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2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo interview

Women’s Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo discusses the strategies she used to win her second Boston Marathon title.

2013 Boston Marathon: Hiroyuki Yamamoto wins wheelchair race

Japan’s Hiroyuki Yamamoto was the first winner of the day, cruising to victory in the men’s wheelchair race by 39 seconds over nine-time champion Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa.

African runners take top honors at Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone and Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, April 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s Boston Marathon on Monday, continuing African runners’ dominance in the sport. The results underlined both the strength and rivalry of those two nations’ running programs, said Kenyan runner Wesley Korir, who finished […]

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Race

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Men’s Race of the Boston Marathon with a final time of 2:10.22. Desisa traveled in a pack of 3 men during the final mile of the race, but was able to pull away to get the victory.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo Wins Women’s Race

Kenyan Rita Jeptoo eared her second Boston Marathon title finishing with a time of 2:26.24. Jeptoo won her first Boston Marathon in 2006.

2013 Boston Marathon (mobile)

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins 4/15 @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @ 9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon: 5k Race

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon 5k race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Women

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Women’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Men

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Men’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

Kenyan lawmaker faces fast field in Boston Marathon

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, April 12 (Reuters) – Defending champion Wesley Korir, who recently won a seat in Kenya’s parliament, said his goal in Monday’s Boston Marathon will be to make his countrymen proud with another victory, but he will face a fast field of fellow Kenyans and Ethiopians on the way. “My first priority […]

2013 Boston Marathon Elite Runner Press Conference

John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Eldoret, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Milan, New York City, Paris, Porto, Rome, Shanghai, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin, and the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Storylines and news for the 2013 Boston Marathon

Courtesy of BAA.org BOSTON – With less than one week remaining until the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and principal sponsor John Hancock Financial are prepared for the 117th edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon. The top finishers will receive $806,000, a prize purse supplied by […]

Watch The 2013 Boston Marathon – Only On Universal Sports

For twenty weeks they have endured rigorous training and on April 15th, many of the world’s best marathoners will conquer 26.2 miles of Boston turf. Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon live, only on Universal Sports.

Universal Sports Network complete Boston Marathon programming schedule

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

Joan Samuelson, Greg Meyer, and Amby Burfoot to run 2013 Boston Marathon

(L-R) Shalane Flanagan, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila congratulate each other after the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.baa.org Jacqueline Hansen to Serve as Honorary, Official Starter of Elite Women’s Race. Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb and Sara Mae Berman to […]

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Boston Marathon updated 2013 Elite Field

Courtesy of http://www.baa.org BOSTON, MA, January 15, 2013 – In its 28th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. A complete field list follows. EDITOR’S NOTE – As of March 13, John Hancock has updated […]

Boston: Marathon’s Heart and Sole

The 2013 Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. Forty elite athletes from 14 countries have been invited for 117th running on April 15, which you can WATCH LIVE on Universal Sports!

2011 Boston Marathon: Mutai wins men’s race

April 18, 2011: Watch the end of the men’s race at the 2011 Boston Marathon, which was won by Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai.

Korir leads Kenyan sweep at Boston Marathon

Wesley Korir, left, and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, kiss the winner’s trophy after winning the men’s and women’s divisions of the 116th Boston Marathon in Boston, Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) By Scott Malone and Ros Krasny BOSTON, April 16 (Reuters) – Kenyan runners swept both Boston Marathon podiums on Monday as […]

Boston Marathon: Wesley Korir Interview

We spoke with Wesley Korir of Kenya after winning the Men’s Race of the 2012 Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon: Joshua Cassidy After Winning

We spoke with Joshua Cassidy after his winning of the Men’s Push Rim race in the 2012 Boston Marathon.

Wesley Korir wins 2012 Boston Marathon

In the men’s race, coming up from behind, Korir passes Bernard Kipyego and Levy Matebo to lead the Kenya sweep at 2:12:40, 26 seconds.

Cherop wins 2012 Boston Marathon

In the Women’s race, Sharon Cherop lead a Kenya sweep by 2 seconds, at 2:31:50, ahead of Jemima Sumgong and Georgina Rono.

2012 Boston Marathon Push Rim Race

Joshua Cassidy (CAN) wins the men’s race with a course record at 1:18:25. In the women’s Shirley Reilly (USA) wins by :01 at 1:37:36.

Boston Marathon: April 16, 2012 (REPLAY)

The men’s field includes Gebre Gebremariam, the third-place finisher last year and the 2010 New York City champion, and Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot, the 2010 Boston winner. The top women include Sharon Cherop and Caroline Rotich.

