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2012 Diamond League New York: Spencer crashes at 400h finish

Kaliese Spencer got a hard earned second place finish as she lost her balance after running into first place T’Erea Brown.

Rolex Equestrian: Cross-Country crashes and falls

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Cross-country is usually a tricky affair, as these riders and horses can attest to; luckily they all are OK!

Irwin crashes hard into boards at Hockey Championships

Haley Irwin of Team Canada suffered a serious injury to her right leg after trying to chase down American G. Marvin.

Ausrine Trebaite crashes out of Omnium

Track Cycling World Championships: During the Women’s Point Race, Ausrine Trebaite (LIT) goes down hard, forcing her to leave the race.

Two crashes for Hao Liu in Omnium Points Race

2012, Melbourne, Australia, Track Cycling World Championship, after surfering a crash Liu (CHN) gets up to win a sprint lap, but then goes down again, taking with him the race winner.

American Bode Miller crashes in Chamonix

2012, Chamonix, France, FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing, Miller (USA) crashed in the Downhill portion of the Super Combined.(Watch the full event at

2012 Alpine World Cup St. Moritz: Barthet crashes in DH

Jan. 28, 2012: Anne-Sophie Barthet crashes during the women’s downhill event at the FIS Alpine World Cup competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

2011-12 Alpine World Cup St. Moritz: Merighetti crashes in SC

Jan. 27, 2012: Daniela Merighetti crashes in the women’s super combined event at the FIS Alpine World Cup competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

2012 Alpine WC Cortina: Hronek crashes on Super G

Jan. 15, 2012: Veronique Hronkek wipes out during the women’s Super G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: Danell Leyva crashes on high bar

Oct. 14, 2011: Watch as American Danell Leyva crashes on the high bar during the men’s all-around at the 2011 Gymnastics Worlds in Tokyo.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Alpine World Cup Flachau: Men’s SL crashes

December 21, 2011: Snowy conditions and bad visibility contributed to the carnage out on Flachau’s SL hill.

2011 Alpine WC Bormio: Feuz crashes on DH

Dec. 29, 2011: Switzerland’s Beat Feuz crashes on the men’s downhill at Bormio.

2011 Alpine WC Lienz: Natasia Noens crashes in SL

Dec. 29, 2011: Natasia Noens crashes on her slalom run in Lienz.

2011 Alpine WC Lienz: Natasia Noens crashes in SL

Dec. 29, 2011: Natasia Noens crashes on her slalom run in Lienz.

2011 Track Cycling Worlds: Gate crashes in madison

March 27, 2011: Watch as New Zealand’s Aaron Gate falls hard and slides off the track in the men’s madison event at the 2011 Track Cycling Worlds.

2012 Alpine WC Adelboden: Slalom crashes

Jan. 8, 2011: A montage of all the crashes in the men’s slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland.

2014 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Arndt wins

2013 World Champion Maximilian Arndt (GER) wins 4-Man Bobsled by only 0.01 seconds in a race full of crashes.

Olympic Sports Notes presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 7: Unnoticed Crash

Near the finish, the rider takes a turn wrong and crashes into the barrier.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 10: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the different classification leaders, as former General Classification leader Nario Quintana (MOVISTAR) crashes again and is now out of the Vuelta.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 7: Winner

With multiple crashes all over the race, Alessandro De Marchi (CAN) was able to avoid all the drama by the skin of teeth and breeze to his first Grand Stage victory with a total time of 4:01:52.

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

Frustrated Sagan ‘Too Strong’ To Win On Tour de France

(Reuters) – Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after 12 stages he has yet to cross the finishing line first — thanks, he says, […]

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, […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

Tour of Belgium Race Recap

Tony Martin rode his dominating win in the Stage 3 Time Trial to capture his third consecutive overall title at this year’s Tour of Belgium. It was a race marked by crashes, upsets and, of course, Tony Martin’s record setting performance.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5: Crash-out with 22km Left

The cyclist crashes out with 22km left in the race of the final stage of the Tour de Belgium.

2014 E3 Harelbeke: Nasty Crash

In a day full of bunch crashes, the nasty one included only a few riders landing on top of each other.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch crash

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) crashes hard, is mostly likely knocked out of the rest of the Finals, giving Anna Fenninger the Overall Title. Does manage to take the 2014 Downhill Title still.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Crash Out in Men’s Omnium Scratch

A Japanese cyclist crashes out during the final lap of the Men’s Omnium Scratch.

