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2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Men’s Playoff Game #1

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

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Sweden vs. Denmark, Switzerland vs. Japan, Canada vs. Sweden

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

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Norway vs. Sweden

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

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Victoria, BC: Denmark vs. Norway

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

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Victoria, BC: Featured Game

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Gold Medal

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Bronze Medal

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Semifinal

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Playoff

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Playoff

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Canada vs. China, Canada vs. Japan

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

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 […]

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Canada vs. Switzerland

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Canada vs. Germany

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Japan vs. USA

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

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

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

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 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: USA vs. Canada

The 2013 Titlis Glacier Mountain World Women’s Curling Championship will be held at the Volvo Sports Centre in Riga, Latvia from March 16 to 24. It marks the first time that Latvia has hosted the World Women’s Championship. This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Canada vs. Denmark (3/17)

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

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Riga: Scotland vs. Canada (3/16)

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

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championship: Men’s Team Pursuit: Australia wins

Although both Great Britain and Australia had close qualifying times, Australia dominated in the final for the win.

Randall untouchable in Tour win

VAL MUESTAIR, Switzerland (Jan. 1) – American Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) was absolutely untouchable on New Year’s Day, leading qualifying by nearly five seconds and winning each of her three heats by huge margins to claim her second victory in three Tour de Ski starts in the freestyle sprint at Val Muestair. The win boosted Randall […]

2012 Full Event Replays

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Looking for the link to a full event replay? Find it below by month … Note: BendBroadband, DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers can log in and view all of these full event replays for free by accessing the (SIGN-IN WITH CABLE/SAT PROVIDER) button above. Authentication, or verification, is the […]

Uhlaender caps first half with victory in La Plagne

LA PLAGNE, France (Dec. 15, 2012) – Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) won the La Plagne women’s skeleton World Cup event today to become the first female slider to win two World Cup races this season. Uhlaender took her first season victory in Park City, Utah three weeks ago, and was determined to climb the medal […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating finalists determined

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org With the conclusion of the sixth and last qualifying event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/13, the six finalists in each category have been determined. 24 skaters/couples from nine ISU members have qualified and will compete at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi (RUS) December […]

FEI World Cup: Stuttgart Jump News

Kevin Staut broke German hearts today when, despite all the odds of a home-side win, it was the Frenchman who came out on top in the fifth qualifying round of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2012/2013 Western European League series at Stuttgart.

Figure Skating: Trophee Eric Bompard: Pairs Free, Men’s Free, Ladies Free, Ice Dance Free Dance

The 2012 Trophée Eric Bompard will be the fifth of six events in the 2012–13 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a series of senior-level invitational competitions. The competition will be held in Paris, France from November 16–18, 2012. Medals will be awarded in the disciplines of men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters will also earn points toward qualifying for the Grand Prix Final.

Figure Skating: Trophee Eric Bompard: Pairs Short, Men’s Short, Ladies Short & Ice Dance Short

The 2012 Trophée Eric Bompard will be the fifth of six events in the 2012–13 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a series of senior-level invitational competitions. The competition will be held in Paris, France from November 16–18, 2012. Medals will be awarded in the disciplines of men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters will also earn points toward qualifying for the Grand Prix Final.

Big names triumph in Dubai on Day 1 of Swimming World Cup

Sweden’s Therese Alshammar competes in the women’s 100m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 2, 2012 DUBAI – Post-Olympic holidays from swimming were a thing of the past tonight as the big names returned to the pool tonight for their first […]

Brilliant Farah seals golden double

Mohamed Farah (GBR) celebrates after winning the men’s 5000m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (James Lang-USA TODAY Sports) By Neil Maidment LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – World champion Mo Farah secured Britain’s first Olympic gold medal in the men’s 5,000 metres on Saturday to deafening cheers, a week after winning […]

Richards-Ross stops celebrating to head 200 qualifiers

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA), middle, competes in the women’s 200m heats during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Olympic 400 meters champion Sanya Richards-Ross shook off the effects of a night celebrating her gold win to run the fastest time in the […]

Izbasa upsets Maroney to win vault gold

U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs during the artistic gymnastics women’s vault finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) By Rosalba O’Brien LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Athletes who are expected to win gold and come home with silver react in different ways – some put on a […]

Douglas beats Komova to all-around gold

Gabrielle Douglas (USA), right, celebrates with coach Liang Chow after winning the women’s individual all-around final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Smiling 16-year-old Gabby Douglas took the Olympic Games by storm on Thursday when she won the all-around […]

Americans storm to women’s team gold

USA gymnasts Alexandra Raisman (left) and Jordyn Weiber (center), McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross (right) celebrate winning the goal medal in the women’s gymnastics team competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Jordyn Wieber sparkled and Gabby Douglas dazzled […]

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 […]

U.S. lead to raise golden hopes

Danell Leyva (USA) competes on the parallel bars during subdivision two men’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – The United States men raised hopes of winning their first gymnastics team gold medal since 1984 when they outclassed defending […]

