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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 […]

Countdown To Sochi: Reliving the Glory: Soviet Union Hockey

The Soviet Union has arguably the most decorated Olympic hockey history. In this week’s Reliving the Glory we find out which was the first team to bring down the mighty Soviet hockey team.

Women Exhibition Ice Hockey: USA vs CAN 6: The Hits

In the final of six exhibition matches, Check out all the best power play causing slams as the American Women get the win 3-2, both teams will most likely meet again in the Olympic Gold Medal Final in Sochi.

Women Exhibition Ice Hockey: USA vs CAN 6: Top Goals

In the final of six exhibition matches, check all five goals as the American Women get the win 3-2, both teams will most likely meet again in the Olympic Gold Medal Final in Sochi.

Women Exhibition Ice Hockey: USA vs CAN: Game 6

In the final of six exhibition matches, the American Women win the series 4-2, winning the final match 3-2, as both teams will most likely meet again in the Olympic Gold Medal Final in Sochi

Women’s Ice Hockey: Toronto, Canada: USA v. Canada

Canada’s National Women’s Team will face the United States in Calgary and Toronto, Ont., as part of a six-game series that will help the team prepare for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Train Like A Champion: US Women’s Hockey

Our correspondent Nick Gismondi spent some time with the Team USA women’s hockey team.

Women Exhibition Ice Hockey: USA vs CAN: Game 3

In the third of six exhibition matches, Canada suffers the loss of their coach (resigning), then their captain (injured) and then the loss of the game, as Team USA claims their first win 5-1.

Women Exhibition Ice Hockey: USA vs CAN 3: Top Goals

In the third of six exhibition matches, we show a solid look at the three best goals of the game, as USA final gets a win 5-1.

USA Women’s Ice Hockey v. Canada

USA Hockey brings the USA vs. Canada Olympic Exhibition Game, featuring the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, to Xcel Energy Center on December 12th.

IIHF & IOC Extend Hockey Roster Deadline

The deadline for setting countries’ mens hockey rosters has been extended.

Train Like A Champion: Sled Hockey

During Train Like A Champion our reporter Nick Gismondi spends a day with Olympic hopefuls. He gives viewers a firsthand experience of the skill, discipline, and dedication these elite athletes must achieve in order to pursue their Olympic dream. In this episode, Paralympians Rico Roman and Josh Sweeney give Nick a crash course in the sport of Sled Hockey.

Olympic Field Hockey warm-up match: USA vs Argentina

Team USA ended their final match-up before the Olympics in a 2-2 tie with Argentina, completing the four-game series with two ties and a win for each team.

Lamoureux hits the ice hard at Hockey World Championships

Women’s Hockey World Championship: Jocelyn Lamoureux appeared to be tripped up by the knee of Canada’s Marie-Philip Poulin.

CAN wins 2012 Women’s Hockey World Championship

Women’s Hockey World Championship: After a tough 9-2 loss to the United States last week, CAN bounced back to beat Team USA in overtime, 5-4.

Irwin crashes hard into boards at Hockey Championships

Haley Irwin of Team Canada suffered a serious injury to her right leg after trying to chase down American G. Marvin.

USA beats CAN at Hockey World Championships

In a blowout game — including 5 goals in the opening 5 minutes — Team USA won with a final score of 9-2 over Canada in both team’s opening preliminary-round game of the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship.

USA Rugby to Host National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp

USA Rugby announced Thursday the first National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp, set for the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., Jan. 10, 2015. “I was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2012 and before I made it to the NFL I was playing rugby on various club and national teams,” said […]

Teemu Selanne Announces Retirement

Teemu Selanne (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports) Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ten-time NHL All-Star Teemu Selanne, who played 1,451 games and won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with the Anaheim Ducks, has retired from the game at the age of 44. Nicknamed “the Finnish Flash”, Selanne was named MVP at this year’s Sochi Olympics where he […]

NHL participation at 2018 Winter Games still uncertain

(Reuters) – The participation of National Hockey League players at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics remains on ice but officials hope to reach an agreement in time to avoid a repeat of the standoff before Sochi. National Hockey League players have competed at the last five Winter Olympics but were in doubt for this year’s […]

Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ Click here for a full recap of the men’s and women’s races. (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who […]

Rugby: All Blacks see Blackhawk Game in Chicago

After a long practice session, the All Blacks team had the chance to take in an ice hockey game, something rarely seen in their native of New Zealand.

