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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 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Haak wins Sprints

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

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Men’s Sprints: Bostrom wins

In the men’s sprints, 3.9 km, Marten Bostrom (FIN) gets a win for the home crowd, the first Finnish man to do so, beating Scott Fraser (GBR) by 17.1 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Women’s Sprints: Niggli wins

In the women’s sprints, 3.4 km, Simone Niggli (SUI) gets her 7th title (2003-2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013), beating Annika Billstam (SWE) by 8.1 seconds.

Mark Cavendish Sprints To His 27th Career Stage Victory

By Julien Pretot MARSEILLE, France | Wed Jul 3, 2013 2:25pm EDT (Reuters) – Mark Cavendish’s love affair with the Tour de France continued as the Briton moved closer to the all-time stage-win record with a perfect sprint finish on Wednesday. The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider was led out by his team mates in the […]

Universal Sports Update: Sagan Sprints To Victory

Stage 13 of the Tour of California is in the books, and on a course that favored the sprinters, it was Canondale’s Pro Cycling Peter Sagan that gave the crowd a thrill and sealed the victory.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Stockholm: Sprints: Kikkan Randall Interview

American Kikkan Randall scores her first World Cup globe, winning by over a 100 points over Justyna Kowalczyk (POL).

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Stockholm: Sprints: Kowalczyk wins

In the final race of the season, overall World Cup winner Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) scores the win, helped by a wipe-up out by the Norwegians. She finished second for the season in sprints.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Stockholm: Sprints: Northug wins

In the last sprint of the season, Petter Northug (NOR) scores the win, finishing the season second in the Sprints. In the overall, with three races to go, he leads by only 34 points.

2013 FIS World Cup Cross Country Skiing: Drammen, Women’s Sprints: Kowalczyk wins

From start to finish World Cup winner Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) held off the Norwegians for the win by .90 seconds. Sprint World Cup winner Kikkan Randall (USA) finished 5th.

2013 FIS World Cup Cross Country Skiing: Drammen, Men’s Sprints: Northug wins

Petter Norththug (NOR) gets the win for the home crowd by 2.15 seconds, he is now 17 points behind Dario Cologna (SUI) for the Overall World Cup title, with one race left.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championship: Men’s Sprints: Stefan Botticher wins second title

In the the gold medal race it was Stefan Botticher (GER) against Denis Dmitriev (RUS). Botticher beat Dmitriev in two sprints to earn his 2nd gold medal of the competition. Botticher took gold in the team sprints earlier this week.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships: Val di Fiemme: Men’s Team Sprints: Team RUS interview

Alexey Petukhov and Nikita Kriukov talks about how important it is to get a world championships victory as the Olympics approach next year and inspiring the youth with their performance today.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships: Val di Fiemme: Men’s Team Sprints: RUS wins title

In a race that went down to the final km, it was team RUS who stood the test of endurance. Alexey Petukhov and Nikita Kriukov (RUS) finished with a final time of 21:30.98.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships: Val di Fiemme: Women’s Team Sprints: Team USA interview

Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins talk about overcoming adversity after losing a ski pole on a climb and giving the USA their first world championship gold medal in cross country skiing.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships: Val di Fiemme: Women’s Team Sprints: Team USA gets historic win

Kikkan Randall and teammate Jessica Diggins finished with a time of 20:24.44. This win marks the USA’s first world championship gold medal in cross country skiing.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Men’s Sprints: Poltoranin Interview

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) talks about how excited he is to get his first win of the season

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Ladies’ Sprints: Justyna Kowalczyk interview

Justyna Kowalczyk talks about her strategy to win both the final event as well as the qaulifying event.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Mens’ Sprints: Poltoranin gets 1st win of the season

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) was the fastest man out of the gate and the first to finish. His final time was 3:25.66. Poltoranin was 28th in his previous sprint at Sochi.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Ladies’ Sprints: Kowalczyk wins

Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) took an early lead and never looked back, finishing with a time of 3:56.06, beating 2nd place skier Marit Bjoergen by 2.85 seconds.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Sochi: Women’s Team Sprints: FIN interview

Mona-Lisa Malvalehto and teammate Anne Kylloenen break down the tactics they used to keep their stamina throughout the race.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Sochi: Men’s Team Sprints: RUS wins

