2013 Tour of Beijing: Stage 1: Thor Hushovd interview

Stage 1 winner Thor Hushovd (BMC) discusses how he found the strength to win in a full field sprint after chasing down a 4 man breakaway.

Universal Sports Previews: UCI Championships: USA Women’s Team

Universal Sports’ Todd Gogulski and USA Cycling’s VP of Athletics, Jim Miller, discuss the USA Women’s team heading to the 2013 UCI Road Cycling Worlds.

Universal Sports Previews: UCI Championships: Time Trials

Universal Sports’ Todd Gogulski and USA Cycling’s VP of Athletics, Jim Miller, discuss what to expect during the Time Trials of the 2013 UCI Road Cycling Worlds.

Universal Sports Previews: UCI Championships: The Road Course

Universal Sports’ Todd Gogulski and USA Cycling’s VP Athletics, Jim Miller, discuss the challenges of this year’s course.

Universal Sports Previews: UCI Championships: USA Men’s Team

Universal Sports’ Todd Gogulski and USA Cycling’s VP of Athletics, Jim Miller, discuss the USA Men’s team heading to the 2013 UCI Road Cycling Worlds.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 3 TT: Bradley Wiggins interview

Race winner and new GC leader, Bradley Wiggins (Sky Pro Cycling), discusses how important it was to get a win today after having an unsuccessful season so far.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Elia Viviani interview

Race winner Elia Viviani discusses how he found the strength in his legs after 6 hours of racing to get the win at the finish.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 5: Peter Sagan interview

Race winner Peter Sagan (Cannondale Pro Cycling) discusses winning the final stage to close out the tour and how excited he will be to return for next year.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 5: Rohan Dennis interview

Overall winner Rohan Dennis (Garmin Sharp) discusses winning the first ever tour of Alberta and the support his team gave him throughout the competition.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 3: Rohan Dennis interview

Race winner Rohan Dennis (Garmin Sharp) discusses his strategy on the stage and how it led him to take the GC lead.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Women’s Downhill: Rachel Atherton interview

Race winner Rachel Atherton (GBR) discusses the strategies that she used to win her 2nd career world title.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Men’s Downhill: Greg Minnaar interview

Race Winner Greg Minnaar (RSA) discusses what it feels like to repeat as world champion in front of your home crowd.

2013 Eneco Tour: Stage 1: Mark Renshaw interview

Mark Renshaw (Belkin Pro Cycling) discusses his win on stage 1 and how things didn’t exactly go as planned.

2013 FINA World Championships: Ryan Lochte interview

American swimmer Ryan Lochte discusses his thoughts on Michael Phelps.

2013 FINA World Championships: Michael Phelps interview

Michael Phelps talks about what it felt like watching team USA lose a close race in the men’s relay and discusses his plans for the future.

Tyson Gay Fails Drug Test; Pulls Out Of Racing While Awaiting B Sample Test

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina | Sun Jul 14, 2013 (Reuters) – Tearful former double sprint world champion Tyson Gay said on Sunday he had tested positive for a substance he could not identify and was pulling out of next month’s world championships in Moscow. Gay, who had the year’s fastest 100 metres time […]

Gatlin Runs 9.95, Beats Bolt At The Golden Gala In Rome

Rome, Italy – 6 June 2103 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August’s world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist at the London Games after a four-year doping ban, ran […]

Warrior Games: The Healing Effects

Colonel. Willy Buhl, the commanding officer for Wounded Warriors, discusses the healing aspect of the Games has on the service men and women, and their families.

Warrior Games: The Final Results

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports Ever wonder about the translation of “Semper Fi,” the motto associated with the few, the proud, the Marines? It is a Latin phrase that means “always faithful” — not, as followers of an annual Paralympics-styled sports festival for armed services members might guess, “kicking butt at the Warrior […]

2013 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Amsterdam: New Zealand’s Huriana Manuel interview

New Zealand’s team captain, Huriana Manuel, discusses her team’s hard fought victory over Canada to win the Cup.

2013 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Amsterdam: USA’s coach Ric Suggitt interview

USA’s coach Ric Suggitt talks about his team’s close finish against Spain to win the Plate and discusses the upcoming World Cup.

2013 Equestrian World Cup Dressage Final: Gothenburg: Helen Langehanenberg interview

Helen Langehanenberg (GER) discusses her big win and how impressed she was with the performance of her horse, Damon Hill.

Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

Two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130 […]

 
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