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2013 Diamond League: Rome, Italy

Usain Bolt will compete for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League. The 2013 Golden Gala edition will be entitled to Pietro Mennea.

2013 Diamond League: Rome, Italy (mobile)

Usain Bolt will compete for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League. The 2013 Golden Gala edition will be entitled to Pietro Mennea.

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Italy vs. Canada

This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 Rugby Six Nation Tournament: Round 4: Great try from England vs Italy

Italy looked like they had no chance of winning until they managed to get the only try of the entire game. ITA would go on to lose 18-11.

2013 Rugby Six Nation Tournament: Round 4: England vs Italy

Team England defeated team Italy, 18 to 11. England led after the first half, 12-0 and managed to hold off a strong Italian surge in the second half. Team England remains undefeated and leads in the tournament.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Round 3: Italy vs Wales

It was a battle of penalty kicks until early in the second half when Wales managed two tries for the win 26-9, improving to 2-1, while Italy drops to 1-2.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Great try from Italy vs France

France tied the game with this amazing try from Benjamin Fall. This was Fall’s third try in International Rugby.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Italy upsets France

In a battle that went down to the final seconds, ITA walked away victorious over FRA with a final score of 23-18. This is only Italy’s third win against France in the history of the tournament.

Italy’s Paris wins Hahnenkamm downhill

Italy’s Dominik Paris speeds down the course on his way to win an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Dominik Paris became only the second Italian to win the most prestigious downhill on the World Cup […]

Italy’s Ballan out of intensive care following surgery

LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Former world road race champion Alessandro Ballan is out of intensive care as he continues to recover from surgery following a high-speed crash in training last week, his BMC team said on Friday. The Italian, being treated in Spain, remains in hospital after he underwent surgery over a week ago […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of BORMIO, Italy – The Christmas break is over and the Tour is back full force with Thursday’s first Downhill training in Bormio. At 11.45 CET sharp, the first racer left the start gate and ventured on the famous Stelvio slope. The fastest man today was French skier Adrien Theaux, with a time […]

Contador winds down season with big win in Italy

Alberto Contador of Spain (C), Mark Cavendish (R) and Bradley Wiggins of Britain ride during the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) Contador, Gilbert and Wiggins to Race in Saturday’s Giro di Lombardia – Watch LIVE After a stunning victory at last week’s UCI […]

2012 Men’s Beach Volleyball Gstaad: USA vs Italy Bronze Medal Match

Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhauser (USA) fail to gel as Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo (ITA) win their first Bronze 21-19, 21-18.

2012 Volleyball Men’s World League: Top scores from USA vs Italy

Check out the best rallies, blocks and spikes as Team USA continues a 4 game winning streak over Italy 3-1.

2012 Volleyball Men’s World League: USA vs Italy

Italy just seemed to run out of steam as Team USA improves their record to 5-2, winning, 22-25, 25-21, 29-27, 25-16.

Best scores from USA vs Italy, World League Volleyball

Check out the best spikes, aces, rallies, blocks, and a great saves from USA vs Italy, during the 2012 FIVB Men’s World League Volleyball game in France.

USA beats Italy in World League Volleyball

After being swept by Italy in week 1, the USA rallied back to sweep Italy with set scores of 30-28, 28-26, and 25-22, during the FIVB Men’s World League Volleyball. The USA now stands 2-2.

Best hits from USA vs Italy Rugby

In a high powered physical game with two red cards, check out all the painful hits and Italy wins 30-10.

USA loses two players and Italy wins

Both USA centers, Andrew Sunlula and Paul Emerick get red cards for dangerous hits, and Italy goes on to win 30-10, during the Rugby World Cup Pre-Match, USA vs Italy.

International Rugby: USA vs. Italy (Replay)

The USA Men’s National Team, nicknamed the Eagles, has a long and storied history. Watch them take on Georgia on June 16 from Glendale, Colorado (9pm ET), and Italy on June 23 from Houston, Texas (8:30pm ET). (Full event replay)

2012 Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix: USA vs Italy

Team USA is now 4-0, beating Italy in Pool play 27-25, 25-20, and 25-17. The American’s seemed to gain steam as the game went on.

2012 Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix: USA vs Italy: Top 5 scores

Check out the best rallies, blocks and spikes, as USA remains undefeated in the tournament.

2012 Volleyball World League: Italy dominates USA

In the first weekend Italy finishes 3-0, beating the Americans in straight sets, 25-16, 25-20, and 25-16, Team USA is now 1-2.

2012 Vollyball World League: Best scores in USA vs Italy

Check out the best rallies and coolest scores, as Italy dominated the defending Olympic champs in the first weekend.

