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2013 Boston Marathon: Shalane Flanagan interview

Shalane Flanagan (USA) discusses her disappointment with a 4th place finish and how she is looking forward to competing again next year.

2013 Boston Marathon: Jason Hartmann interview

Jason Hartmann (USA) discusses his race performance, after he walked away 4th in the men’s race.

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa interview

Men’s Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa, discusses what it feels like to sprint to the finish after leaving two racers behind in the final mile of the Boston Marathon.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo interview

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

Bolt wins 150-meter race at Copacabana beach

Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt (C) leaps ahead of Brazil’s Bruno de Barros (L) and Ecuador’s Alex Quinonez to win the “Mano a Mano Men’s 150 metres” challenge on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, March 31, 2013. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) CLICK HERE to watch the race Usain Bolt won his first sprint of the […]

2013 Oxford vs Cambridge University Boat Race: London: Alex Woods interview

Alex Woods discussed what it felt like to watch Oxford win after being taken to the hospital at the end of last year’s competition.

2013 Oxford vs Cambridge University Boat Race: London: Team Oxford interviews

Constantine Louloudis, Oskar Zorrila, Alex Davidson and Karl Hudspith discuss how important this win was for Oxford University.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Falun: Men’s 15km Final Pursuit: Petter Northug jr. interview

World Cup champion, Petter Northug jr (NOR).discusses his race win and how important the World Cup Championship is to him.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Falun: Men’s 15km: Eldar Roenning interview

Eldar Roenning (NOR) discusses his first victory of the season in his “come from behind” victory today.

Universal Sports Review: Volta a Catalunya Stage 2

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and discuss what to look forward to in stage 3 of the Volta a Catalunya.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Men’s HS134: Piotr Zyla and Gregor Schlierenzauer interview

Piotr Zyla (POL) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT) discuss how special it is to close out the World Cup season with a tie in the final event.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup: Are: Women’s Ski Cross: Fanny Smith interview

Fanny Smith (SUI) discusses how racing safely was the key to winning.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Women’s 30km: Therese Johaug interview

Race winner Therese Johaug (NOR) discusses how her home crowd motivated her in today’s race, making her give her all in an amazing performance.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Men’s 50km: Alexander Legkov interview

Alexander Legkov (RUS) discusses the strategy he used to win today’s race and how excited he is to be leading the overall standings.

Universal Sports Review: Men’s Slaolm at Kranjska Gora

Commentators Doug Lewis and Christin Cooper discuss today’s Men’s Slalom race at Kranjska Gora, SLO.

Universal Sports Reviews: World Cup Ski leaders

Universal Sports commentators Steve Porino and Doug Lewis discuss Tina Maze, Aksel Svindal and Ted Ligety’s results from todays races in Garmisch and Kvitfjell.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Kvitfjell: Men’s Super G: Aksel Svindal interview

Svindal discusses today’s race and overall winning the globe.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Kvitfjell: Men’s Super G: Ted Ligety interview

Ligety talks about how he was disappointed about today’s race. He also discusses his experience training at Sochi this past week. 

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Kvitfjell: Downhill: Universals Sports review: American skiers

Commentators Steve Porino and Doug Lewis discuss USA skiers Steve Nyman, Travis Ganong, and Jared Goldberg that competed in Saturday’s Men’s downhill race at Kvitfjell.

Universal Sports Reviews Men’s Alpine after Garmisch

Universal Sports hosts Steve Schlanger and Doug Lewis discuss the prospects of Marcel Hirscher (AUT), Ted Ligety (USA) and the Giant Slalom winner of the day Alexis Pinturault (FRA).

‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius (R) and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp pose for a picture in Johannesburg, February 7, 2013. South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on February 14, with shooting dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria. Picture taken February 7, […]

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

The Aug. 5, 2012 file photo shows Cuba’s Gustavo Balart, left, competing with South Korea’s Choi Gyu-jin during 55-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. The IOC […]

Universal Sports Reviews: The history of the 4Man Bobsled Championship

John Morgan and Martin Haven discuss the historic St. Moritz track and the Four Man Hughbert Martin World Championship Cup.

