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2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands with relay Record

In the Women’s 4x50m Freestyle short course, the Netherlands claim another World Record, anchored by Ranomi Kromowidjojo, they break their eariler record by 1.3 seconds, at 1:34.24. Team USA took Silver.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands set 4x100m Record

In the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle short course, anchored by Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Netherland break their own record from 2008 by 1.69 seconds, setting the new record at 3:26.53. Team USA took Silver.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Team Netherlands, featuring Ranomi Kromowidjojo, sets a world record at 7:32.85. Breaking China’s (who was 2nd) 2010 record by 3.09 seconds.

South Korea and Netherlands Ink Skating Accord

South Korea’s Lee Kyou-hyuk (REUTERS/Phil Noble) SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Short track powerhouse South Korea and speed skating masters the Netherlands have agreed to share expertise in the winter sports to boost their medal hopes at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The Korea Skating Union (KSU) said on Tuesday it had signed the agreement with […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final: Netherlands wins

Riding Vdl Bubalu during the 2014 FEI Nations Cup, Jur Vrieling claimed team Netherlands’ third consecutive clear, paving the way for Netherlands to win the 2014 Nations Cup, and besting Canada by one fall.

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

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: Netherlands 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.

2014 World Equestrian Games: Netherlands wins Show Jumping

In Team Show Jumping, Jur Vrieling, riding Vdl Bubalu, nails a perfect round helping the Netherlands beat France by less than one fault and take the gold.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Koszalin, Poland: Belgium vs. Netherlands

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. 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: Koszalin, Poland: Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. 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 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Falsterbo: Netherlands 2nd

Just when it looked like they would get the win, last rider Jur Vrieling (NED) equalled their worst run of nine faults, losing the ability to drop the score. They rank 4th for the season.

2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Rotterdam, Netherlands: Elite Finals

The world’s top names in BMX will compete for the coveted rainbow jersey at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: The Hague, Netherlands: Men’s And Women’s Bronze And Gold Medal Games

Well known for fielding powerful teams in international competition for several years, the Netherlands returns as well to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar in 2014. The Netherlands will host the double-gender FIVB Transavia Grand Slam.

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Rotterdam: Netherlands 2nd

With a flawless second round, Gerco Schroder brought Netherlands level with France, but in the Jump off, his only fault of the days knocked Team Netherlands into 2nd.

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Rome: Netherlands 2nd

As Maikel Van Der Vleuten jump a flawless round, the Netherlands alomst took the win, but last rider Gerco Schroder posted a four, and the slipped to 2nd by one fault.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 2: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 1: Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Elite

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Under 23

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI CycloCross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Women’s Elite

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Junior

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

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

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 Volleyball Women’s World Grand Prix: USA vs Netherlands: Best Scores

Check out the best 5 saves, aces, rallies, spikes and blocks from USA vs NED.

2013 Volleyball Women’s World Grand Prix: USA vs Netherlands 

In round two pool play, Team USA swept the Netherlands with final set scores of 25-20, 25-16, and 25-12. The USA improved their record to 4-1 and are now on a 2 game winning streak.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: USA vs. Netherlands

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 Beach Volleyball World Championship: Gold: Netherlands vs Brazil

Ricardo Santos (BRA) settles for silver again, this time with new partner Alvaro Filho (BRA), as Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen (NED) score the first championship title for the Netherlands, 21-18, 21-16.

2013 Women’s Volleyball Grand Slam: Corrientes: Netherlands win gold

Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestal of the Netherlands team defeated Brazil, with two sets to 0, picking up their first ever FIVB tour gold medal.

2013 Speed Skating World Cup Finals: Men’s Team Pursuit: Netherlands wins

The Korean men were still hoping to get a win for the day, as the World Cup had already been won by the Netherleands, as they won every race this season, today by 2.05 seconds.

2013 Speed Skating World Cup Finals: Women’s Team Pursuit: Netherlands wins

Both Canada and the Netherlands were tied at the start of the final World Cup race, and although Canda chased them down, they couldn’t hold it as the Netherlands wins by three seconds.

2012 Women’s Beach Volleyball Gstaad: USA vs Netherlands

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor (USA) get their first win of the seasons and their 4th since getting back together winning 21-10, 21-13 over Marleen Van Iersel and Sanne Keizer (NED).

Netherlands wins Women’s Team Championship

2012, Heerenveen, Netherlands, ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, the Women join the Men in sweeping the Team Pursuit, the American women finished 8th.