Former track great Phinney turns to road success in Italy

BMC rider Taylor Phinney of the U.S. celebrates as he wears the lead rider’s pink jersey on the podium after winning the opening time trial of the Giro d’Italia in Herning May 5, 2012. Phinney was quickest over the 8.7 km time trial through the streets of Herning in Denmark. The 95th Giro d’Italia starts […]

2011 Rugby World Cup: USA vs. Italy highlights

Sept. 27, 2011: Watch the highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between the U.S. and Italy.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Italy vs. Russia highlights

Sept. 20, 2011: Highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Italy and Russia.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Italy highlights

Sept. 11, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Australia and Italy.

2014 Fencing World Championship: M Team Foil: Bronze Match

Last years defending champs Italy had to settle for Bronze this season, as they crush Russia 45-29, even newly crowned champ Alexey Cheremisinov (RUS) couldn’t help much.

2014 Fencing World Championship: W Team Foil: Gold Match

Lead by two time champion Arianna Errigo, Italy wins their third straight team championship (17th total) defeating Russia 45-39.

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

2014 Fencing World Championship: W Team Sabre: Bronze Match

Fuel by two time World Champ Olga Kharlan, who scored ten points in the final round to give the win to Ukraine, 45-42 over Italy

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

IOC President Discusses Brazil’s Preparations for 2016 Rio Games

Brazil is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Games (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Nebehay LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 9 (Reuters) – Brazil has presented an “encouraging report” about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas […]

Tour de France Stage Winner Denied Kiss from Podium Girl

By Seth Rubinroit Cyclists who win a stage of the Tour de France stand triumphantly on the podium, positioned between two attractive podium girls. Upon being handed a prize, such as a stuffed animal or flowers, the cyclist kisses the podium girls on the cheek. Or at least that is what is supposed to happen. […]

Coach Mike Tolkin Selects Squad for USA Rugby’s Summer Series

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) CLICK HERE for the complete 2014 Universal Sports rugby schedule.  BOULDER, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 40 players for the upcoming Denver Camp ahead of the Summer Series, in which the Eagles will face IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 pool rival Scotland and […]

Diamond League Rome Features Speedy Lineup

Justin Gatlin (Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE) The 34th edition of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea is shaping up to be a star-studded meeting with one of the best fields ever. Watch on Thursday, June 5th at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Each of the 18 disciplines (nine men events and nine women events) feature […]

Bouhanni makes it three stage wins at Giro

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SULTAN AL HASANI (Reuters) – Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni claimed his third victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia when he won the 10th stage with another perfectly timed sprint on Tuesday. The rider was set up by team mate Sebastien Chavanel in a finale also marked by a another massive crash in the […]

2014 FIVB Men’s Club World Championships: Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Semifinals

Hosts and current FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship title holders Sada Cruzeiro, automatically qualify for this year’s event. Sada Cruzeiro, who were silver medallists in the 2012/2013 Brazilian Super League, also finished second to Italy’s Trentino in the 2012 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship held in Doha, Qatar.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Fuzhou: Best Men’s Scores

In the season opener, check out the best scores from the medal matches as Italy claims gold, Brazil settles for Silver and the Netherlands gets the Bronze.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Try Fail

As the match came to a close with Japan defeating Italy, gaining core team status, Hashino was about to score the final try, but the ball slips out of his hands- duho!

German former champ, Italian athlete test positive for drugs in Sochi

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MICHAEL DALDER/FILES (Reuters) – Germany’s two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italian four-man bobsleigh member William Frullani were thrown out of the Sochi Olympics on Friday after testing positive for drugs. Sachenbacher-Stehle, who was competing in the biathlon in Sochi but did not win a medal, tested positive for the stimulant methylhexanamin with the second sample […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

Hoax threats before games play on Sochi security fears

CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – At least five European countries’ Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger. Despite the assurances, the letters to committees in Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and Slovakia briefly caused alarm and underlined nervousness […]

Universal Sports Update: Aksel Lund Svindal wins Men’s Super G

Aksel Lund Svindal wins Men’s Super G in Val Gardena, Italy.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Tarvisio: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

March 6, 2012: Lindsey Vonn wins the Super G event in Tarvisio, Italy.

2011 Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

January 23, 2011: Lindsey Vonn wins the Super G event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

2011 Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

January 21, 2011: Lindsey Vonn wins the Super G event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Universal Sports Network Unveils Extensive Multi-Platform Coverage of 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will present extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season both on air and at Television coverage begins this Saturday, October 26, at 6 AM with a season preview show followed by live coverage from Soelden, Austria, at 6:30 AM ET […]

2010 Alpine World Cup: Cortina: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

Lindsey Vonn wins the super G event in Cortina, Italy on January 22nd 2010.

2010 Alpine World Cup: Cortina: Lindsey Vonn Wins Downhill

On January 23rd, 2010 Lindsey Vonn won the women’s downhill event in Cortina, Italy.

2009 Alpine World Cup: Tarvisio: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

February 22, 2009: Lindsey Vonn wins the super g event in Tarvisio, Italy.

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