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Apolo Ohno Completes Ironman Kona

Apolo Ohno after finishing the Ironman World Championship (AP Photo/Karin Stanton) Relive the 2014 Ironman World Championships on Monday, November 17 at 9 PM ET on Universal Sports Network. Apolo Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian of all time, finished the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in 9 hours, 52 minutes and 27 seconds. Here’s […]

Apolo Ohno Prepares for Ironman Kona

 Michael Phelps (L) and Apolo Anton Ohno (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting. It is also downright frightening, admits the eight-time Olympic medalist, who will […]

2014 Ironman UK: Bolton: Lewis wins Women’s

3.8K swim, 180k bike and 42.2k run, Tamsin Lewis (GBR) took control in the bike race and never looked back, beating Katja Konschak (GER) by 19:13.

2014 Ironman UK: Bolton: Viennot wins Men’s

3.8K swim, 180k bike and 42.2k run, As Axel Zeebroek crumbled in the 42.2k marathon, Cyril Viennot (FRA) got stronger and took the win, followed by Joe Skipper (GBR) 4:02 back.

2014 Cairns Ironman: Liz Blatchford wins women’s Race

In the 4th Cairns Ironman, from start to finish and even suffering a four minute penalty, Liz Blatchford (GBR) gets the win at 9:16:57 beating Melanie Burke (AUS) by 5:49.

2014 Cairns Ironman: Cameron Brown wins

In the 4th Cairns Ironman, 41 year old Cameron Brown (NZL) gets the win at 8:20:14 beating 2012 Australian champ, 29 year old Tim Van Berkel (AUS) by 3:08. This makes Brown the oldest man to win a Ironman race.

2014 Ironman Australia: Women: Hauschildt wins

In her first ever Ironman event, Melissa Hauschildt leads the Australian sweep, places 1st to 5th, beating Lisa Marangon by two minutes and seven seconds for the win.

2014 Ironman Australia: Interviews

Elliot Holtham (CAN) and Melissa Hauschildt (AUS) talk about their wins.

2014 Ironman Australia: Men: Holtham wins

As Luke Bell (AUS) hit the wall and left the race, Elliot Holtham (CAN) turned on the power to take the lead from Paul Ambrose (AUS) to get the win by two minutes and 29 seconds.

2012 Ironman Kona: Pete Jacobs Interview

Professional triathlete Pete Jacobs of Australia celebrates after winning the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 13, 2012.

2012 Ironman Kona: First, Second And Third Place Winners

Professional triathlets celebrate after winning first, second and third place in the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 13, 2012.

Pete Jacobs wins Ironman world championship

Professional triathlete Pete Jacobs of Australia celebrates after winning the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 13, 2012. (REUTERS/Hugh Gentry) KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Australia’s Pete Jacobs won the Ironman world championship Saturday, beating Germany’s Andreas Raelert by more than 4 minutes. The 31-year-old Jacobs, second last year, finished the 3.8-kilometer (2.4-mile) ocean swim […]

The Ironman Of All Ironmen Begins

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports In the sport of triathlon, there are ironman competitions and there is (begin ital) the (end ital) Ironman. The original swim/bike/run test of stamina remains the gold standard, the first still widely considered the best. This year’s Ironman World Championship unfolds Oct. 13 in the Kona District of […]

2011 Ironman Kona

Watch the complete full event recap of the 2011 Ironman Kona from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

2010 Ironman Kona: McCormack takes title

Oct. 9, 2010: Australia’s Chris McCormack held the lead for much of the marathon, was caught, but pulled away at the end for his second career Ironman world title.

2010 Ironman Kona: Carfrae coasts to title

Oct. 9, 2010: Mirinda Carfrae of Australia took the lead on the run and never looked back in winning her first Ironman world title.

2011 Ironman Kona: Injured Wellington wins fourth Ironman title

Oct. 8, 2011: Chrissie Wellington, who was injured two weeks ago in a bike crash, came from behind to win the 2011 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

2011 Ironman Kona: Alexander wins third Ironman title

Oct. 8, 2011: Craig Alexander ran away with the Ironman World Championship, setting a course record to win the event for the third time in Kona, Hawaii.

Hagino sets sights on Olympics after conquering Asia

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TIM WIMBORNE (Reuters) – Showing no sign of fatigue or weariness after his grueling schedule, Japan’s Kosuke Hagino provided another glimpse on Wednesday of why he could be the man to take over from Michael Phelps as swimming’s ultimate ironman. Hagino captured his fourth gold medal at the Asian Games by winning one of […]

Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/NOAH BERGER (Reuters) – Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes, according to U.S. fitness experts. Multi-tasking, ego-boosting, and far from cheap, the competitions cater to different levels of fitness while rewarding endurance over speed, and cardiovascular versatility over single-minded focus. “It’s not about who […]

USN’s 2014 Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports Newtwork presents a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Summer 2014 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like The Feed, High Sierra, Asics and Timex.  Pro Box by The Feed   If you’re looking to take your nutrition game to […]

USN’s Hiking, Hydration & Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports put together a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Fall 2013 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like High Sierra, Asics and Yurbuds.  Marlin 18 Hydration Pack by High Sierra Ideal for mountain biking, trail running, and day […]

From the desk of the CEO

Dear Fans of Universal Sports, With more than 30 different sports and 25 world championships, Universal Sports Network is your destination to watch your favorite Olympic sports and athletes year-round including exclusive and live event coverage of the Vuelta a España, Giro d’Italia, Diamond League track and field, Kona Ironman, Alpine Skiing World Cup and […]

Garcia-Tolson looking for a Three-peat in London

Rudy Garcia Tolson of the US celebrates after winning the men’s 200m individual medley sm7 final during the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games at the National Aquatics Center in Beijing on September 7, 2008. (LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Rudy Garcia-Tolson has already acquired swimming gold medals at the last two […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Multiplatform Coverage of the 2012 Boston Marathon

(AP Photo/Stew Milne) Network Also Airing 2012 Rotterdam Marathon and 2012 London Marathon as Part of Marathon Mondays Universal Sports Network will provide live television and online coverage of the 2012 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. The marathon will air on Universal Sports Network, with live streaming […]

 
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