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Slovenia Probes Vanessa Mae’s Olympic Qualifying Races

Vanessa Mae (Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach) (Reuters) – Four Slovenian officials have been suspended for ‘irregularities’ in Alpine ski races used by pop violinist Vanessa Mae to qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics, the national skiing association said on Friday. “We discovered there were a number of irregularities in the competition in which Vanessa Mae qualified,” Slovenian […]

Qualifying for 2016 Olympic Golf Team

Tiger Woods (Tommy Gilligan/USA TODAY) By Seth Rubinroit Golf will return to the Olympic Games in 2016 for the first time since 1904, with up to 60 of the world’s best golfers competing for Olympic gold. The Olympic field of 60 male and female golfers will be determined by the following qualification system, according to […]

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay

USA dominated Uruguay in the second half and finished the game with a score of 32-13. With this win, Team USA is going to the Finals World Cup.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Suniula Brothers Score Back to Back

The Samoan brothers Shalom and Andrew Suniula, scored for the USA team within minutes of each other in the second half of the World Cup Qualifier.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Todd Clever Get’s Tackled Hard

Todd Clever get’s tackled very hard in the first 15 minutes of the game and stays on the ground tip the ball is dead. He continued to play the rest of the game even though team doctors suspect a rib fracture.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Clever interview

Todd Clever (USA) talks about fracturing his rib and the USA Rugby team continuing to the Finals World Cup.

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup: Qualifying: Canada vs. USA

The first direct qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England will be known on Saturday when Canada and USA complete the second of two legs to determine the Americas 1 qualifier.

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup: Qualifying: Canada vs. USA (mobile)

The first direct qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England will be known on Saturday when Canada and USA complete the second of two legs to determine the Americas 1 qualifier. This event airs Aug 24 @4:00pmET. 

2013 Rugby World Cup Qualifying: USA vs. CAN

Rugby World Cup 2015 qualification ratchets up another level this weekend when USA host Canada in Charleston, South Carolina, in the first of a two-leg play-off that will provide the Americas 1 qualifier for the showpiece in England.

2013 Rugby World Cup Qualifying: USA vs. CAN (mobile)

Rugby World Cup 2015 qualification ratchets up another level this weekend when USA host Canada in Charleston, South Carolina, in the first of a two-leg play-off that will provide the Americas 1 qualifier for the showpiece in England. This event airs Aug 17 @6:30pmET.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Perea wins Super Heavy Weight Gold

In a stunning 3rd, Perea (ECU) defeats Dominic Breazeale (USA) with his heavy left taking gold in the Super Heavy Weight, 14-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Gold

In a seesaw battle, Hunter’s (USA) speed in the first round carries him to victory in the Heavy Weight final over Yamil Peralta (ARG) 12-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Browne wins Light Heavy Weight Gold

Michael Browne (USA) barely gives Yamaguchi Falcao (BRA) a target to take the Light Heavy Weight gold, 14-6.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Gausha wins Middle Weight Gold

In a low action Middle Weight Final, Terell Gausha (USA) did enough to defeat Junior Castillo (DOM) 5-2.

2012 AIBA Boxing Olympic Qualifying: Finals (REPLAY)

The AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Event Rio de Janeiro 2012 starts this Saturday 5 May with athletes battling it out until 12 May for the 38 quota places for the London 2012 Olympic Games still up for grabs. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Wellington Arias wins Light Weight Semi-Final

Despite an impressive looking 3rd round, Arias (DOM) defeats Jose Ramirez (USA) 13-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Breaszeale wins Super Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Dominic Breazeale (USA) comes back after losing the first round in the Super Heavy Weights to beat Greardo Bisbal (PUR) 15-12.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Ytalo Perea OK’s Simon Kean

In the Super Heavy Weight Semi-Final, Kean’s (CAN) point advantage turned to dust by Perea (ECU) in the 3rd.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Browne wins Light Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Marcus Browne (USA) wins a 12-8 match against Carlos Gongora (ECU) as he moves on to the final and the London Olympics.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Vargas wins Light Welter Weight Semi-Final

Francisco Vargas (PUR) beats Jamel Herring (USA) 11-6.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Gausha wins Middle Weight Semi-Final

Terrell Gausha (USA) moves on to the final match, defeating Marlo Delgado (ECU) 15-10 in the Middle Weight Division.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Michael Hunter (USA) punches his ticket to the London Games with this win over Julio Castillo (ECU), 14-8 in the Heavy Weight.

AIBA Boxing Olympic Qualifying: Semi-finals Sessions #1 & #2 (REPLAY)

The AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Event Rio de Janeiro 2012 starts this Saturday 5 May with athletes battling it out until 12 May for the 38 quota places for the London 2012 Olympic Games still up for grabs. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

2011 Berlin Marathon: Paula Radcliffe gets Olympic qualifying time

Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain finishes third in 2:23:46 to earn an Olympic qualifying time at the Berlin Marathon.

