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Universal Sports Network: Tribute to Fallen Skiers Berlack and Astle

The U.S. Ski Team mourns the loss of two promising development level ski racers killed January 5th in an avalanche in Soelden. Killed in the avalanche were Ronnie Berlack, 20, of Franconia, N.H., and Burke Mountain, Vt., and Bryce Astle, 19, of Sandy, Utah. Universal Sports’ host Steve Porino shares his touching thoughts on these bright young athletes.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Davos: Randall falls in Semifinal

Kikkan Randall (USA), who was the first American woman to win a World Cup cross-country title in 2012, falls in the semifinal race and fails to qualify for the Women’s Sprint.

21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) 21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m): Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 200m Fly W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (1:59.61) 400m IM W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (4:19.86) 4x200m Free W: Netherlands sets new WR (7:32.85)   Thursday’s (Dec. 4) Day 2 World […]

Fall of Berlin Wall and hopes of sports superpower status

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER (Reuters) – Berliners had only just started taking pickaxes to the Berlin Wall in the days after its dramatic demise on November 9, 1989 when the world of sport began confidently predicting a golden future for a reunited Germany. German officials talked about staging an historic Olympics in East and West […]

Fallon keen to ride in United States

CREDIT: REUTERS/AHMED JADALLAH (Reuters) – Six-times British champion jockey Kieren Fallon is looking to continue his career in the United States, he said on Thursday. The 49-year-old Irishman, who has won three Epsom derbies and five 2,000 Guineas including this year’s race on Night of Thunder, is widely regarded as one of the greatest flat-racing […]

2014 Equestrian Nations World Cup: Gijen: Italy Falls off Horse

Watch the Italian rider falling off her horse, costing her nation a shot at 1st place.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: Calgary, Canada: Mexico Falls Off Horse

One of Mexico’s riders was having a bad run that ending with her horse running through a fence and throwing her off.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Bad fall

As their Free Skate came to an end, Morgan Cipres accidentally drops his partner Vanessa James (FRA). After the pain, she did manage to laugh about it.

2014 Indoor Track and Field Championship: Kampf Falls in Women’s 1500m

Heather Kampf (USA) loses her balance, along with a shot at the gold, in the Women’s 1500m.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Falla interview

Mauken Caspersen Falla (NOR) talks about her win.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Falla wins Sprints

Newly crowned Olympic champ, Mauken Caspersen Falla (NOR), claims her third career world cup win, just edging out her more accomplished teammate Marit Bjoergen.

2013 ISU Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Kolomna: Borodulina falls in 500m

Tatiana Borodulina lost her balance coming out of a turn which caused her to spin around and fly backwards through the air before finally falling on her bottom.

2013 ISU Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Torino: Elise falls twice in 500m

Christie Elise (GBR) fell just moments after the start which caused a race restart. Once the race restarted, Elise fell at the starting line and watched helplessly as the other racers took off. Elise finished the day with a time of 59.784.

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Yao falls off Uneven Bars

On the same move move that helped her score the highest in the All-Around, Jinnan Yao (CHN) falls to the mat, knocking her down to 6th in the event final.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Jackson falls in 400m hurdles

In the Semi-Finals, 2005 world champ Bershawn Jackson (USA) cramps up after the first hurdle and goes down, ending his bid for another medal.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 500m: Sakazume falls twice in the same race

Sakazume Ryosuke (JPN) fell once after Jean Olivier pushed him and fell a second time after the race was restarted without Olivier.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Men’s 60m Hurdles: Jeffrey Porter falls

Jeffrey Porter took a hard fall at the finish giving the win to Omoghan Osaghae. Porter was able to walk away unassisted.

2013 US Track and Field Indoor Championship: Women’s 400m: Floyd wins title after Wineberg falls

Mary Wineberg came into this race as one of the clear favorites but tripped and fell after her shoe collided with winner Ebonie Floyd. Floyd finished with a time of 52.02.

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 […]

Val d’Isere Super-G falls victim to snowfall

A man clears snow off satellite dishes before the Women’s World Cup Super Giant skiing race in Val d’Isere, French Alps, December 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 15 (Reuters) – The women’s World Cup Super-G scheduled to take place at Val d’Isere on Saturday was called off due to heavy snowfall. With […]

2012 Pro Challenge Stage 7: Leipheimer falls

Levi Leipheimer (Garmin Sharp) entered the time trail as the GC leader 9 seconds over Vande Velde, but lost the lead trailing to Vande Velde by 33 seconds in the trial.

