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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

U.S. Ski Team Olympic champions including Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso, and hometown heroes Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn are expected to compete at Vail/Beaver Creek against some of the world’s best ski racers representing more than 70 countries. Social: @universalsports #Vail2015 DATE EVENT TV (ET) LIVE Online (ET) 2/3 Women’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.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles wins Floor

Simone Biles (USA) retains her Floor Routine World Championship title from 2013, with 15.333 points. It’s her 5th medal and 4th Gold this competition.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Verniaiev wins Parallel Bars

Current European Champ, Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) wins the World Title as well, as the only one scoring over 16 points, with 16.125.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Whittenburg 7th on Parallel Bars

Donnell Whittenburg (USA) finished 7th (out of eight) in the Men’s Parallel Bars final, with 14.366 point, 1.300 off the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Leyva 2nd on Parallel Bars

2011 champ, Danell Leyva (USA) gets back on the podium this year claiming Silver with 15.933 points, 0.192 out of first.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Kyla Ross 6th in Balance Beam

Kyla Ross (USA), who took Silver last year, settles for 6th this year. Scoring just 13.866, 0.300 off the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles wins Balance Beam

Now two-time All-Around champ Simone Biles (USA) improves on her Bronze medal last year taking Gold today, beating Yawen Bai (CHN) by just 0.067 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Se Gwang wins Vault

Se Gwang Ri becomes first North Korean man to win a Gymnastics World Title, posting the highest score at 15.633 and a combined of 15.416 points. Unfortunately he injuries himself on his final vault.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Dalton 3rd in Vault

Jacob Dalton (USA) claims Bronze in Men’s Vault to go with his Bronze in the Team Event, with a combined score of 15.199 points.

2014 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship: Nanning, China: Individual Apparatus Finals Day 2 & Awards

The coverage of the 45th FIG World Gynmastics Championships in Nanning, China, will start on Tuesday, 7 October and conclude on Sunday, 12 October. The competition is the fourth time a World Artistic Gymnastics Championships has been held in Asia.

2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Milan, Italy: Semifinal #2 Italy 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: Semifinal #1 Brazil vs. USA

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: Zanetti 2nd in Rings

Last years champ, Arthur Zanetti (BRA) settles for second this year (as he did in 2011), scoring 15.733, just 0.200 out of first.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Yang Lin wins Rings

Yang Lin (CHN) adds the Men’s Still Rings gold medal to his team Gold medal, scoring 15.933. Beating out the defending champ Arthur Zanetti (BRA) by 0.200.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Locklear 4th in Uneven Bars

Ashton Locklear (USA), after winning team gold, just misses the podium in the Women’s Uneven Bars, scoring 15.266, just 0.017 points off the podium, behind Daria Spiridonova (RUS).

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Jinnan wins Uneven Bars

Yao Jinnan (CHN) edges out the former world champ, Huang Huidan (CHN) by 0.067, with a score of 15.633 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Naddour 6th in Pommel Horse

Alexander Naddour (USA) posts a 15.300 in the Men’s Pommel Horse final, but comes up 0.300 points shy of the podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Un-Jong wins Vault

2008 Olympic champ, Hong Un-Jong (PRK) finally becomes the World Champ (she was 3rd last year), scoring a combined 15.599, beating out Simone Biles by just 0.045 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Simone Biles 2nd in Vault

As Simone Biles (USA) repeated as All-Around Champ, she also repeated with a Silver medal in Women’s Vault. Scoring a the single highest at 15.900, but a combined of 15.554, missing gold by 0.045.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Berki wins Pommel Horse

2010, 2011 World Champs and current Olympic Champ Krisztian Berki (HUN) shows why he is still the king, the only one to score over 16, with 16.033, winning by 0.250 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Skinner 3rd in Vault

Mykayla Skinner (USA) picks up a Vault Bronze, to go with her team Gold, scoring a combined 15.366, 0.233 points out of first.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Dalton 4th in Floor

Last year Jacob Dalton (USA) took silver, this year on Men’s Floor scoring 15.600 he just misses the podium by .100, behind Diego Hypolito (BRA).

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Abliazin wins Floor

Denis Abliazin (RUS) out scores the defending champ, Kenzo Shirai (JPN), by 0.050 to become the new Men’s Floor champ with 15.750 points.

2014 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship: Nanning, China: Individual Apparatus Finals Day 1 & Awards

The coverage of the 45th FIG World Gynmastics Championships in Nanning, China, will start on Tuesday, 7 October and conclude on Sunday, 12 October. The competition is the fourth time a World Artistic Gymnastics Championships has been held in Asia.

USPA National Skydiving Championships

More than 500 of the nation’s most advanced aerial athletes competed at the USPA National Skydiving Championships, the country’s largest skydiving competition. The best jumps will air on Universal Sports on Monday, October 13 at 8 PM ET. Photos from the USPA National Skydiving Championships: (Human Flight Media)   (Brian Festi) (Niklas Daniel) (Human Flight Media) Back […]

2014 FIVB Women’s Indoor World Championships: Milan, Italy: Italy vs. Russia

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: Brazil vs. Dominican Republic

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: Bee Attack

During the 2014 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, All-Around gold medal winner Simone Biles dodges a bee intent on taking over her award flowers, triggering a bit of comedy on the awards podium.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Jinnan 5th in All-Around

Bronze medalist from 2011, Yao Jinnan (CHN) proved to be the best on Uneven Bars, scoring 15.533 but it wasn’t enough to get on the podium with a total of 57.465 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Mustafina 4th in All-Around

2010 Champ and the current European Champ Aliya Mustafina (RUS) just misses the podium by 0.317 points, taking 4th with 57.915 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Kyla Ross 3rd in All-Around

Kyla Ross (USA), who claimed Silver last year, slips to Bronze this year. 1.999 behind repeating champ Simone Biles, with 58.232 points.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Iordache 2nd in All-Around

Larisa Iordache (ROU), posting the highest score on Balance Beam at 15.100, claims the Silver medal with 59.765 points, just 0.466 out of first.

2014 Gymnastics World Championship: Biles wins All-Around

Finishing with a powerful Floor routine scoring a 15.066, Simone Biles becomes the second American to win back-to-back Championships titles (Shannon Miller).

2014 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship: Nanning, China: Women’s All Around Final & Awards

The coverage of the 45th FIG World Gynmastics Championships in Nanning, China, will start on Tuesday, 7 October and conclude on Sunday, 12 October. The competition is the fourth time a World Artistic Gymnastics Championships has been held in Asia.

 
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