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Joaquim Rodriguez seals second triumph in Catalunya

BARCELONA, March 30 (Reuters) – Joaquim Rodriguez won the Tour of Catalunya for a second time on Sunday when the Team Katusha rider defended his slender overnight lead to pip fellow Spaniard Alberto Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo into second. Champion in 2010, home favourite Rodriguez had a four-second lead going into the last and shortest of […]

Retired Lee admits Olympic failures inspired him

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – Four-time world champion speed skater Lee Kyou-hyuk’s pursuit of an elusive Olympic medal was the motivation that kept him in the sport for so long, the Korean said as he bid a formal and emotional farewell on Monday. The 36-year-old had announced his retirement in February after failing to […]

2014 Three Days of De Panne: Day 3 Time Trial – Terpstra Ruins His Trial

Niki Terpstra (NED) was the favorite going into the Time Trial expected to be a big contender for General Classification. He lost his footing out of the gate, causing him precious time as well as a top 3 ranking.

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 […]

2014 Three Days of De Panne: Day 3 Time Trial

Maciej Bodnar (POL) takes first place int he Time Trial Event with a time of 17:51, while Jan Barta (CZE) and David Boucher (BEL) get 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (GER) get’s 5th in the Time Trial, making him the GC leader and

2014 Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup: Zimmermann interview

Lisa Zimmermann (GER) talks about winning the Women’s Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup and placing 1st overall.

2014 Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup: Zimmermann Wins All

Lisa Zimmermann (GER) receives the Crystal Globe after taking gold in the Women’s Slopestyle event. This is the first globe for Germany in 5 years.

Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety Claim Crystal Globes

Just days after celebrating her 19th birthday, Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin hoisted her second FIS Alpine World Cup Crystal Globe on Saturday. She won the slalom season finale by a dominant 1.44-second margin. It was Shiffrin’s ninth World Cup slalom win, tying the U.S. record for either gender. “I guess my secret is not letting […]

2014 Indoor Track and Field Championship: Souleiman wins Men’s 1500m

Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) wins Men’s 1500m and receives his 1st gold in the 1500m. He won Silver for it in 2012 in Porto Novo.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Trondheim, Norway: HS 138

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

2014 SQUASH: PSA/WSA Guggenheim Partners Metrosquash Windy City Open: Chicago, IL

The 2014 METROsquash Windy City Openfeatures a professional sanctioned tournament that will attract 28 world class squash professionals, all vying for one of the most well-known titles in North America.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Pervis wins 1KM Time Trial

Francois Pervis (FRA) repeats gold for 1KM Time Trial for the second year in a row.

2014 Swimming Schedule

Air Date Episode Title Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 4/25 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa, AZ: Day 1 8:00 PM NONE 4/26 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa, AZ: Day 2 8:00 PM NONE 5/16 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte, NC: Day 1 6:00 PM NONE 5/17 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte, NC: Day 2 […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Welte wins Time Trial

Miriam Welte (GER) now wins two titles in two days. Yesterday she won the team sprint and today she wins the women’s time trial.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

(Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash […]

Russia lightens up with softer image at closing ceremony

(Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)  (Reuters) – An emotional closing ceremony at Russia’s first Winter Olympics painted the hosts in soft colors, in contrast to the muscular, assertive spectacle that kicked off the Games, and there was even room for a joke at the home nation’s expense. The show at the Fisht Stadium on the Black […]

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Day 2 interviews

Some of the top winners of the day, like Katinka Hosszu, David Verraszto, Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, Bruno Fratus, Chloe Sutton, Micah Lawrence talk about their wins with Rowdy Gaines.

2014 SIA Snow Show: SkyTech Simulator

Doug Lewis has skied some of the most prestigious courses in the world, so if he says the SkyTech Sports Simulator is good practice for what you’d actually feel on the World Cup level, then he’s probably right.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Ryan Lochte interview

American swimmer Ryan Lochte talks to Rowdy Gaines about the tough weather conditions thats been going on lately and his plans on returning to the water after rehabbing his knee injury.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Lawrence wins 200m Breast

Micah Lawrence won the women’s 4000m breaststroke ahead of Laura Sogar and Alia Atkinson with a time of 2:25.97. Lawrence finished 6th in the 200m breaststroke at the 2012 Olympic games.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Sutton wins 400m Free

Ryan Lochte watched on from the commentators booth as fellow American Chloe Sutton won the women’s 400m Freestyle event with a time of 4:10.11. Sutton was able to hold off swimmer Katinka Hosszu (HUN) to get the win

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Verraszto wins 200m Fly

David Verraszto (HUN) won the men’s 200m butterfly event with a time of 1:59.59 to edge out American Tyler Clary in a photo finish. This is Verraszto’s 2nd gold medal at Orlando as he was the winner of the 400 IM event yesterday.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 200m Fly

The 3 time Olympian Katinka Hosszu (HUN) added another gold medal to her collection after winning the women’s 200m Butterfly with a time of 2:08.47. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 400 IM and 200m freestyle.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Fratus wins 50m Free

In the men’s 50m Freestyle, swimmer Bruno Fratus defeated fellow teammate Cesar Cielo with a time of 22 seconds flat. Cielo is the world record holder for this event and came into this race as the clear favorite to win.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Vanderpool-Wallace wins 50m Free

