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2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Trieste, Italy: Cameroon vs. Brazil

There were 127 teams that played in the Women’s World Championship qualification process for the 2014 edition. The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, which will take place from September 23 to October 12.

2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Trieste, Italy: Brazil vs. Bulgaria

There were 127 teams that played in the Women’s World Championship qualification process for the 2014 edition. The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, which will take place from September 23 to October 12.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: FINAL: Winning Tries

As Canada matched England Penalty kick for Penalty Kick, it was England’s two tries, by Danielle Waterman and Emily Scarratt, that won the game and the Cup.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: NZL vs. USA Top Tries

Watch the top tries from the New Zealond domination against the USA women’s rugby team.

2014 Women’s Rugby world Cup: USA vs Kazakhstan: USA tries

Check out a eight tries, as Team USA defeats Kazakhstan 47-7, scoring a bouns point in the pool.

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 […]

2014 Skate Canada

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eleven U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Skate Canada International, the second event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia. Team USA Ladies Ashley Wagner, […]

Mikaela Shiffrin new Longines Ambassador of Elegance

Sölden (Austria) / St. Imier (Switzerland), 24 October 2014 – Today, Sölden was host to the start of the new Alpine skiing season, which will be characterised by youth. As the Partner and Official Timekeeper of the FIS, Longines will once again lend its support to up-and-coming sportsmen and women through the Longines Future Ski […]

IOC new host contract is gold medal for human rights: HRW

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Human Rights Watch has heaped unusual praise on the International Olympic Committee for including human rights clauses in new contracts to be signed by future Olympic host cities, saying other organizations should follow suit. The IOC has for years been criticized by human rights groups including HRW, especially after awarding […]

Jarryd Hayne Stuns Australia by Ditching NRL for NFL

Jarryd Hayne (Mark Nolan/Getty Images) By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Parramatta Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne sent shockwaves through Australian sport on Wednesday when he announced he is quitting the world’s richest rugby league competition to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL. The 26-year-old, one of rugby league’s highest-paid players, broke […]

USA Rugby Eagles Win Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. GOLD COAST, Queensland – The Men’s Eagles Sevens staved off a second-half comeback from France Sunday at Cbus Super Stadium to win the match, 31-15, and the Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens. Zack Test kicked off the festivities with the match’s first try […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Portugal

In the Bowl Semi-Final, the US Eagles blank Portugal 33-0 as their two speedsters Carlin Isles and new man Perry Baker rack up tries.

Olympic Berths up the Ante for Rugby Sevens World Series

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) – With berths at the 2016 Olympics up for grabs, the rugby sevens world series will take on an extra edge when competition gets underway with the opening round on the Gold Coast this weekend. The […]

Costs and bidding process scare off European hopefuls

(Reuters) – What do European cities Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Lviv, St Moritz and Munich have in common? They have all turned down or pulled out of bidding for the Winter Olympics in 2022 and triggered alarm bells at the International Olympic Committee. The withdrawals, with Oslo pulling out as recently as last week, have highlighted […]

USA Basketball Wins FIBA World Championship

USA Basketball players with their trophy at the FIBA World Championship (AP Photo) The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (6-0) rolled through the 2014 FIBA World Championship undefeated and claimed a second-straight gold medal at the event with a dominating 77-64 win over Spain (5-1) on Sunday night at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The […]

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Day 3 REVIEW

Bill Seward and Heather Olson recap Day 3 of the 2014 FINA Synchronized Swimming World Cup. Swimmers from eight countries competed in the Team Technical Routine at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Team Tech REVIEW

Bill Seward and Heather Olson recap Day 2 of the 2014 FINA Synchronized Swimming World Cup. Swimmers from eight countries competed in the Team Technical Routine at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada.

Thailand Off Course on Hosting Tour de France

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Julien Pretot BANGKOK/PARIS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Thailand boldly announced they were in talks to host the Tour de France on Thursday, much to the surprise of organizers of the world’s greatest cycle race who said they were only discussing staging a low key one-day in the Southeast Asian nation. […]

Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

(Reuters) – A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form of discrimination will be included in future Gameshost city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a letter to bidders for the 2022 winter Olympics […]

Qatar takes a stand in hijab row at Asiad

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-MIN/SPORTS CHOSUN (Reuters) – The issue of religious freedom took center stage at the Asian Games on Wednesday when Qatari women forfeited a basketball game after refusing to remove the Islamic head scarf, dealing another blow to an event that trumpets diversity and inclusiveness. Organizers of Incheon’s Asian Games, which have welcomed 9,500 […]

