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Universal Sports Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of the Hincapie Sportswear Development Team Bus

George Hincapie brings Universal Sports on a behind-the-scenes look at his Hincapie Sportswear Development Team bus and introduces us to members of the team.

Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie

“It’s crazy how easy it was…I was convinced that [doping] was the only way to continue on doing what I was doing.” – George Hincapie  Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie to Air this Friday, August 22, at 8 PM ET George Hincapie Was the “Loyal Lieutenant” Who Helped Lance […]

Lindsey Vonn: The Return: Full Length Exclusive Interview With Universal Sports

Universal Sports Network presents Lindsey Vonn: The Return, an exclusive, in-depth personal interview with the most decorated skier in U.S. history.

In this 30-minute special, Veteran sportscaster Steve Porino and Vonn talk candidly about everything from her history of injuries, depression and media scrutiny, to overcoming adversity, breaking records and retirement. They also relive last February’s serious crash at the world championships, and talk openly about what Vonn describes as the worst injury she’s ever come back from and her rapid, yet grueling, road to recovery in her quest to defend her Olympic gold medal in the downhill.

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 […]

One Year to Go Until IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/Taiwan Mike Photography) Click here for the 2014-2015 rugby viewing schedule. Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group today announced multi-platform coverage plans for next year’s IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 one year out from the tournament final at Twickenham Stadium in London, England. From September 18 through October 31, 2015, […]

Mikaela Shiffrin new Longines Ambassador of Elegance

Sölden (Austria) / St. Imier (Switzerland), 24 October 2014 – Today, Sölden was host to the start of the new Alpine skiing season, which will be characterised by youth. As the Partner and Official Timekeeper of the FIS, Longines will once again lend its support to up-and-coming sportsmen and women through the Longines Future Ski […]

2014 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) CLICK HERE for the USA Cycling roster for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network presents exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, beginning with the women’s team time trial events this […]

Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

(Reuters) – Asia’s top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had “broken the ice” when they picked female competitors for the London Olympics. Saudi Arabia is the only country among the 45 competing nations at the Asian Games, […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014 on September 26 at 8 p.m. ET                            Interbike-2014 Takes Cycling Enthusiasts Inside North America’s Largest Industry Trade Show Las Vegas (September 9, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports […]

U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) LOS ANGELES and RICHMOND, Va. (September 8, 2014) – Richmond 2015 and Universal Sports Network announced today a media partnership for next year’s 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Va., September 19-27, 2015. The deal provides unprecedented coverage in the United States of the UCI’s […]

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 Viewing Times

Universal Sports Network will air more than 52 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage of Spain’s premier cycling event, the 2014 Vuelta a España, beginning this Saturday, August 23, at 1 p.m. ET. LIVE coverage of the remaining 20 stages of the third and final Grand Tour of the season continues daily starting at 10 […]

Interbike – 2014, the TV Show

Stand out. Get your product in front of cycling trendsetters and the edge on your competition with Interbike – 2014 the TV Show. Contact Kevin Johnson if you would like to have your product integrated into the show and learn about other promotional opportunities. Kevin.Johnson@nbcuni.com | 212.664.5215  Check out POC from Interbike – 2013. After the […]

Universal Sports To Air 2014 Secret U.S. Classic LIVE

Kyla Ross and Simone Biles (John Cheng/USA Gymnastics) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, […]

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, UniversalSports.com will live stream both races […]

2014 USA Bobsled & Skeleton Athlete Award Recipients

Elana Meyers and Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 30, 2014)- Eleven USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes were honored for their 2013-2014 season accomplishments in Colorado Springs on Saturday evening at the seventh annual gala awards dinner. The gala concluded a four-day national team camp at the Olympic Training Center. […]

Universal Sports Adds LIVE Coverage of USA Rugby Before 2015 World Cup

(Courtesy of USA Rugby) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network announced on May 19 exclusive LIVE TV and digital coverage of all three of USA Rugby’s upcoming summer test matches. In a primer to next year’s Rugby World Cup, the Eagles will face Tier 1 nation Scotland on June 7 at 8 p.m. ET in […]

Record Coverage Planned for 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships

Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin (Doug Haney/U.S. Ski Team) VAIL/BEAVER CREEK, CO (May 12) – American ski racing fans will have unprecedented coverage of the International Ski Federation’s 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek as the result of a media partnership announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, NBC Sports Group and […]

2014 Boston Marathon on USN TV Facts

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on “Marathon Monday,” April 21, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. In addition to the […]

Watch National Lacrosse League Online This Weekend

The Vancouver Stealth are ready to welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the LEC turf for the first time. This weekend, the Bandits head to British Columbia to take on the Stealth on the “Lacrosse Fights Cancer” night at Langley Events Centre, live exclusively on UniversalSports.com, March 29 @ 10 p.m. ET. With five playoff spots remaining and five weeks left […]

Universal Sports Network and ITU Partner to Bring Triathlon Programming to the USA Through 2018

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) Los Angeles (March 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today a new multi-year rights agreement to air global triathlon events in the United States through 2018. The deal gives Universal Sports multiplatform rights, including exclusive TV and Internet rights, to ITU’s World Triathlon Series […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Boston Marathon “Run as One” Series

Compelling Personal Stories of Perseverance, Resilience and Recovery an Integral Part of Network’s Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Network’s Distribution Partners Join Forces to Bring Event Coverage into as Many Homes as Possible Los Angeles (March 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, announced […]

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 […]

