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2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Team Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Women’s Elite Team Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

2014 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) CLICK HERE for the USA Cycling roster for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – Universal Sports Network presents exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, beginning with the women’s team time trial events this […]

USA Gymnastics Team for 2014 World Championships

Simone Biles (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports) INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2014 – Reigning U.S. and world all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, headline the seven-woman U.S. Team that will compete in the 2014 World Championships, schedule for Oct. 3-12 in Nanning, China. […]

Contador sits out ‘unsuitable’ world championships

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month’s world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. “The route does not suit me so I prefer to give my spot to another rider,” Contador told reporters on the last rest day […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Bronze Medal at World Championships

Jordan Burroughs (John Sachs/Tech-Fall) By Craig Sesker TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – Nobody is going to ever question the grit, moxie and heart that American star Jordan Burroughs displays whenever he steps on a wrestling mat. Competing with a heavily wrapped left knee, Burroughs capped a courageous performance by winning a bronze medal at the World Championships […]

U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Tejay van Garderen, right, and Taylor Phinney (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) LOS ANGELES and RICHMOND, Va. (September 8, 2014) – Richmond 2015 and Universal Sports Network announced today a media partnership for next year’s 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Va., September 19-27, 2015. The deal provides unprecedented coverage in the United States of the UCI’s […]

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Crashes

On the rough and tumble championship course, check out the riders who didn’t fair so well. Luckily everyone was ok.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Downhill: Atherton interview

Gee Atherton (GBR) talks about pulling off a win on this tough course.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Bryceland 2nd

After winning the World Cup, Josh Byrceland (GBR) comes in .407 seconds too slow to claim the championship, unfortunately he came down too hard on the last jump and probably broke his ankle to as well

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Atherton wins

Gee Atherton (GBR) claims his second championship title (2008, 2014) holding off this years World Cup winner Josh Byrceland (GBR) by .407 seconds.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Mulally 4th

Neko Mulally (USA) broke his chain within seconds of starting his downhill run, but inspite or because of it, he finished just 1.644 seconds off the podium.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Atherton 2nd

Great Britain was able to take the top 3 spots in the Elite Women’s Downhill Final, with Rachel Atherton coming in 2nd only .088 seconds behind Manon Carpenter.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Winner

Great Bitain get’s the top 3 places, with Manon Carpenter at the top, winning the downhill even in a total of 3:49.407.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Interviews

Manon Carpenter, Rachel Atherton, and Tahnee Seagrave of Great Britain talk about taking 1, 2, and 3, respectively, in the Women’s Elite Cross Country Downhill event.

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell-Lillehammer, Norway: Women’s & Men’s Elite DHI

The Hafjell Bike Park is the ultimate mountain biking and trials playground and one of the leading facilties of its kind in Europe. The park offers 14 trails, covering 25 km in total, with a level of difficulty ranging from green to black spread over an elevation of 790 meters. It is one of the most progressive bike parks in Europe and keeps expanding at a high pace to maintain it’s position is one of the top tracks on the continent.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Downhill: Absalon interview

Julien Absalon (FRA) talks about winning the race and his plans for the future.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Cross Country: Absalon wins

In the Men’s Downhill, Riding a full suspension bike for the first time, Julien Absalon (FRA) claims his 5th Championship title (2004-2007, 2014), beating Nino Schurter (SUI) by 1:51.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Cross Country: Pendrel wins

Even with a tire change at the end, Catharine Pendrel (CAN) took home gold in the Cross Country in 1:31:30. Lea Davison (USA) came in 43 seconds behind with bronze.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Cross Country: Pendrel interview

Catharine Pendrel (CAN) talks about taking gold in the Women’s Elite Cross Country event.

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell-Lillehammer, Norway: Women’s & Men’s Elite XCO

The Hafjell Bike Park is the ultimate mountain biking and trials playground and one of the leading facilties of its kind in Europe. The park offers 14 trails, covering 25 km in total, with a level of difficulty ranging from green to black spread over an elevation of 790 meters. It is one of the most progressive bike parks in Europe and keeps expanding at a high pace to maintain it’s position is one of the top tracks on the continent.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Race

In the women’s race, Kathrin Stirnemann (SUI) and Linda Indergand (SUI) take first and 2nd, respectively, in the cross country event.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Men’s Race

In the men’s race, Fabrice Mels (BEL) was able to take first after the final turn when Emil Lindgren (SWE) and Kevin Miquel (FRA) got tangled up.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Men’s Winner Interview

Fabrice Mels (BEL) talks about winning the men’s final in the Mountain Bike World Championships in Hafjell, Norway.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Winner Interview

Kathrin Stirnemann (SUI) talks about winning the women’s final in the Mountain Bike World Championships in Hafjell, Norway.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Crashes

heck out the crashes, spills, and shoves from the Mountain Bike World Championships.

