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2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Isles Tries

The fastest man in Rugby Sevens, Carlin Isles (USA), just needs two things, the ball and a little space. Watch him dust off England’s Matt Turner.

The Last 26: Episode 6: Kinga Tries Yoga

During The Last 26, viewers will meet Kinga, a Universal Sports host, adventurer, risk taker, and soon-to-be marathoner. Follow her journey to completing 26.2 miles of the 2013 ING New York City Marathon in our new weekly web series, presented by ASICS. On this week’s episode of The Last 26, Kinga meets her friend, yoga instructor Lilly Eichert, to try yoga in her quest to get closer to marathon fitness.

Junior Rugby World Championship: Best Semi-Final Tries

Watch as Wales and England move on to the Final and South Africa and New Zealand head to the 3rd place match.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: Top 5 Tries

It pretty much all came down to speed as Dan Norton (ENG) and Tim Mikkelson (NZL) proved they could out match anyone else on the field.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Top 6 Tries

From awesome runs toamazing kicks, check out all the best scores of the Finals from Glasgow.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Top 5 Tries

From a great catch, to a brilliant chip and chase, to a surprise coast-to-coast score, watch the best of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Top 5 Tries

From an underdog coast-to-coast score, some amazing kicks and a last second game-winning try, watch the best of the Finals.

Torres tries to defy Mother Time once again

Dara Torres is worked on by her trainers before swimming at the Texas Senior Circuit Long Course Meet #3 at Texas A&M University Student Recreation Center Natatorium on May 20, 2012 in College Station, Texas. Torres finished first in her Womens 50 LC Meter Freestyle prelim with a time of 25.78. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty […]

Phelps Facing Toughest Challenge Yet

  Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:13pm EDT (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals. But now, almost two years after retiring from swimming and two months shy of his 29th […]

Meb Keflezighi Wins 2014 Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades as onlookers chanted “USA! USA!,” an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race. Keflezighi, […]

2014 Boston Marathon on USN TV Facts

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on “Marathon Monday,” April 21, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. In addition to the […]

2014 National Lacrosse League: St. Paul, MN: Buffalo Bandits at Minnesota Swarm (CANADA VIEWERS)

The Buffalo Bandits (8-6) visit the Minnesota Swarm (3-12) at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, April 12. For Buffalo, the second-place Bandits will look to clinch at least one home playoff game while Minnesota tries to stay alive in the postseason race in the East Division. 

2014 National Lacrosse League: St. Paul, MN: Buffalo Bandits at Minnesota Swarm (US VIEWERS)

The Buffalo Bandits (8-6) visit the Minnesota Swarm (3-12) at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, April 12. For Buffalo, the second-place Bandits will look to clinch at least one home playoff game while Minnesota tries to stay alive in the postseason race in the East Division. 

Mo Farah Races Into Unknown Territory

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Watch Mo Farah race at the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports and online. LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Like many of the 30,000 who will toe the line at the London Marathon on Sunday, Mo Farah will do so with a certain amount […]

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

Jordan Burroughs and USA Wrestling Take on the World

Jordan Burroughs led Team USA against the world’s best wrestling nations at the 2014 FILA Freestyle Wrestling World Cup, which can be seen on March 24 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports. Burroughs, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion, won all five of his matches under the direction of U.S. coach […]

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Javelet gets hat trick

Jessica Javelet completed a hat trick for the USA while playing against England in the plate semi-final round. Javelet scored all the USA’s tries and helped them to a 19-5 victory over England.

2014 SIA Snow Show: Jeremy Jones

Big mountain freeskier and snowboarder Jeremy Jones has spent weeks exploring niches of the mountains that even helicopters can’t get to. He talks about his new movie telling the story of his adventures in the deep backcountries of the world.

Countdown To Sochi: Reliving The Glory

The early days of ski racing produced some national heroes for their respective countries. In this week’s Reliving the Glory we learn about Austrian alpine skier Toni Sailer, who was known as the “Blitz from Kitz.”

