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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 universalsports.com. 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.

2008 Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Lindsey Vonn Wins Downhill

January 19, 2008: Lindsey Vonn wins the downhill event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

2008 Alpine World Cup: Sestriere: Lindsey Vonn Wins Downhill

February 9, 2008: Lindsey Vonn wins the downhill event in Sestriere, Italy.

2007 Alpine World Cup: San Sicario: Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G

January 28, 2007: Lindsey Vonn wins the super g event in San Sicario, Italy.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Elite Road Race (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 29 @4:00amET. 

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Elite Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Women’s Elite Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Women’s Elite Road Race (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 28 @8:15amET.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Men’s Under 23 Road Race

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Men’s Elite

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Men’s Elite (mobile)

The Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. This event airs Sept 25 @7:15amET.

Universal Sports Reviews: UCI Road Cycling Worlds: Women’s Elite Time Trials

Universal Sports recaps the Women’s Elite Time Trials at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Florence, Italy.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Women’s Elite

The 2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. The different events will take place in Florence, Pistoia, Poggio a Caiano, Carmignano, Lucca, Fiesole and Montecatini Terme.

2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Time Trial Women’s Elite (mobile)

The 2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships will consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 86th Road World Championships, the 13th in Italy and the first time that the event will take place in Tuscany. The different events will take place in Florence, Pistoia, Poggio a Caiano, Carmignano, Lucca, Fiesole and Montecatini Terme. This event airs Sept 23 @9:00amET. 

Michael Matthews Wins Stage 5; Nibali retains overall lead

By Alasdair Fotheringham | Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:58 p.m. CDT LAGO DE SANABRIA, Spain (Reuters) – Australian Michael Matthews recorded a stage win in the first week of his maiden Grand Tour on Wednesday after a chaotic bunch sprint finish to the fifth stage of the Tour of Spain. The 22-year-old Orica GreenEdge rider, […]

Dani Moreno Wins Stage 4; Vincenzo Nibali Regains Overall Lead

By Alasdair Fotheringham FISTERRA, Spain | Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:57pm EDT (Reuters) – Italian Vincenzo Nibali had completed the fourth stage of the Tour of Spain on Tuesday and pedaled four kms back to his Astana team bus for a shower before he learned he had moved into the race lead. A late split […]

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Moscow: Top 5 Scores from medal matches

Check out the best spikes, saves, rallies, and blocks from gold medal game Brazil vs Germany and bronze medal game Spain vs Italy.

Vincenzo Nibali Takes Overall Lead At Vuelta

By Alasdair Fotheringham ALTO DO MONTE DA GROBA, Spain | Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:30pm BST (Reuters) – Favourite Vincenzo Nibali seized the lead in the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday’s first mountain top finish as Ireland’s Nicolas Roche clinched a solo stage victory and moved into second overall. After overnight leader and Astana team […]

USN Presents “Bikenado” along with the 2013 Vuelta a España

  Universal Sports Network Presents 84 Hours of LIVE Multiplatform Coverage of 2013 Vuelta a España from August 24 to September 15  Coming in September is “Bikenado” –  A Month of Cycling Events From Around the Globe Los Angeles (August 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will air 84 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage […]

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: USA wins Sabre Bronze

In the Women’s Team Sabre Bronze Medal match, USA defeated Italy with a final of 45-30. USA lead 10-0 after the first 2 rounds going but Italy fought back to make it a close game in the 3rd. The USA won the closing rounds to get the victory.

USN’s new TV Show: 2013 Interbike

Universal Sports presents a robust schedule of world-class cycling events from around the globe in September 2013 as part of its “Bikenado” programming.  Launching a month-long, daily onslaught of cycling this Labor Day weekend are the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in South Africa followed by the Grand Prix de Plouay, Tour of Alberta, Tour […]

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: Top 5 scores from the gold and bronze medal matches

Check out the top plays from Croatia vs Italy (bronze) and Hungary vs Montenagro (gold), as these teams battled it out on the final day of competition.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s Water Polo: CRO vs ITA in bronze medal match

Croatia defeated Italy with a final score of 10-8. Croatia lost several players throughout the course of the game due to foul outs and red cards but was ultimately able to walk away with their 3rd consecutive World Championship bronze medal.

Sun Yang Wins 800m Freestyle; Missy Franklin Wins 200m Freestyle

(Reuters) – Sun Yang broke down in tears after claiming the second of a possible three distance golds with victory in the 800 metres freestyle and American teenager Missy Franklin captured her third title of the world swimming championships on Wednesday. Olympic champion over 400 and 1,500 metres in London last year, Sun followed up […]

Chris Froome Wins 2013 Tour de France

By Julien Pretot PARIS | Sun Jul 21, 2013 (Reuters) – Chris Froome won the 100th edition of the Tour de France on Sunday to become the second British champion in successive years. Froome was untroubled on the 21st and final stage of the three-week race, a 133.5-km ride from Versailles to Paris and an […]

Universal Sports Update: More trouble for Powell

Track star Asafa Powell (JAM), who recently tested postived for a controlled substance, is now under investigation in Italy for possibly violating the country’s anti-doping policy.

