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Universal Sports Reviews: Nyman’s win in Val Gardena

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over the big and surprising win for Steven Nyman (USA) over the favorite, Kjetil Jansrud (NOR).

Universal Sports Interviews: Marcel Hirscher

Marcel Hirscher (AUT) talks about his great weekend in Are with a win in both Giant Slalom and Slalom.

Universal Sports Reviews: Tina Maze in Are

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over Tina Maze’s performance this weekend, and how Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin may impact her season.

Universal Sports Interviews: Tina Maze

Winner of the Ladies’ Giant Slalom in Are, Sweden, Tina Maze (SLO), is interviewed and discusses how she felt during race day.

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 […]

Universal Sports: USA’s Big Weekend

Steve Schlanger and AJ Kitt discuss the big weekend for the USA at Lake Louise with the return of Lindsey Vonn and the first time ever podium sweep for the USA in Downhill.

Universal Sports Race Room: Lindsey Vonn

AJ Kitt examines Lindsey Vonn’s races over the weekend and how she is getting more comfortable with each race.

Universal Sports: USA’s Big Day

Steve Schlanger and AJ Kitt discuss the big day for the USA Ladies’ at Lake Louise, including Lindsey Vonn’s win in only her 2nd race back.

Universal Sports Interviews: Vonn on win

Lindsey Vonn is interviewed after her big win in her return to skiing. Discusses what it is like to be back and how it feels to have a USA sweep on the podium.

Universal Sports: Vonn Wins In Return

In her second start, Lindsey scored her 15th FIS World Cup victory at Lake Louise in Canada, a venue that has been dubbed “Lake Lindsey.” Her victory in the Downhill topped USA’s one-two-three finish, with Vonn’s teammates Stacey Cook and Julia Mancuso joining her on the podium.

Universal Sports Podium: USA Sweeps!

Team USA sweeps the podium in the Ladies’ Downhill at Lake Louise. Lindsey Vonn wins in only her 2nd race back from a long injury layoff.

Universal Sports Reviews: Lake Louise: Women’s Downhill #1

Steve Schlanger and Aj Kitt talk about the big news of the day, Lindsey Vonn returing from injury and getting into the top ten.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lake Louise: Tina Weirather Downhill #1

Tina Weirather talks about her 3rd place finish in the first Downhill of the weekend in Lake Louise, and getting ready for tomorrow’s Downhill.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lake Louise: Laurenne Ross Downhill #1

Laurenne Ross talks about her 4th place finish in the first Downhill of the weekend in Lake Louise, and her new hair.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lake Louise: Tina Maze Downhill #1

Tina Maze talks about winning the first Downhill of the weekend in Lake Louise, and getting ready for tomorrow’s Downhill.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lake Louise: Julia Mancuso Downhill #1

Julia Mancuso talks about her 7th place finish in the first Downhill of the weekend in Lake Louise, and getting ready for tomorrow’s Downhill.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lake Louise: Stacey Cook Downhill #1

Stacey Cook talks about her 9th place finish in the first Downhill of the weekend in Lake Louise, and getting ready for tomorrow’s Downhill.

Universal Sports Reviews: 2014-15 Alpine World Cup: Lake Louise: Ladies’ Downhill

Universal Sports hosts Steve Schlanger and AJ Kitt discuss the Ladies’ Downhill race in Lake Louise, including Lindsey Vonn’s return to competition and Tina Maze’s win.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn: Preparing For Lake Louise

Alpine skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about what she’s learning while training and goals she is setting for the upcoming races this weekend in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn

Alpins Skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about her second day of training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Julia Mancuso

Alpins Skier Julia Mancuso (USA) talks about her training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Tina Maze

Alpins Skier Tina Maze (SLO) talks about training in Lake Louise for the speed events.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn on Her Return to the Slopes

Alpine Skiing Super Star Lindsey Vonn (USA) returns again to the World Cup after several injuries to her knee, tearing her right ACL in November 2013. She talks with USN about getting back on the slopes for the training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Alice Mckennis

Alpine Skier, Alice McKennis (USA) returns to the World Cup after suffering an injury to her knee in March 2014. She talks about getting back on the slopes, for the training runs, in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Reviews: 2014 Lake Louise Men’s Super G

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over Kjetil Jansrud’s (NOR) back-to-back win in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Reviews: 2014 Lake Louise Men’s Downhill

Steve Schlanger and Doug Lewis discuss Kjetil Jansrud’s (NOR) win and Marco Sullivan’s (USA) 5th place finish.

Universal Sports Race Room: Marcel Hirscher

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis profiles Marcel Hirscher at the start of the 2014-2015 season.

Universal Sports Race Room: Mikaela Shiffrin

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis profiles Mikaela Shiffrin at the start of the 2014-2015 season.

