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2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Cross-Country: Schurter wins

Nino Schurter (SUI) gets his second straight win this season, but fails to pull away from World Cup leader Julien Absalon (FRA), so with just one race left, it appears he will settle for 2nd place.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Cross-Country: Schurter interview

Nino Schurter (SUI) talks about getting his second straight win this season, along though his chances for the World Cup, with one race left, are very slim.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Men’s Cross Country: Schurter interview

Race winner Nino Schurter talks about the strategy he used today to earn his 3 world title.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Men’s Cross Country: Schurter becomes champ

Nino Schurter destroyed the men’s cross country competition, leading the race from start to finish with a winning time of 1:40:17. Schurter was able to recover from a fall just a few kms from the finish to hold onto the victory.

Fraser-Pryce Runs Year’s Fastet 100m; Jeter Hurt At Diamond League Shanghai

(Reuters) – Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eased to victory on a damp evening at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday while world champion Carmelita Jeter was stretchered off the track after finishing third. As low clouds settled around the stadium for the evening meet, the Jamaican sprinter pulled away from her American […]

Vonn hurt, Maze crowned in controversial opening

By Patrick Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – The Alpine skiing world championships got off to a bad start when top racer Lindsey Vonn was injured in a season-ending crash in controversial conditions in the opening women’s super-G on Tuesday. Slovenia’s Tina Maze, the runaway World Cup leader, kept her momentum to snatch her […]

2012 ISU Grand Prix: NHK Trophy: Murakami hurt

Daisuke Murakami (JPN) injured his shoulder in a fall, and despite his best efforts he couldn’t finish his short routine.

2012 ISU Grand Prix: Rostelecom Cup: Alex Shibutani hurt

Alex Shibutani (USA) says he aggravated an old leg injury during the Free Dance, but still managed to finish in 4th place alongside his sister Maia, landing just 4.17 off the podium.

Bolt unhurt after minor car accident

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, June 10 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s 100 meters world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt was involved in a car accident near his home on Sunday but escaped without injury, his publicist said. Reports said the 25-year-old triple Olympic gold medalist, who will be the focus of world attention when the […]

2011 Diamond League Rome: Harper wins 100m hurdles; Lolo hurt

Dawn Harper wins the women’s 100m women’s hurdles at the Diamond League Golden Gala, while Lolo Jones pulls up lame after a strong start.

2011 Alpine WC Lake Louise: Laurenne Ross hurt in crash

Dec. 3, 2011: American Laurenne Ross suffers a violent crash and is helicoptered off during her second downhill run at Lake Louise.

Marc Gini suffers knee injury

Days before the World Cup slalom in Levi Finland, another Swiss – Ski skier has been injured. Marc Gini fell during Sunday’s slalom training in Sweden hurting his right knee. On Monday,  Gini flew back to Switzerland and was examined on Tuesday morning at the Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich. An MRI revealed a fracture […]

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 […]

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

Ryan Lochte Discusses Michael Phelps’ DUI Arrest

Ryan Lochte (left) and Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Matt York) By Seth Rubinroit Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested Tuesday morning for drunken driving. Longtime swimming rival Ryan Lochte did not hold back when asked by TMZ Sports about Phelps’ arrest: “I’m not concerned…he just makes dumb decisions.” “He has so […]

Record-Setting Victory for USA Women’s Basketball

The Women’s Senior U.S. National Team at the 2014 FIBA World Championships (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images) The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (3-0) completely overpowered Angola (0-3) for a record-setting 119-44 win to wrap up preliminary round play in the 2014 FIBA World Championship on Tuesday night at Abdi Ipekci Arena […]

Olympic swimming champ Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports – RTR41X0R (Reuters) – American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside a Baltimore tunnel, police said. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist later apologized for the incident, saying he was […]

This 12-toed Indian Athlete knows where the shoe pinches

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI (Reuters) – Pursuing a largely unrewarding Olympic sport in a cricket-obsessed country requires adjustments but Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman has taken it to a new level – squeezing six toes in each shoe designed for five. Born with six toes in each foot, the 18-year-old from a poor family in Jalpaiguri […]

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Cross Country: Absalon wins

In the Men’s Downhill, Riding a full suspension bike for the first time, Julien Absalon (FRA) claims his 5th Championship title (2004-2007, 2014), beating Nino Schurter (SUI) by 1:51.