The Netherlands reclaims Team Championship Gold

2012, Heerenveen, Netherlands, ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, Kramer, Verweij, and Lehmann reclaim the title from the USA by 1.99 seconds.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some tricky shots, great saves and some hard fought rallies, as Netherlands took Gold 2-0 and France took Bronze 2-0.

2016 Tour de France to Start in Normandy

2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali (REUTERS/Jerome Prevost) MONT ST MICHEL, France, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The 2016 Tour de France will begin in the Normandy region with the Grand Depart from the iconic Mont St Michel and a third-stage start from Granville, organizers said on Tuesday. The world’s greatest bike race will start from […]

April Ross and Phil Dalhauser Named USA Volleyball Beach Players of the Year

April Ross (Courtesy of FIVB) USA Volleyball has named April Ross its 2014 Beach Female Player of the Year. It is the fourth time she has received the honor. Ross, 32, played her first full season with new partner and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014. Internationally, the pair won four gold […]

21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) 21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m): Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 200m Fly W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (1:59.61) 400m IM W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (4:19.86) 4x200m Free W: Netherlands sets new WR (7:32.85)   Thursday’s (Dec. 4) Day 2 World […]

Women’s Relay Sets American Record

Natalie Coughlin, Abbey Weitzeil, Madison Kennedy and Shannon Vreeland at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images) 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) schedule By Jeff Grace/Courtesy of SwimSwam.com Women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay–Click here to watch the race!  The American team, consisting of Natalie Coughlin, Abbey Weitzeil, Madison Kennedy and Shannon Vreeland, […]

Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. The 24-year-old […]

Olympic Sports Notes

UniversalSports.com presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

USA Named Most Successful Country at 2012 London Olympics

From left, Michael Phelps , Conor Dwyer , Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens in London. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The United States won the award for the most successful country in London after topping the medals table with 104 medals, including 46 gold. Former Soviet gymnast Larisa […]

Tour de France Organizers Unveil 2015 Route

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates his overall victory at the 2014 Tour de France (REUTERS/Jerome Prevost) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial — Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final: Canada 2nd

Eric Lamaze riding Zigali P S, gives Team Canada a clear in run and helps them secure their Silver Medal, to end the season. Just four points behind the winners the Netherlands.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon (Mobile)

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975. The road race has a Gold Label from the IAAF. During the event, there are also a half marathon race (21.097 km) and an 8 km race in the program.

Simone Biles Wins Four Gold Medals at World Championships

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! (Reuters) – American Simone Biles emerged as the most-decorated gymnast at the 2014 world championships in southern China on Sunday after winning the balance beam and floor exercise events […]

Thailand Off Course on Hosting Tour de France

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Julien Pretot BANGKOK/PARIS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Thailand boldly announced they were in talks to host the Tour de France on Thursday, much to the surprise of organizers of the world’s greatest cycle race who said they were only discussing staging a low key one-day in the Southeast Asian nation. […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Interviews

Talita Antunes (BRA) talks about winning gold for Brazil in the Women’s event; Reinder Nummerdor (NED)talks about winning gold for the Netherlands in the Men’s event.

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 […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014 on September 26 at 8 p.m. ET                            Interbike-2014 Takes Cycling Enthusiasts Inside North America’s Largest Industry Trade Show Las Vegas (September 9, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports […]

U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) LOS ANGELES and RICHMOND, Va. (September 8, 2014) – Richmond 2015 and Universal Sports Network announced today a media partnership for next year’s 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Va., September 19-27, 2015. The deal provides unprecedented coverage in the United States of the UCI’s […]

2014 World Equestrian Games: Weber wins Dressage Driving

In Dressage Driving, Chester Weber (USA) scores the highest as an individual for Gold, but can only help Team USA score Silver, behind the Netherlands

2014 World Equestrian Games: France 2nd in Show Jumping

In Team Show Jumping, Kevin Staut, riding Reveur De Hurtebise Hdc, nails a perfect round, but it’s not enough as Team France falls just 1.25 points behind the Netherlands, settling for Silver.

Vote for Biles for WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Reigning U.S. and World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, is one of 10 women nominated for this year’s Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Please place your vote at wspr.tc/VoteSOY2014. Voting is open now and concludes at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 8, 2014. The […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Basketball Gold Final

In Women’s 3-on-3 Basketball Final, After a slow start, Team USA eventually buries the Netherlands 19-10 for the Gold. It was the first of their 13 games that didn’t end with them scoring 21 points (which would end a game early).

Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ANDREW WINNING   (Reuters) – The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just ‘Friendly’ as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the golden seal of approval from Bolt, the world’s most recognisable athlete, […]

 
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