Bad news for Putin as Sochi satire floods Internet

(Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s dreams of glory at the Sochi Winter Olympics are drowning in a sea of online satire poking fun at everything from the toilets to threats of a bomb attack. The Twitter account @SochiProblems, with comments on issues ranging from supposed spray-painting of the grass to signs banning fishing in the toilets […]

Winter Games open, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DAVID GRAY (Reuters) – Russia’s Winter Olympics officially got underway on the Black Sea coast on Friday with a burst of fireworks and a dazzling opening ceremony that President Vladimir Putin hoped would dispel fears of militant attacks and a row over gay rights. Putin has staked his reputation on hosting a safe […]

Hoax threats before games play on Sochi security fears

CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – At least five European countries’ Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger. Despite the assurances, the letters to committees in Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and Slovakia briefly caused alarm and underlined nervousness […]

Sponsor P&G sets more modest target for Winter Games

(Reuters) – With the Winter Olympics only a month away, Procter & Gamble – one of the event’s leading sponsors – launched its main advertising campaign on Monday, seeking a more modest return than from the summer games in London 18 months ago. The household goods company, best known for brands such as Duracell batteries and Gillette razors, estimated London 2012 […]

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Vonn interview

Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about her ill fated run today as she tries to get back in shape with the Olympics coming soon.

IIHF & IOC Extend Hockey Roster Deadline

The deadline for setting countries’ mens hockey rosters has been extended.

2013 Rugby Varsity Match: Oxford vs Cambridge: Trys

Check out all the tries as Oxford defeats Cambridge, four tries to two (33-15), even one by captain John Carter, the first to ever win three Varsity Games.

USN’s Hiking, Hydration & Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports put together a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Fall 2013 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like High Sierra, Asics and Yurbuds.  Marlin 18 Hydration Pack by High Sierra Ideal for mountain biking, trail running, and day […]

The Last 26: Episode 12: Running with Ryan Hall

Kinga runs with two time Olympian Ryan Hall on his training runs and tries to keep up the pace.

Mixed martial arts will be an Olympic sport, says UFC

Aug 28, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carlos Condit (left) fights Martin Kampmann during UFC Fight Night 27 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) managing director Asia Pacific Mark Fischer told Reuters that an Olympic place might only be 20 years away thanks to the work of his organization in growing the sport and the introduction […]

Russia says anti-gay law will not affect Winter Games

An interior view shows the Iceberg Skating Palace for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, August 20, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski (Reuters) - Russia has assured the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that a controversial anti-gay law which has triggered protests in many countries will not affect athletes or spectators attending next year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. The IOC, […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Cheywa wins Steeplechase

In the Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase after two bronze medals, Milcah Cheywa (KEN) claims her countries first Steeplechase title by .90 seconds at 9:11.65 over her teammate Lidya Chepkurui, Sofia Assefa (ETH), who fell in the final laps took Bronze.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championships: Team Men’s Foil & Women’s Sabre

Officially almost one thousand competitors of 106 countries will be participating in the event. Men’s epee is the most popular weapon: the Organizing Commitee recieved 218 nominations in singles’, while 41 countries will take part in teams’ competition. The least are the Ladies in foil with 83 fencers and 18 teams. Men’s foil category has 152, Ladies’ epee has 140 participants, while in men’s sabre there are 130, in Ladies’ there are 109 nominations.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championships: Individual Competition

Officially almost one thousand competitors of 106 countries will be participating in the event. Men’s epee is the most popular weapon: the Organizing Commitee recieved 218 nominations in singles’, while 41 countries will take part in teams’ competition. The least are the Ladies in foil with 83 fencers and 18 teams. Men’s foil category has 152, Ladies’ epee has 140 participants, while in men’s sabre there are 130, in Ladies’ there are 109 nominations.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championships: Individual Events: Men’s Foil & Women’s Sabre

Officially almost one thousand competitors of 106 countries will be participating in the event. Men’s epee is the most popular weapon: the Organizing Commitee recieved 218 nominations in singles’, while 41 countries will take part in teams’ competition. The least are the Ladies in foil with 83 fencers and 18 teams. Men’s foil category has 152, Ladies’ epee has 140 participants, while in men’s sabre there are 130, in Ladies’ there are 109 nominations.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championships: Individual Competition