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.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Stewart wins 100m

Kerron Stewart (JAM) gets the win by .03 seconds at 11.22. Diamond League leader Tori Bowie (USA) unfortunately hurt herself in the race, which may prevent her from winning the season.

Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CLAUS FISKER/SCANPIX DENMARK (Reuters) – London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women’s 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing. Lithuanian Meilutyte, the world record holder over 50m in […]

Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

(Reuters) – Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale on Wednesday. German John Degenkolb was second and Italian Matteo Trentin took third place at the end of a 187.5km ride from Besancon. Italian Vincenzo Nibali […]

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 […]

Meb Keflezighi Wins 2014 Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades as onlookers chanted “USA! USA!,” an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race. Keflezighi, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pikus-Pace says silver makes the pain worth it

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MURAD SEZER (Reuters) – An elated Noelle Pikus-Pace called her Olympicskeleton silver “as good as gold” on Friday and announced her retirement for the second time after bouncing back from injury, family trauma and the disappointment of just missing a medal four years ago. The 31-year-old American missed the 2006 Olympics when she broke her right leg […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Devastated Vonn out of Sochi Games with injury

CREDIT: REUTERS/ROBERT PRATTA (Reuters) – Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest attractions in winter sport, will miss next month’s Sochi Games because she requires surgery on her injured knee. The 29-year-old American broke the news on her Facebook page on Tuesday. “I am devastated to announce I will not be able to compete in […]

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Marchand-Arvier crashes hard

Women’s Downhill, Marie Marchand-Arvier (FRA) crashes out hard, and appears to have hurt her arm. But reports she she has escaped serious injury.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Tippler crashes into netting in DH

Tamara Tippler took a hard crash just seconds into her downhill run. It’s unclear how bad Tippler was hurt from the crash, as she was able to standup under her own power.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Suter crashes in Giant Slalom

18 year old skier Jasmine Suter (SUI) crashed out in her 2nd run midway through the course. Suter did not look seriously hurt and was able to ski away unassisted.

Equinox Tips: The Adhesive Advantage

The practice of sports taping is booming. Could you benefit?   Monday, August 19, 2013 | Wendy Schmid for Q by Equinox When Kerri Walsh Jennings spiked her way to Olympic gold in 2008, the vibrant-blue patches she wore on her shoulder made headlines around the world. Since then, the practice of sports taping has been kept […]

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Intxausti wipes out

Benat Intxausti (Movistar) seems to have hurt noting but his pride, as he misjudges a corner and flips over on his bike.

Chris Froome Survives Bad Day; Irishman Daniel Martin Wins Stage Nine

By Julien Pretot BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France | Sun Jul 7, 2013 2:09pm EDT (Reuters) – Chris Froome survived a brutal early onslaught from his Tour de France rivals to retain the yellow jersey after an epic ninth stage won by Ireland’s Dan Martin on Sunday. Having destroyed the field to snatch the overall lead in Saturday’s […]

Double Champion Contador Goes Down; Marcel Kittel Wins First Stage

By Julien Pretot BASTIA, France | Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:33pm EDT (Reuters) – Double champion Alberto Contador took a spectacular tumble as the Tour de France got off to a chaotic start with German Marcel Kittel winning a crash-marred opening stage on Saturday. The Orica GreenEdge team bus got stuck under the finish-line banner […]

Johnny Spillane retires

<small.Nordic combined skier Johnny Spillane of the United States poses with his silver medals for the cross-country individual NH/10 km, the cross-country individual LH/10 km and the cross-country 4 x 10 km relay in the NBC Today Show Studio at Grouse Mountain on February 26, 2010 in North Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) […]

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Planica: Bardal’s big jump

Ander Bardal jumped 230 meters on his frist jump the biggest of the day, and although he couldn’t quite control the landing (hurting his points), he helped Norway take 2nd on the day and 2nd in the World Cup.