Gwen Jorgensen Wins 2014 ITU World Championship

EDMONTON, Alberta – U.S. National Team member and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen claimed the 2014 ITU World Championships title on Saturday at Hawrelak Park, topping the podium in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race and the overall season standings. Sarah Groff, an Olympian who is also on the U.S. National Team, finished second in […]

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell-Lillehammer, Norway

The Hafjell Bike Park is the ultimate mountain biking and trials playground and one of the leading facilties of its kind in Europe. The park offers 14 trails, covering 25 km in total, with a level of difficulty ranging from green to black spread over an elevation of 790 meters. It is one of the most progressive bike parks in Europe and keeps expanding at a high pace to maintain it’s position is one of the top tracks on the continent.

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 4

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

Simone Biles Wins Senior Women’s All-Around Championship

Simone Biles at the 2014 P&G Championships (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 23, 2014 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, won her second consecutive senior women’s all-around title at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center. Biles repeated with a two-day total of 122.550 points. Biles began on floor […]

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 3

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 2: Session 2

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 2: Session 1

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 1: Session 2

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

USA Gymnastics: P&G National Championships: Day 1: Session 1

The U.S. Gymnastics Championships showcases the country’s best male and female gymnasts, as well as determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team for the junior and senior elite levels. The nationals also traditionally serve as part of the selection process for the U.S. Team for the World Championships.

USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships Highlights

Nathan Adrian, right, is congratulated Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Seth Rubinroit Six swimmers won national titles on August 6, the opening night of the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA. Men’s 100m Free: Nathan Adrian (CLICK HERE to watch the race) The most-anticipated race of the night featured seven […]

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Interviews

Cammile Adams, Tom Shields, Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, Katie Ledecky and Connor Jaeger talk about winning their events at the Swimming National Championships.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Ledecky wins Women’s 800m Freestyle

Katie Ledecky beats out the field by 8 seconds with a total time of 8:18.47.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Jaeger wins Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Connor Jaeger takes 1st in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle in Irvine with a total time of 14:51.06.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Adams wins Women’s 200m Fly

Cammile Adams wins the Women’s 200m Butterfly event in Irvine with a total time of 2:07.12.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Shields win’s Men’s 200m Fly

Tom Shields gets his personal best in the Men’s 200m Butterfly event with a total time of 1:55.09, beating out Tyler Clary.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Franklin wins Women’s 100m Freestyle

Missy Franklin gets 1st in the Women’s 100m Freestyle event in Irvine with a total time of 53.43, beating out American record holder Simone Manuel.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Adrian wins Men’s 100m Freestyle

In the Men’s 100m Freestyle, Nathan Adrian beats out a star-studded field, along with Michael Phelps, with a total time of 48.31.

2014 USA Swimming National Championships: Irvine, CA

This event will serve as the USA National Team selection for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, 2014 Jr. Pan Pacific  Championships, 2015 World Championships, 2015 World University Games, and 2015 Pan American Games. Athletes expected to compete include Olympians and USA Swimming National Team members – including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps,  Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky. The five-day meet is the sole qualifier for the pool competition at next month’s Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.

Team USA Wins Most Medals at IAAF World Junior Championships

Members of Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Team USA led all countries with 11 gold medals at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The U.S. recorded 206 points, easily defeating the next closest country, Kenya (82 points). The 21 combined medals for […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cakss wins Javelin

With his final throw, Gatis Cakss (LAT) hits a personal best at 74.04 meters to win the Title over Matija Muhar (SLO) by 1.07 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Morgan Lake wins High Jump

After winning the Heptathlon, Morgan Lake (GBR) felt she was good enough to try the High Jump as well, and boy was she. The only one to clear 1.93 meters for the Title, beating Michaela Hruba (CZE) by .02 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Martinez wins Triple Jump

Lazaro Martinez (CUB) gets the win, the only one to jump over 17 meters at 17.13. Max Hess (GER) was second at 16.55 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kipketer wins 800m

Alfred Kipketer (KEN) gets the win over his fellow Kenyan, Joshua Masikonde (KEN) at 1:43.95 by 1.19 seconds. Tre’tez Kinnaird (USA) was 6th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Seyaum wins 1500m

Birthday girl, Dawit Seyaum (ETH) gets the win in the Women’s 1500m at 4:09.86, beating fellow country woman, Gudaf Tsegay (ETH) by .97 seconds. Elise Cranny (USA) was 4th and Alexa Efraimson (USA) was 6th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kipyego wins Steeplechase

Barnabas Kipyego (KEN) gets the win at 8:25.57 and his fellow Kenyan Titus Kibiego was .58 seconds behind in 2nd. American Bailey Roth was 10th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: American Men wins 4x400m

Michael Cherry anchors the victory at 3:03.31, holding off the Jamaicans in 3rd and Japan impresses just .80 seconds back in 2nd.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: American Women wins 4x400m

Team USA dominates the relays again, as newly crowned Junior champ Kendall Baisden anchors another victory, with a time of 3:30.42, holding off Great Britain by 1.58 seconds.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Williams wins 100m Hurdles

Kendell Williams just edges Dior Hall at the line at 12.89 seconds by .03, as USA goes Silver and Gold in the final hurdles race.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 6: Afternoon Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

 
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