Liu falls at first hurdle in London

Xiang Liu (CHN) falls in a mens 110m hurdles heat as Artur Noga (POL) and Balazs Baji (HUN) react during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s Liu Xiang experienced deja vu of the most agonizing kind on Tuesday when the […]

2012 Visa Championships Day 2: Chris Brooks falls off High Bar

While a fall didn’t damage Chris Brooks’ pride, it did kill his score at a 13.700.

Rolex Equestrian: Cross-Country crashes and falls

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Cross-country is usually a tricky affair, as these riders and horses can attest to; luckily they all are OK!

2011 Skate Canada: Rachael Flatt falls in free skate

American Rachael Flatt suffers a pair of falls in her free skate, leading to a last-place finish in the ladies competition.

Injury updates from Cortina and Wengen

In the challenging ladies’ super G race on Monday, 19 racers failed to cross the finish line. While most escaped unscathed, Italy’s Daniela Merighetti, Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin, and France’s Marion Rolland unfortunately suffered injuries in high speed crashes. Merighetti had high hopes in the super G after finishing third in the downhill on Sunday. She […]

Bode Miller Hopes to Return in Kitzbühel

Bode Miller (Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts) Click here for the full 2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Geoff Mintz/Courtesy of SkiRacing.com KITZBUEHEL, Austria — If his first training run is any indication, a Hahnenkamm start is now less likely for Bode Miller this week. The 37-year-old World Cup veteran has been following the […]

Lindsey Vonn Ties Record with 62nd World Cup Win

Lindsey Vonn (REUTERS/Stringer)   Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan 18 (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn equalled Austrian Annemarie Moser-Proell’s 35-year-old record of 62 women’s Alpine skiing World Cup victories when she won a downhill in Cortina d’Ampezzo on Sunday. The four times World Cup overall winner […]

2015 Snowboard World Champs: Castellet 2nd in Half Pipe

Although falling in 2 of her 3 runs, Queralt Castellet (SPA) finishes with a Silver medal with her best score of 81.25.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s SL1 & SL2 (Mobile)

Adelboden sits in the region of Frutigen in the south of Switzerland. The village is situated on a natural terrace overlooking the Engstlige waterfalls, 1350 meters above sea level. Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances here at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts. The course requires immense technical skill and can put the most experienced skiers through their paces.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s SL1 & SL2

Adelboden sits in the region of Frutigen in the south of Switzerland. The village is situated on a natural terrace overlooking the Engstlige waterfalls, 1350 meters above sea level. Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances here at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts. The course requires immense technical skill and can put the most experienced skiers through their paces.

2015 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s GS1 &GS2

Adelboden sits in the region of Frutigen in the south of Switzerland. The village is situated on a natural terrace overlooking the Engstlige waterfalls, 1350 meters above sea level. Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances here at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts. The course requires immense technical skill and can put the most experienced skiers through their paces.

Impressive Field for 2015 London Marathon

Dennis Kimetto (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) Elite USA Team for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto, who smashed the world record last year, and fellow Kenyan and defending champion Wilson Kipsang, whose mark he beat, will go head-to-head for the first time in a mouth-watering London […]

Bode Miller unsure if he’ll race World Champs or retire

Courtesy of SkiRacing.com Beaver Creek, CO – Jan 2 (SkiRacing.com) – At a press conference in Beaver Creek Friday, Bode Miller said his recovery from back surgery is going as planned, but Wengen, Kitzbuehel and the World Championships are still question marks. Miller also said if his attempt at a mid-season comeback falls short this […]

Olympic Mystery Solved

SYDNEY, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The lycra body suit that Cathy Freeman wore to light the cauldron at the Sydney Olympics may have been returned 14 years after it went missing from her dressing room, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Tuesday. Freeman, an Aboriginal athlete who went on to win gold in the 400m […]

2014 FIBT World Cup: Calgary, Canada: 4-Man Bobsleigh

Canadian Kallie Humphries and American Elana Meyes Taylor make bobsleigh history this weekend as the FIBT returns to Calgary, Canada where they will be the first women to pilot a 4 man bobsleigh. The FIBT approved mixed gender teams this fall.