Ann Arbor Named “America’s Top Swim City” by USA Swimming

University of Michigan pool (Courtesy of University of Michigan) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) – Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers […]

Team USA Set for FINA World Cup in Shanghai

 David Boudia and Nick McCrory (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) Olympic medalists David Boudia, Abby Johnston and Nick McCrory are among the 12 divers set to compete for Team USA at the FINA Diving World Cup, set for July 15-20 in Shanghai. The World Cup is the top international meet of the 2014 season and is […]

U.S. Figure Skating Announces 2014-15 Team Envelopes

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – U.S. Figure Skating announced today the athletes that will compose the A, B, C and D (developmental) team envelopes for the 2014-15 season. The envelope level is primarily determined by the athlete’s performance in international and U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competitions during the […]

John Hyden and Tri Bourne Win First World Tour Gold Medal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 22, 2014) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of John Hyden and Tri Bourne claimed their first World Tour gold medal on Sunday, defeating compatriots and fellow qualifiers Ryan Doherty and John Lucena in an all-American final at the FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam. Hyden (Pensacola, Fla.) and Bourne (Aiea, Hawaii), […]

USA’s 2014 World League Roster

Team USA (FIVB) Watch USA Volleyball take on Bulgaria in the FIVB World League on June 3 and 4 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Seven Olympians and three athletes who competed for their colleges in 2014 highlight the U.S. Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the 2014 FIVB World […]

Phelps set for second meet of his comeback

Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival. The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the first time since retiring after […]

Olympic Relay Medals in Jeopardy after Tyson Gay’s Ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay’s 4×100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter’s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters. Gay received a one-year suspension on Friday after testing positive for a banned anabolic […]

Michael Phelps Wins First Race in Comeback

Michael Phelps (Seth Rubinroit/Universal Sports) Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  By Julian Linden PHOENIX, April 24 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps made an ominous start in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, setting the fastest time in the 100 metres butterfly heats at a USA Swimming Grand Prix meet in suburban Phoenix. […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Michael Phelps Back

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke, Michael Phelps enters his first competition since retiring in 2012. In the qualifying heats he placed first with a time of 52.84 seconds.

Multiple Olympic-Style Wrestling Events Will Air on Universal Sports Network

PHOTO CREDIT: John Sachs/Tech-Fall Colorado Springs, Col. and Los Angeles, Calif. – USA Wrestling and Universal Sports Network announced today a partnership to broadcast a series of Olympic-style wrestling competitions in the U.S. The multi-year deal gives Universal Sports exclusive TV rights to the Freestyle World Cup, U.S. Open, U.S. World Team Trials and additional USA […]

‘America, we did it!’ Christensen leads US sweep

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ (Reuters) – Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday. Another bumper crowd at Extreme Park were treated to a thrilling display of acrobatics as the freestyle skiers pushed their routines to the limits […]

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 […]

White opts out of X Games due to Sochi

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Olympic snowboarding champion Shaun White has decided not to compete at this week’s X Games in Aspen in order to focus on his preparations for the Sochi Winter Games, ESPN reported on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Californian, who won gold in the men’s halfpipe at each of the past two Winter Olympics, will represent […]

Biathlon: American twin gives up Olympic spot to sister

(Reuters) – Lanny Barnes is heading to the Sochi Olympics with all the incentive in the world after her twin sister gave up her own spot in the biathlon to let her compete for the United States. Lanny narrowly missed out on a place in the American team for Sochi after she fell ill last month and […]

2013 FIBT WinSport World Push Challange: Calgary, Canada

Taking place the weekend prior to the World Cup, the WWP will see the best men and women brakemen and push athletes compete for the title of World’s fastest on ice! The indoor event will feature the top-10 qualifying men & women.

2013 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup: Kolomna, Russia: Day 3

The World Cup is organized by the ISU, whom also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating. The 3rd and 4th world cups in Torino and Kolomna act as qualifying events for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

2013 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup: Kolomna, Russia: Day 2

The World Cup is organized by the ISU, whom also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating. The 3rd and 4th world cups in Torino and Kolomna act as qualifying events for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

2013 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup: Kolomna, Russia: Day 1

The World Cup is organized by the ISU, whom also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating. The 3rd and 4th world cups in Torino and Kolomna act as qualifying events for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

An Additional 9,000 Runners Will Run In Boston Marathon In 2014

By Scott Malone BOSTON | Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:54am EDT (Reuters) – Next year’s Boston Marathon will include an additional 9,000 runners, amid a groundswell of support and interest in the wake of the bombing attack this year which killed three people and cut the event short, the marathon’s organizers said Thursday. Boosting the […]

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Qualifier: Game 2: CAN vs USA

In game 2 of a 2 game series, Canada beat the USA 13-11, winning the series by a total of 20 points. CAN automatically advances the the WC in 2015 while the USA will have to play a qualifying playoff match against Uruguay.

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: USA DQ’d; France wins Relay

In the Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay, Camille Lacourt, Jeremy Stravius, Giacomo Perez-Dorlona, Frabien Gilot (FRA) get the win as Kevin Cordes (USA) was singled out for starting too soon, disqualifying team USA.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Gold Medal match

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Gold Medal match (mobile)

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament. This event airs Aug 3 @3:45pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Bronze Medal Match

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Gold (mobile)

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament. This event airs Aug 2 @4:15pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Gold

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Bronze

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Semifinals #2

A Super Final with eight qualifying teams concludes the competition, comprising one team from the Americas, two from the Asia and Oceania tournament, one from Africa and four from the European tournament.

 
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