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2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Road Race

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Women’s Elite Road Race

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Individual Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Women’s Elite Individual Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Team Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Women’s Elite Team Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

Contador leads Tour of Spain after Quintana crash

(Reuters) – Alberto Contador snatched the leader’s red jersey from Nairo Quintana at the Tour of Spain on Tuesday after the Colombian suffered a spectacular high-speed crash in the 10th-stage time trial. Tinkoff-Saxo rider Contador, a surprise entrant at his home race after he fractured a shin bone at the Tour de France in July, […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: USA vs Spain

In the Bowl Quarter Final, Team USA continues it’s winless streak, losing to Spain 26-7. USA now heads to the Shield semi-Final and Spain to the Bowl Semi-Final.

Alpine skiing-Injured Komissarova to continue treatment in Spain

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/KREMLIN (Reuters) – The Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova, who suffered a broken back during the Sochi Winter Olympics, is set to continue her treatment in Spain. Komissarova, who was left paralyzed from the waist down after a fall during training on Feb. 15, had already spent two months in Germany undergoing a series of […]

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #6

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #5

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #4

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #3

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #2

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Tour of Basque Country: Spain: Stage #1

The Tour of the Basque Country is a six-day stage race in the mountainous region of northern Spain. Over the years, due to its terrain, the race has been dominated by climbers.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #7

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #6

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #5

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #4

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #3

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #2

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Volta a Catalunya: Spain: Stage #1

Spain’s oldest stage race, has released its route for the 2014 edition, with a very similar format to 2013: no individual or team time trial, but with two tough mid-race summit finishes in the Pyrenees likely to decide the overall outcome.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas: USA vs Spain

In pool play, Team USA wins there last match against Spain, 31-10 as both teams move forward to the Bowl Quarter Finals.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: USA vs Spain

In the Bowl Quarter Final, Team USA manages two late-half scores to secure the win 19-14 and advance to the Bowl Semi-final for the first time this season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Spain

In the Shield, Semi-Final Team USA gets the win 26-7 and advances to the Shield Final, while Spain heads home.

American Chris Horner Wins Stage 3 At The Tour Of Spain

By Alasdair Fotheringham MIRADOR DE LOBEIRA, Spain | Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:01pm EDT (Reuters) – American Chris Horner produced a thrilling late attack to become the oldest rider to win a stage and grab the overall lead in a Grand Tour race at the Vuelta a Espana on Monday. The RadioShack Leopard rider, 41 […]

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball: Moscow: Spain vs Italy

Spainards Liliana Fernandez Steiner and Elsa Baquerizo McMillan finally won their first Grand Slam medal, beating Italians Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth, 22-20 and 21-19.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin: Spain wins Bronze

Men’s Bronze Medal Match, Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira (ESP) take down the upstart Italian team of Andrea Tomatis and Alex Ranghieri 21-19, 21-16.

2013 FINA World Championship: Water Polo: Spain wins Gold

In the Women’s Water Polo Gold Medal Final, the Spanish women finally become world champions and the first winning host team, beating Australia 8-6.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Water Polo: Spain vs Hungary in Semi-Final match

Spain beat the undefeated Hungary team in front of their home crowd with a final score of 13-12. ESP was down 9-12 in the 3rd quarter, but rallied back to put up 4 unanswered goals for the win.

2013 FINA World Championship: Synchronized Swimming Team Free: Spain 2nd

Team Spain grabs the silver for the home crowd, scoring 94.230, only 3.170 out of first.

2013 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Amsterdam: USA defeats Spain

Team USA beat Spain with a final score of 17-5 after giving up a try in the final minutes of the game. Team USA improves their record to 2-0 on the day after defeating Brazil earlier.

Ruiz Castillo gives Spain first downhill win

Spain’s Carolina Ruiz Castillo celebrates at the finish area after winning an alpine ski women’s World Cup downhill race, in Meribel, France, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Enrico Schiavi) By Patrick Lang MERIBEL, France, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Carolina Ruiz Castillo put Spain back on the alpine skiing map by winning the women’s World Cup […]

2013 Rugby Seven World Series: Las Vegas: USA vs Spain

Down one score and one man, things looked bad for Team USA until Carlin Isles’ quick scores and a great team effort secures the win and a Cup Quarterfinal spot, 22-7.

2012 IRB Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA defeats Spain

In the Bowl Quarter Final, Team USA gets a good lead in the first half and manages to hang on for the win, 14-12.

