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2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Verona, Italy: Brazil vs. Kazakhstan

There were 127 teams that played in the Women’s World Championship qualification process for the 2014 edition. The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, which will take place from September 23 to October 12.

2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Verona, Italy: Kazakhstan vs. USA

There were 127 teams that played in the Women’s World Championship qualification process for the 2014 edition. The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, which will take place from September 23 to October 12.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Samokov, Bulgaria: Croatia vs. Kazakhstan

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Samokov, Bulgaria: Bulgaria vs. Kazakhstan

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

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 […]

2014 Women’s Rugby world Cup: USA vs Kazakhstan: USA tries

Check out a eight tries, as Team USA defeats Kazakhstan 47-7, scoring a bouns point in the pool.

2014 Women’s Rugby world Cup: USA vs Kazakhstan

Pool Play, USA improves to second place in their pool, defeating Kazakhstan 47-7, gaining a bonus point to move ahead of Ireland. USA faces pool leaders New Zealand next.

2014 Women’s Rugby world Cup: USA vs Kazakhstan: Interview

USA Captain Kate Daley talks about the win and getting ready for New Zealand, in their final pool play match.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. Kazakhstan

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Epee: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Foil: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Sabre: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Epee: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Fleuret: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Female Sabre And Men’s Sabre: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 Women’s Club Volleyball Championship: Kazan wins Gold

Russia’s Dinamo Kazan defeat Brazil’s Molico/Osasco in straight sets, 25-11, 25-16, 27-25 to win the championship. They were the only undefeated team in the tournament as well.

2014 Badminton European: European Championships: Kazan, Russia: Finals – Singles, Doubles, Mixed

The European Championships is Badminton Europe’s most prestigious event and is played in week 17 in even years. The event officially crowns the best male and female players and pairs in Europe.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Kazakhstan vs. Brazil

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 500m: Sakazume falls twice in the same race

Sakazume Ryosuke (JPN) fell once after Jean Olivier pushed him and fell a second time after the race was restarted without Olivier.

2012 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: KAZ wins in photo finish

Denis Volotka and Nikolay Chebotka (KAZ) were nowhere to be found for the first ten minutes of the race, miraculously appearing during the final lap, where they caught Russia 1 at the finish line.

2014 Skate America

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today the athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several […]

Costs and bidding process scare off European hopefuls

(Reuters) – What do European cities Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Lviv, St Moritz and Munich have in common? They have all turned down or pulled out of bidding for the Winter Olympics in 2022 and triggered alarm bells at the International Olympic Committee. The withdrawals, with Oslo pulling out as recently as last week, have highlighted […]

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 […]

Tom Daley Not Concerned about Competing in Russia

Tom Daley (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) By Michael Hann LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) – British diver Tom Daley is not concerned about competing in Russia despite the country’s anti-gay stance and has no plans to make a political protest ahead of next year’s World Aquatic Championships in Kazan. Daley, who won a bronze medal in the men’s 10 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Magnificent Mary wins boxing gold for India at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – M.C. Mary Kom gave India’s battered boxing team something to celebrate when she won the women’s flyweight gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Kom came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova on a split decision in the 51-kilogram division. Her win provided India with its first […]

Norway Withdraws Oslo’s Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Norway (Shutterstock) OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Norway’s government is withdrawing Oslo’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which has hosted the Games twice and won more Winter Games medals than any other […]

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 […]

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 […]

China’s Zhou sets clean and jerk world record, wins gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Chinese weightlifter Zhou Lulu set a clean and jerk world record of 192 kilograms to win gold in the women’s +75kg category at the Asian Games on Friday. Zhou added 2kg to Russian Tatiana Kashirna’s previous mark set last year in Poland. The London Olympics champion also hoisted 142kg in […]

Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

(Reuters) – A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form of discrimination will be included in future Gameshost city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a letter to bidders for the 2022 winter Olympics […]

Team USA Roster for FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships

CLICK HERE for the schedule to watch the FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships LIVE online. By Bill Kauffman  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, ranked second in the world and holding a 22-6 record in 2014, announced today its 14-player roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World […]

2014 Youth Olympics: USA Wrestling Update

In both the Men’s 46k and 54k Freestyle, Team USA took Silver, as Cade Olivas (USA) lost to Ismail Gadzhiev (RUS), and Daton Fix (USA) lost to Mukhambet Kuatbek (KAZ).