Unsung Sports: Trampoline

Canadian Karen Cockburn performs in the trampoline individual competition of gymnastics during the XVI Pan-American Games Guadalajara 2011 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on October 17, 2011. (HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images) Previous features: Modern Pentathlon | Steeplechase | Synchronized Swimming | Rhythmic Gymnastics | Lost Events By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports For generations, our awareness […]

Hardy reduced to tears after seeing London pool

Jessica Hardy stretches before her training session at the Aquatics Center at the Olympic Park, Monday, July 23, 2012, in London. Opening ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics will be held Friday, July 27. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – After being at the center of a disputed doping […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #5

How many tears of joy will be shed for South African 400 meter man, Oscar Pistorius, who will be come the first amputee to compete in the Olympic Games?  (Photo by Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports When double amputee Oscar Pistorious of South Africa shows up in London for the upcoming […]

Groff out to put U.S on triathlon map

U.S. Olympic tri-athlete Sarah Groff trains in Hanover, New Hampshire May 22, 2012. Groff, 30, will be one of three U.S. athletes to compete in the women’s triathlon on Aug. 4, starting with a 1,500 meter swim in the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park and followed by a a 40-kilometre bike ride and a 10-kilometre […]

London bound Pistorius already dreaming of Rio

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa trains before the men’s 400 meters event at the 23rd International Athletics Meeting in Lignano Sabbiadoro July 17, 2012. After striving to qualify for the 400 meters at the London Olympics for six years, Oscar Pistorius believes he will now be better placed to run at the Rio de Janeiro […]

Unsung Sports: Rhythmic Gymnastics

Evgeniya Kanaeva (RUS) performs with the hoop in the individual all-around gymnastics rhythmic competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) Previous features: Modern Pentathlon | Steeplechase | Synchronized Swimming By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports In what setting might you see a hoop, a ball, a ribbon […]

Farah fires Olympic home hopes with London win

Mo Farah of Britain competes in the men’s 5000m during the Diamond League London Grand Prix athletics meet at Crystal Palace in London, July 13, 2012. (REUTERS/Dylan Martinez) By Alison Wildey LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) – World 5,000 meters champion Mo Farah underlined his credentials to become Britain’s first Olympic long-distance gold medalist by winning […]

Tracking The Trials: July 11, 2012

It was a 12-day mini-Olympics, a stretch ending July 1 that delighted us with the overlapping U.S. trials for track and field, swimming and gymnastics. Out of these 12 days of Christmas-in-summer came the rosters for perhaps the three most high-profile sports at the Games. We were served heaping helpings of high-end performance, along with […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #20

Will the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team make up for the absence of their male counter-parts and win a third straight gold medal? (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports A painful kick in the grass knocked the U.S. men’s Olympic team out of the Games before it even got there. […]

Unsung Sports: Synchronized Swimming

By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports In their nose clips and costumes, wearing makeup and a paste-like substance in their hair, synchronized swimmers must require hours to prepare for their sport, right? Yes, but not as you would think. In peak training periods, these athletes spend six hours daily in the water choreographing their […]

South Africa name Pistorius in London Games team

In this Sept. 1, 2011 file photo, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius competes in a qualification round for the Men’s 4x400m relay at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea. Double amputee Oscar Pistorius has been selected for South Africa’s Olympic 4×400 relay team. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File) JOHANNESBURG, July 4 (Reuters) – Double-amputee Oscar […]

Phelps seals eighth London berth, Franklin makes seven

Michael Phelps (left) and Tyler McGrill pose for a photo after being selected to the USA Olympic team for 100m butterfly final in the 2012 U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at the CenturyLink Center. (Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 1 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps finished off his preparations for his Olympic […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #26

Saudi Arabia announced they will be sending women athletes to the Olympics for the first time. Is the Saudis’ commitment in question since its only known London-bound athlete, an equestrian, is ineligible after having missed a qualifying deadline?   (AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports In oil-rich Saudia Arabia, women and sports […]

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 […]

Phelps celebrates birthday with another heat win

Michael Phelps and Davis Tarwater, left, swim in the men’s 100-meter butterfly preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 30 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps celebrated his 27th birthday on Saturday by setting the fastest qualifying time in his […]

Richards-Ross sets pace in women’s 200 semi-finals

Sanya Richards-Ross (C) finishes in the women’s 200 meters qualifying at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 29 (Reuters) – Sanya Richards-Ross sprinted to the year’s second fastest time as she won her women’s 200 meters semi-final at the U.S. Olympic athletics […]

Pistorius misses out on Games qualification time

June 29 (Reuters) – Double amputee Oscar Pistorius missed out on Olympic qualification by 0.22 seconds in his final 400 meters qualifying run at the African athletics championships in Porto Novo on Friday. Pistorius, who competes wearing carbon fiber prosthetic blades, needed to run the A qualifying time of 45.30 seconds but placed second in […]

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 […]

Lochte again sets pace at U.S. trials

Ryan Lochte starts his men’s 200m freestyle heat during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 26 (Reuters) – Ryan Lochte outswam Michael Phelps for the second day in a row to set the fastest qualifying time for the 200 meters freestyle at […]

 
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