Team USA Roster for FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships

CLICK HERE for the schedule to watch the FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships LIVE online. By Bill Kauffman  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, ranked second in the world and holding a 22-6 record in 2014, announced today its 14-player roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World […]

Park v Sun set to light up pool, South Korea top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day’s action will come later in the pool when China’s Sun Yang takes on local hero Park Tae-hwan in the 200 meters freestyle […]

IRB Ready to Sniff Out Sevens “Fraudsters”

By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Any 20-stone prop hoping to disguise himself as a rugby sevens speedster in a bid to secure a switch of nationalities for the 15-man game should think again after the sport’s governing body said on Monday it will be alert to such underhand dealings. The International Rugby […]

2014 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) CLICK HERE for the USA Cycling roster for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network presents exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, beginning with the women’s team time trial events this […]

Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

(Reuters) – Asia’s top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had “broken the ice” when they picked female competitors for the London Olympics. Saudi Arabia is the only country among the 45 competing nations at the Asian Games, […]

Past Games inspire Rio 2016 volunteer applications

Just one week after applications opened, more than 60,000 people have already registered their interest in volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with many of the candidates being inspired to sign up by past editions of the Games. Registrations have been received from more than 160 countries so far, including a large number of […]

Women front and center of Japan’s Asian Games team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team’s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women’s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society. Giving the roles of captain and flag bearer to women at the could be […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

Asian Games: Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selects all-male team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive. The Saudi stance sparked criticism from Human Rights Watch, which condemned its all-male line-up, saying the ultra-conservative state was shutting the door […]

U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) LOS ANGELES and RICHMOND, Va. (September 8, 2014) – Richmond 2015 and Universal Sports Network announced today a media partnership for next year’s 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Va., September 19-27, 2015. The deal provides unprecedented coverage in the United States of the UCI’s […]

Youth Olympians Experience Culture in Nanjing

Athletes at the welcome party in the Youth Olympic Village (Courtesy of the FIVB) By Seth Rubinroit At all hours of the day, the Youth Olympic Village looks like the quad of a bustling college campus. Athletes eat together in the cafeteria, make friends with other athletes from different countries, and even take seminars on life […]

Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Photo Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 meters freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia’s Gold Coast. Taking on the world’s best sprinters in an event he rarely competed in even at his peak, Phelps won […]

2014 Eneco Tour: Stage 4: Serenading Fan

A cycling fan tries to contribute to the race the only way he knows how.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi-Final: FRA vs CAN Scores

It was a tale of four tries in the end, as Canada took advantage of breaks in French defense and France’s maul overpowered the Canadians. The major difference though was the two point conversion kicks, Canada got one and France missed both.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi-Final: France vs Canada

France allowed no tries in pool play, but Canada hit them twice and then the French kicker, just couldn’t convert as Canada heads to the Final, against England, winning 18-16.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi Finals: England vs. Ireland

England destroys Ireland with 7 tries, and proceeding to the finals. They have not won the World Cup title in 20 years and hope to bring it back Home with them; 40-7.

Japan Tells Youth Olympic Athletes not to Wear Uniforms in Nanjing

Nanjing’s stadium for the Youth Olympic Games (Twitter: @youtholympics) (Reuters) – The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks. Ties between China and Japan, the world’s second- and third-largest economies, have been strained by a territorial row over […]

USA Rugby Misses Out on Semifinals at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. PARIS, France – Two tries by the Women’s Eagles may have been the difference in Saturday’s match at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 that saw New Zealand win, 34-3. Two tries were taken away from the Eagles – tries […]

2014 Women’s Rugby world Cup: USA vs New Zealand: Scores

Pool Play, it was a fair tough match until the last 20 minutes, when New Zealand broke it open with four unanswered tries, winning 34-3. Although both team would settle for the 5th place finals.

Meya Bizer: The Human Sledgehammer

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit There is no mystery why Meya Bizer is nicknamed “The Human Sledgehammer.” Bizer has earned a reputation for delivering bone-crushing hits, despite being far from one of USA Rugby’s biggest players at 5-foot-8, 158 pounds. Watch some of her hardest […]

Ten Years On, Athens 2004 Gives Greece Little to Cheer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YANNIS BEHRAKIS (Reuters) – It was billed as a chance to transform Greece’s image abroad and boost growth but 10 years after the country hosted the world’s greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. Many of the once-gleaming Olympic venues which crackled with activity have […]

USA Women’s Eagles Win Big In World Cup Match Over Kazakhstan

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Jonathan Swart PARIS, France – The Women’s Eagles had two goals against Kazakhstan – win and score four tries. With “Final in ‘14” on the line, they accomplished exactly what they needed to by defeating the Nomads, 47-7. “We talked about getting four tries and it was great […]

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.

 
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