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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.

Pistorius Cleared of Murder, Culpable Homicide Verdict to Come

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius was cleared on Thursday of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but the Olympic and Paralympic track star faces a troubled night after the South African judge adjourned for the day before ruling on a charge of culpable homicide. The double-amputee, once one of the biggest names in world athletics, […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Bronze Medal at World Championships

Jordan Burroughs (John Sachs/Tech-Fall) By Craig Sesker TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – Nobody is going to ever question the grit, moxie and heart that American star Jordan Burroughs displays whenever he steps on a wrestling mat. Competing with a heavily wrapped left knee, Burroughs capped a courageous performance by winning a bronze medal at the World Championships […]

2014 World Equestrian Games: France 2nd in Show Jumping

In Team Show Jumping, Kevin Staut, riding Reveur De Hurtebise Hdc, nails a perfect round, but it’s not enough as Team France falls just 1.25 points behind the Netherlands, settling for Silver.

Countdown to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Paralympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sunday, Sept. 7. With the Opening Ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American […]

Contador leads Tour of Spain after Quintana crash

(Reuters) – Alberto Contador snatched the leader’s red jersey from Nairo Quintana at the Tour of Spain on Tuesday after the Colombian suffered a spectacular high-speed crash in the 10th-stage time trial. Tinkoff-Saxo rider Contador, a surprise entrant at his home race after he fractured a shin bone at the Tour de France in July, […]

3×3 Basketball Excites at 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Team USA at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. From left, Katie Lou Samuelson, De’Janae Boykin, Napheesa Collier and Arike Ogunbowale. (Seth Rubinroit/Universal Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Blink and you might miss a basket. Reach down for your soda and you could miss two. Run to the bathroom and you might miss the entire game. 3×3 […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Ahsinger 5th in Trampoline

Nicole Ahsinger (USA) falls off the podium, with a score of 49.950, 2.41 points off the podium.

2014 Youth Olympics: Tutkhalyan wins All-Around

In Women’s Gymnastics, Seda Tutkhalyan (RUS) wins the All-Around Gold, just barely. After scoring the highest on the Uneven Bars, she suffered a fall on her Floor Routine, but she scored enough, by .200, to win at 54.900.

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 […]

Rio passes first Olympic test, water quality surprises

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SERGIO MORAES (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro passed its first 2016 Olympics test with the end of an international sailing regatta on Guanabara Bay, one of the most heavily criticized venues in a city under attack for disorganization and construction delays. During the week-long event many athletes and coaches were surprised to find the […]

Michael Phelps Seeks Motivation From Butterfly Defeat

Michael Phelps, left, and Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Aug 8 (Reuters) – Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 metres butterfly final at the U.S. National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again. Tom Shields edged out the 18-times Olympic gold medalist by […]

USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series To Make Las Vegas Stop

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Triathlon, in conjunction with KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, officially designated as the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will offer $70,000 in […]

Marianne Vos Wins Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

Marianne Vos’s victory over the fastest sprinters in the world in the final dash for the line heralded a new era. In what was a nervous race with the odds stacked heavily against potential breakaways, any rider who strayed too far from the front had no chance of vying for the win against the grandiose […]

Trayvon Bromell and Mary Cain Highlight 2014 IAAF World Juniors

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA Today) Click here for the complete 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships television schedule. By Parker Morse Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season. Starting with a 10.01 100m at […]

Yohan Blake’s Injury Woes Continue in Glasgow

Yohan Blake (Reuters/Phil Noble) (Reuters) – Yohan Blake’s injury troubles hit a new low as he pulled up during the 100 meters at Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Blake’s race ended after 60 meters with the Jamaican clutching his hamstring in obvious pain as his compatriot Nickel Ashmeade went on to win in 9.97 […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Nasty Crashes

Catch the top falls from June 23, 2014 at the FEI Classics from Luhmuhlen, Germany.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Gatlin vs Gay in 100m

Team USA packs a 1, 2, 3 punch sweeping the 100 meter race during the 2014 Diamond League Lausanne. Tyson Gay, returning from a recent ban, settles for second place, falling only .13 seconds behind Justin Gatlin. Gatlin, who remains undefeated this season, took first place with the best time of 9.80 and Michael Rodgers landed in third place with a final time of 9.98.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Badminton, England: Mary King Saves Herself From Crash

Mary King (GBR) nearly falls off her horse through an obstacle, but catches herself in time to reposition herself without falling off.

