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2014 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Rowing Race: London, UK

April 6th 2014 will see The 160th Boat Race between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. First raced in 1829, The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world.

Rowing: The University Race 2013: Oxford vs. Cambridge

The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, England.

USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series To Make Las Vegas Stop

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Triathlon, in conjunction with KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, officially designated as the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will offer $70,000 in […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Da Silva wins Discus

Izabela Da Silva (BRA) gets the win at 58.03 meters, out throwing Silver medalist Valarie Allman (USA) by 1.28 meters.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: Calgary, Canada: Mexico Falls Off Horse

One of Mexico’s riders was having a bad run that ending with her horse running through a fence and throwing her off.

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

Allyson Felix Returns to the Track

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Three Olympic gold medallists and two world champions are among the latest cluster of international stars added to the already glittering line-ups for the 2014 Shanghai Diamond League meeting, which can be seen on Universal Sports on May 18 at 8 AM ET LIVE. US hurdler Aries Merritt, multi-medalled […]

Kerri Walsh Jennings Becomes the Most Successful Women’s Athlete in World Tour History

By BJ Evans COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 27, 2014) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross picked up where it left off in 2013 by winning the gold medal at the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open in China on Sunday. In the gold medal match, Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) and Ross (Costa Mesa, […]

Refuel with Chocolate Milk: Behind the Science

Chocolate Milk has what it takes to help athletes refuel and recover. It has 9 essential nutrients that an athlete needs, including some not typically found in recovery drinks. CHOCOLATE MILK’S LIQUID ASSETS: • A natural source of high-quality protein to build lean muscle. • The right carb-to-protein ratio scientifically shown to refuel and rebuild […]

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

Run As One: Heather Abbott, Survivor

Every April, Heather Abbott and her friends have a tradition to cheer on runners in the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street. When the first bomb exploded last April, Heather remembers feeling as though her foot was on fire and knew immediately that she was severely injured. Although she eventually lost part of her left leg, Heather is determined to never have to say “I can’t do that” because of her leg. Throughout her recovery, she has been inspired by the support of the community, and is proud to be a part of the city’s ever-growing success.

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is http://www.cxmagazine.com/) Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup: Aguascalientes, Mexico

For the second consecutive year, Aguascalientes welcomes the UCI Track Cycling World Cup (5-7 December). This repeat performance will further bolster the growing enthusiasm for track cycling in Mexico.

2013 Bobsled World Cup: Calgary, Canada: Day 2

Built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, Canada Olympic Park annually hosts World Cup and America’s Cup competitions. The top of the track looks over the skyline of this fast-growing oil boomtown. Calgary has twice hosted the FIBT World Championship.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Calagary, Canada: Day 1

Built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, Canada Olympic Park annually hosts World Cup and America’s Cup competitions. The top of the track looks over the skyline of this fast-growing oil boomtown. Calgary has twice hosted the FIBT World Championship.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calary, Canada: Men’s & Women’s Skeleton

Built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, Canada Olympic Park annually hosts World Cup and America’s Cup competitions. The top of the track looks over the skyline of this fast-growing oil boomtown. Calgary has twice hosted the FIBT World Championship.

Equinox Tips: The Adhesive Advantage

The practice of sports taping is booming. Could you benefit?   Monday, August 19, 2013 | Wendy Schmid for Q by Equinox When Kerri Walsh Jennings spiked her way to Olympic gold in 2008, the vibrant-blue patches she wore on her shoulder made headlines around the world. Since then, the practice of sports taping has been kept […]

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 5

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 4

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 3

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 2

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Stage 1

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

2013 Tour of Alberta: Prologue

The inaugural Tour of Alberta marks Canada’s first major international professional stage race, and the Province’s first foray into the growing global sport of cycling.

