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2014 Barbarian F.C. Tour Match vs Australia: Top 5 Tries

Check out the top 5 tries, featuring some great runs, fast hands and an amazing slow-mo tap down as The Barbarians Football Club comes up short against the Australian Wallabies again, 26-40.

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 NHK Trophy is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 NHK Trophy, the sixth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 28-30, in Osaka, Japan. Ladies Gracie Gold, the 2014 U.S. champion and Olympic […]

2014 Trophée Bompard is Coming

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Trophée Bombard, the fifth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 20-22, in Bordeaux, France. Ladies Ashley Wagner, a 2014 Olympic team event bronze medalist, will […]

69 teams so far for Vail-Beaver Creek 2015

The traditional Alpine Skiing powers will be there, but so will countries such as the Cayman Islands, India and Timor-Leste as preliminary team entries for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail and Beaver Creek’s have yielded 69 confirmed national team entries to date. Two additional nations are currently unconfirmed, bringing the potential […]

IOC Opens Door for Joint Olympics Organizers

IOC President Thomas Bach (L) and alpine ski racer Maria Hoefl-Riesch (REUTERS/Jean-Christophe Bott/Pool) By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday cracked open the door for more than one city or country to host the same Olympics as it looks for ways of cutting costs and making its […]

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: Russia: Stolbova and Klimov win

World and Olympic Silver Medalist Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov (RUS) win their first Grand Prix title, after eight tries, with 211.97 points. Leading a Russian sweep of the podium by a big 38.19 points.

2014 Rostelecom Cup is Coming

Max Aaron (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eighteen U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Rostelecom Cup, the fourth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 14-16 in Moscow. Ladies Mirai Nagasu, the 2014 U.S. bronze medalist, will compete in her second […]

Violinist Vanessa Mae Gets Four-Year Ban over Manipulation

Vanessa Mae at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) BERNE, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for four years over the manipulation of giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympic Games at the last minute. An FIS panel also banned […]

2024 Could be ‘Right Time’ for U.S. Olympic Bid

1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics (Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 8 (Reuters) – One of the most powerful men in the Olympic movement has urged the United States to push ahead with its plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, saying it is the “right time”. The U.S. has not hosted the […]

NHL participation at 2018 Winter Games still uncertain

(Reuters) – The participation of National Hockey League players at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics remains on ice but officials hope to reach an agreement in time to avoid a repeat of the standoff before Sochi. National Hockey League players have competed at the last five Winter Olympics but were in doubt for this year’s […]

USA Named Most Successful Country at 2012 London Olympics

From left, Michael Phelps , Conor Dwyer , Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens in London. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The United States won the award for the most successful country in London after topping the medals table with 104 medals, including 46 gold. Former Soviet gymnast Larisa […]

No quick fix on reducing Olympic costs, says Asian chief

(Reuters) – While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is looking at ways to significantly reduce the costs of staging the Games, Asia’s top Olympic official has warned there is unlikely to ever be a dirt-cheap solution. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti president of the Olympic Council of Asia, said that while the IOC was investigating […]

2014 Cup of China is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eight U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Cup of China, the third event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 6-8, at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai. Team USA Ladies Polina […]

World Beach Games Set to Debut in 2017

Marketa Slukova (left) and Kristyna Kolocova (Courtesy of FIVB) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – A brand new international multi-sports event, featuring games including American flag football, skateboarding and jet ski races, could be added to the global sports calendar in 2017. Although the yet-to-be-named world beach games will not carry the Olympic tag, […]

South Korea and Netherlands Ink Skating Accord

South Korea’s Lee Kyou-hyuk (REUTERS/Phil Noble) SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Short track powerhouse South Korea and speed skating masters the Netherlands have agreed to share expertise in the winter sports to boost their medal hopes at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The Korea Skating Union (KSU) said on Tuesday it had signed the agreement with […]

New Zealand All Blacks Defeat USA Eagles in Chicago

New Zealand All Blacks vs. USA Rugby Eagles (Michael Lee / KLC Fotos) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. (Reuters) – Code hopper Sonny Bill Williams made a successful return to international rugby union by scoring two tries as New Zealand hammered the United States 74-6 in their test at Soldier […]

United Nations Recognizes Autonomy of Sport

Fireworks during Opening Ceremonies for 2012 London Olympic Games (Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports) BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee has hailed a United Nations resolution recognizing the autonomy of sport as an important tool that will help foster political neutrality as well as lead to less boycotts and discrimination. The resolution adopted […]

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 […]

 
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