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2012 Track and Field Junior Championship: Nijel Amos wins 800m

Eighteen year-old Nigel Amos (BOT) gets the victory with a new championship record at 1:43.79, winning by .77 seconds.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championship: Morgan Snow wins 100m hurdles

With great closing speed, eighteen year-old Morgan Snow beats the favorite Ekaterina Bleskina (RUS), who finished third, .05 seconds behind.

2012 IAAF World Junior Championships: Day 2 (REPLAY)

Barcelona 2012 is set to become the biggest IAAF World Junior Championships in history, with almost 2,000 athletes from over 180 Member Federations competing in the Catalan capital. (Full event replay)

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American boys win 4×100 relay

For the third year in a row, Team USA gets the win, as Great Britain has trouble with their hand offs.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American girls win 4×100 relay

For the sixth year in a row, Team USA gets the win, holding onto the lead for most of the race as Great Britain failed the final hand off.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championship: Elseify sets new Hammer Throw Record

Seventeen year-old Ashraf Amgad Elseify (QAT) sets a new junior world record in the hammer throw at 85.57, besting the old record by 2.60 meters.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: Angelica Bengtsson wins Pole Vault

Nineteen year-old Angelica Bengtsson (SWE) claims her second junior title (2010, 2012) with a championship record at 4.50 meters.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: Janieve Russell wins 400m hurdles

Janieve Russell (JAM) gets the win at 56.62 seconds, as Shamier Little (USA) crashes hard on the final hurdle.

2012 IAAF World Junior Championships: Day 1

Barcelona 2012 is set to become the biggest IAAF World Junior Championships in history, with almost 2,000 athletes from over 180 Member Federations competing in the Catalan capital.

Big hits from Junior Rugby Championship Final

Check out these bone jarring tackles, as South Africa beats New Zealand for the title, 22-16.

South Africa becomes Junior Rugby World Champs

After four straight titles, New Zealand finally gives up the championship 22-16, to the the delight of the home crowd.

IRB Junior World Championship: Finals (Replay)

Defending champions New Zealand and hosts South Africa will contest the IRB Junior World Championship 2012 final on Friday after overcoming Wales and Argentina respectively before a crowd of nearly 20,000 at Newlands. (Full event replay)

Katelyn Ohashi wins Juniors at Pacific Rim

2012, Everett, Washington, USA, Pacific Rim Women’s Gymnastics Championships, Ohashi (USA), with the highest junior score on floor takes the junior title by 2.2 points.

USA Rugby to Host National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp

USA Rugby announced Thursday the first National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp, set for the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., Jan. 10, 2015. “I was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2012 and before I made it to the NFL I was playing rugby on various club and national teams,” said […]

2014 NHK Trophy is Coming

Polina Edmunds (Jay Adeff/U.S. Figure Skating) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Ten U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 NHK Trophy, the sixth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 28-30, in Osaka, Japan. Ladies Gracie Gold, the 2014 U.S. champion and Olympic […]

2014 Rostelecom Cup is Coming

Max Aaron (REUTERS/Ben Nelms) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eighteen U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Rostelecom Cup, the fourth event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Nov. 14-16 in Moscow. Ladies Mirai Nagasu, the 2014 U.S. bronze medalist, will compete in her second […]

FIVB calls for release of jailed Iranian protestor

(Reuters) – Volleyball’s governing body (FIVB) has called for the release of an imprisoned Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration at a match in Tehran against a ban on females attending some men’s sporting events. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was sentenced to a year in jail on Nov. 2 for spreading anti-state propaganda, Iranian […]

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Seo Yi Ra wins 1000m

Former World Junior Champion Seo Yi Ra (KOR) wins Gold in 1000m short track.

2014 Skate Canada

Ashley Wagner (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes) Click here for the full 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Eleven U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Skate Canada International, the second event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia. Team USA Ladies Ashley Wagner, […]

Joshua Farris Withdraws from 2014 Cup of China

Click here for the 2014-2015 figure skating viewing schedule. Joshua Farris, the 2013 World Junior champion, has withdrawn from 2014 Cup of China due to injury. Cup of China is set for Nov. 7-9 in Shanghai. Due to a recurring right ankle injury, Farris was advised to continue recovery in preparation for the remainder of […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

2014 Squash US Open: Women’s Final: Daivd vs Sharbini

7 time world champ Nicol David (MAS) wins her third straight US Open, beating 18 year old Junior champ, Nour El Sherbini (EGY) 11-5, 12-10, 12-10.

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Road Race

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 Road Race

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).

Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Men’s Elite Individual 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 Individual 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: 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).

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 […]

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.

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.

Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie

“It’s crazy how easy it was…I was convinced that [doping] was the only way to continue on doing what I was doing.” – George Hincapie  Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie to Air this Friday, August 22, at 8 PM ET George Hincapie Was the “Loyal Lieutenant” Who Helped Lance […]

Stephanie Jenks Wins First Medal for Team USA

Stephanie Jenks (left) with her silver medal (REUTERS/Aly Song) Click here for the schedule of the Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports. NANJING, China — Junior triathlete Stephanie Jenks raced her way to a silver medal at Xuanwu Lake on Sunday morning, earning one of the first medals of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Jenks (Aurora, Iowa), […]

Aaron Gwin, Luca Shaw Shine at MTB World Cup in Windham

Aaron Gwin (Rob Jones/USA Cycling) (August 10, 2014) — Silver-medal downhill runs by Aaron Gwin (Wildomar, Calif./Factory Specialized) and Luca Shaw (Hendersonville, N.C./SRAM-Troy Lee Designs) highlighted the weekend for U.S. riders at the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Windham, N.Y. In Saturday’s elite men’s downhill competition, Gwin was just 1.581 seconds off of winner Josh Bryceland’s (GBR) 2:24.332 finish. […]

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Bryceland wins Downhill

2008 Junior champ, Josh Bryceland (GBR) becomes the only one to get a second win this season, beating Aaron Gwin (USA) by 1.581 seconds. with one race left, he leads the World Cup by just 43 points.

Mariel Zagunis and Kendal Williams Earn USOC’s Athlete of the Month Honors

Trayvon Bromell and Kendal Williams (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned Mariel Zagunis (Beaverton, Oregon) and Kendal Williams (Jacksonville, Florida) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s National Goalball Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Zagunis captured the silver […]

Simone Biles Takes Secret U.S. Classic All-Around Title

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 2, 2014 — Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/ World Champions Centre, and Jordan Chiles of Vancouver, Wash./ Naydenov Gymnastics Inc., took home the senior and junior all-around titles, respectively, at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic. The event, held at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., was the final women’s […]

Meb Keflezighi and Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki to Run 2014 NYC Marathon

 Meb Keflezighi (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)  New York— Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 Boston Marathon champion and winner of the 2009 New York City Marathon, and Caroline Wozniacki, formerly the top-ranked player in the world and winner of the recent Istanbul Cup, will run as Team for Kids Ambassadors at the 2014 TCS New York City […]

Six Senior U.S. Titles Won At 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships

PHOTO CREDIT: John Chang The 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky., wrapped up with the finals in junior and senior trampoline, senior rhythmic gymnastics and junior and senior acrobatic gymnastics. The final six senior champions are: rhythmic gymnastics, all-around – Jazzy Kerber of Highland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics […]

2014 IAAF World Jumior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Morning Session

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.

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

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 […]

Ann Arbor Named “America’s Top Swim City” by USA Swimming

University of Michigan pool (Courtesy of University of Michigan) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) – Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers […]

2014 Blenheim Palace Triathlon: Pallant wins Women’s Race

The 10th Blenheim Palace Triathlon, Former junior champ Emma Pallant (ENG) gets the win at 1:06:49 beating Kate Roberts (RSA) by 44 seconds.

Team USA Set for FINA World Cup in Shanghai

 David Boudia and Nick McCrory (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) Olympic medalists David Boudia, Abby Johnston and Nick McCrory are among the 12 divers set to compete for Team USA at the FINA Diving World Cup, set for July 15-20 in Shanghai. The World Cup is the top international meet of the 2014 season and is […]

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Pole Vault Fail

Former junior world champ Thiago Braz (GRA) second try at 5.87 meters goes about as wrong as it can. Still he managed to finish 2nd, after walking away, seemingly, unharmed by his drop in the box.

2014 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports) Universal Sports will broadcast the USATF Outdoor Championships on Saturday, June 28, at 6 PM ET and Sunday, June 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE. CLICK HERE for the complete schedule.  The USATF Outdoor Championships return to “Sac-Town” for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best […]

Running Phenom Mary Cain Prepares For Driver’s Test Before Race

Mary Cain (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Two days from racing in her second IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, and one practically on home turf in New York, Mary Cain was stressed out on Thursday, June 12. About taking her driver’s test. “I am super-duper excited for graduation,” said the 18-year-old Bronxville High School […]

2014 Diamond League: Rome: Dibaba wins 5000m

After losing the first race in Doha, 2010 junior champ, Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) comes back to win the second race at 14:34.99, beating Almaz Ayana (ETH) by 2.17 seconds.

Jordan Burroughs Wins Championship at World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports) By Craig Sesker MADISON, Wis. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is one of the most talented wrestlers this country has ever seen. He’s also one of the most mentally tough athletes in U.S. history. That was evident when Burroughs overcame a very determined effort by the talented David […]

 
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