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2014 Luge Team Relay World Cup: Lake Placid: Team Germany wins

In the first relay race of the season, the dominating Germanys, featuring Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, with Toni Eggert and Sascha Bencken get the win over Italy by .660 seconds with a new track record at 2:34.886.

2014 Women’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Geisenberger wins

2013 World Champ and two time World Cup winner (2013, 2014) Natalie Geisenberger (GER) is now three of three this season, beating 2009 World Champ Erin Hamlin (USA) by .499 seconds.

2014 Doubles’ Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Eggert and Benecken wins

Toni Eggert and Sacha Benecken (GER) remain flawless this season as they win again in Lake Placid during the 2014 Double’s Luge World Cup. The duo beat Sochi Olympic champs, Germans Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt, by .360 seconds.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: London: Germany wins Men’s Team Sprint

Germany (Joachim Eilers, Robert Forstemann, Rene Enders) wins Men’s Team Sprint beating Team Jayco in the final.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Fenninger 2nd

Anna Fenninger (AUT), who won Gold in Super-G at Sochi, finishes 2nd in the Women’s Downhill behind Tina Maze (SLO).

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal, Germany: Men’s HS 140

The 2014–15 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup will be the 36th World Cup season for men and the 4th World Cup season for women. It is the world’s highest level of ski jumping competition organized by the International Ski Federation since 1979.

2014 Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal: Wellinger interview

2014, Klingenthal, Germany, FIS Team Ski Jumping, Interview with Andreas Wellinger (GER), who helped lead his team to victory in Team Ski Jumping.

2014 Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal: Germany wins team

Germany grabbed the first team win of the season during the 2014 Ski Jumping World Cup, with thanks to jumps by Andreas Wellinger at 139.5m and Markus Eisenbichler at 142.0m, the biggest jump of the day.

2014 Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal: Germany wins team

2014, Klingenthal, Germany, FIS Team Ski Jumping, Germany gets the first win of the season helped by two big jumps from Andreas Wellinger at 139.5m and Markus Eisenbichler who had the biggest jump of the day for the team at 142.0m.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Klingenthal, Germany: Team HS 140

The 2014–15 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup will be the 36th World Cup season for men and the 4th World Cup season for women. It is the world’s highest level of ski jumping competition organized by the International Ski Federation since 1979.

Back Surgery Sidelines Bode Miller

Bode Miller (left) and Ted Ligety (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Olympic champion Bode Miller will undergo outpatient back surgery today but is planning to return to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in January based on the outcome of the surgery. Miller has been training […]

Paul Berg German male snowboard ‘Athlete of the Year’

Up-and-coming talent Paul Berg has been chosen by his national federation for the ‘Athlete of the Year 2014′ award. The 23-year old from Konstanz was honoured for his strong performance in his second complete year on the World Cup tour in which he not only qualified for his first Olympics where he placed 13th but […]

Germany plans doping law with prison terms for offenders

(Reuters) – The German government on Wednesday will unveil a draft bill that foresees jail terms and stiff fines for top athletes, coaches and managers who use or acquire banned substances, in an effort to crack down on drug users in elite sports. The draft bill will still need to be discussed in parliament and […]

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Krueger wins 500m

John-Henry Krueger (USA) gets the first Gold medal of his young career winning the 500m short track. Victor An (RUS) who was in 1st is disqualified.

Germany will bid to host 2024 Games

Germany (Shutterstock) (Reuters) – Germany is to bid to host the 2024 Summer Games in Berlin or Hamburg, the country’s Olympic sports confederation (DOSB) said on Tuesday. The DOSB added that a decision will be made on March 21, 2015 on which of the two cities will be picked. “Olympic and Paralympic Games are the […]

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Fenninger ties

In the Women’s first Giant Slalom of the new season, Anna Fenninger (AUT), last season’s Overall World Cup winner, gets the first win of the new season, tying with Mikaela Shiffrin (USA).

Two Alpine Skiing World Cup Stops in Germany This Year

It has been more than ten years, that one of the strongest raceboard nations has hosted two different events in one season. Last time Germany held two races was back in 2004 (Munich and Berchtesgaden). In the upcoming season, Sudelfeld, a World Cup host in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014, will organise a parallel giant […]

2014 Berlin Marathon: Berlin, Germany

The Berlin Marathon (branded BMW Berlin Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race where professional athletes and amateur runners jointly participate.

Olympic champion Adams has shoulder, elbow surgery

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – Two-time Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams had surgery on her right elbow and left shoulder in Auckland on Friday. The injuries affected the 29-year-old New Zealander throughout the season, though she clinched her third Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow and extended her four-year winning record to 56 successive competitions. “Valerie’s surgeries […]

2014 World Equestrian Games: Germany wins Squad Vaulting

On day two, Germany posts the biggest score of 9.058, which helps them claim gold. So far Germany has medaled at every World Equestrian Games.

Two German Cities Interested in a 2024 Olympic Bid

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Germany’s Berlin and Hamburg, eager to launch a summer Olympics candidacy, have proposed modest, inner-city concepts for the Olympics with the country to decide in the coming months if and which city will bid for the 2024 Games. The two cities are slugging it out for the […]

2014 World Equestrian Games: Germany wins Dressage

Isabell Werth riding Bella Rose 2, with a score of 81.14, helps Germany take Gold in the Team Grand Prix Dressage.

2014 Youth Olympics: Magerman wins 400m hurdles

Gezelle Magerman (RSA) crushes it after the turn winning by .35 seconds at 57.91 seconds in the Women’s 400m hurdles.