Universal Sports Reviews: Men’s Slalom in Levi

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis review the podium winners of the day, Henrik Kristoffersen, Marcel Hirscher, and Felix Neureuther.

Universal Sports Reivews: Grand Prix Russia Ice Dancing

Criag Hummer and Tanith Belbin dicuss the developement and second Grand Prix win by the American Ice Dancing Duo, Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

Universal Sports Reviews: Women’s Levi Slalom

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over Tina Maze’s surprisingwin and Mikalea Shiffrin’s disappointing 11th place.

Olympic Sports Notes

UniversalSports.com presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

Fall of Berlin Wall and hopes of sports superpower status

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER (Reuters) – Berliners had only just started taking pickaxes to the Berlin Wall in the days after its dramatic demise on November 9, 1989 when the world of sport began confidently predicting a golden future for a reunited Germany. German officials talked about staging an historic Olympics in East and West […]

UNIVERSAL SPORTS REVIEWS: Giant Slalom in Solden 2014

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis recap the first race of the 2014-’15 mens and womens Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom event in Soelden, Austria.

Simone Biles Named Sportswoman of Year

Simone Biles (L) and Nastia Liukin at the Women’s Sports Foundation’ gala (Mike Coppola/Getty Images) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) – American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week’s world gymnastics championships in China, including the […]

USA Triathlon Super Sprint on Universal Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Men’s and women’s race coverage from the Las Vegas stop of the elite 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will be televised on Universal Sports Network on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., showcasing a unique triathlon format on the rise in the U.S. A 60-minute national broadcast of the Super […]

Interbike 2014: Couer Sports – Featured Product

Couer Sports has designed racing apparel for women who demand comfort.

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 […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

Vote for Biles for WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Reigning U.S. and World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, is one of 10 women nominated for this year’s Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Please place your vote at wspr.tc/VoteSOY2014. Voting is open now and concludes at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 8, 2014. The […]

Universal Sports Presents: The Soigneur with Steve Porino

Universal Sports host Steve Porino teamed-up with Optum Pro Cycling to learn exactly what it takes to be a “Soigneur”, the hardworking hands behind a pro-cycling team. Watch the entire program, premiering September 19th, only on Universal Sports Network.

Universal Sports Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of the Hincapie Sportswear Development Team Bus

George Hincapie brings Universal Sports on a behind-the-scenes look at his Hincapie Sportswear Development Team bus and introduces us to members of the team.

Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie

“It’s crazy how easy it was…I was convinced that [doping] was the only way to continue on doing what I was doing.” – George Hincapie  Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie to Air this Friday, August 22, at 8 PM ET George Hincapie Was the “Loyal Lieutenant” Who Helped Lance […]

Universal Sports Presents: “George Hincapie, The Loyal Lieutenant”

George Hincapie was a professional cyclist for 19 years and was Lance Armstrong’s closest teammate. Now, Hincapie speaks openly about life, loyalty and the “Lance years.”

Universal Sports Reviews: USA vs New Zealand

Bill Seward and Brian Hightower go over what turned into a dominating New Zealand win, in the Women’s Rugby World Cup, final pool play match.

2014 Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports Network

The Youth Olympic Games aim to bring together and celebrate the world’s best young athletes, promote the Olympic values to youth communities throughout the world, and raise sports awareness and participation among young people. NBC Olympics and Universal Sports Network will combine to present 54.5 hours of the upcoming 2014 Youth Olympic Games from Nanjing, […]

Universal Sports Motivation Tiles

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Universal Sports Reviews: 2014 USA Gymnastics Secret Classic

Tim Daggett, John Roethlisberger, and Amanda Cochran break down the events of the night as Simone Biles wins the All-Around.

Universal Sports Review: Women’s Rugby World Cup: Day 1

Universal Sports’ Bill Seward and Brian Hightower go over the day’s events, focusing on Team USA’s loss to Ireland during the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup.

AAU Basketball on Universal Sports Loaded With Top Prospects

By Max Meyer Need a basketball fix after the NBA Finals ended in June? The top amateur basketball players from across the country will compete in AAU games on August 1 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. Here are some of the names, and future stars, to look out for. KC RUN GMC from […]

Universal Sports To Air 2014 Secret U.S. Classic LIVE

Kyla Ross and Simone Biles (John Cheng/USA Gymnastics) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, […]

Universal Sports Reviews: La Course by Tour de France

Craig Hummer, Dotsie Bausch, and Todd Gogulski break down the first ever La Course, and future of Women’s Cycling at the Tour de France.

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

Gabby Douglas Named Best Female Athlete at Kids’ Choice Sports

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) By Max Meyer Gabby Douglas was the big winner last night at Nickelodeon’s inaugural Kids’ Choice Sports 2014, taking home awards for Best Female Athlete and Queen of Swag. The U.S. gymnast beat out several female Olympians in both categories, including Lindsey Vonn, Gracie Gold and Lolo Jones. […]

 
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