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Gwen Jorgensen Wins 2014 ITU World Championship

EDMONTON, Alberta – U.S. National Team member and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen claimed the 2014 ITU World Championships title on Saturday at Hawrelak Park, topping the podium in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race and the overall season standings. Sarah Groff, an Olympian who is also on the U.S. National Team, finished second in […]

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Men’s Race

Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) comes in 3rd in the Edmonton Triathlon, but comes in 1st overall in the final series.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Men’s Interviews

Javier Gomez (ESP), Mario Mola (ESP, and Alistair Bornless (GBR) talk about their performance in the triathlon series.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Women’s Race

American Gwen Jorgensen becomes World Champ after she won the ITU Triathlon in Edmonton in a total of 2:00:05, with Sarah Groff (USA) coming in 4th.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Women’s Interviews

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and Andrea Hewitt (GBR) talk about getting 1st and 2nd at the Edmonton Triathlon, respectively.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Stockholm: Women’s Crash

The Japanese rider lost focus for a second and crashed out in the bike portion of the triathlon.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Stockholm: Men’s Race

Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) beats out his older brother Alistair for 1st place with a total time of 57:31. Gregor Buchholz (GER) comes in 3rd.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Stockholm: Women’s Race

Sarah Groff gets gold in the women’s triathlon, putting her in 2nd overall, 1st being Gwen Jorgensen. Groff’s total time for the triathlon was 1:03:00.

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.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Hamburg: Alistair Brownlee Wins

Alistair Brownlee (GBR) takes first with a total time of 51:43, beating out Vincent Luis (FRA) and brother, Jonathan Brownlee (GBR).

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Hamburg : Alistair Brownlee Interview

Alistair Brownlee (GBR) talks about winning the Hamburg Triathlon.

Desert ultra-marathoners test spiritual and physical mettle

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TYRONE SIU (Reuters) – In the world of long-distance running there are the marathoners, ultra-marathoners and the desert runners who trek for days through drought, wind, heat and cold with supplies strapped to their backs. Fitness experts say for athletes grappling with these extremes, success is more a matter of can-do spirit than […]

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Quick Transition Techniques

Get a good look at Cameron Good’s technique to transition from bicycle to running in the Chicago Triathlon.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Men’s Triathlon: Interviews

Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) and Joao Pereira (POR) talk about getting 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the Men’s Triathlon in Chicago.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Men’s: Gomez take 1st

Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) takes 1st in Chicago with a total time of 1:47.21, giving him the 4th win of the season, and putting him 1st overall in world rankings.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Jenkins Squirts Herself In The Eye

Helen Jenkins (GBR) accidentally squirts herself in the eye with champagne on the podium.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Women’s Triathlon: Interviews

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and Helen Jenkins (GBR) talk about getting 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the Triathlon in Chicago.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Chicago: Women’s Triathlon

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) was able to overcome being a minute behind and blast through the opposition and takes her 6th Triathlon win in a row.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: London: Men’s Triathlon

Mario Mola (ESP) barely pulls off a victory at the finish line of the World Triathlon in London with a total time of 49:36.

American Gwen Jorgensen Victorious at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

Gwen Jorgensen won her first WTS title of 2014 on Saturday in Yokohama (Delly Carr/ITU) YOKOHAMA, Japan — U.S. National Team member and 2012 Olympian Gwen Jorgensen picked up her first ITU World Triathlon Series title of the year and second-straight in Yokohama on Saturday. Spain’s Javier Gomez also won in Yokohama on the men’s […]

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series Schedule

Date Location Broadcast Time (ET) LIVE Online Time (ET) 4/6 Auckland: Women 7:00 AM – 4/6 Auckland: Men 7:00 PM  – 4/26 Cape Town: Women 6:00 PM – 4/27 Cape Town: Men 6:00 PM – 5/17 Japan: Women 12:00 PM – 5/17 Japan: Men 2:00 PM – 5/31 London: Men (Sprint Distance) 2:00 PM – […]

Universal Sports Network and ITU Partner to Bring Triathlon Programming to the USA Through 2018

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) Los Angeles (March 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today a new multi-year rights agreement to air global triathlon events in the United States through 2018. The deal gives Universal Sports multiplatform rights, including exclusive TV and Internet rights, to ITU’s World Triathlon Series […]

2013 ITU Triathlon World Championship Series: Yokohama, Japan: WTS Women’s & Men’s Race

Emerging from the excitement of the highly successful London 2012 Olympic Games, the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series visits eight cities in four continents as the world’s top triathletes compete head-to-head to be crowned the 2013 ITU World Champion.

2013 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series: San Diego WTS Men’s Race

One of just eight International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series events around the globe in 2013, the second edition of the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego will feature an Olympic-caliber elite field competing on a historic course adjacent to the birthplace of the sport. Live streaming coverage begins with the Women’s Race on Friday, April 19th at 6:30pm ET, followed by the Men’s Race on Saturday, April 20th at 7:00pm ET.

2013 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series: San Diego WTS Women’s Race

One of just eight International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series events around the globe in 2013, the second edition of the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego will feature an Olympic-caliber elite field competing on a historic course adjacent to the birthplace of the sport. Live streaming coverage begins with the Women’s Race on Friday, April 19th at 6:30pm ET, followed by the Men’s Race on Saturday, April 20th at 7:00pm ET.

