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2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Meilutyte wins 100m IM

16 year old Ruta Meilutyte (LIU) gets her second win of the day (50m breast), beating the current world record holder Katinka Hosszu (HUN) by .18 seconds at the end with a time of 58.57 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Russia wins 4x50m Free relay

As they did yesterday Team Russia claims the first world record in the now official mixed 4x50m Freestyle Relay. Rozallya Nasretdinova, Arlom Lobuzov, Dmitry Ermakev, and Maria Reznikova set the standard at 1:33.01, beating Brazil by .42 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Morozov wins 50m Free

After winning the 100m yesterday, Vladimir Morozov (RUS) came back to win the 50m freestyle today with a time of 20.59 seconds, beating Roland Schoeman (RSA) by .56 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Le Clos wins 200m IM

Chad le Clos (RSA) picks up his three win of the weekend beating last years world cup winner, Kenneth To (AUS) by 1.87 seconds with a time of 1:53.04.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Le Clos wins 100m fly

Yesterday Chad le Clos (RSA) won the 200m and today he wins the 100m Butterfly stroke, and again besting American Thomas Shields by .40 seconds, posting a time of 49.32 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Meilutyte wins 50m breast

Yesterday 16 year old Ruta Meilutyte (LIU) set the short course world record in the 100m breast stroke, today she had to still for just the win, at 51.93 second, winning by 1.86 seconds.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Day 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Morozov wins 100m IM

Vladimir Morozov (RUS) gets his second win of the day (100m free) for the home crowd, finishing at 51.61, beating Kenneth To (AUS) by .22 seconds in the Men’s individual medley.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Sjoestroem wins 100m fly

The former long course world holder, Sarah Sjoestroem (SWE) picks up three wins for the day (200m free, 50m free), her biggest by .65 seconds over Li Tao (SIN), posting a time of 57.04 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Schoeman wins 50m fly

Roland Schoeman (RSA) picks up his second win of the day (50m breast) beating his fellow countrymen Chad le Clos by .19 seconds, posting a time of 22.36 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Le Clos wins 200m fly

The Olympic champ Chad le Clos (RSA), who took the short course world record in August, wins again with a time of 1:49.83, besting American Thomas Shields by 2.31 seconds

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Russia wins mixed relay

Now that mixed relay races are keeping track of official times, Sergey Makov, Darla Tcvetkova, Andrey Grechin, and Ekaterina Borovikova set a world record time of 1:41.70 for the home team crowd.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Meilutyte wins 100m breast with record

Ruta Meilutyte (LIT), who set two breast stroke world records at the World Championships this year, now claims the 100m short course record as well at 1:03.36, going .10 seconds faster.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Day 1

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Moscow: Men’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores featuring some great saves, a powerful block and a big whack.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Moscow: Austria vs Brazil

Ricardo Santos and Alvaro Filho (BRA) win their second Bronze this season defeating Lorenz Peutschnig and Alexander Horst (AUT), 21-15 and 21-14

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Moscow: Latvia vs Brazil

Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins (LAT) win their second tournament this season defeating Evandro Oliveira Jr. with his new partner, Emanuel Rego (BRA), closing out at 21-17 and 21-16.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Moscow: Top 5 Scores from medal matches

Check out the best spikes, saves, rallies, and blocks from gold medal game Brazil vs Germany and bronze medal game Spain vs Italy.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball: Moscow: Spain vs Italy

Spainards Liliana Fernandez Steiner and Elsa Baquerizo McMillan finally won their first Grand Slam medal, beating Italians Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth, 22-20 and 21-19.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball: Moscow: Brazil vs Germany

In the gold medal match, Brazilians Maria and Carolina Salgado defeated Germans Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 21-15 and 21-18. This is the Salgado sister’s first World Tour title since 2008.

Universal Sports Reviews Moscow City Event

Universal Sports Hosts Steve Schlangher and Doug Lewis breakdown the event and discuss the winners.

Hirscher triumphs in Moscow

MOSCOW, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Austria’s Marcel Hirscher warmed up for next week’s world championships with victory in a World Cup parallel slalom in Moscow on Tuesday, racing down the 200m artificial slope ahead of Sweden’s Andre Myhrer. The World Cup leader edged to victory after two close heats at the venue in the north […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Hirscher wins

Marcel Hirscher (AUT), who has been on the podium of every slalom held this season, extended his lead in the overall World Cup standings to 214 points over Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal. Hirscher was second in the first City Event of the season.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Kostelic 3rd

Ivica Kostelic (CRO) wins the small final to claim third place over Felix Neureuther (GER).

