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Soccer: 2012 Trophee des Champions (Replay)

The 2012 Champions Trophy will be the 17th edition of the French Super Cup, which will be contested by Montpellier, the 2011–12 Ligue 1 champions and Lyon, the winners of the 2011–12 edition of the Coupe de France. (Full event replay)

All goals, USA vs Japan in Women’s Soccer Invitational

2012, Halmstad, Sweden, check out all five scores, two by Alex Morgan and two by Abby Wambach, as USA gets the win 4-1.

USA’s Women Soccer Sets Big Goals That Pay Off

In a test match before the Olympics, the Americans get the better of their World Cup rivals, winning 4-1, during the Women’s Soccer Invitational in Sweden.

2012 Sweden Invitational Women’s Soccer Tournament: USA vs. Japan (REPLAY)

The three-nation event features the top three finishers from last summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany (USA, Japan and Sweden) and will give all three countries two excellent preparation matches heading into the Summer Olympics in London. (Full event replay)

2012 Sweden Invitational Women’s Soccer Tournament: Sweden vs. USA (REPLAY)

The three-nation event features the top three finishers from last summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany (USA, Japan and Sweden) and will give all three countries two excellent preparation matches heading into the Summer Olympics in London. (Full event replay)

Puma CEO eyes soccer over Bolt in 2012 sales race

Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica performs as DJ during a promotion session for German sports textiles brand Puma on November 17, 2010 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images For Puma) By Victoria Bryan and Keith Weir LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) – German sportswear company Puma is banking more on soccer than Usain Bolt […]

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Eyeing Revenge in London

Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach of USA look dejected during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt, July 17, 2011. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images) By Larry Fine DALLAS, May 15 (Reuters) – After an agonizing loss to Japan in last year’s World Cup final, the […]

Road To London: Basketball, Soccer & Judo – Ready, Set, Go!

May 3, 2012: The U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball roster is set, the Women’s U.S. Soccer team learns it’s first opponent – and the Paralympic Judo team is in place.

U.S. wins inaugural women’s soccer gold in 1996

U.S. players Cindy Parlow (3), Briana Scurry (1), Joy Fawcett (14) and Carin Gabarra (12) celebrate their 2-1 victory over China. (Photo by Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Team USA won 44 gold medals in 1996, when the Olympics were last held in the United States with Atlanta being the […]

Canada beats USA in Men’s Soccer

2012, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Olympic Soccer Qualifying Trials, with a scoreless first half, Canada broke away in the 2nd to defeat the US 2-0.

Team USA wins rough soccer game against Cuba

2012, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Olympic Soccer Qualifying Trials, several players got hurt, one carried off and one got a red card, but in the end USA wins the first match 6-0.

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 […]

Obama: When it Comes to Head Injuries in Sports, Don’t Just ‘Suck it Up’

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LARRY DOWNING (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday more effort is needed to prevent concussions in young athletes, including greater awareness of the severity of head injuries, which are too often dismissed as headaches instead of serious brain trauma. Obama, speaking at a White House conference highlighting the risks of concussions to young […]

Rio Olympic preparations ‘worst’ ever : Coates

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO Attending an Olympic forum in Sydney, Coates told delegates that construction had not commenced on some venues, infrastructure was significantly delayed and water quality was also a major concern two years out from the Games. He warned, however, that there was no “plan B” to find another host. “I think this is a worse situation than […]

Rio organizers acknowledge issues, guarantee to ‘deliver’

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES (Reuters) – Organizers of the 2016 Olympics have acknowledged there are issues to be resolved in preparing Rio de Janeiro to host the event but said on Wednesday they were making progress and would deliver a “great Games“. The guarantees came a day after international sporting federations, meeting in Turkey, criticized the Brazilian government for the […]

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 […]

Sarajevo Winter Games venues crumble into oblivion

Credit: Reuters/Damir Sagolj (Reuters) – Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1992-95 conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. One set of photographs shows the venues gleaming with state of the art […]

Kiprotich wants to be inspiration in London

Stephen Kiprotich (UGA) celebrates after winning the men’s marathon during the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall. Mandatory Credit: Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) – Stephen Kiprotich, who overcame childhood illness and the might of the Kenyans on his way to winning marathon gold at the London Olympics, […]