Mixed martial arts will be an Olympic sport, says UFC

Aug 28, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carlos Condit (left) fights Martin Kampmann during UFC Fight Night 27 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) managing director Asia Pacific Mark Fischer told Reuters that an Olympic place might only be 20 years away thanks to the work of his organization in growing the sport and the introduction […]

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 […]

Universal Sports Presents “Scrum Saturday” on June 8

Los Angeles, CA (June 6, 2013) – USA Rugby Rising, a new, six episode original docu-series by Universal Sports, debuts  this Saturday, June 8, with back-to-back airings of the first two episodes at 7:30 and 8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the series premiere, Team USA takes on Ireland in a high-stakes international test match at […]

Warrior Games: The Heroes of Sport

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports When the Warrior Games were christened in 2010, it was not promoted as the “first annual.” Whether the joint effort of the Department of Defense and the U.S. Olympic Committee, originally involving 200 active and retired members from the various military branches with significant injuries and illness, would […]

U.S. Women’s National Team Hosts Japan in Inaugural USA Volleyball Cup

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 8, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will renew a long-standing series with Japan this summer as the two teams take part in the inaugural USA Volleyball Cup with three matches scheduled for the Southern California market in July. The USA Volleyball Cup series opens July 10 in San […]

Kim not perfect but good enough at worlds

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 14 (Reuters) – Kim Yuna felt her short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday deserved a perfect score and while the judges did not agree they still gave the Olympic champion top marks. Making a comeback after nearly two years on the sidelines, the South Korean’s […]

Fernandez enjoys last laugh over bullies

By Pritha Sarkar March 11 (Reuters) – Growing up in a city awash with macho sporting icons, Javier Fernandez was mercilessly teased by schoolboy bullies who seemed to think he spent his time twirling around the ice on his toes in a tutu. Fernandez has no idea where his tormentors have disappeared to but chances […]

Tina Maze looking to elevate her career beyond the mountain through song

Per Wikipedia: While in primary school, in addition to skiing, Maze also played the piano. During preparations for the 2013 season she recorded her first song “My Way Is My Decision”. She also blogged about the story of her trip into music.The news of Maze becoming a “popstar” or “rockstar” was a celebrity news in […]

Uhlaender and Pikus-Pace kick off New Year with silver and bronze medal performances

ALTENBERG, Germany (Jan. 4, 2013)-The U.S. women’s skeleton team kicked off the New Year with silver and bronze medal performances in the Altenberg, Germany World Cup event today. Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) finished just 0.01 seconds shy of gold in second place, while Noelle Pikus-Pace (Orem, Utah) moved up in the final run to claim […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: Fan Pick

Fan Pick: Michael Phelps Becomes Greatest Olympian of All Time Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. With one final splash, Michael Phelps headed into retirement his way – with a record 18th Olympic gold medal. In a career spanning […]

Wiggins wins British Sports Journalists award

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins, winner of the Tour de France and the London Olympic time-trial champion, was named the Sports Journalists Association of Britain’s sportsman of the year on Thursday. Wiggins, the first Briton to triumph in cycling’s most famous tour, topped the poll of journalists ahead of double Olympic middle-distance gold […]

Motivated Hoy ready to listen to his body

By Justin Palmer LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – In the months that followed Chris Hoy becoming Britain’s most successful Olympian, he has been coveted at civic receptions, saluted during open top bus rides, flown in fighter jets and received the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh. Away from the track distractions have passed in a […]

2013 Alpine Ski Team announced in Vail

First Tracks 2012-13 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Announcement in Vail, CO. (Photo: Sarah Brunson) Olympic gold medalists Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso and Ted Ligety highlight a powerhouse team of 48 athletes named to the 2013 U.S. Alpine Ski Team during Nature Valley First Tracks. Hundreds of fans packed into Arrabelle Square to welcome […]

NYC Marathon will be cancelled

New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson (L) and George Hirsch, Chairman of the board of the New York Road Runners (R), listen as Mary Wittenberg, President and CEO of the New York Road Runners answers a question about cancelling the 2012 ING Marathon, in New York, November 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Chip East) By Martha Graybow […]

Armless archer eyes more than full freezer

Matt Stutzman during the men’s archery individual compound during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Royal Artillery Barracks. (Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE) By Toby Davis LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – If you thought archery required a steady hand then American Paralympian Matt Stutzman is ready to shoot an arrow through your preconceptions. The 29-year-old from Iowa […]

