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2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 2: Knowsley – Llandudno

The Tour of Britain is a multi-stage cycling race, conducted on British roads, in which participants race across Great Britain to complete the race in the fastest time. The event dates back to the first British stage races held just after the Second World War, since when various different events have been described as the Tour of Britain, including the Milk Race, the Kellogg’s Tour of Britain and the PruTour. The current version of the Tour of Britain began in 2004 and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Liverpool

The Tour of Britain is a multi-stage cycling race, conducted on British roads, in which participants race across Great Britain to complete the race in the fastest time. The event dates back to the first British stage races held just after the Second World War, since when various different events have been described as the Tour of Britain, including the Milk Race, the Kellogg’s Tour of Britain and the PruTour. The current version of the Tour of Britain began in 2004 and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

Bradley Wiggins Looks to Repeat at Tour of Britain

Bradley Wiggins at the 2013 Tour of Britain (Courtesy of Tour of Britain) Click HERE for the Tour of Britain schedule on Universal Sports. LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins has the chance to end a frustrating year on a high as he attempts to defend his Tour of Britain title and win a first […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Gold Shoot Out

In Women’s Basketball Shoot-Out, Lucia Togores Carpintero (ESP) nails a big three pointer to give her the Gold with seven points. Meanwhile Katie Lou Samuelson (USA) took Bronze with a score of 4.

2014 Eneco World Tour: Benelux: Stage 7

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

2014 Eneco World Tour: Benelux: Stage 6

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

2014 Eneco World Tour: Benelux: Stage 5

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

2014 Vuelta a España Viewing Times

Universal Sports Network will air more than 52 hours of exclusive LIVE multiplatform coverage of Spain’s premier cycling event, the 2014 Vuelta a España, beginning this Saturday, August 23, at 1 p.m. ET. LIVE coverage of the remaining 20 stages of the third and final Grand Tour of the season continues daily starting at 10 […]

2014 Eneco World Tour: Benelux: Stage 4

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

2014 Eneco World Tour: Stage 3

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

2014 Eneco World Tour: Stage 2

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

Interbike – 2014, the TV Show

Stand out. Get your product in front of cycling trendsetters and the edge on your competition with Interbike – 2014 the TV Show. Contact Kevin Johnson if you would like to have your product integrated into the show and learn about other promotional opportunities. Kevin.Johnson@nbcuni.com | 212.664.5215  Check out POC from Interbike – 2013. After the […]

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 Eneco World Tour: Stage 1

The Eneco Tour of Benelux is a road bicycle racing stage-race. Its name refers to its main sponsor, the energy company Eneco Energie. It is part of both the UCI ProTour and the UCI World Ranking calendar.

USA Women’s Eagles Win Big In World Cup Match Over Kazakhstan

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Jonathan Swart PARIS, France – The Women’s Eagles had two goals against Kazakhstan – win and score four tries. With “Final in ‘14” on the line, they accomplished exactly what they needed to by defeating the Nomads, 47-7. “We talked about getting four tries and it was great […]

August 5 Marks Two-Year Countdown To Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Shutterstock) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Tuesday, Aug. 5. To commemorate the two-year milestone, the USOC is sharing thoughts from some of its top 2016 Olympic hopefuls, distributing sport storylines and qualification […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

Lindsey Vonn Plays Roger Federer in Tennis on Glacier

Roger Federer and Lindsey Vonn (Reuters/Denis Balibouse) By Max Meyer Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn may never play in a tennis Grand Slam, but she did get to play tennis in a Glacier Slam against superstar Roger Federer. Vonn and Federer played on a makeshift court on a glacier at an altitude of 3,475 meters. The match […]

Interview with Professional Cyclist Kathryn Bertine

Kathryn Bertine (Courtesy of George Deswijzen Jr.) Kathryn Bertine is the co-founder of Le Tour Entier, which was instrumental in successfully persuading race organizer Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) to create a women’s Tour alongside the men’s Tour de France. The inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France will be broadcasted LIVE on Universal Sports […]

Cyclists Mark WWI Centenary with Race through Sarajevo

Competitors at the Sarajevo Grand Prix (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic) By Daria Sito-Sucic (Reuters) – Thousands of cyclists tore through the Bosnian capital on Sunday in a race sponsored by the Tour de France to promote peace a century after the Sarajevo assassination that lit the fuse for World War One. The race was the first in a […]

How Fast Can a Human Run 100m?

