By Alex Goff of RUGBYMag.com Three days of rugby engulf Las Vegas starting Friday afternoon as the USA 7s kicks off. It’s actually four days, as the Las Vegas Invitational replete with over 230 7s and 15s teams playing in satellite tournaments starts on Thursday but the Sevens World Series event begins Friday at 4pm […]
England was crowned champions of the Hertz Sevens in Wellington after securing a dramatic 24-19 victory over Kenya in the final. England had not made the Cup quarter-finals at any of the previous three HSBC Sevens World Series events this season.
Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg speeds down the course on her way to clock the fastest time in the first run of an Alpine ski World Cup women’s Super G, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) By Patrick Lang CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg made the most […]
Courtesy of usaswimming.org AUSTIN, Texas – Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) won two gold medals on the second night of the Arena Grand Prix – Austin at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas. Franklin’s win in the 200m back capped her night in a similar fashion it did for Nathan Adrian […]
Courtesy of usaswimming.org AUSTIN, Texas – Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash.) and Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) claimed gold in the 100m free on the first night of the Austin Grand Prix at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas. Adrian took down the pool record in the 100m free with a 48.32. […]
Courtesy of usaswimming.org COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) and Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.) headline the list of those competing at the Austin Grand Prix on January 18-20. The event, which will take place at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, is the […]
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 […]
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No. 3: Oscar Pistorius Competes in London Games Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. Oscar Pistorius became the first double leg amputee to participate in the Olympics during the London Games by competing in the men’s 400m as well as […]
ISTANBUL, Turkey – It wasn’t quite the final but Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) excited the crowd with his 50.71, World record semifinal swim in the 100m medley at the 2012 FINA Swimming World Championships. It was his second World record in Istanbul, Turkey at the Sinan Erdem Arena as he set the world record […]
ISTANBUL, Turkey – The United States extended their total medal count to 11 by placing in seven events on the second night of the 2012 FINA World Championships. Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.), Olivia Smoliga (Glenview, Ill.) and the men’s 4x200m free relay team each walked away from the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey […]
Courtesy of http://www.usaswimming.org ISTANBUL, Turkey – On the first night of the 2012 FINA World Championships (25m) competition, the United States walked away with four medals and three victories. Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) won the 200m free, with the men’s 4x100m free relay and women’s 4x200m free relay also earned the top spot on […]
Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminate this week with the Finals in Sochi (RUS). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating […]
Ryan Lochte of USA poses with his Gold medal after winning the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on day three of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 17, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.fina.org Ryan Lochte […]
Matteo Marsaglia of Italy skis past a gate on his way to winning the men’s World Cup Super-G ski race in Beaver Creek, Colorado, December 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Manuele Lang BEAVER CREEK, Colorado, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Italy’s Matteo Marsaglia snatched his maiden World Cup victory in a men’s Super-G at Beaver Creek […]
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By Patrick Lang LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Nov 24 – Aksel Lund Svindal made the most of his experience and terrain knowledge to clinch his fourth World Cup victory in Lake Louise, this time in a downhill, on Saturday. “To me, it’s like home here. The snow, the cold, the landscape, it’s very similar to Norway […]
LAKE LOUISE, Canada – With just hours to go until the official start of the 2012/2013-speed season, the teams have once again woken up to a soft layer of fresh snow. If last year tick snowfall forced the organizers to cancel the first Downhill training in order to provide course workers with an extra day […]
The 2012-2013 ISU Grand Prix season starts this weekend on Universal Sports. Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the four-time reigning U.S. champions who have won nine straight Grand Prix events including the last three Grand Prix Finals, will be completing along with Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus, who will be making their Grand Prix debut.
MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The marathons at next year’s world athletics championships will be run alongside some of Moscow’s most famous landmarks, including the Kremlin, the Russian organizers said on Thursday. “Both men and women will have the identical route, starting and finishing at the Luzhniki Olympic stadium,” Mikhail Butov, the head co-ordinator for […]
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu (L) shakes hands with New Zealand’s Melissa Ingram after the women’s 400m freestyle final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 3, 2012 DUBAI – Chad Le Clos may have been king of the pool with his six golds in Dubai […]
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt poses with supporters after he won the men’s 200m race during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Michael Buholzer) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Jamaica Sept 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will not seek a wild card entry in the 100 meters at next year’s world championships, hoping instead […]
Brazil’s Alan Oliveira (L) celebrates in front of South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius after winning the men’s 200m T44 classification at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games September 2, 2012. This classification is for athletes with an impairment that affects their arms or legs, including amputees. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh) By Toby Davis LONDON, Sept […]
Oscar Pistorius pushes off from the starting blocks during his men’s 200m T44 classification heat at the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, September 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett) LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius began his London Paralympic campaign in scintillating fashion as he smashed the 200 meters T44 world […]
Oscar Pistorius, the first double amputee to compete against able bodied athletes in the Olympics, failed to make it to the finals. After taking 2nd in his heat, at 44.94 seconds, he placed last in the Men’s 400m semi-final with a time of 46.54.
Oscar Pistorius (RSA), middle, competes in the men’s 400m semifinals during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Tom Pilcher LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius has learned from his Olympic experience at the London Games and will use it to his advantage at the Paralympics, the South […]
Yohan Blake (JAM) and Jared Connaughton (CAN) and Bruno De Barros (BRA) compete in the men’s 200m semifinals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Courtesy of Sportcal Yohan Blake, the Jamaican sprinter who won three medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, will not compete at athletics’ Aviva […]
Spain forward Pau Gasol (4) is trapped between USA forward LeBron James (6) and guard Kevin Durant (5) during the men’s basketball gold medal game in the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Larry Fine LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The United States were pushed to the limit […]
U.S. gymnasts,from left, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross raise their hands on the podium during the medal ceremony during the Artistic Gymnastic women’s team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. With the gymnastics competition over, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is beginning to realize […]
Kenya’s David Lekuta Rudisha celebrates his win in the men’s 800-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Rudisha set a new world record with a time of 1:40.91. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – David Rudisha lit up […]
USA celebrates with their gold medals after defeating Japan in the gold medal match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) By Mike Collett LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United States won their third successive women’s Olympic soccer title by beating Japan 2-1 in a superb gold medal […]
David Lekuta Rudisha (KEN) poses with his world record time of 1:40.91 after the men’s 800m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Kenya’s David Rudisha capped four years of dominance in the 800 meters by storming to gold in […]
Aries Merritt (USA), right, races Hansle Parchment (JAM) in the men’s 110m hurdles final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Aries Merritt capped a phenomenal two months by storming to gold in the 110 meters hurdles at the London Olympics […]
The Latvian duo of Plavins and Smedins remain undefeated after taking down the Americans 19-21, 21-18, 15-11, advancing them to the Semi-Finals. Defending Olympic champs Rogers and Dalhausser failed to make the final rounds.
Xiang Liu (CHN) falls in a mens 110m hurdles heat as Artur Noga (POL) and Balazs Baji (HUN) react during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s Liu Xiang experienced deja vu of the most agonizing kind on Tuesday when the […]
MANCHESTER, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Reigning Olympic champions the United States beat Canada 4-3 thanks to an Alex Morgan goal late in extra time to reach the women’s soccer final after an extraordinary match on Monday. With the players on both sides exhausted, penalties looming and the referee looking at her watch, Morgan powered […]
By Neil Maidment LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Grenadian teenager Kirani James continued his remarkable rise on Monday when he stormed home smoothly to take the gold medal in the men’s 400 meters at the London Olympics. James, 19, coasted to victory in a time of 43.94 seconds, half a second ahead of the Dominican […]
Usain Bolt (JAM) in lane seven enroute to winning the men’s 100m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. From left, Usain Bolt (JAM), Justin Gatlin (USA), Yohan Blake (JAM) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt achieved his aim of becoming a sporting legend on Sunday as he […]
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