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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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid (mobile)

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. This event airs Sept 15 @10:00amET.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Aviles – Alto de L’Angliru

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Aviles – Alto de L’Angliru (mobile)

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. This event airs Sept 14 @10:00amET.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: S. Vicente Barquera – Oviedo. Alto Naranco

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: S. Vicente Barquera – Oviedo. Alto Naranco (mobile)

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. This event airs Sept 13 @10:00amET.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Burgos – Pena Cabarga

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Burgos – Pena Cabarga (mobile)

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Calahorra – Burgos

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Calahorra – Burgos (mobile)

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Graus: Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Graus: Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal (mobile)

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. This event airs 9/9 @10:00amET. 

Wrestling Reclaims Its Spot In The 2020 Olympics

By Karolos Grohmann BUENOS AIRES | Sun Sep 8, 2013 2:10pm EDT (Reuters) – Wrestling completed an unprecedented comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote. An iconic Olympic sport, wrestling featured in the ancient Olympics as well […]

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes (mobile)

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. This event airs 9/8 @10:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 14: Baga – Andorra. Collada de la Gallina

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. TIME CHANGE: This event now airs 9/7 @9:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 14: Baga – Andorra. Collada de la Gallina (mobile)

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. TIME CHANGE: This event now airs 9/7 @9:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Valls – Castelldefels (mobile)

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. This event airs Sept 6 @10:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Valls – Castelldefels

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Maella – Tarragona

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.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Maella – Tarragona (mobile)

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. This event airs 9/5 @10:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 11: Tarazona – Tarazona

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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