Dmitriy Japarov and Maxim Vylegzezhanin (RUS) got off to an early lead out the gate and never looked back. The two won by an amazing 18.44 seconds, finishing with a time of 24.12.38.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Sochi: Women’s Team Sprints: FIN wins

Mona-Lisa Malvalehto and teammate Anne Kylloenen (FIN) finished with a final time of 17:06.95, beating team Russia by 5.52. Malvalehto won the sprint WC event last month at Liberec.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Boetticher wins Sprints

Stefan Boetticher beats his fellow German countryman Robert Foerstemann 2-0, to win his second gold of the weekend.

Degenkolb makes it four out of four in Vuelta bunch sprints

Argos-Shimano rider John Degenkolb of Germany crosses the finish line to win the 10th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Ponteareas and Sanxenxo, August 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) By Alasdair Fotheringham SANXENXO, Spain, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Germany’s John Degenkolb claimed his fourth victory out of four bunch sprints in […]

Sprints set to dominate U.S athletics trials

FILE – This June 2, 2012 file photo shows United States’ Justin Gatlin winning the 100-meter event at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet in Eugene, Ore. Now 30 and eight years removed from his last Olympic trials, Gatlin’s all business as he steps to the line this weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) By Gene […]

Anna Meares sets World Record in Sprints

Track Cycling World Championships: Though she finished 3rd overall in the finals, Anna Meares set a new Women’s Sprint record at 10.782 seconds during qualifying.

2011 Vuelta: Sagan sprints to Stage 12 win

Sept. 1, 2011: Peter Sagan wins a field sprint to the line to capture his second stage win of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana.

Balancing Work and Riding Commitments

Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Lack of sleep Hi, My question is a general one that I, and probably others, have problems with when having a full-time job, family, etc. What do you recommend on those intense workout days when you are lacking adequate sleep? I can feel that my body needed […]

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 Cross Country World Cup: Oslo, Norway: Men’s 50km C Mst

On Saturday, the focus will be on the men’s 50 km where thanks to the intermediate bonus sprints, a large number of World Cup points can be won (six intermediate sprints yield 190 points).

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Nove Mesto: Russia wins

Russia’s Maxim Vylegzhanin and Nikita Kriukov won the Men’s Team Sprint with a time of 22:03.89. Although Russia has been picking up wins in the Sprints, they are still currently sitting in 2nd place in the Mation’s Cup standings with 2906 points.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Kriukov interview

Nikita Kriukov (RUS) discusses how happy he is to gets his first World Cup victory in classic after finishing 1st in the Men’s Sprints.

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 […]

Equinox Tips: Step Up Your Cyling

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013 | Richard Moore, Q by Equinox Geraint Thomas is the double Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist who in the summer of 2013 astonished the world with his performance at the 100th Tour de France. He didn’t win. But in an event that is renowned as the ultimate test of endurance and […]

Chris Froome Blows Past Rivals To Wins Stage 8 Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot AX-3-DOMAINES, France | Sat Jul 6, 2013 1:16pm EDT (Reuters) – After only the first mountain stage of the Tour de France, Team Sky’s rivals could already be aiming for second place. They may well even end up racing for third after Chris Froome and Richie Porte looked in another league with […]

Warrior Games: The Final Results

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports Ever wonder about the translation of “Semper Fi,” the motto associated with the few, the proud, the Marines? It is a Latin phrase that means “always faithful” — not, as followers of an annual Paralympics-styled sports festival for armed services members might guess, “kicking butt at the Warrior […]

Peerless Cavendish times it right again in Giro

Britain’s Mark Cavendish celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia, Thursday, May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D’Alberto) By Alasdair Fotheringham MARGHERITA DI SOVOIA, Italy, May 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish captured […]

Ireland’s Martin takes “most special victory” at Catalunya

BARCELONA, March 24 (Reuters) – After two runners-up spots and a fourth place, Ireland’s Daniel Martin finally netted the overall classification of the Tour of Catalunya, Spain’s second biggest bike race. The 26-year-old Garmin-Sharp rider finished safely in 42nd spot in the main pack on Sunday after a fast seventh stage featuring eight hilly circuits […]

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Champiopnship: Women’s Sprint : Rebecca James wins

Rebecca James (GBR) took Bronze in the Time Trial and Bronze in the Team Sprint, but it’s Gold in the Individual Sprints, over Kristina Vogel (GER) who won gold in the Team.

