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2014 World Swimming Championship: Russia wins

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Team Russia, (Vladimir Morozov, Evgeny Sedov, Oleg Tikhobaev, Sergei Fesikov), wins Men’s 4x50m Freestyle setting a World Record with a time of 1:22.60.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 4: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands set 4x100m Record

In the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle short course, anchored by Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Netherland break their own record from 2008 by 1.69 seconds, setting the new record at 3:26.53. Team USA took Silver.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hagino wins 200m IM

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley short course, Kosuke Hagino (JPN) claims his first championship title at 1:50.47, holding off Ryan Lochte (USA) by .84 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Gracia wins 400m Free

In the Women’s 400m Freestyle short course, Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) gets the title at 3:55.76, beating Sharon Van Ruuwendaal (NED) by 2 seconds. It’s Garcia’s 4th title this year, making it her most successful season.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Manaudou sets 50m Free Record

In the Men’s 50m Freestyle short course, Florent Manaudou (FRA) breaks Roland Schoeman (RSA)’s 2009 record by .04, setting the World Record at 20.26 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets 100m IM Record

In the Women’s 100m Individual Medley short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her third World Record of the championship, breaking her three month old record by .16 seconds and putting the new mark at 56.70.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Bernek wins 400m Free

In the Men’s 400m Freestyle short course, Peter Bernek (HUN) wins his first senior championship title, with a championship record at 3:34.32, beating James Guy (GBR) by 2.03.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom wins 50m Fly

In the Women’s 50m Butterfly stroke short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) claims her first short course title, beating Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) with a Championship Record at 24.58 seconds

2014 World Swimming Championship: Gyurta wins 200m Breast

In the Men’s 200m Breaststroke short course, Current World Record holder Daniel Gyurta (HUN) wins his second Championship title at 2:01.49, 1.01 seconds slower than his record, from earlier this year.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record in 200m Back

In the Women’s 200m Backstroke short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her second win and second World Record this championship, at 1:59.23. Taking .8 seconds off Missy Franklin’s 2011 record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Heemskerk wins 100m Free

In the Women’s 100m Freestyle short course, Femke Heemskerk (NED) becomes the new World Champion with a championship record at 51.37 seconds. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) took Silver, just .02 second behind.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Denmark sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x50m Medley Relay short course, Denmark breaks their own one year old record by 1.52 seconds, with a new time of 1:44.04. Team USA was second, .88 second behind.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 3: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2015 World Championships on USN

The 2015 World Championship year, only on Universal Sports Network.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Brazil wins Mixed 4x50m

In the Mixed 4x50m Medley short course, Felipe Franca Silva (BRA) claims his third gold on the day, helping Team Brazil take gold by just .20 second over Great Britain, with a time of 1:37.26.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia wins 800 Free

In the women’s 800m freestyle short course, Olympic Silver medalist and World Record holder Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) gets the win over Jaz Carlin (GBR) by 4.75 seconds, with a time of 8:03.41.

2014 World Swimming Championship: USA wins 4x200m Free

In the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Tyler Clary anchored Team USA for the win at 6:51.68, edging Italy by just .12 seconds, in a very tight race.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record

In the women’s 100m Back short course, Katina Hosszu (HUN), who lost to two World Records yesterday gets one of her own today at 55.03, beating the old 2009 record by .20 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Chad Le Clos sets World Record

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly short course, long course and short course champ Chad Le Clos (RSA) wins again, this time setting a World Record at 48.44, .04 seconds faster than Yevgeny Korotyshkin (RUS)’s from 2009.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Franca Silva wins 100m Breast

In the Men’s 100m Back Stroke short course, Felipe Franca Silva (BRA) claims the world title at 56.29, beating Adam Peaty (GBR) by .06 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Meilutyte wins 50m Breast

In the women’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) retains her title, edging passed Alia Atkinson (JAM) by .07 seconds with a time of 28.84, .04 seconds shy of the World Record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Larkin wins 100m Back

In the Men’s 100m Back short course, Mitch Larkin (AUS) takes the gold by .54 seconds over Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) with a time of 49.57 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Seto wins 400m IM

In the Men’s 400m IM short course, long course and short course Champion Daiya Seto (JPN) wins again at 3:56.33, beating Kosuke Hagino (JPN) by 4.84 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Brazil sets World Record

In the Men’s 4x50m Medley short course, all top six teams break the world record set by Russia in the semi-final. With Brazil setting the new record at 1:30.51.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 2: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets World Record

During the short course of the 2014 World Swimming Championships (25 Meter), Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) defeated favorite Katinka Hosszu (HUN) with a World Record at 1:59.61. Gracie broke Liu Zige (CHN)’s record from 2009 by 1.17 seconds, the first to go under 2 minutes.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Chad Le Clos wins 200m Free

Chad Le Clos (RSA) starts off the short course championship with a win. Pulling away in the final length, passing Danila Izatov (RUS) and Ryan Lochte (USA) by .22 seconds, at 1:41.45.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Team Netherlands, featuring Ranomi Kromowidjojo, sets a world record at 7:32.85. Breaking China’s (who was 2nd) 2010 record by 3.09 seconds.