Officially almost one thousand competitors of 106 countries will be participating in the event. Men’s epee is the most popular weapon: the Organizing Commitee recieved 218 nominations in singles’, while 41 countries will take part in teams’ competition. The least are the Ladies in foil with 83 fencers and 18 teams. Men’s foil category has 152, Ladies’ epee has 140 participants, while in men’s sabre there are 130, in Ladies’ there are 109 nominations.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championships: Individual Competition

Officially almost one thousand competitors of 106 countries will be participating in the event. Men’s epee is the most popular weapon: the Organizing Commitee recieved 218 nominations in singles’, while 41 countries will take part in teams’ competition. The least are the Ladies in foil with 83 fencers and 18 teams. Men’s foil category has 152, Ladies’ epee has 140 participants, while in men’s sabre there are 130, in Ladies’ there are 109 nominations.

Junior Rugby World Championship: Finals: Top Scores

Powered by great interceptions and an amazing kick, here are the top tries of the finals.

2013 Pacific Nations Rugby Championships: USA vs. FIJI

As with previous years, the tournament will be round-robin where each team plays all of the other teams once. There are four points for a win, two for a draw and none for a defeat. There were also bonus points offered with one bonus point for scoring four or more tries in a match and one bonus point for losing by 7 points or less.

2013 Pacific Nations Rugby Championships: USA vs. FIJI (mobile)

As with previous years, the tournament will be round-robin where each team plays all of the other teams once. There are four points for a win, two for a draw and none for a defeat. There were also bonus points offered with one bonus point for scoring four or more tries in a match and one bonus point for losing by 7 points or less. This event airs 6/19 @ 4:00amET.

Junior World Championship Rugby: USA vs France

Team USA bounces back from the 97-0 root against South Africa, though with six tries France scores their much need try bonus, winning 45-3.

Universal Sports Presents “Scrum Saturday” on June 8

Los Angeles, CA (June 6, 2013) – USA Rugby Rising, a new, six episode original docu-series by Universal Sports, debuts  this Saturday, June 8, with back-to-back airings of the first two episodes at 7:30 and 8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the series premiere, Team USA takes on Ireland in a high-stakes international test match at […]

Olympic Medals Revealed

(Reuters) – The Sochi 2014 Olympics medals got their first public airing on Thursday with organizers unveiling the prizes for Russia’s first ever Winter Games and Paralympics. With eight months to go until the opening ceremony, a record 1,300 medals were manufactured with the Russian city hosting more events than any previous Winter Olympics. Depending […]

U.S. Women’s National Team Hosts Japan in Inaugural USA Volleyball Cup

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 8, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will renew a long-standing series with Japan this summer as the two teams take part in the inaugural USA Volleyball Cup with three matches scheduled for the Southern California market in July. The USA Volleyball Cup series opens July 10 in San […]

2013 FEI World Cup: Gothenburg Preview

With just days to go to the opening of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2012/2013 Final at the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden, there is already a sizzle of excitement. This most treasured series will end its 35th season in the place where it all began when Austria’s Hugo Simon was crowned the very first champion back in 1979 on Gladstone. And this year’s Final line-up is a spectacular one, including London 2012 individual Olympic gold medalist Steve Guerdat from Switzerland amongst a host of other stars. A total of 39 riders from 17 countries will be chasing the crown of crowns that is the Rolex title, and they all start out on equal terms on the opening day. They have emerged from 16 qualifying leagues around the globe and represent a myriad of continents and cultures, but they all have one thing in common – their horsemanship has secured their place amongst the elite of the sport, providing them with a unique opportunity to demonstrate their talent on the greatest indoor stage on the world circuit…

2013 Boston Marathon (mobile)

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins 4/15 @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @ 9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon Elite Runner Press Conference

John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Eldoret, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Milan, New York City, Paris, Porto, Rome, Shanghai, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin, and the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Elite field at April 12 press conference

BOSTON, MA – John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media on Friday, April 12th at 10 AM at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. All credentialed media will have the opportunity to interview elite athletes during the event. The 117th running of […]

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Men’s Bronze & Gold Medal Games & Medal Ceremony

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Men’s Playoff Game #2 & Semifinal

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Men’s Playoff Game #1

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Sweden vs. Denmark, Switzerland vs. Japan, Canada vs. Sweden

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Norway vs. Sweden

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Victoria, BC: Denmark vs. Norway

This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

 
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