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 […]

Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday. Phelps’ qualification for the Aug. 21-24 championships on Australia’s […]

Meya Bizer: The Human Sledgehammer

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit There is no mystery why Meya Bizer is nicknamed “The Human Sledgehammer.” Bizer has earned a reputation for delivering bone-crushing hits, despite being far from one of USA Rugby’s biggest players at 5-foot-8, 158 pounds. Watch some of her hardest […]

Mariel Zagunis and Kendal Williams Earn USOC’s Athlete of the Month Honors

Trayvon Bromell and Kendal Williams (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned Mariel Zagunis (Beaverton, Oregon) and Kendal Williams (Jacksonville, Florida) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s National Goalball Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Zagunis captured the silver […]

U.S. Swimming Stars Set to Compete at Phillips 66 Nationals

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nearly 1,000 swimmers, including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.), are expected to complete at next week’s USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California. The five-day meet […]

Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia’s swim team head into next month’s showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Australians, who won just one gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, earned […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

IOC Has to Explain Merits of Games Better, says Bach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do a better job of explaining the merits of hosting the Games to cities considering an application, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Only three cities – Oslo, Almaty in Kazakhstan and Beijing – were confirmed as official candidates to host the […]

USA Women’s Eagles Announce Roster For Rugby World Cup

The USA Women’s National Rugby Team (Twitter: @USARugby) BOULDER, Colo. — The Women’s Eagles have been selected for the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. In total, 26 players will have the chance to represent the U.S.A. in Paris for the prestigious tournament. Additionally, four players will accompany the team to Paris as reserves. “It […]

Oslo, Almaty, Beijing named as 2022 Winter Games candidates

(Reuters) – Oslo, Almaty and Beijing were confirmed as the official candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Monday even though an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report found several weaknesses in the Kazakh city’s bid. Stockholm, Krakow and Lviv had also submitted bids to the IOC but all three later withdrew. “The IOC Executive board […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Face Smash

Alexandr Dyachenko (KAZ), on his way to victory buries the ball in Philip Gabathuler (SUI) face, but it may have been the kick Switzerland need, as they came back to win 2-1.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Men’s Bronze

29th seed Philip Gabathuler and Mirco Gerson (SUI) defeat 26th seed Alexey Sidorenko and Alexandr Dyachenko (KAZ) after losing the marathon first set 28-30, coming back 21-19, 15-9.

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several members of the […]

2014 Women’s Club Volleyball Championship: Larson interview

Jordan Larson-Burbach, the lone American on the team from Russia, Dinamo Kazan, talks about the team’s championship win.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Men’s Singles

2014, Kazan, Russia, BWF Badminton European Championship, After two bronze and one silver, Jan O Jorgensen (DEN) finally becomes the Men’s European Champ, defeating Rajiv Ouseph (ENG) 21-18, 21-10 in a commanding match. (Call your TV provider to watc

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 […]

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Kuzin beats Davis

Paired up against Shani Davis, Denis Kuzin (KAZ) won with a time of 1:09.37. Kuzin now sits in 5th place in the overall standings.

Before Olympics, Russians urged to help prevent attacks

CREDIT: REUTERS/VASILY FEDOSENKO (Reuters) – Less than a month before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russian investigators appealed to civilians on Tuesday to be more vigilant and help avert the threat of “terrorist” attacks. Insurgents who want to create an Islamist state in the North Caucasus mountains have threatened to attack the Games and suicide bombers killed at least […]

Russian Cossacks patrol Sochi Olympics

CREDIT: REUTERS/VASILY FEDOSENKO (Reuters) – Cossacks in their traditional lambswool hats and coats with epaulettes will be patrolling the Russian resort of Sochi for next month’s Winter Olympics. Russia has imposed a security clampdown in Sochi to try to ensure the safety of the Games which are a sworn target of Moscow’s most wanted man, […]

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Poltoranin wins stage 4

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) won the men’s 15km Classic 34.28.1. Poltoranin made his move with about 3km left to go, passing up skiers Hannes Dotzler (GER) and Stanislav Volzhentsev to take the lead.

 
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