USA Rugby Eagles Defeat Canada for First Time Since 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles put an end to a winless streak against Canada with a thrilling, 38-35 victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Bonney Field Saturday. The afternoon kickoff forced the referee to stop play during each half for water breaks, but both teams ensured the fans would get a full […]

Previewing USA Rugby vs. Canada

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles are in Northern California this week looking to reverse a recent trend of Canadian dominance on the rugby pitch. Canada took all three of the two teams’ meetings last year, including a two-leg IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Qualifier series win in […]

Oregon Wins First NCAA Track and Field Team Title Since 1984

Oregon Track and Field (Twitter: @OregonTF) EUGENE, Ore. — Track Town is title town. Fueled by three individual national champions on Saturday, Oregon won its first team title at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships since 1984. The Ducks needed 24 points entering the day to secure the title after winning the […]

Running Phenom Mary Cain Prepares For Driver’s Test Before Race

Mary Cain (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Two days from racing in her second IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, and one practically on home turf in New York, Mary Cain was stressed out on Thursday, June 12. About taking her driver’s test. “I am super-duper excited for graduation,” said the 18-year-old Bronxville High School […]

Rising Costs Force Review of Tokyo 2020 Venue Plans

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Reuters/Yuya Shino) (Reuters) – Rising labor and construction costs are forcing a review of Tokyo’s venue plans for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and could lead to a scaling back of facilities, Japanese officials said on Wednesday. The review will include all 10 venues that Tokyo plans to build for the […]

Wallabies’ ‘Captain’s Curse’ Strikes Moore

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON O’BRIEN (Reuters) – The Wallabies captaincy is fast becoming the most unwanted job in world rugby after Stephen Moore, the latest player to be given the role, was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury against France. Named Australia’s new skipper less than a week ago, […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Championship at World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports) By Craig Sesker MADISON, Wis. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is one of the most talented wrestlers this country has ever seen. He’s also one of the most mentally tough athletes in U.S. history. That was evident when Burroughs overcame a very determined effort by the talented David […]

Rochester Knighthawks Win 3rd Straight NLL Title

Rochester Knighthawks (Ward Laforme/NLL) Watch an encore presentation of Game 2 of the NLL Finals on Friday, June 6 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  By Jeremy Pike With one last Matt Vinc save at the buzzer, the Rochester Knighthawks made National Lacrosse League history by winning their third-straight Champion’s Cup title. The Knighthawks […]

Cal Wins Second Straight Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal Rugby (Cal Athletics) Watch the Collegiate Rugby Championships on June 3 and 4 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. PHILADELPHIA – California culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory over Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champions Sunday at PPL Park. The Golden Bears […]

American Gwen Jorgensen Victorious at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

Gwen Jorgensen won her first WTS title of 2014 on Saturday in Yokohama (Delly Carr/ITU) YOKOHAMA, Japan — U.S. National Team member and 2012 Olympian Gwen Jorgensen picked up her first ITU World Triathlon Series title of the year and second-straight in Yokohama on Saturday. Spain’s Javier Gomez also won in Yokohama on the men’s […]

Michael Phelps Advances to Finals of 100m Butterfly

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/ Michael Phelps raced in the preliminaries of the 100m butterfly and the 200m freestyle at the USA Swimming Grand Prix stop in Charlotte. He earned a spot in the 100m butterfly finals, which can be seen tonight (May 16) on Universal Sports at 6 PM ET LIVE. Coverage from Charlotte continues Saturday at 6 […]

Dan Martin Withdraws from the Giro d’Italia

Dan Martin (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours) Dan Martin was forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia on May 9 after slipping on a manhole cover. The fall brought down three of his Garmin-Sharp teammates. He appeared to be in considerable pain after the accident, and was taken away in an ambulance. Below is an update from his team, […]

Komissarova appeals for financial help to continue treatment

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/KREMLIN (Reuters) – Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova, who suffered a broken back during a training session at the Sochi Olympics, is appealing for financial help to continue her treatment and rehabilitation. “I am training in a clinic in Spain and the doctor gave me a 90 percent chance that I would be able […]

No plans to move Rio Games, says IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES (Reuters) – London has not been approached about the possibility of staging the 2016 Olympics due to delays in Rio de Janeiro, the IOC said on Friday in pouring cold water on English media reports that the Games could be moved. “There is not a shred of truth in that,” an International […]

Alpine skiing-Injured Komissarova to continue treatment in Spain

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/KREMLIN (Reuters) – The Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova, who suffered a broken back during the Sochi Winter Olympics, is set to continue her treatment in Spain. Komissarova, who was left paralyzed from the waist down after a fall during training on Feb. 15, had already spent two months in Germany undergoing a series of […]

Rowdy Gaines Discusses Michael Phelps’ Comeback

Rowdy Gaines (Seth Rubinroit/Universal Sports) Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  By Seth Rubinroit Racing for the first time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics, Michael Phelps made a statement, recording the fastest time in the 100m butterfly heats and then finishing second to Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly finals at USA Swimming’s […]


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