Neureuther wins season-ending slalom

Germany’s Felix Neureuther reacts after winning the men’s alpine skiing slalom at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Sunday, March 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) By Manuele Lang LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 17 (Reuters) – Felix Neureuther finished the season in style when he won the campaign-ending slalom in Lenzerheide on Sunday and promised closer […]

2013 ISU Figure Skating World Championship: Men’s Short Program: Spin fail

Just as Florent Amodio (FRA) was wrapping up his short program, his skates caught something and down he goes, hard. Although his score took a beating, luckily nothing was hurt but his ego.

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 […]

Fenninger keeps up late form with another win

Anna Fenninger, of Austria, competes during the first run of an alpine ski women’s World Cup giant slalom, in Ofterschwang, Germany, Saturday, March 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) By Manuele Lang OFTERSCHWANG, Germany, March 9 (Reuters) – Anna Fenninger kept her end-of-season momentum going to win a women’s Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom race […]

Hurdler Merritt ready to smash more barriers

By Gene Cherry March 5 (Reuters) – After perhaps the greatest year ever by a high hurdler, world record holder Aries Merritt has visions of conquering another barrier. The American Olympic champion, whose whirlwind 2012 brought him every major hurdles title and the outdoor world record, believes running under his top mark of 12.80 seconds […]

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Nordic Combined: Edlemann crashes

Nordic Combined athlete Tino Edelmann (GER) wipes out on his landing, hurting his score, but luckily not himself.

Kevin Reynolds (CAN) strikes gold at ISU Four Continents Championships 2013

The 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday with the Ladies Short Program and Men’s Free Skating. Mao Asada (JPN) earns big lead in Ladies Short Program Mao Asada of Japan earned a big lead in the Ladies Short Program ahead of teammates Akiko Suzuki and Kanako Murakami. All […]

Crapshoot at USA 7s in Vegas

By Alex Goff of Three days of rugby engulf Las Vegas starting Friday afternoon as the USA 7s kicks off. It’s actually four days, as the Las Vegas Invitational replete with over 230 7s and 15s teams playing in satellite tournaments starts on Thursday but the Sevens World Series event begins Friday at 4pm […]

Jansrud out with torn knee ligaments

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway falls during the men’s Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, February 6, 2013. (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Olympic giant slalom silver-medallist Kjetil Jansrud will be out of action for up to nine months after tearing his left knee ligaments during the men’s […]

2013 FIS Alpine Championships: Schladming: Super G: Lindsey Vonn injured

Lindsey Vonn (USA), crowned world champion in the discipline in Val d’Isere four years ago, tumbled down the Streciher piste and seriously hurt her right knee in a Super-G race taking place nearly four hours behind schedule.

Vonn suffers nasty crash in Worlds super-G

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash in the women’s super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships on Tuesday. A helicopter was called to take the four-times overall World Cup champion to hospital. The race had been delayed by fog and commentators queried whether it […]

Innerhofer wins Wengen downhill

Italy’s Christof Innerhofer speeds down the course on his way to win an Alpine Ski World Cup men’s downhill, in Wengen, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Christof Innerhofer boosted his world championship hopes when he became the first Italian in 16 years to […]

2012-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Anton: Ladies SG (REPLAY)

All of St. Anton will be in a celebratory mood in January 2013, when the top women skiers in this season’s World Cup hurtle out of the Start House on the Karl-Schranz-Piste. (Full event replay)

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: St. Anton: Downhill: Marchand-Arvier crashes

Marie Marchand-Arvier (FRA) loses her footing and takes a painful crash, but luckily she escaped unhurt.


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