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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 […]

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, […]

Heavy crash ends Contador Tour de France hopes

CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Spain’s Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing heavily during the 10th stage and injuring his knee. The double Tour champion fell on the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several minutes being treated by race doctors, blood dripping from his right knee. […]

Diamond League Glasgow Preview

Carmelita Jeter (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Max Meyer Glasgow is the ninth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League. This is the first time since 1968 that Glasgow will host the Diamond League, as the meet is usually held in London. Here are the top events to watch on Friday and Saturday. Friday at 2 PM ET LIVE on […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

Maturity, Patience Pays off For the Long-Distance Swimmer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ENRIQUE DE LA OSA (Reuters) – Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-year-old said it is the forbearance that comes with age that […]

Kittel wins first stage as Cavendish crashes

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader’s yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter Sagan and Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas. […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: St. Gallen: Great Britain Wins

In the Nations Cup on June 6, 2014, Great Britain endures very little penalties enabling them to beat out Spain and Sweden in the Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup in Switzerland.

Americans Sweep Podium at Stavanger Grand Slam

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 28, 2014) – The U.S. beach team of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings claimed their third gold medal on the 2014 FIVB World Tour at the Stavanger Grand Slam in Norway, on Saturday. Seeded No. 1, Ross (Costa Mesa, Calif.) and Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) defeated Spain’s No. 5 Liliana […]

Gwen Jorgensen Makes History by Winning WTS in Chicago

CHICAGO — USA Triathlon National Team Member and 2012 Olympian Gwen Jorgensen captured her sixth career ITU World Triathlon Series victory on Saturday at Grant Park’s Buckingham Fountain, making history as the first woman from any country to claim six titles since the series launched in 2009. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) grabbed the tape in […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger: Women’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the women’s medal matches, featuring some great saves and a timely block, as Kerri Walsh and April Ross (USA) claim Gold over Spain and Slovakia take Bronze over the Netherlands

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several members of the […]

 
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