2012 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Gijon-Valgrande-Pajares Cuitu Negru (REPLAY)

Stage 16 is the third climb in a row, with percentages of 15% between kilometer 8 and 6 from the finish, and 12, 13 and 18% in the last 3 kilometers. (Full event replay)

ITU World Championships Series: Madrid: Women’s Race (REPLAY)

This year marks the 10th anniversary of an ITU race in Madrid, from its start as a European Cup, then World Cup, and then the ITU World Triathlon Series since its start in 2009. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

2012 ITU World Championships Series: Men’s Race (REPLAY)

The last qualifying event for potential U.S.A. Olympic triathletes is the 2012 ITU World Triathlon in San Diego on May 11 and 12. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

2012 ITU World Championships Series: Women’s Race (REPLAY)

The last qualifying event for potential U.S.A. Olympic triathletes is the 2012 ITU World Triathlon in San Diego on May 11 and 12. The updated start time is 5:00pm ET/ 2:00pm PT.  (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

ITU World Championships Series: Men’s & Women’s Races (REPLAY)

The triathlon will take on added importance this year, as it will provide one of the final opportunities for athletes to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Marcus Titus wins 100 Breaststroke in Indianapolis

Titus won with a time of 1:00.86, beating 2nd place Bredan Hanson by .24 seconds.

Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend’s killing

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MUJAHID SAFODIEN/POOL (Reuters) – A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa’s history – and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country’s justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of […]

“Prison would ‘break’ Pistorius” – Defense Witness

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS (Reuters) – South African athlete Oscar Pistorius would be “broken as a person” if he were jailed for killing his girlfriend because of his disability and psychological problems, a defense witness at his sentencing hearing said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Paralympic and Olympic athlete, whose lower legs were amputated as a […]

Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

(Reuters) – Oslo’s surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on Thursday. Oslo became the fourth city, after Stockholm, Lviv in Ukraine and Poland’s Krakow to pull out, leaving just […]

USA Swimming Suspends Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Oct 6 (Reuters) – U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, was suspended on Monday for six months by USA Swimming following his recent arrest on a drunken driving charge. Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, will also not represent the […]

Drama and Controversy Reign at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one […]

Gulf states strike athletics gold, North stun South

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold on Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women’s soccer semi-final. Mohamad Al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing […]

Top Paralympic Moments

Matt Stutzman at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (Paul Cunningham/US PRESSWIRE) Click here to learn about the 2014 Warrior Games. By Seth Rubinroit The London 2012 Paralympic Games was named the No. 1 moment in the 25 years of the Paralympic Movement, according to a list released by the International Paralympic Moment. The 2012 Paralympic Games […]

USA Triathlon Super Sprint on Universal Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Men’s and women’s race coverage from the Las Vegas stop of the elite 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will be televised on Universal Sports Network on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., showcasing a unique triathlon format on the rise in the U.S. A 60-minute national broadcast of the Super […]

IRB Ready to Sniff Out Sevens “Fraudsters”

By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Any 20-stone prop hoping to disguise himself as a rugby sevens speedster in a bid to secure a switch of nationalities for the 15-man game should think again after the sport’s governing body said on Monday it will be alert to such underhand dealings. The International Rugby […]

‘Locksmith’ Dutt hones bag of tricks for Asiad gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/GRIGORY DUKOR/FILES (Reuters) – Touching feet is the traditional Indian way of showing respect to someone but, as his numerous opponents would vouch, if it’s on the wrestling mat and the outstretched arms belong to Yogeshwar Dutt, it normally means danger. The 31-year-old is one of the Indian freestyle wrestlers who have challenged the […]

World 100m champion Magnussen splits with coach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – World 100 meters freestyle champion swimmer James Magnussen is gambling on a new coach taking him to Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after parting ways with his long-time mentor Brant Best. The 23-year-old Australian successfully defended his title at the world championships in Barcelona last year but […]

Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Named USOC’s Athletes of the Month

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Maryland) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman […]

Pistorius Cleared of Murder, Culpable Homicide Verdict to Come

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius was cleared on Thursday of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but the Olympic and Paralympic track star faces a troubled night after the South African judge adjourned for the day before ruling on a charge of culpable homicide. The double-amputee, once one of the biggest names in world athletics, […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KYODO/FILE (Reuters) – Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning thegames, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium, built when Japan hosted the Olympics in 1964, symbolizes the woes. […]

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 […]

Phelps confident of getting back to his best

Photo Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps’ comeback to competitive swimming has been anything but smooth sailing. A series of rare defeats have illuminated the enormous challenge he faces getting back to the top. For a man who re-wrote the Olympic record books, those losses could have been enough to persuade him to […]

USA Rugby Misses Out on Semifinals at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. PARIS, France – Two tries by the Women’s Eagles may have been the difference in Saturday’s match at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 that saw New Zealand win, 34-3. Two tries were taken away from the Eagles – tries […]

USA Women’s Eagles Win Big In World Cup Match Over Kazakhstan

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Jonathan Swart PARIS, France – The Women’s Eagles had two goals against Kazakhstan – win and score four tries. With “Final in ‘14” on the line, they accomplished exactly what they needed to by defeating the Nomads, 47-7. “We talked about getting four tries and it was great […]

August 5 Marks Two-Year Countdown To Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Shutterstock) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Tuesday, Aug. 5. To commemorate the two-year milestone, the USOC is sharing thoughts from some of its top 2016 Olympic hopefuls, distributing sport storylines and qualification […]

Simone Biles Takes Secret U.S. Classic All-Around Title

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 2, 2014 — Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/ World Champions Centre, and Jordan Chiles of Vancouver, Wash./ Naydenov Gymnastics Inc., took home the senior and junior all-around titles, respectively, at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic. The event, held at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., was the final women’s […]

 
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