Usain Bolt (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Usain Bolt shattered the 100m world record, lowering it from 9.74 seconds in 2007 to 9.58 seconds in 2009. But could he go faster? Australian exercise physiologist Jeremy Richmond believes that the ultimate human running speed for 100m is 9.27 seconds, according to his article in the IAAF’s […]

Wallabies’ ‘Captain’s Curse’ Strikes Moore

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON O’BRIEN (Reuters) – The Wallabies captaincy is fast becoming the most unwanted job in world rugby after Stephen Moore, the latest player to be given the role, was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury against France. Named Australia’s new skipper less than a week ago, […]

Universal Sports Network to Air Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

NOTE: USN will be rebroadcasting the inaugural La Course event on the following dates/times: July 31 @ 1:00amET August 2 @ 5:30pmET August 3 @ 1:30amET August 4 @ 10:30amET & 11:00pmET August 5 @ 1:00pmET August 6 @ 6:00amET August 8 @ 3:30pmET August 14 @ 12:00pmET ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Universal Sports Network announced a new partnership with Amaury Sports Organization (A.S.O.) to […]

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 2: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 1: Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

Bouhanni makes it three stage wins at Giro

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SULTAN AL HASANI (Reuters) – Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni claimed his third victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia when he won the 10th stage with another perfectly timed sprint on Tuesday. The FDJ.fr rider was set up by team mate Sebastien Chavanel in a finale also marked by a another massive crash in the […]

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #2

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

Race To Recovery: Remember to R.I.C.E.

As an athlete, it’s crucial to remember to incorporate RICE; Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. It’s an easy technique for injury prevention and healing that any active person should implement into their routine.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #1

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

IAAF Diamond League Begins in Doha

LaShawn Merritt (REUTERS/Petr Josek) Ten reigning or former Olympic Champions, plus 25 more Olympic Games medalists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meeting in Doha on May 9 at 12 PM ET on Universal Sports.  The IDL Doha 2014 will also feature 25 current or former World Champions as well as […]

Rio Olympic preparations ‘worst’ ever : Coates

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO Attending an Olympic forum in Sydney, Coates told delegates that construction had not commenced on some venues, infrastructure was significantly delayed and water quality was also a major concern two years out from the Games. He warned, however, that there was no “plan B” to find another host. “I think this is a worse situation than […]

Ideal Food Intake and Nutrition Planning

  Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Food intake, nutrition planning Hi All, Could you please advise best food intake regime prior and post exercise, I’m about to hopefully start shedding approximately 50kgs through both cycling and boxing. I’m currently working nightshift from midnight until around 8:30am and I plan to train after work then […]

Balancing Work and Riding Commitments

Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Lack of sleep Hi, My question is a general one that I, and probably others, have problems with when having a full-time job, family, etc. What do you recommend on those intense workout days when you are lacking adequate sleep? I can feel that my body needed […]

2014 Three Days of De Panne: Day 3: Modolo interview

20140403_uci_3daySacha Modolo (ITA) talks about about winning Stage 3a at the Three Days of De Panne.

