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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

To view the full size motivation tiles on the Universal Sports Pinterest page, click on the thumbnails below.                          

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. […]

La Course on Universal Sports Promo

Don’t miss the first ever Women’s La Course race in Paris, by Le Tour De France on Universal Sports July 27th.

La Course on Universal Sports

Don’t miss the first ever Women’s La Course race in Paris, by Le Tour De France on Universal Sports July 27th.

Universal Sports Network: Summer 2014 Promo

This summer, Universal Sports Network is the top destination for the biggest in sporting events.

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, UniversalSports.com will live stream both races […]

Olympian Dotsie Bausch to Call Inaugural La Course by Tour de France on Universal Sports

Image Courtesy of Dotsie Bausch By: Emily Frare Olympic silver medalist and Universal Sports Network cycling analyst Dotsie Bausch has signed on to call the inaugural La Course, also known as the first women’s Tour de France, airing LIVE on Universal Sports Saturday, July 27 at 7:30am ET. Bausch will provide commentary and perspective from the […]

Universal Sports Network: Interview with Scotland Captain Greig Laidlaw

USN caught up with Scotland Rugby Captain Greig Laidlaw to discuss the upcoming test match against the United States in Houston.

USA Women’s FINA Intercontinental Matches To Air On Universal Sports

USA Women’s Water Polo (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Huntington Beach, CA – The USA Women’s Senior National Team is headed to a television near you this June 10 and 11 when action from the FINA Intercontinental Tournament will air on Universal Sports. Team USA picked up the silver medal at the recently completed tournament held in […]

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Coach Mike Tolkin

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Mike Petri

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Louis Stanfill

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Phil Thiel

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Captain Todd Clever

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Scott Lavalla

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: Gwen Jorgensen on the Rise

American triathlete Gwen Jorgensen is a gold medal favorite for Rio 2016. Her quick rise to stardom in the sport has left the triathlon world shell-shocked, as it has taken her only 3 years to become one of the sport’s greatest.

Universal Sports Interviews: Alison Powers

Alison Powers of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling, recent winner of the USA Cycling Pro Road Race & Time Trial Nationals, sits down with Universal Sports own Todd Gogulski for an in-depth interview.

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 […]

Universal Sports Network to Air Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

NOTE: USN will be rebroadcasting the inaugural La Course event on the following dates/times: July 31 @ 1:00amET August 2 @ 5:30pmET August 3 @ 1:30amET August 4 @ 10:30amET & 11:00pmET August 5 @ 1:00pmET August 6 @ 6:00amET August 8 @ 3:30pmET August 14 @ 12:00pmET ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Universal Sports Network announced a new partnership with Amaury Sports Organization (A.S.O.) to […]

Universal Sports Adds LIVE Coverage of USA Rugby Before 2015 World Cup

(Courtesy of USA Rugby) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network announced on May 19 exclusive LIVE TV and digital coverage of all three of USA Rugby’s upcoming summer test matches. In a primer to next year’s Rugby World Cup, the Eagles will face Tier 1 nation Scotland on June 7 at 8 p.m. ET in […]

Universal Sports Network: Summer 2014 Promo

This summer, Universal Sports Network is the top destination for the biggest in sporting events.

Universal Sports Network to Air LIVE Coverage of Michael Phelps’ Return to Competitive Swimming April 24-26                 

Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky Highlight Arena Grand Prix at Mesa Field Los Angeles (April 23, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports, will air LIVE coverage of USA Swimming’s Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, Ariz., April 24-26.  In addition to LIVE coverage on April 25 and […]

Universal Sports Presents: 2014 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

Actor and Boston Native Michael Chiklis to Voice Opening of 2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports Network

Michael Chiklis (Courtesy of @MichaelChiklis) LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2014) – This Monday, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Actor Michael Chiklis will lend his voice to the opening sequence of Boston’s epic event airing on Universal Sports Network on April 21, […]

Universal Sports Interviews: Boston Marathon Runner Jason Hartmann

Though critics have called him “too tall”, American marathon runner Jason Hartmann finished in 4th place at the 2012 and 2013 Boston Marathon.

This Summer on Universal Sports

Check all the events you’ll see this summer on Universal Sports.

2014 U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships on Universal Sports

  The semifinals of the Asics U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships will air LIVE on Universal Sports on Friday, April 18 at 10 PM ET, followed by the finals on Saturday, April 19 at 10 PM ET LIVE. Van Stokes will call the action, along with Jake Herbert, Nick Garone and Jason Bryant. Below is […]

Universal Sports Presents: Spirit of Boston Tribute

Universal Sports presents a special Boston Tribute event that will honor runners and spectators who were affected by last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, including those who lost their lives, survivors, medical personnel, and first responders.

Universal Sports – LIVE

Universal Sports is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States.

2014 Paris Marathon: Handisports Race

Swiss para-athlete, Marcel Hug wins the Handisports race at the Paris Marathon.

Universal Sports Network: Podium 360: Todd Clever

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi talks to Union Rugby American Eagles Captain, Todd Clever, about his season in Japan and howTeam USA is preparing for the World Cup.

Universal Sports Network and ITU Partner to Bring Triathlon Programming to the USA Through 2018

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) Los Angeles (March 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today a new multi-year rights agreement to air global triathlon events in the United States through 2018. The deal gives Universal Sports multiplatform rights, including exclusive TV and Internet rights, to ITU’s World Triathlon Series […]

 
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