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 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Kaliningrad, Russia: Germany vs. Russia

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Kaliningrad, Russia: Turkey vs. Germany

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Hickstead: NED and GER ties for 2nd

Both teams finish with three no fault runs, anchored by Jur Vrieling (NED) and Marcus Ehning (GER) in the second round to end up tied 4-4 in second place.

Aussie breaststroker Sprenger pulls out of Pan Pacs

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALBERT GEA   (Reuters) – World 100 meters breaststroke champion Christian Sprenger has withdrawn from for this month’s Pan Pacific swimming championships in his nativeAustralia because of a shoulder injury. Sprenger unsuccessfully battled through the pain at the recent Commonwealth Games and has opted to miss the Pan Pacs on medical advice with […]

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara, Turkey: Germany vs. Dominican Republic

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara, Turkey: Serbia vs. Germany

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Jaeger wins Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Connor Jaeger takes 1st in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle in Irvine with a total time of 14:51.06.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Hwaseong, Korea: Korea vs. Germany

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Hwaseong, Korea: Serbia vs. Germany

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Falsterbo: Germany wins

Helped by a Netherland’s mistake, and a flawess final rider by Katrin Eckermann (GER) get gets the win in the last seconds, they currently rank 8th for the season.

2014 Diving World Cup: Men’s Spring Board Synchro: Germany 2nd

Feck Stephan and Hausing Patrick get 2nd place in the Men’s 3m Synchro Spring Board event with a total of 431.40 points.

Lindsey Vonn Plays Roger Federer in Tennis on Glacier

Roger Federer and Lindsey Vonn (Reuters/Denis Balibouse) By Max Meyer Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn may never play in a tennis Grand Slam, but she did get to play tennis in a Glacier Slam against superstar Roger Federer. Vonn and Federer played on a makeshift court on a glacier at an altitude of 3,475 meters. The match […]

2014 Diving world Cup: Men’s Platform Synchro: Germany 2nd

Moving up from Bronze in 2012, Klein Sascha Matthias and Hausding Patrick (GER) take 2nd today, 49.68 points behind the Chineses, with a total of 444.78. They were the only team, aside from the Chinese, to score a 90 plus dive.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Hamburg, Germany: Great Britain Wins

Lucy Hall, Jonathan Brownlee, Vicky Holland, and Alistair Brownlee rack up a win for Great Britain. The team has previously won the event in 2011 and 2012.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Hamburg, Germany: Great Britain Team Interview

The Great Britain Team, Lucy Hall, Jonathan Brownlee, Vicky Holland, and Alistair Brownlee, talk about winning the mixed team event at the Hamburg Triathlon.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Hamburg, Germany: Beer Fight

Here’s what happens when you give 12 athletes beer on the podium.

Cavendish to Have Surgery on Damaged Shoulder

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FRED MONS/POOL (Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish needs shoulder surgery as a result of the opening-stage crash that ruled him out of the Tour de France, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step boss Patrick Lefevere said on Monday. The former world champion had hoped to win his 26th Tour stage in Harrogate on Saturday but was involved […]

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Michael Rogers wins Men’s 100m

Michael Rogers (USA) takes 1st in the Men’s 100m in 10 seconds flat after a delay caused by Nickel Ashmeade.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Tim Price wins

In the Classics on June 23, 2014, Tim Price (AUS) manages to take first along with his horse Wesco with on 43.80 penalty points.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Boyd Martin Takes 3rd

In the Classics on June 23, 2014, Boyd Martin (USA) and his horse Shamwari4 came in 3rd with a total of 48.80 penalty points.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Michael Jung Takes 2nd

In the Classics on June 23, 2014, If Michael Jung (GER) and his horse fischerRocana would have cleared their last run of the day, they would have taken 1st, but now have to settle with 2nd with 45.50 penalty points.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Luhmuhlen, Germany: Nasty Crashes

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

Americans Sweep Podium at Stavanger Grand Slam

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 28, 2014) – The U.S. beach team of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings claimed their third gold medal on the 2014 FIVB World Tour at the Stavanger Grand Slam in Norway, on Saturday. Seeded No. 1, Ross (Costa Mesa, Calif.) and Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) defeated Spain’s No. 5 Liliana […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Face Smash

Alexandr Dyachenko (KAZ), on his way to victory buries the ball in Philip Gabathuler (SUI) face, but it may have been the kick Switzerland need, as they came back to win 2-1.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Men’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the men’s medal matches, featuring some ace’s by Phil Dalhausser, plus some great saves and timely spikes.

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

29th seed Philip Gabathuler and Mirco Gerson (SUI) defeat 26th seed Alexey Sidorenko and Alexandr Dyachenko (KAZ) after losing the marathon first set 28-30, coming back 21-19, 15-9.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Men’s Interviews

Philip Gabathuler and Mirco Gerson (SUI) talk about surviving to claim Bronze and Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser (USA) talk about getting their first win of the season and picking up the Stavanger Swords.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Men’s Gold

Top seed Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser (USA) beat 14th seed Ricardo Santos and Alvaro Filho (BRA) in straight sets, 21-16, 21-16 to win their first tournament this season.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger, Norway: Men’s Grand Slam Bronze & Gold

The double-gender US $800,000 FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam runs through Sunday June 29. It is the eighth event and the fourth Grand Slam on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar that features nine Grand Slams and 11 Open tournaments.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Women’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the women’s medal matches, featuring some great saves and a timely block, as Kerri Walsh and April Ross (USA) claim Gold over Spain and Slovakia take Bronze over the Netherlands

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Women’s Interviews

Domininka Nestarcova and Natalia Dubovcova talk about winning Bronze, Slovakia’s first ever World Tour medal. Next Kerri Walsh and April Ross talk about winning their third Gold this season.

 
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