Universal Sports Reviews Alpine Skiing World Championships part 2

Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell talks with Steve Porino and Doug Lewis. They discuss which althetes to watch during the World championships, including Lindsey Vonn, Tina Maze, Mikaela Shiffrin and more.

Universal Sports Reviews Moscow City Event

Universal Sports Hosts Steve Schlangher and Doug Lewis breakdown the event and discuss the winners.

Universal Sports reviews Alpine Skiing World Championships: Part 2

Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell talks with Steve Porino and Doug Lewis about Schladming. They discuss which athletes to watch during the World championships, including Lindsey Vonn, Tina Maze, Mikaela Shiffrin and more.

Universal Sports Reviews Speed Skating Sprint Championship: Day 1: Women’s 1000m

Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell and Allison Baver discuss the top three finishes of the women’s 1000m.

Universal Sports reviews Speed Skating Sprint Championship: Day 1: Women’s 500m

Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell and Allison Baver discuss the top three finishes of the women’s 500m.

Universal Sports reviews Speed Skating Sprint Championship: Day 1: Men’s 500m

Universal Sports’ Shellene Cockrell and Allison Baver discuss the top three finishes of the Men’s 500m.

Universal Sports reviews Men’s Slalom: Wengen

Universal Sports’ Steve Porino and Doug Lewis discuss Marcel Hirscher’s loss and what it might mean for the World Championships.

World champion Schild injured in training

By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Slalom world champion Marlies Schild crashed in training for an Alpine ski World Cup race on Thursday, injuring ligaments, the Austrian team (OSV) said. Schild flew home to Austria from Sweden immediately, the team added without giving any more details about the extent of the injury. […]

Four Athens Olympic athletes lose medals

Gold medalist Yuriy Bilonog of Ukraine, silver medalist Adam Nelson of USA (L) and bronze medalist Joachim Olsen of Denmark celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men’s shot put event on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in the Sports Complex in Athens, […]

Russia’s Pishchalnikova faces life ban for doping

Gold medalist Sandra Perkovic (CRO),center, silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova (RUS), left, and bronze medalist Yanfeng Lion the podium for the women’s discus during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) MOSCOW, Nov 8 (Reuters) – World discus champion Darya Pishchalnikova could face a life ban from the sport if she […]

USSA formalizes bid for Vonn to ski against the men

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. clears a gate during the first run of the World Cup Soelden Women’s Giant Slalom race on the Rettenbach glacier in the Tyrolean ski resort of Soelden, October 27, 2012. (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) Audi FIS Alpine World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn’s (Vail, CO) bid to ski against the men was formalized […]

“Sickened” UCI strips Armstrong of Tour wins

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme speaks to the media at the A.S.O. (Amaury Sport Organisation) headquarters in Issy-Les-Moulineaux near Paris, October 22, 2012. Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life on Monday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) sanctions […]

2012 ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix: Skate America: Ashley Wagner Interview

Ashley Wagner (USA) talks about her first Grand Prix gold medal and discusses what’s ahead.

Kenyan cycling develops with Asian photographer’s focus

Kenyan Riders’ team members pose for a photograph at their camp in Iten, Rift Valley province of Kenya April 2012. Fascinated by the notion of turning the world’s most gifted long distance runners into kings of the saddle, Nicholas Leong packed up his life in Singapore and moved to Kenya’s Rift Valley. It mattered little […]

Japanese-backed team out of Tour of Beijing amid tension

Team Argos Shimano rider Yukihiro Doi (C) of Japan cycles during the 13th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Santiago de Compostela and Ferrol, August 31, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Argos-Shimano, a team with a Japanese co-sponsor and rider, withdrew from cycling’s Tour of Beijing on […]

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 8: Jonathan Tiernan-Locke interview

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke discusses what this win means to him and his plans for the future.

