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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.

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 […]

Coach Mike Tolkin Selects Squad for USA Rugby’s Summer Series

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) CLICK HERE for the complete 2014 Universal Sports rugby schedule.  BOULDER, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 40 players for the upcoming Denver Camp ahead of the Summer Series, in which the Eagles will face IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 pool rival Scotland and […]

USA’s 2014 World League Roster

Team USA (FIVB) Watch USA Volleyball take on Bulgaria in the FIVB World League on June 3 and 4 at 8 PM ET on Universal Sports.  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Seven Olympians and three athletes who competed for their colleges in 2014 highlight the U.S. Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the 2014 FIVB World […]

Diamond League Rome Features Speedy Lineup

Justin Gatlin (Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE) The 34th edition of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea is shaping up to be a star-studded meeting with one of the best fields ever. Watch on Thursday, June 5th at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Each of the 18 disciplines (nine men events and nine women events) feature […]

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

Allyson Felix Returns to the Track

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Three Olympic gold medallists and two world champions are among the latest cluster of international stars added to the already glittering line-ups for the 2014 Shanghai Diamond League meeting, which can be seen on Universal Sports on May 18 at 8 AM ET LIVE. US hurdler Aries Merritt, multi-medalled […]

2014 U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships on Universal Sports

  The semifinals of the Asics U.S. Open Wrestling National Championships will air LIVE on Universal Sports on Friday, April 18 at 10 PM ET, followed by the finals on Saturday, April 19 at 10 PM ET LIVE. Van Stokes will call the action, along with Jake Herbert, Nick Garone and Jason Bryant. Below is […]

2014 Nastia Liukin Super Girl Cup: Greensboro, NC

The Nastia Liukin Cup is an annual artistic gymnastics competition held in the United States and hosted by Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin. Eligible to compete are level-10 female gymnasts in both the junior and senior fields.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Alta Badia: Pinturault 2nd

Men’s Giant Slalom, Two time junior GS champ Alexis Pinturault (FRA) gets his second podium of the season and ranks 3rd in the Giant Slalom Cup.

2013-2014 Rugby Viewing Schedule

Date Event TV Time (ET) Live Online (ET) 11/30 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai 7:00 PM 12/8 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa 7:00 PM 1/24 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas 8:00 PM 1/26 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas 12:30 PM 2/10 Rugby Sevens World Series: New Zealand 8:00 PM 2/11 Rugby Sevens World Series: […]

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 […]

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 Championship: Men Under 23: Mohoric wins

In the 173 km Men’s Under 23 Road Race, last year’s junior World Champion Slovakian Matej Mohoric beat Spaniard Louis Meintjes on the descent in the final lap of the race.

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.

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. 

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s Diving 10m Platform: 14 year old Si Yajie wins gold

Si Yajie (CHN) beat out reigning world champ and Olympic champ Chen Ruolin (CHN) with a final score of 392.15. Yajie was a junior world champion last year and competed for the 1st time in senior world championships today.

Johnny Spillane retires

<small.Nordic combined skier Johnny Spillane of the United States poses with his silver medals for the cross-country individual NH/10 km, the cross-country individual LH/10 km and the cross-country 4 x 10 km relay in the NBC Today Show Studio at Grouse Mountain on February 26, 2010 in North Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) […]

Glitzy Gala cannot hide figure skating warts

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the theory of relativity and offers about as much transparency as a Papal conclave, figure skating […]

Kim not perfect but good enough at worlds

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 14 (Reuters) – Kim Yuna felt her short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday deserved a perfect score and while the judges did not agree they still gave the Olympic champion top marks. Making a comeback after nearly two years on the sidelines, the South Korean’s […]

Hurdler Merritt ready to smash more barriers

By Gene Cherry March 5 (Reuters) – After perhaps the greatest year ever by a high hurdler, world record holder Aries Merritt has visions of conquering another barrier. The American Olympic champion, whose whirlwind 2012 brought him every major hurdles title and the outdoor world record, believes running under his top mark of 12.80 seconds […]

Hammer and Botticher each win second world title

MINSK, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Experienced American Sarah Hammer and young German rider Stefan Botticher each won their second gold medal of the world cycling championships, prevailing in the women’s omnium and the men’s sprint respectively on Sunday. Hammer, who sealed her fifth world title in the individual pursuit on Wednesday, beat her main rival […]

Maiden giant slalom win for Pinturault

France’s Alexis Pinturault passes a gate during the first run of an alpine ski men’s world cup giant slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Gifted Frenchman Alexis Pinturault confirmed his all-round skills with a first Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom […]

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships: Val di Fiemme: Women’s Ski Jump: Takanashi gets 2nd

The 16 year old junior world champ Sara Takanashi (JPN) finished 2nd on the day with a score of 251, losing to American Sarah Hendrickson by 2.7.

Kevin Reynolds (CAN) strikes gold at ISU Four Continents Championships 2013

The 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday with the Ladies Short Program and Men’s Free Skating. Mao Asada (JPN) earns big lead in Ladies Short Program Mao Asada of Japan earned a big lead in the Ladies Short Program ahead of teammates Akiko Suzuki and Kanako Murakami. All […]

Virtue/Moir (CAN), Duhamel/Radford (CAN), Hanyu (JPN) lead at ISU Four Continents Championships

Courtesy of isu.org The 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships opened in Osaka, Japan, Friday with the Short Dance, Pairs and Men’s Short Programs. 85 skaters from 13 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) dance to narrow lead in Short Dance Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada danced to […]

 
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