Hangzhou Awarded 2018 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Michael Phelps (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Hangzhou has been selected to host the 2018 short-course world swimming championships. Swimming’s world governing body FINA voted for Hangzhou ahead of rival bids from Peru and the United […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: France wins 4x100m Free

In the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle short course, Team France, featuring Florent Manaudou, claims gold, beating Russia by .4 seconds, with a Championship Record at 3:03:78.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets IM World Record

In the short course Mireia Belmonte Garcia(ESP) claims her second World Record of the day (200m Fly) at 4:19.86. Breaking Katinka Hosszu (HUN), who was 2nd, record from early this year by .97 seconds.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 1: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014

Team USA Prepares for FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports) Paced by individual Olympic gold medalists Tyler Clary, Natalie Coughlin, Matt Grevers and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Team USA will be represented by 36 top swimmers at this week’s 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m), which runs Wednesday through Sunday in Doha, Qatar. In the U.S., Universal Sports Network […]

USA Women Win 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championship

Team USA (Courtesy of USA Basketball) Relive the 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championships on Wednesday, December 3 at 6 PM ET on Universal Sports Network. USA Women’s Basketball won the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Championships in Russia, while USA Men’s Basketball advanced to the Round of 16. USA Women’s Basketball Roster Cierra Burdick […]

Alpine Skiing moves to North America, World Championship test events ahead

It is full speed ahead for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in North America as Lake Louise (CAN), Aspen and Beaver Creek (both USA) are all ready to welcome the world’s top Alpine skiers. Aspen will host ladies’ slalom and giant slalom races on 29th-30th November 2014 while Lake Louise will stage men’s […]

2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Viewing Schedule

Social: @universalsports #Vail2015 For updated online times, please visit Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports. DATE EVENT TV (ET) Online (ET) 2/3 Women’s Super G NBCSN: 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 2/3 Universal Sports Post-Race Show USN: 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 2/3 Women’s Super G (encore) USN: 8:00 PM 8:00 PM 2/4 Men’s Super G NBCSN: […]

2014 PSA Men’s Squash World Championship: Top scores

2014, Doha, Qatar, 36th Men’s Squash World Championship, The top scores from the World Squash Championship in Doha as fellow countrymen, Ramy Ashour (EGY) and Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) do battle.

2014 PSA Men’s Squash World Championship: Ashour interview

2014, Doha, Qatar, 36th Men’s Squash World Championship, Interview with Ramy Ashour (EGY) who beats #1 ranked Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) for the World Squash Championship (13-11)(7-11)(5-11)(11-5)(14-12).

2014 PSA Men’s Squash World Championship: Ashour wins

2014, Doha, Qatar, 36th Men’s Squash World Championship, Fellow countrymen battle as Ramy Ashour (EGY) beats #1 ranked Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) for the World Squash Championship (13-11)(7-11)(5-11)(11-5)(14-12).

2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship: Doha, Qatar

The Qatar Classic is an annual international squash tournament that takes place in Doha, Qatar. The tournament features both men and women, the men’s event is part of the PSA World Series and the women’s event is part of the WSA World Series.

Doha to Host 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha (Shutterstock) MONACO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Qatar’s emergence as a global sporting hub gained further clout when Doha was chosen as host city for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. The fast-growing city alongside the Arabian Gulf will become the first from the Middle East to stage the blue riband event. Overlooked […]

2015: World Championship Year on USN: Preview

Athletes are born, champions are made. In 2015, Universal Sports Network will broadcast 25 World Championship events, including track & field, swimming, alpine skiing, cycling and more. Don’t miss this championship year on USN.

2014 Trampoline & Tumbling World Championships: Daytona Beach, Florida: Day 2

The World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, held annually except in the Olympic year, determines the men’s and women’s World champions in four events: trampoline, synchronized trampoline, tumbling and double mini-trampoline. The World Age Group Competition showcases the world’s best boys and girls in those four events in four age groups: 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years of age. The two events are expected to showcase more than 1,100 athletes.

2014 Trampoline & Tumbling World Championships: Daytona Beach, Florida: Day 1

The World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, held annually except in the Olympic year, determines the men’s and women’s World champions in four events: trampoline, synchronized trampoline, tumbling and double mini-trampoline. The World Age Group Competition showcases the world’s best boys and girls in those four events in four age groups: 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years of age. The two events are expected to showcase more than 1,100 athletes.

World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships on USN

Watch live coverage from Daytona on Saturday, November 8 at 7 PM ET and on Sunday, November 9 at 5 PM ET on TV on Universal Sports and online here.  Team USA, led by individual 2013 World medalists Kristle Lowell and Alex Renkert, has arrived in Daytona Beach, Fla., for the 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships.  The event, which features competition in individual and […]

2014 US Open Squash Championships: Philadelphia, PA: PSA & WSA Finals

The U.S. Open (squash) is the most prestigious squash tournament in the United States, and one of the most significant in the world. It is a major international display of supreme talent in the sport, and showcases the top players from around the world.

USA Women’s Volleyball Wins World Championship

USA Volleyball (Courtesy of FIVB) MILAN, Italy (Oct. 12, 2014) – Team USA made history on Sunday,  beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before won gold at […]

Simone Biles Wins Four Gold Medals at World Championships

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (REUTERS/China Daily) CLICK HERE to see Simone Biles defend herself against a bee attack on the podium! (Reuters) – American Simone Biles emerged as the most-decorated gymnast at the 2014 world championships in southern China on Sunday after winning the balance beam and floor exercise events […]

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Wrong Anthem

As Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) stood on the podium, ready this hear the Ukraine national anthem, for winning gold on the Parallel Bars, much to his surprise the event organizers played the Uzbekistan anthem instead.

2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Milan, Italy: Final: USA vs. China

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: Milan, Italy: 3rd Place Game: Brazil vs. Italy

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 Gymnastics World Championship: Zonderland wins High Bar

Epke Zonderland (NED) the defending World Champ and current Olympic Champ wins again, with the highest score of the competition, 16.225.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Uchimura 2nd on High Bar

Now five time All-Around Champ Kohei Uchimura (JPN) took Bronze on High Bar the past two years, but this year he moves up to Silver, 0.500 out of first.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Skinner 4th on Floor

Mykayla Skinner (USA), who took Bronze on Vault, settles for 4th on Floor with 14.700 points, just 0.033 off the podium.

 
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