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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 […]

2014 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) CLICK HERE for the USA Cycling roster for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network presents exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, beginning with the women’s team time trial events this […]

USA Wins 2014 Basketball World Cup

Team USA defeated Serbia to win the 2014 Basketball World Cup (REUTERS/Juan Medina) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) – A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition. […]

Alberto Contador wins 2014 Vuelta a España

Alberto Contador (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Local favorite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held on to his overall lead in the final stage time trial in a rain-soaked Santiago de Compostela on Sunday. Tinkoff-Saxo rider Contador, who also won the […]

U.S. Ease Past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup Final

Kenneth Faried (7) of the U.S. dunks over Jonas Valanciunas of Lithuania (REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino) By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Sept 11 (Reuters) – The United States breezed into the basketball World Cup final after a commanding performance to defeat Lithuania 96-68 in a one-sided contest on Thursday. The Americans, who took a second-string team to the tournament […]

Contador sits out ‘unsuitable’ world championships

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month’s world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. “The route does not suit me so I prefer to give my spot to another rider,” Contador told reporters on the last rest day […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014 on September 26 at 8 p.m. ET                            Interbike-2014 Takes Cycling Enthusiasts Inside North America’s Largest Industry Trade Show Las Vegas (September 9, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports […]

Spanish ace Contador is king of Vuelta’s queen stage

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Alberto Contador moved closer to a third Tour of Spain title by winning Monday’s 16th stage while his closest domestic rivals cracked in the final climb. Britain’s Chris Froome was second in the 160.5-km mountain trek, the Vuelta’s ‘queen stage’, after the Team Sky rider’s late acceleration helped the pair […]

U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) LOS ANGELES and RICHMOND, Va. (September 8, 2014) – Richmond 2015 and Universal Sports Network announced today a media partnership for next year’s 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Va., September 19-27, 2015. The deal provides unprecedented coverage in the United States of the UCI’s […]

Bradley Wiggins Looks to Repeat at Tour of Britain

Bradley Wiggins at the 2013 Tour of Britain (Courtesy of Tour of Britain) Click HERE for the Tour of Britain schedule on Universal Sports. LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins has the chance to end a frustrating year on a high as he attempts to defend his Tour of Britain title and win a first […]

Navarro strikes late to claim Vuelta 13th stage

(Reuters) – Spain’s Dani Navarro claimed the 13th stage of the Tour of Spain after a timely attack on the final climb of a 188.7-km hilly ride from Belorado on Friday. The Cofidis rider sped away from a skimmed pack on a steep slope some 2.5 km from the line and never looked back. His […]

De Marchi wins stage seven as Valverde stays ahead

(Reuters) – Italian Alessandro De Marchi broke clear with 12-km to go to win stage seven of the Tour of Spain on Friday while home rider Alejandro Valverde kept the overall lead. De Marchi finished one minute 35 seconds ahead of Canadian Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp). Frenchman Hubert Dupont was third in the same time. “This […]

Degenkolb wins successive Vuelta stages, Matthews retains lead

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ERIC GAILLARD (Reuters) – German John Degenkolb sprinted to his second successive victory on the fifth stage of The Tour of Spain, a 180km ride from Priego do Cordoba to Ronda, while Australian Michael Matthews retained the overall leader’s red jersey. Giant-Shimano’s Degenkolb, 25, crossed the line marginally clear of irate Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 4: Interviews

John Degenkolb (GIANT) talks about getting the stage win and racing in Spain, and Michael Matthews (ORICA) talks about the day and holding on to the General Classification lead.

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Dublin: Switzerland 2nd

Just when it looked like Spain had it wrapped up, Switzerland claims second place thanks to Marie Pellegrin-Etter (SUI) getting a clear final run

2014 Youth Olympics: Day 1: Women’s USA Rugby

After the first day of Pool Play, Team USA has tied with Spain and lost to Canada, giving them a record of 0-1-1, and a tough road to advance.

Athletics-Steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ARND WIEGMANN (Reuters) – Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of the 3,000 metres steeplechase gold medal after performing a shirtless celebration down the final straight at the European Athletics championships on Thursday. The Frenchman, well clear of the rest of the field, pulled off his vest as he came around the final bend, put it […]

2014 Vuelta a España Viewing Times

Universal Sports Network will air more than 52 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage of Spain’s premier cycling event, the 2014 Vuelta a España, beginning this Saturday, August 23, at 1 p.m. ET. LIVE coverage of the remaining 20 stages of the third and final Grand Tour of the season continues daily starting at 10 […]

Recovered Alberto Contador Confirms Participation in Vuelta

Alberto Contador (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) CLICK HERE for the TV and online schedule to watch La Vuelta on Universal Sports. (Reuters) – Alberto Contador will take part in this month’s Tour of Spain after recovering faster than expected from a shinbone fracture, the Spaniard said on Thursday. “I’ve been riding the bicycle for 10 days and […]

Saxo Bank retains sponsorship of Contador’s team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER (Reuters) – The Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, led by twice Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, have received a boost with Denmark’s Saxo Bank announcing it will remain a co-title sponsor for 2015. The team is owned by Russia’s Oleg Tinkov and managed by Dane Bjarne Riis, with Saxo Bank involved since 2008. Tinkov, […]

Peerless Nibali all but seals Tour with stage win

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali proved once again he has no serious rivals in the Tour de France when he powered to victory in the final mountain stage on Thursday, all but securing his maiden title in impressive fashion. The Italian, looking to become the sixth man to win all three grand […]

Nibali Makes His Mark As Porte Cracks In Tour

(Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat on Friday. Astana rider Nibali went on his own in the long climb to Chamrousse to open a […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

 
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