Boston braces for punishing heat

Runners make their way through discared cups from a water station during the running of the 115th Boston Marathon through Wellesley, Mass., Monday, April 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm) By Ros Krasny BOSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – Organizers of Monday’s Boston Marathon have put extra safety measures in place and are encouraging some runners to […]

Mutai hopes Boston can fuel Olympic bid

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the men’s division of the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York November 6, 2011. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, April 13 (Reuters) – When Geoffrey Mutai, who clocked the fastest ever marathon in Boston last year, returns to the starting line on […]

Universal Sports Network Presents Multiplatform Coverage of the 2012 Boston Marathon

(AP Photo/Stew Milne) Network Also Airing 2012 Rotterdam Marathon and 2012 London Marathon as Part of Marathon Mondays Universal Sports Network will provide live television and online coverage of the 2012 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. The marathon will air on Universal Sports Network, with live streaming […]

2011 Boston Marathon: Kilel is women’s champ

April 18, 2011: Watch as Kenyan Caroline Kilel wins the women’s title at the 2011 Boston Marathon ahead of American Desiree Davila.

2011 Boston Marathon: Desiree Davila after the race

April 18, 2011: Watch Desiree Davila’s interview after her exciting second-place finish at the Boston Marathon.

2010 Boston Marathon: Erkesso wins first Boston Marathon

April 19, 2010: Teyba Erkesso of Ethiopia holds off a charge from Tatyana Pushkareva to win her first title in Boston.

2010 Boston Marathon: Tsuchida takes women’s wheelchair title

April 19, 2010: Wakako Tsuchida of Japan wins her fourth consecutive Boston Marathon women’s wheelchair title.

2010 Boston Marathon: Van Dyk claims another wheelchair crown

April 19, 2010: Ernst Van Dyk wins his record ninth Boston Marathon — and third consecutive — by edging American Krige Schabort.

2010 Boston Marathon: Cheruiyot sets Boston record

April 19, 2010: Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot of Ethiopia gets his first win in Boston and sets the course record as well at 2:05:52.

2010 Boston Marathon: Boston’s top male finishers

April 19, 2010: The top finishers in the Boston Marathon men’s race (behind winner Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya) are Tekeste Kebede (ETH) in second, Deriba Merga (ETH) in third, Ryan Hall (USA) in fourth and Meb Keflezighi (USA) in fifth.

USN’s #1 Moment of 2014

Meb Keflezighi’s emotional victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon was named USN’s “#1 Moment of the Year” (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Editor’s Note: Meb Keflezighi’s emotional victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon was named USN’s “Moment of the Year” during the year-end special Podium360 Rewind ’14 presented by Netflix on December 19. To relive Meb’s victory, fans can watch the 2014 Boston […]

USN’s Photos of 2014: Meb Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi after winning the 2014 Boston Marathon (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports) Meb Keflezighi’s emotional win at the 2014 Boston Marathon was named Universal Sports’ Moment of the Year. He became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades, inspiring a city still recovering from the 2013 bombings. “It was not just […]

U.S. Seen as ‘Clear Favorite’ to Land 2024 Olympics

U.S. will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics (Shutterstock) By Larry Fine Dec 16 (Reuters) – Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favorite to host the 2024 Games. The United States on Tuesday became the […]

U.S. Will Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics

Carl Lewis at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984 (AFP/AFP/Getty Images) By Rory Carroll REDWOOD CITY, California, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996, the country’s Olympic committee said on Tuesday. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Washington are […]

Tatyana McFadden Named USOC’s Female Athlete of the Month

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout November earned Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, Maryland) and wheelchair tennis player David Wagner (San Diego, California) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s saber team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic […]

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Beyond The Medals – The Business of Sport

Beyond The Medals – The Business of Sport Takes Fans Behind-The-Scenes of Their Favorite Sports New Monthly Magazine Show Premieres Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET Exclusively on Universal Sports Network                           LOS ANGELES (December 4, 2014) – Universal Sports Network and Lagardère […]

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Demand that Comcast add Universal Sports to Your Channel Lineup. Your voice DOES make a difference! Tell Comcast you want Universal Sports added to your channel lineup. Universal Sports continues to work tirelessly to get a deal done with Comcast so you can watch your favorite Olympic, endurance and action sports programming. Sign the petition […]

San Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics

Golden Gate Bridge (Shutterstock) (Reuters) – A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday. Should the USOC decide to bid for the Games and the Paralympics, the cities […]

Meb Keflezighi and Jenny Simpson Named 2014 USATF Athletes of the Year

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively. Keflezighi (San Diego, California) and Simpson (Boulder, Colorado) will be honored on Thursday, December 4, at the Jesse […]

Olympic Sports Notes

UniversalSports.com presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

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 […]

Rita Jeptoo Requests B Test

Rita Jeptoo (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) NAIROBI, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday. Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her that she had been provisionally […]

Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ Click here for a full recap of the men’s and women’s races. (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who […]

Kenya’s Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men’s and women’s races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch, with Kipsang’s victory bringing […]

2014 New York City Marathon Preview

Meb Keflezighi and Tatyana McFadden (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Seth Rubinroit Runners to watch at the 2014 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2: Meb Keflezighi Meb Keflezighi will be running his first marathon since April, when he became the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Keflezighi will be motivated after struggling […]

 
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