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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.

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.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Great Britian 4th in Men’s Team

Max Whittlock posted the highest score on Pommel Horse at 15.516, but Team Britian falls just 1.099 points short of beating out the USA for Bronze.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Duet 3rd

After the Duet Free Performance, current European silver medalists, Lolita Ananasova and Anna Voloshyna (UKR) scored higher than Japan, but their combined score of 181.4274, falls .1195 short as they settle for 3rd.

Gulf states strike athletics gold, North stun South

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold on Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women’s soccer semi-final. Mohamad Al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing […]

2014 Berlin Marathon: Interviews

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) talks about breaking the world record at the Berlin race. Shalane Flanagan (USA) talks about getting 3rd placed in the women’s race, and falling short of beating the American record.

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women’s Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit What to know before watching the 2014 Berlin Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, September 28 at 12 PM ET (or LIVE online at 2:30 AM ET). World’s Fastest Course The Berlin Marathon is […]

CEO to step down of Livestrong group founded by cyclist Armstrong

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALLISON JOYCE (Reuters) – The CEO of the Livestrong cancer foundation started by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong announced his resignation on Tuesday after a tenure in which the organization went from a being global brand to losing millions after Armstrong’s doping scandal. Doug Ulman, who helped develop the foundation that aids cancer patients and […]

BMC beat holders Omega Pharma to claim team time trial gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEROME PREVOST/POOL (Reuters) – BMC Racing beat pre-race favorites and holders Omega Pharma-Quick Step to claim gold in the team time trial at the road cycling world championships on Sunday. BMC, with American Tejay van Garderen, Italians Manuel Quinziato and Daniel Oss, Slovak Peter Velits, Swiss Silvan Dallier and Australian Johan Dennis, set a […]

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 […]


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