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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 […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

Sprint king Adrian unafraid of Phelps

Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 meters freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water. Two years ago, at the London Olympics, the American was chasing Australia’s world champion James Magnussen for the gold medal in swimming’s blue-riband […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 8: Sprint Mischief

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski take second look at Nacer Bouhanni’s (FDJ) stage win and question how straight it was, against Michael Matthews (ORICA), who was forced to pull up.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 5: Sprint Break Down

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the sprint finish to see if Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) has a leg to stand on, over his protest of John Degenkolb (GIANT) boxing him out.

Release The Beast: Hill Sprints for Technique

This week, Brooks Beasts’ coach Danny Mackey has the team perform hill sprints. Hill sprints are used as a method to increase strength with less fatigue, while focusing on running technique. Running hill intervals is also helpful in forcing the runner’s sprint mechanics turn on in full gear.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Groff interview

Sarah Groff (USA) talks about winning her first career triathlon.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Brownlee interviews

Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) talks about getting his first win of the season, and his brother Alistair talks about taking second and competing together.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Brownlee wins

The 7th event of the season, Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) beats his Brother Alistair in the final length by 6 seconds. It’s Jonathan’s 4th podium of the season and first win.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Groff wins

The 7th event of the season, Sarah Groff (USA) scores her second podium finish of the season and it’s her first career win as well, winning by four seconds over a New Zealand pair.

USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series To Make Las Vegas Stop

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Triathlon, in conjunction with KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, officially designated as the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will offer $70,000 in […]

2014 World Triathlon Series: Hamburg Sprints: Jorgensen wins

The 6th event of the season, Gwen Jorgensen (USA) gets her 4th straight win doing the 750m swimming, 20k ride and 5k run in 56:54, beating Emma Jackson (AUS) by 6 seconds. with this win Jorgensen secures the season win as well.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Hamburg Sprints: Jorgensen interview

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) talks about winning her 4th straight win this season in the triathlon sprints, then check out the podium celebration

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Continues Winning Streak At Diamond League Rome

Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin looked dominant, winning the 100m in 9.91 seconds on June 5 at the IAAF Diamond League from Rome. He has not lost a race in 2014 after collecting wins in Tokyo (10.02 into a -3.5 m/s headwind), Shanghai (9.92), Beijing (9.87) and Eugene (wind-assisted 9.76). Gatlin scored his third win in Rome after winning […]

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay’s one-year ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, it said on Tuesday. The global agency said the ban, which has been widely criticized in Europe as too lenient, was “compatible with the World Anti-Doping Code.” Gay, the world’s joint second fastest […]

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Bad Crash

As they were completing a lap American Chelsea Burns looses control of her bike a goes down hard, taking Anne Haug (GER) with her. We hope she recovers quickly.

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Jorgensen wins

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) gets the win, after hanging tough in the Xkm swim, and the 20km ride, she took the lead early in the 5km run and held it for the win at 54:44 Fellow American Sarah Groff took 2nd, 28 seconds back.

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay suspended one year for doping

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE RALEIGH, North Carolina – Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team […]

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Winners

Kikkan Randall (USA) for the third straight years wins the Women’s Sprint Globe as Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) wins his first men’s title. Meanwhile Marit Bjoergen (NOR) and Teodor Peterson won the final races of the season.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Peterson wins

In the Sprint Final Emil Joensson and fellow Swede Teodor Peterson came down to a photo-finish with Peterson taking the final win of the season, ending 4th for the season.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Bjoergen wins

In the final sprint of the season Marit Bjoergen gets the win, and puts herself 3rd in the Sprints, and is now just three points behind in the Overall.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Ladies & Men’s Sprint C

The competition program has a format of a “mini-tour” and starts on Friday with classic technique sprints.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Falla wins Sprints

Newly crowned Olympic champ, Mauken Caspersen Falla (NOR), claims her third career world cup win, just edging out her more accomplished teammate Marit Bjoergen.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Hattestad wins Sprints

Newly crowned Olympic champ, Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) gets the win by inches over fellow countrymen, Paal Golberg. And with only one race left, Hattestad pretty much wraps up the World Cup Sprint title.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Drammen, Norway: Men’s & Women’s Sprint C

For the first time since the Sochi Olympics, Norwegian Cross-Country skiing fans will have a chance to cheer on their national heroes as both sprint gold medalist from Sochi Ola Vigen Hattestad and Maiken Caspersen Falla will start in Drammen.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Chain Breaks during Men’s Sprint

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Denis Dmitriev (RUS) breaks his chain during the Men’s Sprint Semi-Finals, causing him to lose the heat against French Champion, Francois Pervis.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: New Zealand wins Men’s Team Sprint

In 2012 Ethan Mitchell, Sam Webster and Edward Dawkins took bronze, in 2013 they took silver and now in 2014 they claim the world championship title for New Zealand.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Germany wins Women’s Team Sprint

For the third straight year Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte win the Women’s Team Sprint championship for Germany.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Hattestad wins sprint

Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) lead the men’s sprint from start to finish as he won with a time of 2:44.89. Both the men and women’s of Norway seem to be in good shape heading into the Olympics, as they have won 3 out of the 4 WC events this weekend.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Bjoergen wins sprint

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) picked up her 2nd win of the weekend after finishing the women’s sprint with a winning time of 2:59.8. Bjoergen was the winner of yesterday’s individual 10km event and appears to be the clear favorite going into Sochi.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Toblach, Italy: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

Toblach is called a “door to the Dolomites” thanks to the breath-taking views of Three Peaks. The Nordic Arena in Toblach is reports perfect snow conditions, perfectly groomed courses & is ready to welcome World’s best Cross-Country skiing athletes.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Lin wins Sprint

Junhong Lin (CHN) gets the win over Tianshi Zhong (CHN) in the last race of the season, both were riding for Max Success Pro Cycling.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Haak wins Sprints

Hugo Haak (NED) wins the final Men’s Sprint over Max Niederlag (GER).