2014 Three Days of Panne: Flanders, Belgium: Day #3

The Three Days of De Panne is a mid-week, three-day stage race before the Tour of Flanders in De Panne in West Flanders, Belgium. It is rated 2.HC by the UCI and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

2014 Three Days of Panne: Flanders, Belgium: Day #2

The Three Days of De Panne is a mid-week, three-day stage race before the Tour of Flanders in De Panne in West Flanders, Belgium. It is rated 2.HC by the UCI and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

2014 Three Days of Panne: Flanders, Belgium: Day #1

The Three Days of De Panne is a mid-week, three-day stage race before the Tour of Flanders in De Panne in West Flanders, Belgium. It is rated 2.HC by the UCI and is part of the UCI Europe Tour.

2014 Grand Prix E3 Harelbeke: Belgium

The E3 Harelbeke is an annual cycling race in the Flanders area of Belgium. The race starts and finishes in Harelbeke over 210 kilometres. The event is organized by the Hand in Hand Cycling Club of Harelbeke and is on the UCI World Tour calendar.

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Sarah Hammer wins Women’s Omnium

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Sarah Hammer (USA) wins the Women’s Omnium for the second year in a row.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Vogel wins Women’s Keirin

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Kristina Vogel (GER) adds a third gold for this World Championship after winning the Women’s Keirin. She won gold for Team and Individual Sprint as well.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Chain Breaks during Men’s Sprint

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Denis Dmitriev (RUS) breaks his chain during the Men’s Sprint Semi-Finals, causing him to lose the heat against French Champion, Francois Pervis.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Belgium wins Men’s Madison

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Jasper De Buyst and Kenny De Ketele of Beligum are the world champs of Men’s Madison.

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is http://www.cxmagazine.com/) Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

Devastated Vonn out of Sochi Games with injury

CREDIT: REUTERS/ROBERT PRATTA (Reuters) – Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest attractions in winter sport, will miss next month’s Sochi Games because she requires surgery on her injured knee. The 29-year-old American broke the news on her Facebook page on Tuesday. “I am devastated to announce I will not be able to compete in […]

Rogers blames positive test on Chinese food

CREDIT: REUTERS/VALENTIN FLAURAUD (Reuters) – Australian rider Michael Rogers has blamed a positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol on food contamination, saying on Friday he never intentionally ingested the banned anabolic agent. “I would like to make it very clear, in the strongest terms possible that I have never knowingly or deliberately ingested clenbuterol,” […]

Vonn ready to race in Lake Louise

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RICK WILKING (Reuters) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn says she is ready to race in Friday’s Lake Louise downhill in what will be her first World Cup start since she injured a knee in February. The American, whose comeback was interrupted by a training crash last month, said on her Facebook account on Thursday it […]

2013 Los Angeles Grand Prix: Day 3

The Los Angeles Grand Prix (LAGP) will serve as a point accumulation opportunity for cyclists to qualify for the UCI World Cups later in the year.

2013 Los Angeles Grand Prix: Day 2

The Los Angeles Grand Prix (LAGP) will serve as a point accumulation opportunity for cyclists to qualify for the UCI World Cups later in the year.

2013 Los Angeles Grand Prix: Day 1

The Los Angeles Grand Prix (LAGP) will serve as a point accumulation opportunity for cyclists to qualify for the UCI World Cups later in the year.

Los Angeles Grand Prix Promo

From November 22-24, the fastest track cyclists from France, Ireland, Chile, Trinidad & Tobago and the U.S. battle for UCI points at the Los Angeles Grand Prix at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA.

Universal Sports Update: Bach vs. Armstrong

IOC President Thomas Bach is not in favor of reducing the ban Lance Armstrong.

2013 Grand Prix De Wallonie

The Grand Prix de Wallonie is an annual road bicycle race held annually in Wallonia, Belgium. Since 2005, the race has been organized as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 edition of the Grand Prix de Wallonie will be held on September 18 between Chaudfontaine and the Citadel of Namur.

Universal Sports’ Recaps The Vuelta a Espana

The Universal Sports’ annoucing team recaps the last stages of the Vuelta a Espana and details how Chris Horner was able to ride away victorious.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

 
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