Bolt beaten in season opener

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt was beaten in his first race of the 2013 season on Saturday, finishing third in a low-key 400 metre event in his hometown of Kingston. The triple gold medallist from both the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics easily won his […]

2012 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: USA wins

Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randell (USA) fell behind early in the race but managed to rally a comeback with 3 legs to go. USA finished with a time of 21:49.5, earning their first WC victory in team sprints.

Tony Martin remains emperor of Beijing

Tour winner Tony Martin of Germany, center, second place Francesco Gavazzi of Italy, left, and third place Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, right, spray champagne to celebrate during an award ceremony for the 2012 Tour of Beijing cycling competitions on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan) Courtesy of […]

Austria’s Haller surprises top sprinters

Marco Haller of Austria, second from left, leads a mass sprint to the finish line to claim his first professional victory in the fourth stage of the Tour of Beijing in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) Courtesy of tourofbeijing.net Austria’s rising talent Marco Haller (Katusha Team) created a surprise by taking […]

Dramatic finish of the Great Wall as Francesco Gavassi claims victory

Francesco Gavazzi wins stage 3 of the Tour of Beijing. (Graham Watson) Courtesy of tourofbeijing.net Italy’s Francesco Gavazzi (Astana) won stage three of the Tour of Beijing, in a close uphill sprint finish at the Great Wall on Thursday. Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) retained the lead but he was put under strong pressure by […]

Tony Martin makes his own time trial

Courtesy of tourofbeijing.net Germany’s Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) added some panache to the Tour of Beijing with a solo victory on stage two into Mentougou, in the western hills of Beijing, on Wednesday. The defending champion, who missed the time trial on the course this year and said his “chances to repeat his victory […]

Viviani wins fast and furious opening stage

Elio Viviani wins stage one of the 2012 Tour of Beijing. (Graham Watson) Courtesy of http://www.tourofbeijing.net Italy’s Elia Viviani (Liquigas-Cannondale) is the first to wear the red jersey of leader of the Tour of Beijing after he took victory on the opening stage in a bunch sprint on Tuesday. Viviani is already a worthy ambassador […]

Wide open Tour of Beijing set for second edition in Chinese Capital

Germany’s Tony Martin of the HTC-Highroad team sprints over the finish line to win the first stage of the inaugural Tour of Beijing cycling race in Beijing on October 5, 2011. The race is the first of its kind in Asia, as the International Cycling Union (UCI) looks to expand into new continents. (LIU JIN/AFP/Getty […]

2012 Tour of Beijing kicks off Tuesday

Champion Germany’s Tony Martin of HTC-Highroad team (R) sprays champagne with third-placed David Millar (L) of Garmin-Cervelo team on the podium during the award ceremony for the inaugural Tour of Beijing cycling race in Beijing on October 9, 2011. Tony Martin claimed his first stage race victory as world time trial champion when he won […]

Merritt sets hurdles world record, Bolt, Blake win

Aries Merritt of the U.S. competes in the men’s 110m hurdles event at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting, also known as Memorial Van Damme in Brussels September 7, 2012. Merritt sets a new world record of 12.80 seconds (REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule) By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Aries Merritt of the […]

2012 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Review

Universal Sports hosts Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day, as Daniele Bennati (Radioshack) sprints Ben Swift (Sky).

German speedster Degenkolb grabs third Vuelta win

Argos-Shimano’s John Degenkolb of Germany (R) wins the seventh stage ahead of Liquigas-Cannondale’s Elia Viviani of Italy (L) during the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Huesca and Alcaniz, August 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Felix Ordonez) By Alasdair Fotheringham ALCANIZ, Spain, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Germany’s John Degenkolb underlined his status as the Vuelta a […]

Bolt wins 200 in Lausanne, Blake sets personal best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (C) celebrates after winning ahead of his compatriot Warren Weir (R) and Netherlands’ Churandy Martina in the men’s 200m race during the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) LAUSANNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran 19.58 seconds for victory in the 200 metres at […]

 
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