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Max Success Pro wins Sprint

Junhong Lin and Tianshi Zhong (CHN) riding for Max Success Pro Cycling get the Women’s Team Sprint win over Russia in the last race of the season

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 3rd

Heather Richardson (USA) found herself on the podium once again as she finished the women’s 500m race with a time of 38.18. Richardson was 2nd in yesterday’s 500m and finished 3rd in the overall standing today.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder wins again

Paired against Shani Davis, Michel Mulder won the men’s 500m for the second straight time with a time of 35.12. A win here let Mulder pull away from the rest of the pack and secure a firm lead going into the men’s 1000m.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Whitmore 9th

American Mitchell Whitmore finished with a time of 35.57 to tie him in 9th place with skater Yuji Kamijo (JPN). Whitmore would go on to finish 14th in the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing wins again

It may be a new day but it still the same results as yesterday, Yu Jing took home her second 500m gold as she finished with a time of 37.72. A win her gave Jing the edge she needed to secure the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Davis wins

Olympic gold medalist Shani Davis (USA) won the men’s 1000m with a time of 1:08.96 and finished 2nd in the overall standings. Davis was siting in 6th place after the men’s 2nd 500m but jumped all the way into the 2nd spot after this final race.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder defends title

Michel Mulder won his 2nd straight title as he finished 3rd in the men’s final 1000m but he won the overall with a total time of 139.885. American Shani Davis finished in 2nd place in the overall, .72 seconds behind Mulder.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson wins

After finishing yesterday’s 500 in 4th place, American Heather Richardson to gold today as she finished with a wining time of 1:15.28. Richardson also finished 3rd in the overall standing to take home the bronze.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing reclaims title

After losing her title to American Heather Richardson last year, Yu Jing (CHN) came back to reclaim it this year by winning with a total time of 151.275. Jing finished 4th in the women’s 1000m but she had enough to clinch the overall.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 4th

American Heather Richardson almost picked up her 2nd podium of the day as she finished the women’s 1000m with a time of 1:15.86, missing the podium by .25 seconds. Richardson finished 3rd in the 500m earlier in the day.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Davis 11th

American Shani Davis was the top American in the men’s 500m as he finished with a time of 35.580. Davis finished 2nd in the 1000m later in the day.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 3rd

American Heather Richardson finished 3rd in the 500m event with a time of 38.04, just .04 seconds out of 2nd place . Richardson is the reigning sprint speed skating champion.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Kuzin beats Davis

Paired up against Shani Davis, Denis Kuzin (KAZ) won with a time of 1:09.37. Kuzin now sits in 5th place in the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Zhang wins

Hong Zhang (CHN) won the women’s 1000m with a time of 1:15.17, beating 2nd place Margot Boer (NED) by just .14 seconds. Fellow countrywoman Jing Yu finished 3rd in the event.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder wins

Michel Mulder (NED) won the men’s 500m with a time of 34.83, beating 2nd place Daniel Greig by .36 seconds. Michel’s brother Ronald finished in 13th in the event.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing wins

Paired up against Oenema Thijsje (NED). Yu Jing (CHN) finished the day with a winning time of 37.670 in the women’s 500m. Jing was the only women to skate under 38 seconds today.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Szklarska Poreba, Poland: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

The best of the best cross country skiers, such as Justyna Kowalczyk, Therese Johaug, Charlotte Kalla and others, come together in Szklarska Poreba (Poland) for the 2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup.

2014 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Chaux Neuve, France: HS118 & Team Sprint 2×7,5km

Chaux-Neuve is a village with about 200 inhabitants in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, close to the border to Switzerland. The next bigger city is Pontarlier which is located about 30 kilometres to the Northeast.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Nove Mesto, Czech Republic: Women’s & Men’s Team Sprint C

Skis appeared in the neighborhood of Nove Mesto na Morave as early as in 1890, when game-warden Rudolf Gabessam from Frysava village rode the first pair. Gabessam soon found a number of enthusiastic followers.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Nove Mesto, Czech Republic: Women’s & Men’s Sprint F

Skis appeared in the neighborhood of Nove Mesto na Morave as early as in 1890, when game-warden Rudolf Gabessam from Frysava village rode the first pair. Gabessam soon found a number of enthusiastic followers.

2013 Cross Country World Cup: Asiago, Italy: Ladies And Men’s Team Sprint C

The 2013–14 FIS Cross-Country World Cup will be a multi-race tournament over the season for cross-country skiers. The season is scheduled to begin on November 29, 2013 in Kuusamo, Finland and end on March 16, 2014 in Falun, Sweden.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Kriukov wins Men’s Sprint

Olympic champ Nikita Kriukov (RUS) won with a time of 4:21.18 to pick up his first world cup victory in classic. Kriukov finished 12th in the previous Sprint at Davos.

 
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