LA Marathon Takes Runners from the Stadium to the Sea

  PHOTO CREDIT: (Jim Safford/LA Marathon) More than 25,000 runners from all over the world are set to run at the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday. Defending champion Erick Mose (KEN) and 2013 runner-up Julius Keter (KEN) headline the men’s elite field. Last year Mose’s come-from –behind surge in the final two miles allowed him […]

Mo Farah Prepares for London Marathon

  PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Mo Farah announced he will race in a half-marathon in New York City as he gets ready for his marathon debut. Farah will run in the NYC Half on March 16. He won the race in 2011. “I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to use the […]

Insider knowledge gives me an edge, says Ligety

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – Triple world champion Ted Ligety was late joining the Sochi Olympic party but armed with a little local knowledge and some Russian goodwill he looks set to make up for lost time. The U.S. ski team have struck an unlikely relationship with their Russian counterparts, so Ligety, despite only venturing to […]

Virtue & Moir ready to gamble

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DAVID GRAY (Reuters) – Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir belong to an exclusive Olympic club, having won gold on home ice in Vancouver in 2010, but it has not stopped the Canadians rolling the dice again at this month’s Sochi Games. Only one pair has previously captured two Olympic ice dance titles – Russians […]

Countdown Conversation: Lindsey Vonn

In this week’s Countdown Conversation, we sit down for an exclusive interview with one of the best skiers in the world, Lindsey Vonn. She’s making her return to the World Cup circuit at Beaver Creek in November after a horrific crash in early February.

Lindsey Vonn: The Return: An In-Depth Interview only on USN

Universal Sports Network will present Lindsey Vonn: The Return, an exclusive, in-depth personal interview with the most decorated skier in U.S. history this Friday, November 15, at 7 PM ET. A sneak-peak of Friday’s special will air on this week’s Countdown to Sochi on Wednesday, November 13, at 8 PM ET.

In the 30-minute special, Veteran sportscaster Steve Porino and Vonn talk candidly about everything from her history of injuries, depression and media scrutiny, to overcoming adversity, breaking records and retirement. They also relive last February’s serious crash at the world championships, and talk openly about what Vonn describes as the worst injury she’s ever come back from and her rapid, yet grueling, road to recovery in her quest to defend her Olympic gold medal in the downhill.

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

Universal Sports Network Unveils Extensive Multi-Platform Coverage of 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will present extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season both on air and at universalsports.com. Television coverage begins this Saturday, October 26, at 6 AM with a season preview show followed by live coverage from Soelden, Austria, at 6:30 AM ET […]

Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon

Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley Square will also include pre- and post-race […]

USN Presents “Bikenado” along with the 2013 Vuelta a España

  Universal Sports Network Presents 84 Hours of LIVE Multiplatform Coverage of 2013 Vuelta a España from August 24 to September 15  Coming in September is “Bikenado” –  A Month of Cycling Events From Around the Globe Los Angeles (August 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will air 84 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage […]

Universal Sports Presents “Scrum Saturday” on June 8

Los Angeles, CA (June 6, 2013) – USA Rugby Rising, a new, six episode original docu-series by Universal Sports, debuts  this Saturday, June 8, with back-to-back airings of the first two episodes at 7:30 and 8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the series premiere, Team USA takes on Ireland in a high-stakes international test match at […]

Universal Sports Network complete Boston Marathon programming schedule

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

2013 Tour of the Basque Country Viewer’s Guide Schedule

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Tour of the Basque Country. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Tour of the Basque Country available for purchase/PPV Online? […]

2013 World Men’s Curling Championship Viewer’s Guide Schedule

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 World Men’s Curling Championship. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 World Men’s Curling Championship available for purchase/PPV Online? […]

Universal Sports Network announces April “Marathon-A-Thon” programming

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

2013 Three Days of De Panne Viewer’s Guide Schedule

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Three Days of De Panne. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Three Days of De Panne available for purchase/PPV Online? […]

2013 Samsung Diamond League Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Samsung Diamond League. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Samsung Diamond League available for purchase/PPV Online? Universal Sports […]

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 World Women’s Curling Championships. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 World Women’s Curling Championships available for purchase/PPV Online? […]

2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

2013 Volta a Catalunya Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Volta a Catalunya. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Volta a Catalunya available for purchase/PPV Online? Universal Sports will air […]

2013 World Figure Skating Championships Viewer’s Guide Schedule

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) ALL LIVE EVENTS, FULL EVENT REPLAYS AND HIGHLIGHTS CAN BE FOUND IN THE […]

2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships: Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships available for purchase/PPV Online? […]

2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Maribor Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

2013 European Figure Skating Championships: Viewer’s Guide

Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia perform in the Pairs Free Skating on day four of the ISU European Figure Skating Championships at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, north England, on January 26, 2012. They went on to take first position and the gold medal. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read […]

2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

Live from Hollywood: Cannondale Pro Cycling launches 2013 team

Bethel, CT – Jan. 13, 2013 – Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), launched its 2013 pro cycling team, Cannondale Pro Cycling, this past weekend at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Team captains Ivan Basso, Peter Sagan, Elia Viviani, and Moreno Moser walked the Cannondale Pro Cycling carpet amidst the […]

2012-2013 Alpine World Cup: Adelboden Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: St. Anton Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

Snow Globe: Episode 7

Mikaela takes us through her first World Cup win in an exclusive Skype interview, Sant-E Claus catches up with some of the biggest stars in snowboarding plus a sneak peek of Ted Ligety’s upcoming NBC Sports Network special.

 
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