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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.

2014 U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships on Universal Sports

  The semifinals of the Asics U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships will air LIVE on Universal Sports on Friday, April 18 at 10 PM ET, followed by the finals on Saturday, April 19 at 10 PM ET LIVE. Van Stokes will call the action, along with Jake Herbert, Nick Garone and Jason Bryant. Below is […]

2014 Tour of the Basque Country: Contador wins

Stage 6, Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) took the General Classification lead in stage 1 and held all the way for his third Basque Country win. Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega) takes 2nd as Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) falls off the podium.

Mo Farah Races Into Unknown Territory

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Watch Mo Farah race at the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports and online. LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Like many of the 30,000 who will toe the line at the London Marathon on Sunday, Mo Farah will do so with a certain amount […]

What Not to Eat When You’re Training

 Pasta is a good high GI option, but don’t overdo it (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Many cyclists don’t realize what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get […]

6 Ways to Take Your Swimming to the Limit

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy (Courtesy of SwimSwam) It’s hard work chasing our goals. Not only does it require investing a lot of effort, with countless hours in and out of the pool, but it also requires us to suspend our fears. The fear of failure, fear of success, fear of looking bad. In actuality, doing the […]

Importance of Short Term Goals for Swimmers

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy (Courtesy of SwimSwam) When a swimmer is asked about their goals the answer is invariably something long term and epic – Win the olympics. Win 9 gold medals at World Champs Beat every single one of my brother’s club records And so on… Yet ask the same swimmer what their goals are […]

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: USA vs South Africa

In the Plate semi-final, Despite a strong second half for Team USA, they just fall short in extra time, getting knock out 19-24 as South Africa advances to the Final.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Machida leads

Tatsuki Machida (JPN) hopes to win his first World Title, leading by 2.19 points after the short program. Newly crowned Olympic Champ Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), with a fall holds 3rd.

Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup: Crashes and Spills

Watch all the tumbles and falls from the men and women’s FIS Slopestyle World Cup.

Oregon Pro Surfing Code

2013 – 2014 DIVE ‘N SURF OREGON PRO – LIVE March 12 @7:30pmET Officially named Tacklebuster Reef, but more commonly referred to as Nelscott Reef, is one of the Pacific NW’s hidden gems. Located a half mile out to sea in Lincoln City, Oregon, just up the beach from Spanish Head. It is a high […]

Big Waves World Tour Coming To USN This March

The final two events on the 2013-2014 Big Wave World Surfing Tour will be aired live on national television for the first time ever on Universal Sports Network. In addition to broadcast coverage, the entire contest will stream live on With the current season ending March 31, 2014, the final countdown has begun! Make sure […]

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 […]

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Drammen, Norway: Men’s & Women’s Sprint C

For the first time since the Sochi Olympics, Norwegian Cross-Country skiing fans will have a chance to cheer on their national heroes as both sprint gold medalist from Sochi Ola Vigen Hattestad and Maiken Caspersen Falla will start in Drammen.

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

Canada edges United States to reach final

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Canada squeezed past arch-rivals the United States 1-0 on Friday to reach the final of the Sochi Winter Games men’s ice hockey competition as they bid to successfully defend their 2010 Olympic crown. Sweden, 2-1 winners over Finland in the other semi-final, will face off against Canada on Sunday to […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Wanted: America’s next winter sports superstar

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSHUA LOTT (Reuters) – The absence of injured skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new American sporting superstar to fill and grab sponsors’ gold from Sochi. The Olympics give huge exposure to athletes from beyond America’s staple sports of basketball, football and baseball, but […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

‘America, we did it!’ Christensen leads US sweep

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ (Reuters) – Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday. Another bumper crowd at Extreme Park were treated to a thrilling display of acrobatics as the freestyle skiers pushed their routines to the limits […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kearney feels secure and in the zone

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE (Reuters) – Olympic moguls champion Hannah Kearney has plenty on her mind as she prepares to defend her title in Sochi but security is not one of the U.S. freestyle skier’s bigger concerns. “I truly feel just as safe and secure here as I have at the previous two Olympics,” she told […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

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

Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvlid Flugstad Oestberg talk about how they were able to hold off Finland to get their big win today in the Ladies Team Sprint.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Nove Mesto: Norway wins

Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvlid Flugstad Oestberg won the Ladies Team Sprint with a time of 20:58.47. Norway lead early into the race but had to hold off Finland at the finish to lockup the gold medal.

Olympic champion Morgenstern badly injured

  CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – Three-times Austrian Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern is in hospital with a serious head injury and a damaged lung after a fall in training, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said on Friday. An Austrian Ski Federation statement said Morgenstern’s injuries were not life-threatening. The 27-year-old lost his balance […]

2014 FIL Team Relay Luge World Cup: Konigssee: USA 5th

Erin Hamlin, Chris Mazdaer and doubles team Matt Mortensen and Preston Griffall miss the podium by .641 seconds.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: CAN takes top 2 spots

In one of the biggest surprises of the day, Alex Harvey won the men’s 4.5 Km prologue with a time of 9:03.4 over fellow countrymen Devon Kershaw. Race Favorite Petter Northug finished 25th in the event after falling 24.6 seconds behind Harvey.

2013 FIL Luge Team Relay World Cup: Park City: USA 2nd

After finishing 4th a week ago in Whistler, The USA finished 2nd with a time of 2:19.128. Representing the USA was Kate Hansen, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: USA 4th in Team Relay

Erin Hamlin, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen, and Preston Griffall represented the USA as they finished with a time of 2:04.769. The USA is currently 3rd in the overall standings with 205 points.

Universal Sports Network: Lindsey Vonn on her Injury and Recovery

Lindsey Vonn talks with Universal Sports about her injury and recovery after taking a nasty fall during the 2013 World Championships in Schladming.

Russia struggles to keep Olympic torch burning

Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin The Olympic torch has been to the North Pole and traveled thousands of kilometers (miles) on the relay that will end at the Sochi Winter Games in Russia in February. The problem is, the flame keeps going out. President Vladimir Putin aims to make the Games a showcase of Russia’s modern face to the world 23 years after […]

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 […]

Sarajevo Winter Games venues crumble into oblivion

Credit: Reuters/Damir Sagolj (Reuters) – Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1992-95 conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. One set of photographs shows the venues gleaming with state of the art […]

Lindsey Vonn Delays Return to Alpine World Cup

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will skip the opening race of the Alpine Ski World Cup this weekend, giving herself more time to get back in shape after a major knee injury last season. “I feel that I need more training before I start racing again… which means the Soelden race is not on […]

2013 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles 4th Uneven Bars

Newly crowned All-Around champ Simone Biles (USA) misses her chance at five medals, falling .317 behind Aliya Mustafina (RUS) and off the podium.

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