Gilbert back on track with Tour of Spain stage win

BMC Racing Team rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium crosses the finish line to win the 19th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Penafiel and La Lastrilla, September 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu) By Alasdair Fotheringham LA LASTRILLA, Spain, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Belgium’s world championship favorite Philippe Gilbert claimed a second […]

Froome ready for spotlight in Spain

British Christopher Froome of Sky Procycling rides during the tenth stage of the Vuelta cycling tour of Spain in Salamanca on August 20, 2011. The stage was a 47 kms team trial race from Salamanca to Salamanca. (JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images) By Alasdair Fotheringham PAMPLONA, Spain, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s Tour de France runner up […]

Durant leads U.S. to victory over Spain

Spain forward Pau Gasol (4) is trapped between USA forward LeBron James (6) and guard Kevin Durant (5) during the men’s basketball gold medal game in the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Larry Fine LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The United States were pushed to the limit […]

Spain’s Ventoso takes crash-blighted ninth stage of Giro

Movistar’s Francisco Alberdi Ventoso (R) of Spain sprints to win the 166 km ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia from San Giorgio del Sannio to Frosinone, May 14, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham FROSINONE, Italy (Reuters) May 14 – Spain’s Francisco Ventoso won the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Monday in a […]

Nic Lamb Wins Punta Galea Challenge

After a day of big rides and broken boards, Nic Lamb (USA) has won the Punta Galea Challenge, the first event of the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT) Northern Hemisphere window. Conditions on the northern coast of Spain proved challenging in the early stages, resulting in some cringe-worthy wipeouts. But when the sun broke through and the […]

2014 ASP Big Wave Tour: Punta Galea Challenge: Rothman 2nd

2014, Basque Country, Spain, ASP Big Wave Tour, Punta Galea Challenge, Current No. 1 ranked, Makuakai Rothman (HAW), finishes 2nd in the Punta Galea Challenge (9.70, 9.20).

2014 ASP Big Wave Tour: Punta Galea Challenge: Lamb wins

2014, Basque Country, Spain, ASP Big Wave Tour, Punta Galea Challenge, Nic Lamb (USA) wins the Punta Galea Challenge with a perfect score on his 2nd wave score (9.77, 10.00).

Existing Olympic Sports Could Lose Events

By Ossian Shine MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The most powerful figures in world sport were frantically drawing lines in the sand in Monaco on Monday, seeking to protect their sports from an Olympic axe set to be swung to make room for new spectacles. No sooner had the proposal to scrap a limit of […]

2014 World Rugby Women’s Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Cup FInal

Twelve teams will kick off the 2014-2015 Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai on December 4 and 5, 2014. The women’s rugby 7s tournament will be played alongside the men’s HSBC series and will take place at the historic 7he Sevens Stadium. Reigning WSWS champions New Zealand are back in Pool A along with the USA, Russia and China. Pool B pits Australia, Spain, France and South Africa. Finally, Pool C is made up of Canada, England, Fiji and Olympic Games’ hosts Brazil.

Gracie Gold Withdraws from Grand Prix Finals

Gracie Gold (Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Dec 4 (Reuters) – Gracie Gold, the 2014 U.S. champion and Olympic team event bronze medallist, withdrew from the Grand Prix of Figure Skating finals in Barcelona on Thursday due to a stress fracture in her left foot. The […]

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 […]

Chris Froome to Focus on 2015 Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins, left, and Chris Froome (Frederic Mons/Presse Sports via US PRESSWIRE) LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Chris Froome will compete in next year’s Tour de France despite initial concerns over the lack of time trials in the race, the Team Sky rider said on Tuesday. The Briton, forced to withdraw from this year’s event […]

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: Japan: Duhamel and Radford interview

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (CAN) talk about skating in Japan and looking forward to the grand Prix Finals in Spain.

2014 NHK Trophy is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 NHK Trophy, the sixth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 28-30, in Osaka, Japan. Ladies Gracie Gold, the 2014 U.S. champion and Olympic […]

Private league project in the works again

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – The prospect of a private cycling league raised its head again on Tuesday when 11 top teams announced the creation of Velon, a venture they say will help the sport develop further — without saying how exactly. The 11 teams — Sky, Belkin, BMC, Garmin, Lotto, OPQS, Orica-GreenEdge, Giant, Lampre, […]

2014 Trophée Bompard is Coming

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Trophée Bombard, the fifth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 20-22, in Bordeaux, France. Ladies Ashley Wagner, a 2014 Olympic team event bronze medalist, will […]

2014 Rostelecom Cup is Coming

Max Aaron (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eighteen U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Rostelecom Cup, the fourth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 14-16 in Moscow. Ladies Mirai Nagasu, the 2014 U.S. bronze medalist, will compete in her second […]

Paul Berg German male snowboard ‘Athlete of the Year’

Up-and-coming talent Paul Berg has been chosen by his national federation for the ‘Athlete of the Year 2014′ award. The 23-year old from Konstanz was honoured for his strong performance in his second complete year on the World Cup tour in which he not only qualified for his first Olympics where he placed 13th but […]

Germany plans doping law with prison terms for offenders

(Reuters) – The German government on Wednesday will unveil a draft bill that foresees jail terms and stiff fines for top athletes, coaches and managers who use or acquire banned substances, in an effort to crack down on drug users in elite sports. The draft bill will still need to be discussed in parliament and […]

2014 Cup of China is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eight U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Cup of China, the third event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 6-8, at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai. Team USA Ladies Polina […]

 
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