USA Bobsled Sweeps World Cup Podium

USA Bobsled on the Podium in Lake Placid (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. The American women’s bobsled team swept the World Cup podium in Lake Placid today for only the third time in U.S. history. Two-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and […]

Team USA Earns Two Medals At 2014 Grand Prix Final

Madison Chock and Evan Bates (REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Competition concluded Saturday from the Grand Prix Final with Team USA winning a pair of medals. Madison Chock and Evan Bates took home silver, while Ashley Wagner moved up from sixth after the short to earn bronze. Chock and […]

Hat on Track Impacts Race

Fast forward to 1:20 to see the spectator’s hat on the track.  Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. By Seth Rubinroit Hat’s off to Nick Cunningham and Casey Wickline for keeping their composure during a difficult situation. As the two Americans approached corner 19, their sled ran over […]

2014 Women’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Erin Hamlin 2nd

The 2009 World Champ Erin Hamlin (USA) falls just .499 seconds short on her home track, behind 2013 World Champ Natalie Geisenberger (GER).

2014 Grand Prix Final Preview

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule.  Five U.S. athletes will compete at the 2014 Grand Prix Final. Competition will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. GRAND PRIX FINAL Ladies Ashley Wagner will compete in her third consecutive Grand Prix […]

Tough set-back for Iliano

Swiss freestyle skier Frederick Iliano has suffered another ACL rupture in his left knee. Just like last year, when his season came to an early end due to an heavy knww injury, the young Flims resident’s contest winter is once again over before it actually began. Despite several weeks of intense on-snow preparation, his left […]

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Maxim Kovtun wins

Last year Maxim Kovtun (RUS) took two Silvers in the Grand Prixs and this year, his third as a senior, he claims two Golds (Cup of China), being the only one not to fall in the free skate.

Bach tells IOC members ‘it’s time’ for change

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has called on sports leaders to quit talking and start taking action to reform the way the body runs the Olympics. Bach used his opening address at the Association of National Olympic Committees general assembly (ANOC) in Bangkok on Friday to urge delegates […]

2014 Cup of China is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eight U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Cup of China, the third event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 6-8, at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai. Team USA Ladies Polina […]

World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships on USN

Watch live coverage from Daytona on Saturday, November 8 at 7 PM ET and on Sunday, November 9 at 5 PM ET on TV on Universal Sports and online here.  Team USA, led by individual 2013 World medalists Kristle Lowell and Alex Renkert, has arrived in Daytona Beach, Fla., for the 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships.  The event, which features competition in individual and […]

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

Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton (CAN) beat Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek (GER) 21-15 and 21-10 for bronze. The current number 1 ranked Canadian team falls short of gold, but still gets on the podium with a bronze medal.

2014 Skate Canada

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eleven U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Skate Canada International, the second event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia. Team USA Ladies Ashley Wagner, […]

Audi FIS Ski World Cup: Big Season Opening ahead in Soelden

It is ‘go time’ for the 2014/15 Audi FIS Ski World Cup this weekend in Soelden (AUT) as the new season traditionally gets underway with two giant slaloms on the Rettenbach glacier. In the past weeks, Soelden has been hit by warm temperatures but the hard work put in by the Organising Committee to preserve […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five-Year Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings) By Joe Brock PRETORIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His uncle, […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final: Netherlands wins

Riding Vdl Bubalu during the 2014 FEI Nations Cup, Jur Vrieling claimed team Netherlands’ third consecutive clear, paving the way for Netherlands to win the 2014 Nations Cup, and besting Canada by one fall.

Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend’s killing

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MUJAHID SAFODIEN/POOL (Reuters) – A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa’s history – and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country’s justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of […]

Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison: prosecutor

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MUJAHID SAFODIEN (Reuters) – Prosecutors called on Friday for South African Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, and sentencing in his sensational trial was set for Tuesday. Pistorius, whose lower legs were amputated as a baby and […]

Matthias Mayer injured in training

Matthias Mayer, the Austrian downhill Olympic Champion from Sochi 2014 has suffered a medial ligament tear in his right knee and a bruised spine after a fall earlier today during giant slalom training on the Pitztal Glacier. Mayer will not be at the start of the World Cup Opener in Soelden. “It’s a blessing in […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Save by Ross and Biles

In the Women’s Team event, both American’s Kyla Ross and Simone Biles had to dig deep to prevent from falling off the Balance Beam, which would help Team USA win Gold by 6.693 points.

 
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