In the Women’s 50 Free Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace won with a time of 25.55 to beat Amanda Kendall. Vanderpool-Wallace was an Olympic games finalist in the Women’s 50m freestyle.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Day 1 interviews

Some of the top winners of the day, like Katinka Hosszu, Yannick Lebherz, Alia Atkinson, and David Verraszto talk about their wins with Rowdy Gaines.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Verraszto wins 400m IM

In the Men’s Individual Meldey, the 200m Backstroke Olympic Champ, and fav, Tyler Clary (USA) finished 4.67 seconds slower than David Verraszto (HUN), who finished at 4:16.03.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 400m IM

In the Women’s 400m Individual Meldey, Katinka Hosszu (HUN), after winning the 200m Freestyle, wins again at 4:39.85, winning by 1.83 seconds.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Atkinson wins 100m Breast

In the Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Alia Atkinson (JAM), who took silver in the short course championships, gets the win at 1:09.11, by .27 seconds over Laura Sogar.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Lebherz wins 200m Free

In the Men’s 200m Freestyle, Yannick Lebherz (GER) gets the win at 1:50.27, holding off Michael Weiss (USA) by .04 seconds.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 200m Free

In the Women’s 200m freestyle, 200 and 400 medley world champ, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) gets the win at 1:58.09, beating fellow country woman Agnes Mutina by 2.41 seconds.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: Holcomb reclaims title

American Steven Holcomb finished 7th in his final race of the season but that was still more than enough points for him to walk away with the globe. Holcomb finished the season with 1645 points and reclaims the title he once had in 2006-2007 season.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing reclaims title

After losing her title to American Heather Richardson last year, Yu Jing (CHN) came back to reclaim it this year by winning with a total time of 151.275. Jing finished 4th in the women’s 1000m but she had enough to clinch the overall.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Interviews

Check out the interviews with tonights winners, Natalie Coughlin, Conor Dwyer, Allison Schmitt, Yannick Agnel, and Nathan Adrian.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Coughlin Interview

Paul Sunderlands and Rowdy Gaines talks to American swimming star Natalie Coughlie about the next stage in her career.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Dwyer wins 400m IM

In the Men’s 400m Individual Medley, Conor Dwyer (USA) holds off Ous Mellouli (TUN) by 1.11 seconds to get the win.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Schmitt wins 200m Free

Olympic champ Allison Schmitt holds off Katie Ledecky, 400m World Champ, by .05 seconds for the win.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Agnel wins 200m Free

In the Men’s 200m Freestyle, Olympic Champ Yannick Agnel (FRA) gets the win.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Coughlin wins 50m Free

Natalie Coughlin beats Amanda Weir by .06 seconds for the win.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Adrian wins 50m Free

2014 100m Freestyle Olympic champ Nathan Adrian beats 2000 50m Olympic Champ Anthony Ervin by .58 seconds in the Men’s 50m Freestyle.

2014 FIS Women’s Freestyle Skiing World Cup: Gstaad: Zimmermann wins

Lisa Zimmermann (GER) won the Slopestyle with a run 1 best score of 88.80, beating Coline Ballet Baz Coline by 10.8 points(GER). Zimmermann picks up her first World Cup gold of the season.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Agnel wins 400m free

Olympic champ in the 200m freestyle, Yannick Agnels (FRA) gets the win in the 400m, in the second Grand Prix of the season.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Ledecky wins 400m free

World champ Katie Ledecky (USA) gets the win, in the second Grand Prix of the season.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: winner interviews

Hear what the winners, Nathan Adrian, Micah Lawrence, Katie Ledecky, Yannick Agnels and Tom Shields have to say.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Shields wins 100m fly

2014, Austin, Texas, USA, Swimming Grand Prix, Tom Shields (USA), World’s short course silver medalist, gets the win in the second Grand Prix of the season. (Call your TV provider to watch full events on TV and online.)

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Adrian wins 100m free

Olympic Champ Nathan Adrian (USA) gets the win in the second Grand Prix of the season.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Lawrence wins 200m breast

Micah Lawrence (USA), who took bronze at the last World Championship, gets the win in the second Grand Prix of the season.

2014 Austin Swimming Grand Prix: Ervin interview

Rowdy Gaines talks with Anthony Ervin about his current swimming career.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Wengen: Zrncic-Dim 3rd

Natko Zrncic-Dim (CRO) finished 3rd in the men’s Super Combined with a total time of 2:45.82. Zrncic-Dim trailed 2nd place Alexis Pinturault (FRA) by just .14 seconds.

2014 FIL Doubles Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Niccum and Terdiman 7th

Americans Christian Niccum and Jayson Terdiman finished with a total time of 1:24.183, missing the podium by .304 seconds. Niccum and Terdiman will be competing in the Sochi Olympics next month.

2014 Four Hills Ski Jumping: Stage 4 Bischofshofen: Simon Ammann 3rd

Simon Ammann (SUI) slips off the podium on the final stage and finishes 3rd overall, his fourth overall Four Hills podium finish and likely his last.

2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Slalom

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Val di Fiemme, Italy: Tour de Ski: Ladies 9km F HSt Final Climb Race And Men’s 9km F HSt Final Climb Race

Every January, Cross-Country skiers can take part in the famous ski marathon, “Marcialonga,” which starts in Moena and reaches Canazei in Val di Fassa, and then returns to Val di Fiemme while passing by many villages near Cavalese.

 
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