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Ryan Lochte Scratches from Charlotte Grand Prix

Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) By Braden Keith, courtesy of American swimming superstar Ryan Lochte has scratched out of the Charlotte Grand Prix this weekend, which was set to be his first as a member of the home team. The news first broke with a Tweet from the USOC to a fan, who was […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Crash Out in Men’s Omnium Scratch

A Japanese cyclist crashes out during the final lap of the Men’s Omnium Scratch.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Kovalev wins Men’s Scratch

Ivan Kovalev (RUS) was one of three riders to lap the field, holding on to become the Men’s Scratch world champ.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Druyts wins Scratch Race

Kelly Druyts (BEL) scores the first gold medal of the championship in the women’s 10k scratch race, attacking with five laps left.

2013 Track Cycling World Cup: Manchester: Muller wins Scratch

Andreas Muller (AUT) takes the lead with 10 laps to go, and actually holds it for the win, holding off Elia Viviani (ITA) at the line.

2013 Track Cycling World Cup: Manchester: Wojtyra wins Scratch

Malgorzata Wojtyra (POL) managed to win the first race of the season in a sprint finish.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Champiopnship: Scratch Race: Pawlowska wins

Caroline Ryan (IRE) took it out early with hopes of an Irish sweep, but Katarzyna Pawlowska (POL) had the legs in the final laps to retain her title, Ryan fell to 7th.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Champiopnship: Scratch Race : Martyn Irvine Interview

Martyn Irvine (IRE) talks about his first champion title.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Champiopnship: Scratch Race : Irvine wins

Martyn Irvine (IRE) scores his first conutry’s first ever championship title after winning their first ever medal, taking silver earlier today in the Individual Pursuit.

Ben Swift wins Scratch Race Championship

In what was a tight race with few break aways, Swift (GBR) just barely held off the charging Pelton and Hoffman to win the Scratch Rose Championships.

5 Races to Watch at Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the Arena Pro Swim Series TV Schedule. Veteran play-by-play announcer Paul Sunderland and analyst Rowdy Gaines will call the action from Austin on Universal Sports. By Jared Anderson/Courtesy of The Arena Pro Swim Series (formerly known as the Grand Prix series) resumes its 2014-2015 season this weekend […]

Southeast Asian Olympics possible after IOC reforms

(Reuters) – Indonesia are optimistic about bringing the Olympics to Southeast Asia in collaboration with one of their neighbors after the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) revamp of the bidding and hosting processes. Earlier this month, IOC members voted to allow multiple cities and countries to host events at future Games, one of a number of […]

Marianne Vos Wins Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

Marianne Vos’s victory over the fastest sprinters in the world in the final dash for the line heralded a new era. In what was a nervous race with the odds stacked heavily against potential breakaways, any rider who strayed too far from the front had no chance of vying for the win against the grandiose […]

Michael Phelps Advances to Finals of 100m Butterfly

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/ Michael Phelps raced in the preliminaries of the 100m butterfly and the 200m freestyle at the USA Swimming Grand Prix stop in Charlotte. He earned a spot in the 100m butterfly finals, which can be seen tonight (May 16) on Universal Sports at 6 PM ET LIVE. Coverage from Charlotte continues Saturday at 6 […]

Michael Phelps to Continue Comeback at Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte

Michael Phelps (Reuters/Jeff Haynes)  Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  UPDATE: Ryan Lochte has scratched from the Charlotte Grand Prix. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Florida) and Allison Schmitt (Canton, Michigan), who have combined to win 39 career Olympic medals, are expected to […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Townsend wins Men’s 200m Individual Medley

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, with Ryan Lochte scratching the race due to wanting to rest his legs, Darian Townsend was able to grab 1st place with a total time of 2:02.07.

Mo Farah Races Into Unknown Territory

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Watch Mo Farah race at the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports and online. LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Like many of the 30,000 who will toe the line at the London Marathon on Sunday, Mo Farah will do so with a certain amount […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Kovalev interview

Ivan Kovalev (RUS) talks about winning the World Championship title in Men’s Scratch.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Druyts interview

Don’t let the graphic fool you, that is last years bronze medal winner, Kelly Druyts (BEL) talking about winning gold in the Women’s 10k Scratch race this year.

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 […]

2013 Track Cycling World Cup: Manchester: Irvine wins Men’s Point

Returning from a fractured hip, Scratch Race world champ Martyn Irvine (IRL) wins the 2013 Track Cycling World Cup Men’s Point event, after dominating the last three sprint laps and claiming the first Points Race win of the season.

Glitzy Gala cannot hide figure skating warts

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the theory of relativity and offers about as much transparency as a Papal conclave, figure skating […]

Davis and White reclaim ice dance crown

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 16 (Reuters) – Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White capped a perfect season by reclaiming the ice dance title from Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir at the figure skating world championships on Saturday. While the title will change hands, it will not go far with the good friends […]

Hammer and Botticher each win second world title

MINSK, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Experienced American Sarah Hammer and young German rider Stefan Botticher each won their second gold medal of the world cycling championships, prevailing in the women’s omnium and the men’s sprint respectively on Sunday. Hammer, who sealed her fifth world title in the individual pursuit on Wednesday, beat her main rival […]

Yates and Kenny win golds for Britain in Minsk

MINSK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Britain won two gold medals in quick succession as Simon Yates claimed his first major title in the points race and Jason Kenny took the keirin crown at the world cycling championships on Friday. The British team, who collected seven of the 10 golds on offer at last year’s London […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #14

Will Lin Dan of China (can you say “Lin-Danity?”) become the second “Lin” sports star of the year by living up to his billing as the greatest badminton player ever? (Photo by Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports The hoopla generated by NBA player Jeremy Lin, which became forever known as […]

Tracking The Trials: July 11, 2012

It was a 12-day mini-Olympics, a stretch ending July 1 that delighted us with the overlapping U.S. trials for track and field, swimming and gymnastics. Out of these 12 days of Christmas-in-summer came the rosters for perhaps the three most high-profile sports at the Games. We were served heaping helpings of high-end performance, along with […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #21

Will Michael Phelps be prevented from becoming the most decorated Olympian in any sport (if he wins three medals) by his talented teammate, Ryan Lochte? (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports They play cards together and poke fun at each other. In the unique universe of Olympic sports, two athletes […]

Phelps reveals his magic number for London

Michael Phelps swims the men’s 200m butterfly final during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 28 (Reuters) – After years of keeping everyone guessing, Michael Phelps has finally revealed his intentions for London, and no one should be surprised. The greatest Olympian […]

Lochte again sets pace at U.S. trials

Ryan Lochte starts his men’s 200m freestyle heat during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 26 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte outswam Michael Phelps for the second day in a row to set the fastest qualifying time for the 200 meters freestyle at […]

Katarzyna Pawlowska becomes World Champion

Track Cycling World Championships: In the Women’s Scratch Race, Katarzyna Pawlowska (POL) has a last second surge to come from behind and win.


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