Twenty golden moments of the 2012 Games

Usain Bolt (JAM) wins the gold in the men’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games. […]

U.S. pair win third gold

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh (left) celebrate winning the gold medal after defeating April Ross and Jennifer Kessy (USA) in the women’s beach volleyball gold medal match during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade. (Chris Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – United States pair Misty May-Treanor and […]

Peerless Wiggins roars to record

Gold medalist Britain’s Bradley Wiggins takes the start of the men’s individual time trial cycling event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Julien Pretot HAMPTON COURT, England, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins basked in glory, and a bit of sun, as Britain’s most decorated Olympian […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

Decathlete Eaton will take nothing for granted

By Gene Cherry LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – An aching Ashton Eaton felt like he had fallen out of a tree the day after setting the decathlon world record at the U.S. trials last month. His body was that beat up from the physically demanding 10-event two-day competition. Now comes a new challenge, the London […]

Body critics got to me, says Johnson

USA gymnast Shawn Johnson (left), Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci pose with United States first lady Michelle Obama for a picture during the Let’s Move Event at U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – “So English,” Shawn Johnson exclaimed as she eyed a platter of juicy sausages […]

Greipel takes Tour stage as Cavendish crashes

Andre Greipel of Germany clenches his fist as he crosses the finish line ahead of Alessandro Petacchi of Italy, right, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5 kilometers (133.3 miles) with start in Abbeville and finish in Rouen, France, Wednesday July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) By Gilles […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #23

Will the world’s largest McDonald’s restaurant, built expressly for the Olympics and with a seating capacity of 1,500, set a record for calories served over a three week period? (This over-under for items served includes 50,000 Big Macs, 100,000 orders of fries and 30, 000 milkshakes.) (Photo by McDonald’s Corporation) By Mike Tierney, Special to […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #26

Saudi Arabia announced they will be sending women athletes to the Olympics for the first time. Is the Saudis’ commitment in question since its only known London-bound athlete, an equestrian, is ineligible after having missed a qualifying deadline?   (AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports In oil-rich Saudia Arabia, women and sports […]

Tragic death puts extra load on Thorkildsen

Norway’s Andreas Thorkildsen prepares for the men’s javelin throw event at the IAAF World Challenge Ostrava Golden Spike track and field meeting in Ostrava, May 25, 2012. (REUTERS/David W Cerny) By Philip O’Connor OSLO, June 14 (Reuters) – Following the sudden death of his Olympic teammate Alexander Dale Oen, Norwegian javelin thrower Andreas Thorkildsen carries […]

Refuel with Chocolate Milk: Behind the Science

Chocolate Milk has what it takes to help athletes refuel and recover. It has 9 essential nutrients that an athlete needs, including some not typically found in recovery drinks. CHOCOLATE MILK’S LIQUID ASSETS: • A natural source of high-quality protein to build lean muscle. • The right carb-to-protein ratio scientifically shown to refuel and rebuild […]

Road To London: Scott Danberg Goes For Five

He’s dominated the Paralympic throwing scene for years, now Scott Danberg hopes to head to London for his fifth Paralympic Games.

Return to Russia brings Tatyana McFadden ‘tons of fulfillment’

Tatyana McFadden of the United States competes in the Women’s 1500m T54 final during day seven of the IPC Athletics Championships at QE II Park on January 28, 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) Although content with her life in the U.S., Paralympian Tatyana McFadden always wanted to visit the Russian […]

London receives flame in rainy Athens

Greek veteran weighlifter Piros Dimas (R) and Chinese gymnast Li Ning light a cauldron with the Olympic Flame inside the marble Panathenaic stadium in Athens, May 17, 2012. Greece formally hands over the Olympic flame to a London delegation led by Princess Anne and including David Beckham on Thursday at the Panathenaic stadium where the […]

Sagan wins Tour of California’s first stage

The peloton crosses a bridge over the Russian River during Stage 1 of the Tour of California cycling race on Sunday, May 13, 2012, in Monte Rio, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SANTA ROSA, California, May 13 (Reuters) – Peter Sagan overcame a flat tire in the final 10 kilometers (seven miles) to win the […]

 
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