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Duerr wins

After German skier Maria Hoefl-Riesch decided not to race, her younger teammate Lena Duerr (GER) scored the surprise win, her first podium and her first World Cup win.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Shiffrin 3rd

17-year-old superstar Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) scored her 5th World Cup podium this season. Shiffrin now ranks 1st in World Cup Slalom.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Winner interviews

Lena Duerr (GER) and Marcel Hirscher (AUT) talk about their wins Tuesday.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Flag in Face

In the first semi-final run of the City Event Parallels, Veronika Velez Zuzlova caught one of the gate flags in her face, but she kept her cool and finished the course.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Chodounsky out

David Chodounsky (USA) just missed advancing to the semi-finals by .1 seconds to Ivica Kostellic (CRO) in the City Event Parallels.

FIS Alpine World Cup: Moscow: Parallel Slalom: Men’s & Women’s

Moscow will host the World Cup event in parallel slalom for the fourth time (and the second time officially). Sixteen of the best male and female World Cup athletes, both in slalom as well as in overall standings, will come to Moscow.

Kremlin part of marathon route at Moscow worlds

MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The marathons at next year’s world athletics championships will be run alongside some of Moscow’s most famous landmarks, including the Kremlin, the Russian organizers said on Thursday. “Both men and women will have the identical route, starting and finishing at the Luzhniki Olympic stadium,” Mikhail Butov, the head co-ordinator for […]

American Julia Mancuso gets win at Moscow

2012, Moscow, Russia, FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing, Mancuso (USA) was able to beat out all the competition in parallels to secure a victory.

Eaton, Whiting and Lagat lead U.S. world champs team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH (Reuters) – Title-holders Ashton Eaton, Ryan Whiting and Bernard Lagat headline a powerful U.S. team mixing youth and experience for next month’s world indoor championships in Poland. Eaton will target his world heptathlon record in the March 7-9 championships at Sopot, while 39-year-old Lagat will bid for his third consecutive and fourth […]

Mo Farah Prepares for London Marathon

  PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Mo Farah announced he will race in a half-marathon in New York City as he gets ready for his marathon debut. Farah will run in the NYC Half on March 16. He won the race in 2011. “I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to use the […]

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 […]

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

Bad news for Putin as Sochi satire floods Internet

(Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s dreams of glory at the Sochi Winter Olympics are drowning in a sea of online satire poking fun at everything from the toilets to threats of a bomb attack. The Twitter account @SochiProblems, with comments on issues ranging from supposed spray-painting of the grass to signs banning fishing in the toilets […]

Winter Games open, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DAVID GRAY (Reuters) – Russia’s Winter Olympics officially got underway on the Black Sea coast on Friday with a burst of fireworks and a dazzling opening ceremony that President Vladimir Putin hoped would dispel fears of militant attacks and a row over gay rights. Putin has staked his reputation on hosting a safe […]

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 […]

Hoax threats before games play on Sochi security fears

CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – At least five European countries’ Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger. Despite the assurances, the letters to committees in Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and Slovakia briefly caused alarm and underlined nervousness […]

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, […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 3

No. 3: Usain Bolt Sprints to 3 Golds at World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. With lightning in the skies as he raced in Moscow, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt once again proved that he is the world’s fastest […]

Russia struggles to keep Olympic torch burning

Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin The Olympic torch has been to the North Pole and traveled thousands of kilometers (miles) on the relay that will end at the Sochi Winter Games in Russia in February. The problem is, the flame keeps going out. President Vladimir Putin aims to make the Games a showcase of Russia’s modern face to the world 23 years after […]

Bolt, Bondarenko and Farah Shortlisted for Award

Credit: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 meters champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday. Bolt, who has won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) […]

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Women’s Bronze & Gold Finals

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Women’s Semifinal #1 & 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

Merritt wins as world champions triumph in Stockholm

LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. races to win during the men’s 4×400 metres relay final of the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow August 16, 2013 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – American LaShawn Merritt eased to victory in the 400 metres as one of several newly-crowned world champions to shine […]

Bolt Is Officially Named World’s Best

Usain Bolt reacts after Jamaica won the men’s 4×100 metres relay final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Phil Noble (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, already enshrined as one of the greatest Olympians of all time, became the most successful athlete in world championship history when he […]

Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights

Gold medallists team Russia kiss and celebrate at the women’s 4×400 metres relay victory ceremony during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 17, 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (Reuters) – A Russian athlete denied on Tuesday that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country’s “anti-gay propaganda” law when […]

Russia says anti-gay law will not affect Winter Games

An interior view shows the Iceberg Skating Palace for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, August 20, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski (Reuters) - Russia has assured the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that a controversial anti-gay law which has triggered protests in many countries will not affect athletes or spectators attending next year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. The IOC, […]

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm (mobile)

DN Galan is the first Diamond League meet after the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, which ended Sunday, August 18th. That should mean fans will expect to see a lot of World champions at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium four days later, and for those competitors who didn’t succeed in the Russian capital, DN Galan is an opportunity for revenge. This event airs Aug 22 @2:00pmET. 

 
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