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2014 Stockholm Marathon: Reporter tries to keep up

As Benjamin Bitok (KEN) was on getting ready to drop Nixon Machichin (KEN), a local reporter decided to see if she could keep pace with them, luckily she didn’t interfere with them.

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 […]

FIVB World Grand Prix Preview

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will be in search of its sixth FIVB World Grand Prix title as Team USA opens the tournament’s first of three preliminary round weekends Aug. 1-3 in Ankara, Turkey. The Americans begin the 2014 edition on Aug. 1 versus No. 6 Russia at 6 a.m. […]

Team USA Wins Most Medals at IAAF World Junior Championships

Members of Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Team USA led all countries with 11 gold medals at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The U.S. recorded 206 points, easily defeating the next closest country, Kenya (82 points). The 21 combined medals for […]

South Africa Upsets New Zealand for Sevens Gold in Commonwealth Games

South Africa’s rugby team (Reuters/Russell Cheyne) By Michael Hann (Reuters) – South Africa ended New Zealand’s dominance of the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens with a 17-12 victory at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday to win the gold medal. New Zealand had not lost a Commonwealth match since the sport made its debut in 1998 and they […]

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Epee: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Foil: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Sabre: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: the Hague: Men’s Interview

Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel (POL) talk about winning their countries first World Tour event. And Emanuel Rego (BRA) talks about beating his old partner Alison Cerutti, with his new one Pedro Salgado for Bronze.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Epee: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Male And Female Fleuret: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

2014 World Fencing Championships: Kazan, Russia: Female Sabre And Men’s Sabre: Semifinals & Finals

One of the major sporting events of the year 2014 – World Fencing Championships – will be hosted in Kazan on July 15th through 23rd. Over 800 fencers from 100 countries and 170 teams are expected to come to the capital of Tatarstan.

10 Teens to Watch at 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

The scene in Oregon (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Click here for the TV schedule on Universal Sports Network. The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on July 22. As featured in the latest edition of SPIKES, […]

Team USA Roster for IAAF World Junior Championships

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY) INDIANAPOLIS — Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA’s 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The roster includes eight individual medalists from 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA champions and seventeen athletes with […]

USA Women’s Eagles Announce Roster For Rugby World Cup

The USA Women’s National Rugby Team (Twitter: @USARugby) BOULDER, Colo. — The Women’s Eagles have been selected for the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. In total, 26 players will have the chance to represent the U.S.A. in Paris for the prestigious tournament. Additionally, four players will accompany the team to Paris as reserves. “It […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several members of the […]

Cyclists Mark WWI Centenary with Race through Sarajevo

Competitors at the Sarajevo Grand Prix (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic) By Daria Sito-Sucic (Reuters) – Thousands of cyclists tore through the Bosnian capital on Sunday in a race sponsored by the Tour de France to promote peace a century after the Sarajevo assassination that lit the fuse for World War One. The race was the first in a […]

USA Rugby Eagles Defeat Canada for First Time Since 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles put an end to a winless streak against Canada with a thrilling, 38-35 victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Bonney Field Saturday. The afternoon kickoff forced the referee to stop play during each half for water breaks, but both teams ensured the fans would get a full […]

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Canada: Top Scores

Check out the best tries as Canada shows Team USA what happens when you make a ball handling error. Still USA got the win 38-35.

2014 Rugby Junior World Championship: Top Scores

Check out all four tries as England gets their second straight title win. Beating 2012 winners South Africa 21-20.

What Does Gwen Jorgensen Pack for a Triathlon?

Some of the items that Gwen Jorgensen packs (gwenjorgensen.com) By Max Meyer The next ITU World Triathlon Series stop is in Chicago, and that means another road trip for Gwen Jorgensen. The American triathlete has been on a roll this year, winning the USOC’s female Athlete of the Month for May after victories in Yokohama and London. […]

Previewing USA Rugby vs. Canada

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles are in Northern California this week looking to reverse a recent trend of Canadian dominance on the rugby pitch. Canada took all three of the two teams’ meetings last year, including a two-leg IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Qualifier series win in […]

Blaine Scully Scores Hat Trick But Eagles Lose Pacific Nations Cup Opener

Blaine Scully (Sam Rubinroit/Universal Sports) CARSON, Calif. – Blaine Scully scored three tries Saturday at StubHub Center, but the Eagles could not rebound from a quick, second-half attack from Japan in a 37-29 loss in their first match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. Scully almost opened his account in the seventh minute of […]

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Top Scores

Check out the best tries of the match as Blaine Scully gets a ‘hat trick’ and Japan gets the win with a final score of 37-29.

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

Diamond League from Oslo Offers Intriguing Storylines

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) Below is a preview of the top races and runners to keep an eye on at IAAF Diamond League from Oslo on Wednesday, June 11 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports: Women’s 200m: Reigning Olympic Champion Allyson Felix will be looking to put an injury-plagued 2013 behind her […]

Cal Wins Second Straight Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal Rugby (Cal Athletics) Watch the Collegiate Rugby Championships on June 3 and 4 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. PHILADELPHIA – California culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory over Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champions Sunday at PPL Park. The Golden Bears […]

Men’s Eagles Sevens Win Shield at London Sevens

LONDON, England – The Men’s Eagles Sevens rebounded from a fourth consecutive loss at Marriott London Sevens to take home the Shield Sunday at Twickenham Stadium. The Eagles gained three standings points in London to bring their 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series total to 41, good for 13th place. Andrew Durutalo opened the scoring […]

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Shanghai, China: Women’s Grand Slam: Bronze & Gold Finals

A total of 68 men’s teams from 26 countries selected by their national federations and 61 women’s teams from 27 countries selected by their federations are officially entered in the super-talented field in the FIVB Shanghai PPTV Grand Slam.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Shanghai, China: Men’s Grand Slam: Bronze & Gold Finals

A total of 68 men’s teams from 26 countries selected by their national federations and 61 women’s teams from 27 countries selected by their federations are officially entered in the super-talented field in the FIVB Shanghai PPTV Grand Slam.

USA Rugby Roster Announced for Final Stops of IRB Sevens World Series

CLICK HERE for the latest Rugby Sevens viewing schedule.  CHULA VISTA, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles Sevens will depart for Glasgow Saturday for the eighth stop of the IRB HSBC Sevens World Series – Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens. Head Coach Matt Hawkins has made two changes to the squad from Tokyo Sevens and Cathay Pacific […]

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 […]

 
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