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 […]

2012 Full Event Replays

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Looking for the link to a full event replay? Find it below by month … Note: BendBroadband, DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers can log in and view all of these full event replays for free by accessing the (SIGN-IN WITH CABLE/SAT PROVIDER) button above. Authentication, or verification, is the […]

Lochte first ever with 7 medals at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte of USA poses with his Gold medal after winning the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on day three of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 17, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.fina.org Ryan Lochte […]

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 […]

Bolt keen on Rio, 400 and long jump eyed

Usain Bolt (JAM) holds his shoes up after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Aug 22 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt is a definite starter for another Olympic Games in four years’ time, opening up the possibility of more sprint […]

U.S. survive Japan rally to win gold again

USA celebrates with their gold medals after defeating Japan in the gold medal match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) By Mike Collett LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United States won their third successive women’s Olympic soccer title by beating Japan 2-1 in a superb gold medal […]

U.S. grab late extra-time winner to reach final

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Reigning Olympic champions the United States beat Canada 4-3 thanks to an Alex Morgan goal late in extra time to reach the women’s soccer final after an extraordinary match on Monday. With the players on both sides exhausted, penalties looming and the referee looking at her watch, Morgan powered […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #7

Will equestrian Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands and Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali become the first non-Americans to win gold in individual events — for four straight Olympics?  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports The Anky and Valentina Show. That is not the latest animated TV sit-com, but a potential […]

2012 Trophée des Champions

The first official match of the season takes place in New York! Three years after its first historic steps on foreign soil, in Montreal in 2009, the Trophée des Champions, which opposes the French Ligue 1 champion against the winner of the Coupe de France, returns to North America, after interim stops in Tunis (2010) […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #20

Will the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team make up for the absence of their male counter-parts and win a third straight gold medal? (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports A painful kick in the grass knocked the U.S. men’s Olympic team out of the Games before it even got there. […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #29

Who will light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony? Perhaps David Beckham? Sebastian Coe? Queen Elizabeth? (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports There are few secrets anymore, but Olympics organizers past and present have managed to keep the identity of the flame-lighter at opening ceremonies unrevealed until the […]

Bolt v Blake showdown a taste of what awaits in London

Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate victory and a new world record in the men’s 4×100 meters relay final during day nine of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 4, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, June 27 (Reuters) – Usain […]

Countdown To London: Brandi Chastain On U.S. Win Over Japan

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team was in Sweden this past weekend for one of the final games before heading to London.

Goals, Goals, Goals

2012, Halmstad, Sweden, Women’s Soccer Invitational USA vs Sweden, Checkout these top 3 scores from USA vs Sweden. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)

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 […]

“Ticket fatigue” slows London sales

By Avril Ormsby LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – London Olympic organizers were warned against embarking on a quick fire-sale of tickets ahead of next month’s Games after the latest batch unusually failed to fly off the shelves, amid fears the British public had become weary of a controversial process. The London Olympic organizing committee (LOCOG), […]

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 […]

Road to London: Defending Goals And Gold

The Women’s Soccer Team refuses to rest on it’s laurels, as they prepare to defend their gold medal in London.

Countdown To London: Brandi Chastain Calls For Gold

Former National Team member, Brandi Chastain, weighs in on the best strategies for the U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer Team in their bid for Gold.

2012 Olympics: Download Athletes’ Favorite Training Songs

Ever wonder how Phelps revs up before a meet? Or what fires up Walsh for a big match? Wonder no more! We’ve done the research and compiled a list of songs that pump up some of our favorite athletes during training. Whether Eminen gets your blood pumping, or Beyonce is more your speed, our playlist […]

Team USA knocked out of Olympic trials by El Salvador

In the CONCACAF Olympic Soccer Qualifying Trials, Team USA lost in a bloody and close game that went down to the final seconds. Even though the final score was 3 – 3, it was a must win game for the USA.

Joe Corona scores Hat Trick for USA

2012, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Olympic Soccer Qualifying Trials, in the 6-0 victory, Joe Corona scores three by himself.

 
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