Matteo Trentin Wins First Professional Stage; Chris Froome Retains The Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot LYON, France (Reuters) – Italy’s Matteo Trentin snatched his first professional victory and gave the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team their fourth Tour de France win this year when he claimed the 14th stage at the end of a long-range breakaway on Saturday. Trentin outsprinted breakaway companions Michael Albasini of Switzerland and American […]

Peter Sagan Wins Stage Seven; Impey Retains Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot ALBI, France | Fri Jul 5, 2013 5:53pm BST (Reuters) – Peter Sagan thrashed his rivals in the fight for the green jersey when he won the seventh stage of the Tour de France after a fine tactical move by his Cannondale team on Friday. Sagan outsprinted German John Degenkolb and Italian […]

Quiet Day Two At Tour de France; Jan Bakelants Wins First Stage Of His Career

By Julien Pretot AJACCIO, France | Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:15pm EDT (Reuters) – Belgian Jan Bakelants, a last-minute inclusion in the RadioShack-Leopard Tour de France roster, rode his luck to win the second stage by one second and take the overall leader’s yellow jersey on Sunday. Bakelants powered away from a six-man late breakaway […]

Usain Bolt Headlines The Bislett Diamond League, Runs Year’s Fastest 200m

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt responded to last week’s surprise sprint defeat in Rome by storming to a world-leading time of 19.79 seconds over 200 meters at the Bislett Diamond League meeting on Thursday. The Jamaican world record holder, surprisingly beaten over 100 meters by American Justin Gatlin in Italy, streaked away from the […]

Gatlin Runs 9.95, Beats Bolt At The Golden Gala In Rome

Rome, Italy – 6 June 2103 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August’s world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist at the London Games after a four-year doping ban, ran […]

2013 Diamond League: Rome: Women’s 100m hurdles : Harper Nelson wins

http://www.UniversalSports.com 2013, Rome, Italy, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, In the Women’s 100m, Dawn Harper-Nelson (USA) (2008 Olympic champ) get her second win of the season at 12.65 seconds, followed by her teammates Lolo Jones, Virgin

2013 Men’s Volleyball Grand Slam: Corrientes: ITA beats BRA in bronze medal match

After winning the 1st set 21-13, Italy’s Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo beat Brazil’s Bruno Schmidt and Pedro Salgado in their second set with a score of 22-20. Brazil hoped to rally in the second set, but failed to stay focused after a controversial call.

Vincenzo Nibali Takes Home Pink Jersey

BRESCIA, Italy, May 26 – As soon as Vincenzo Nibali took to the saddle of a racing bike he began to represent Italian cycling’s dream of a future world champion. Sunday’s Giro d’Italia victory fulfilled the hopes of a nation that had been waiting and watching since Nibali won the Tour of Spain in 2010 […]

Vincenzo Nibali Wins Stage 20; Overall Victory All But Assured

(Reuters) – Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali all but sealed overall victory in the Giro d’Italia after battling through a snowstorm and sub-zero temperatures to take his second stage win of the race deep in the Dolomite mountains on Saturday. His helmet, bike and race clothes caked in snow, Nibali raised first his right arm and then […]

Giro’s Stage 19 Canceled Due To Heavy Snow

(Reuters) – Heavy snow forced Giro d’Italia organisers to call off Friday’s mountainous stage 19 from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello and the route for the next day’s stage was re-designed. Saturday’s stage includes far fewer descents to ensure another day of mountain racing is not lost but it will still finish on the […]

Overall Leader Vincenzo Nibali Wins Stage 18 Time Trial

(Reuters) – Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali took a major step towards overall victory in the Giro d’Italia on Thursday after powering to his first stage win during this year’s race in an individual uphill time trial. Nibali more than doubled his overnight advantage over his closest overall pursuer, Australia Cadel Evans, from one minute 26 seconds […]

Giovanni Visconti Wins His Second Stage Of The Giro d’Italia

VICENEZA, Italy (Reuters) – Italian Giovanni Visconti recorded his second stage win of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday to give his Movistar team their third straight victory and their fourth overall in the 2013 race. His compatriot Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead as the race reached its crucial final three mountain stages. Visconti, who […]

Vincenzo Nibali On Course To Win Giro

REUTERS – Benat Intxausti of Spain won the 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday, and favourite Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead as the race entered the final week. Intxausti won in a time of 5 hours, 52 minutes, 48 seconds, along the hilly 238 kilometres from Valloire, France, to Ivrea beating Tanel […]

Giovanni Visconti Grinds Out Win In Weather Shortened Stage 15

COL DU GALIBIER, France (Reuters) – Italian Vincenzo Nibali successfully contained his rivals’ attacks on the Giro d’Italia’s toughest high mountain stages on Sunday to take a big step towards overall victory. Nibali finished seventh in the stage, won by compatriot Giovanni Visconti, to retain the overall lead one minute 26 secones ahead of Australia’s […]

Mauro Santambrogio Wins Stage 14 Of Giro

(Reuters) – Italy’s Mauro Santambrogio won the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia, a mountain top finish after a 163-kms ride on Saturday. Santambrogio beat compatriot Vincenzo Nibali, who came second in the same time and extended his overall lead after his rivals lost ground. Colombian Carlos Betancur was third, nine seconds off the pace […]

Cavendish Wins Successive Stages

CHERASCO, Italy, May 17 – A series of small but challenging climbs late on Friday’s stage of the 2012 Giro d’Italia could not stop Britain’s Mark Cavendish taking his fourth stage win and second in two days. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali remained overall leader but it was sprinter Cavendish who stole the show again after compatriot […]

 
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