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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.

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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

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 and its monthly magazine […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Boston Marathon “Run as One” Series

Compelling Personal Stories of Perseverance, Resilience and Recovery an Integral Part of Network’s Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Network’s Distribution Partners Join Forces to Bring Event Coverage into as Many Homes as Possible Los Angeles (March 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, announced […]

2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports

Watch the 118th edition of the Boston Marathon on Universal Sports, April 21th, 8:30am EST.

Multiple Olympic-Style Wrestling Events Will Air on Universal Sports Network

PHOTO CREDIT: John Sachs/Tech-Fall Colorado Springs, Col. and Los Angeles, Calif. – USA Wrestling and Universal Sports Network announced today a partnership to broadcast a series of Olympic-style wrestling competitions in the U.S. The multi-year deal gives Universal Sports exclusive TV rights to the Freestyle World Cup, U.S. Open, U.S. World Team Trials and additional USA […]

Wanted: America’s next winter sports superstar

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSHUA LOTT (Reuters) – The absence of injured skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new American sporting superstar to fill and grab sponsors’ gold from Sochi. The Olympics give huge exposure to athletes from beyond America’s staple sports of basketball, football and baseball, but […]

Slopestyle success whets IOC appetite for new sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE (Reuters) – Long before American Sage Kotsenburg grabbed the inaugural slopestyle snowboarding gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday it was clear the new event would be an instant hit. With legions of young followers around the world, the gravity-defying event took the Olympic world by storm, leaving the International Olympic Committee wanting more […]

Universal Sports Race Room: GPS

Steve Perino and Doug Lewis breakdown the new frontier of Alpine Skiing, GPS reports, pioneered by the US Ski team.

Universal Sports: Race Room: Swedish Slalom Tech

Nick Gismondi and Doug Lewis break down the Swedish secret to success in slalom.

Universal Sports: Race Room: What is ‘stivot?

Nick Gismondi and Doug Lewis go over the Giant Slalom in Alta Badia and just what ‘stivot is.

Universal Sports Update: Putin Vows Equal Conditions

Russian president Putin vows equal conditions for all athletes at 2014 SOchi Olympics

Universal Sports Update: Lindsey Vonn Skied Out

Lindsey Vonn skied out at Val d’isere downhill.

Universal Sports Update: Aksel Lund Svindal wins Men’s Super G

Aksel Lund Svindal wins Men’s Super G in Val Gardena, Italy.

Universal Sports’ Cadillac Race Room: 80′s Skiers vs 90′s Skiers

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi and Doug Lewis take a look at the top 80′s competitors versus the top 90′s competitors to see who has the edge in the Women’s Slalom at Courchevel.

Universal Sports’ Cadillac Race Room: Older Women’s Skiers

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi and Doug Lewis go inside the Cadillac Race Room to explore why women’s skiers are skiing at older ages than ever before and why they are winning more races than in previous years in the history of the World Cup.

Universal Sports Review: Marlies Schild vs Mikaela Shiffrin

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi and Doug Lewis compare the careers of Marlies Schild (AUT) and Mikaela Shiffrin (USA).

Universal Sports’ World Cup Moments: Marlies Schild winning at Courchevel

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi presents your TireRack.com World Cup Moment, Showcasing Marlies Schild winning 2 of the previous Slalom races at Courchevel.

Universal Sports Update: Misty May Treanor is expecting

3-Time Olympic gold metalist Misty May Treanor has announced she is having a baby.

Universal Sports Update: Nate Holland has collarbone surgery

Snowboarder Nate Holland had collarbone surgery and is currently on the mend, and hoping to qualify for Sochi.

Universal Sports Update: Bode Miller’s Son

Bode Miller will be allowed to take his infant son to the Sochi Games.

Universal Sports Update: Richardson Takes Berlin

Heather Richardson wins the 1000m long track speed skating event in Berlin.

Universal Sports Update: Lysecek Out Of Games

Evan Lysecek will miss the Sochi Games because of a hip injury.

Universal Sports Update: IOC says no to protests

The IOC is reminding athletes that protesting will not be allowed.

