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2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 5: Tiananmen Square – Bird’s Nest Piazza

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 4: Yanqing – Mentougou Miaofeng Mountain

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 3: Yanqing – Qianjiadian Chao Yang Temple

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 2: Chongli – Yanqing

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

2014 Tour of Beijing: Stage 1: Chongli – Zhangjiakou

The Tour of Beijing is a partnership between the UCI and the Beijing City Government and covers an initial period of four years from 2011- 2014. The event is a legacy of the spectacular 2008 Olympic Games, in which the road cycling events provided an unforgettable and spectacular road race through the Chinese capital.

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

Qatar forfeit basketball game in hijab row

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The Qatar women’s basketball team forfeited a game at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab, saying they were taking a stand against what they say is a discriminatory policy against Muslim women. The Qatari players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation’s […]

Bradley Wiggins Wins Individual Time Trial World Title

New world champion Bradley Wiggins (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)  Click here for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships schedule on Universal Sports. PONFERRADA, Spain, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Briton Bradley Wiggins added a time trial gold to his impressive set of cycling medals when he caused an upset by beating German powerhouse Tony Martin […]

2014 Road World Championships: Men’s Team Time Trials: Winner Interview

Tejay Van Garderen (BMC) talks about getting the gold for the Men’s Team Time Trials event at the UCI Road World Championships.

2014 Road World Championships: Women’s Team Time Trials: Winner Interview

Evelyn Stevens (USA) talks about getting the gold for the Women’s Team Time Trials event at the UCI Road World Championships.

Voigt sets new hour record

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ERIC GAILLARD (Reuters) – German rider Jens Voigt has beaten the hour record at the velodrome in Grenchen, Switzerland, covering a distance of 51.115 km in an hour, cycling’s governing body the UCI said on Thursday. The Trek Factory Racing rider, 43, is now set to retire after beating the previous record of […]

USA Cycling Names Rosters for 2014 Road Worlds

Click here for the 2014 UCI Road World Championships schedule on Universal Sports. USA Cycling has announced the rosters that will represent Team USA at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. Elite Men The elite men’s road team is made up of three automatic nominations and three discretionary selections. The three automatic nominations are Tejay […]

2014 Grand Pix de Wallonie: Wallonia, Belgium

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.

Highlights from the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The Americas team finished in second place at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup with 390.0 points, behind Europe’s 447.5. Highlights from Marrakech, Morocco: Francena McCorory won the women’s 400m title, capping a tremendous 2014. McCorory crossed in 49.94 to take the crown, scoring a crucial eight points as Team Europe had taken a substantial lead halfway […]

Alberto Contador wins 2014 Vuelta a España

Alberto Contador (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Local favorite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held on to his overall lead in the final stage time trial in a rain-soaked Santiago de Compostela on Sunday. Tinkoff-Saxo rider Contador, who also won the […]

2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 8: London

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 7: Camberley – Brighton

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 6: Bath – Hemel Hempstead

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 5: Exmouth – Exeter

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 4: Worcester – Bristol

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.

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014

Universal Sports Network Presents Interbike – 2014 on September 26 at 8 p.m. ET                            Interbike-2014 Takes Cycling Enthusiasts Inside North America’s Largest Industry Trade Show Las Vegas (September 9, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports […]

2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 3: Newtown – The Tumble

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 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 […]

 
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