Bennati ends Degenkolb’s run of Vuelta bunch sprint wins

Radioshack-Nissan rider Daniele Bennati (L) of Italy crosses the finish line to win the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Aguilar de Campoo and Valladolid, September 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) By Alasdair Fotheringham VALLADOLID, Spain, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Italy’s Daniele Bennati of the RadioShack-Nissan squad ended a run […]

Rudisha suffers shock loss, shivering Bolt wins

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman (C) celebrates as he won the men’s 800m race in front of David Rudisha of Kenya (R) during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered a shock defeat at the Weltklasse diamond […]

2012 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 10: Interview with John Degenkolb

John Degenkolb discusses his climbing ability and leading his team to victory.

Richards-Ross snatches Stockholm win, Sanchez beaten

Christian Taylor of the U.S. jumps to win the men’s triple jump at the Stockholm Diamond League in Stockholm August 17, 2012. (REUTERS/Christine Olsson/Scanpix) STOCKHOLM, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Olympic women’s 400 meters champion Sanya Richards-Ross won her first race since the London Games and Yuliya Zaripov clocked the year’s fastest time in the women’s […]

Eaton confirms all-round class

United States’ Ashton Eaton leads in the men’s decathlon 1500-meter during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Eaton won the gold medal for the event. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ashton Eaton deservedly took the unofficial title of the […]

Body critics got to me, says Johnson

USA gymnast Shawn Johnson (left), Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci pose with United States first lady Michelle Obama for a picture during the Let’s Move Event at U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – “So English,” Shawn Johnson exclaimed as she eyed a platter of juicy sausages […]

U.S. shine but Wieber fails to make cut

Jordyn Wieber (USA) cries after her last routine during the women’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – The United States outclassed defending Olympic champions China to set the pace in the women’s gymnastics qualifying round on Sunday but […]

Unsung Sports: Lost events

Team USA celebrates after the medal ceremony at the Baseball Stadium in Olympic Park during the Sydney Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia on September 27, 2000. The USA defeated Cuba 4-0 to win the gold medal. Cuba took silver. (Photo by Jamie Squire /Getty Images) Previous features: Modern Pentathlon | Steeplechase | Synchronized Swimming | […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #7

Will equestrian Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands and Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali become the first non-Americans to win gold in individual events — for four straight Olympics?  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports The Anky and Valentina Show. That is not the latest animated TV sit-com, but a potential […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #9

After leaving Bryan Clay behind at Trials, can the USA’s big two in the decathlon — Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee –  give America the chance to still claim majority rule on the podium?  (Photo by Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports They had a dream. U.S. decathletes and friends Bryan Clay, […]

Phelps to swim seven events in London

Michael Phelps, left, celebrates with his mother Debbie, center, and sister Hilary after the medal ceremony for the men’s 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 2 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has dropped the 200 meters […]

Bolt, Blake set up rematch to close trials

Usain Bolt (C) runs during the men’s 200 meters semi-final at the Jamaican Olympic trials in Kingston city, June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 30 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake sauntered through their 200 meters semi-finals on Saturday to set up another rematch and an explosive finish to […]

Gymnast Mikulak walks tightrope over selection

U.S. gymnast Sam Mikulak (R) gets a hug from a teammate after it was announced he would only compete on one apparatus, the pommel horse, at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 30 (Reuters) – Sam Mikulak faced an anxious […]

Rupp runs down Lagat for U.S. distance double

Galen Rupp (R) and Bernard Lagat finish in the men’s 5,000 meters final at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 28 (Reuters) – Galen Rupp ran down favorite Bernard Lagat to win a spine-tingling 5,000 meters and secure the first men’s long […]

Bolt, Blake and Powell on cruise control at trials

World record holder Usain Bolt, left, runs ahead of countrymen, from right, Mario Forsythe, Jacques Harvey and Kimmari Roach to win the 100m quarterfinal heat of the Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica, Thursday, June 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Collin Reid) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 28 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #29

Who will light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony? Perhaps David Beckham? Sebastian Coe? Queen Elizabeth? (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports There are few secrets anymore, but Olympics organizers past and present have managed to keep the identity of the flame-lighter at opening ceremonies unrevealed until the […]

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