Universal Sports Update: Ligety & Miller Go 1, 2

Ted Ligety and Bode Miller finished 1st and 2nd at Beaver Creek.

Universal Sports Update: Vonn Finishes 5th in Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn finished in 5th place in the Super G during the 2013 Alpine World Cup in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 1

 No. 1: Lindsey Vonn Comes Back From Season Ending Injury to Defend Downhill Titles Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. When Lindsey Vonn tore the ACL and medical collateral ligament in her right knee in February, skeptics questioned whether she could ski at […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 2

 No. 2: Cyclist Chris Horner Becomes First American to Win the Vuelta a Espana Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. When he crossed the finish line in Madrid wearing the red leader’s jersey in September, Chris Horner made history by becoming the first […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 3

No. 3: Usain Bolt Sprints to 3 Golds at World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. With lightning in the skies as he raced in Moscow, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt once again proved that he is the world’s fastest […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 4

 No. 4: Americans Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety Dominate at Alpine World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Representing a strong U.S. Ski Team in Schladming, Austria, 17-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest female world champion since 1985 by taking […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 5

 No. 5: Missy Franklin Wins Record 6 Gold Medals at World Championships Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Missy Franklin claimed six gold medals at the 2013 FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona to become the winningest female swimmer ever at […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 6

 No. 6: American Teen Simone Biles Wins 2013 World All-Around Title Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. 16-year-old Texan Simone Biles edged out teammate and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross to win the women’s all-around title at the 2013 World Gymnastics […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 7

 No. 7: Tina Maze Shatters Alpine World Cup Season Record Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Slovenia’s Tina Maze absolutely dominated the 2012-2013 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season breaking records for most podium finishes with 24, 11 of […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 8

 No. 8: Kerri Walsh Jennings Sets Women’s Record for Most Tournament Wins Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Following a hiatus after giving birth and teaming with a new partner, Kerri Walsh Jennings broke the record for most tournament wins by a […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 9

 No. 9: Gwen Jorgensen Becomes First American to Win an ITU Triathlon  Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Gwen Jorgensen made history by becoming the first American ever to win an ITU World Triathlon Series race in April in San Diego. […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 10

 No. 10: American Brittany Bowe Breaks 1000m World Record Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Less than four years after picking up the sport, American Brittany Bowe set a new world record in the 1000m at the ISU World Cup […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 11

No. 11:  South Africa Wins Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens Days After Icon’s Passing Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Just three days after the passing of Nelson Mandela, the South African rugby team defeated the mighty New Zealand All […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 12

 No. 12: Patrick Chan Smashes 3 World Records to Set New Points Total Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. Three-time world champion Patrick Chan of Canada beat the competition by more than 31 points at the November’s ISU Grand Prix of Figure […]

Universal Sports’ 13 in ’13: No. 13

 No. 13: Kikkan Randall Wins Back-to-Back Cross-Country Skiing World Cup Sprint Titles Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “13 in ’13″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2013 moments. By winning five World Cup events in 2013, Alaska native Kikkan Randall won her second straight FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint […]

Universal Sports Update: Russian Medal Bonuses

As they have since the early 1990′s, Russia plans to pay their athletes bonuses for each medal they win in the Olympic Sochi Winter Games.

Universal Sports Update: Vonn out again

Having injured herself again, American Alpine Skiing star Lindsey Vonn won’t be skiing Beaver Creek this weekend as planned.

Universal Sports Network: Lindsey Vonn on her Injury and Recovery

Lindsey Vonn talks with Universal Sports about her injury and recovery after taking a nasty fall during the 2013 World Championships in Schladming.

Lindsey Vonn: The Return: Full Length Exclusive Interview With Universal Sports

Universal Sports Network presents Lindsey Vonn: The Return, an exclusive, in-depth personal interview with the most decorated skier in U.S. history.

In this 30-minute special, Veteran sportscaster Steve Porino and Vonn talk candidly about everything from her history of injuries, depression and media scrutiny, to overcoming adversity, breaking records and retirement. They also relive last February’s serious crash at the world championships, and talk openly about what Vonn describes as the worst injury she’s ever come back from and her rapid, yet grueling, road to recovery in her quest to defend her Olympic gold medal in the downhill.

 
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