Russian Zhukov heads 2022 Games bids evaluation team

CREDIT: REUTERS/ENRIQUE MARCARIAN (Reuters) – Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov has been picked to head the team that will evaluate the 2022 winter Olympic bids ahead of next year’s decision, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday. Zhukov, a former Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation who became an IOC member in 2013, has […]

Olympians Attend New York Fashion Week

By Seth Rubinroit Several Olympians had the opportunity to participate in Fashion Week in New York. Long-distance runner Kara Goucher walked down the runway as a model for Oiselle, a women’s apparel company, at Nolcha Fashion Week: Holy moly! Add runway model to resume! — Kara Goucher (@karagoucher) September 9, 2014 Just days after […]

Youth Olympians Experience Culture in Nanjing

Athletes at the welcome party in the Youth Olympic Village (Courtesy of the FIVB) By Seth Rubinroit At all hours of the day, the Youth Olympic Village looks like the quad of a bustling college campus. Athletes eat together in the cafeteria, make friends with other athletes from different countries, and even take seminars on life […]

USOC Announces 94-Member 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team

Click here for the schedule of the Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 94-member 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team that will compete at the upcoming Youth Olympic Games from Aug. 16-28 in Nanjing, China. Highlighting the roster is table tennis player Lily Zhang, who […]

China faces tougher sell in Winter Olympics bid

(Reuters) – Beijing promised a “frugal” Winter Olympics and to harness the event to clean up the capital’s notorious air pollution if selected as host of the 2022 Games, but the pledges were greeted with skepticism on Chinese social media. Along with Oslo and Almaty, Beijing was confirmed as an official candidate for 2022 on […]

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 […]

Olympians in 2014 Stanley Cup Final

Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown played for Team USA at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games (Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Less than four months after winning an Olympic gold medal, one pair of NHL stars will hoist the Stanley Cup. Both the Los Angeles Kings (Jeff Carter and Drew Doughty) and New York Rangers […]

Obama: When it Comes to Head Injuries in Sports, Don’t Just ‘Suck it Up’

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LARRY DOWNING (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday more effort is needed to prevent concussions in young athletes, including greater awareness of the severity of head injuries, which are too often dismissed as headaches instead of serious brain trauma. Obama, speaking at a White House conference highlighting the risks of concussions to young […]

Meryl Davis Latest Olympian To Win “Dancing With The Stars”

Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy (ABC/Adam Taylor) By Max Meyer Meryl Davis added another accolade to her collection after winning two Olympic medals in Sochi. The American ice dancer was named “Dancing with the Stars” champion Tuesday night, taking home the mirror ball trophy. Davis and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy were the Season […]

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

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 […]

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

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 […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion

Nick Gismondi gets some pre-game practice and tips of his all-time favorite sport, ice hockey, with Anže Kopitar.

U.S. hoping experience can lift them to Sochi gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Ryan Miller, the most valuable player at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, and Stanley Cup MVP Patrick Kane will head to Sochi looking for gold after being named to the U.S. Olympic men’s ice hockey team on Wednesday. The U.S. roster includes 13 Olympians, who lost to Canada in the gold medal […]

Glitzy Gala cannot hide figure skating warts

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the theory of relativity and offers about as much transparency as a Papal conclave, figure skating […]

Skaters chase world gold with eye on Sochi

By Steve Keating March 11 (Reuters) – Precious medals, valuable momentum and coveted Olympic berths will all be on the line this week at the world figure skating championships with skaters looking to lay down their markers ahead next year’s Sochi Winter Games. London, a southern Ontario university town just north of Detroit, will provide […]

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

The Aug. 5, 2012 file photo shows Cuba’s Gustavo Balart, left, competing with South Korea’s Choi Gyu-jin during 55-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. The IOC […]

Groff out to put U.S on triathlon map

U.S. Olympic tri-athlete Sarah Groff trains in Hanover, New Hampshire May 22, 2012. Groff, 30, will be one of three U.S. athletes to compete in the women’s triathlon on Aug. 4, starting with a 1,500 meter swim in the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park and followed by a a 40-kilometre bike ride and a 10-kilometre […]

Bolt v Blake showdown a taste of what awaits in London

Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate victory and a new world record in the men’s 4×100 meters relay final during day nine of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 4, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, June 27 (Reuters) – Usain […]

Puma CEO eyes soccer over Bolt in 2012 sales race

Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica performs as DJ during a promotion session for German sports textiles brand Puma on November 17, 2010 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images For Puma) By Victoria Bryan and Keith Weir LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) – German sportswear company Puma is banking more on soccer than Usain Bolt […]

IIHF Women’s World Championships: Gold Medal (REPLAY)

The 2012 IIHF World Women’s Championships, featuring the top female hockey players in the world, comes to a head in the form of a Gold Medal showdown.

IIHF Women’s World Championships: USA vs. CAN

These two giants of the women’s hockey world take each on for their preliminary round-game on April 7, 2012. The tournament is scheduled to conclude a week later on April 14th.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 11/16/11

This week’s episode features Sailing, Wrestling, Swimming and Field Hockey highlights from Team USA.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 11/02/11

This week’s episode features Equestrian, Water Polo, Badminton, Karate, Judo and Field Hockey highlights from Team USA.


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