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is 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 […]

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Val Gardena: Roger and Poisson crash

Brice Roger (FRA) and David Poisson (FRA) both were unable to finish their runs after being disqualified for their crashes. Both skiers appeared to be uninjured after their crashes.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Gate Safety

After Simona Hoesl crashes into a gate, Steve Perino and Doug Lewis go over the safety advancement of the ski gate.

2013 UCI Championship: Elite Men: Rui Costa wins

Sloppy conditions cause crashes which force many of the favorites to leave the race, then in the final kilometer Rui Costa beats out Joaquim Rodriguez for the title, but it seems Rodriguez sprinted to the wrong line.

2013 UCI Championship: Elite Women: Crash and Smash

Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL) loses control of her bike and crashes into a barrier, then to add insult to injury Jolanda Neff (SUI) smashes into her from behind, both would rejoined the race.

2013 Tour of California: Stage 6: Women’s Crash

Amber Neben (Pastazara) the US women’s time trial champ crashes into the hillside and has to leave the race. She seems to be ok.

Alex Dowsett wins Giro stage eight, Nibali leads

(Reuters) – New Giro d’Italia race leader Vincenzo Nibali took an important step towards possible victory on Saturday by limiting his losses to favourite Bradley Wiggins in a time trial won by Wiggins’s British compatriot Alex Dowsett. Movistar rider Dowsett had a three-hour wait before all the favourites had finished and he could be sure […]

Cavendish sees pink with awe-inspiring sprint in Giro

British standout Mark Cavendish celebrates as he wins the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint in Naples, Italy, Saturday, May 4, 2013. Cavendish, who rides for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team, finished in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 38 seconds on the circuit in downtown Naples, which featured a long, flat finishing straight. […]

Rolland is surprise downhill gold medallist

France’s Marion Rolland speeds down the course on his way to win the women’s downhill at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Sunday, Feb.10, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 10 (Reuters) – France’s Marion Rolland used her knowledge of the course to snatch a surprise downhill gold medal […]

2012 Freestyle Ski Cross World Cup: Nakiska: Crash montage

Here is a look at all the embarrassing and hard hitting crashes from the heats of both the men and women.

Maiden win for Marsaglia at Beaver Creek

Matteo Marsaglia of Italy skis past a gate on his way to winning the men’s World Cup Super-G ski race in Beaver Creek, Colorado, December 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Manuele Lang BEAVER CREEK, Colorado, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Italy’s Matteo Marsaglia snatched his maiden World Cup victory in a men’s Super-G at Beaver Creek […]

Vonn against men ‘great for sport’

Lindsey Vonn in action at Solden last season. (REUTERS) By Steve Keating TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – If Lindsey Vonn is cleared to race the men’s World Cup downhill at Lake Louise it would give the sport a huge boost, but the American should reconsider loftier plans to tackle Kitzbuehel, the head of Alpine Canada […]

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 5: De Maar wins action packed day

In an action packed day with three crashes, Marc De Maar (United) grabbed the stage win and Leigh Howard (Orica) reclaimed the GC lead by 7 seconds.

I’m calm because I expect Contador to win, says Vuelta leader

Katusha Team rider and leader of the race Joaquim “Purito” Rodriguez (C) of Spain, Team Saxo Bank rider Alberto Contador (R) of Spain and Movistar Team’s Alejandro Valverde of Spain cycle the 16th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Gijon and Valgrande-Pajares Cuitunigru, September 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) By Alasdair […]

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.

Millar win highlights Britain’s strength

(From R to L) Garmin-Sharp rider David Millar of Britain, Team Europcar rider Cyril Gautier of France, AG2R La Mondiale rider Jean Christophe Peraud of France and Euskaltel-Euskadi rider Egoi Martinez of Spain cycle in a break away during the 12th stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Annonay-Davezieux, July […]

Hesjedal joins list of injury withdrawals

By Mark Meadows TOMBLAINE, France, July 7 (Reuters) – Giro d’Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal was among a string of injured riders to quit the Tour de France on Saturday following a series of nasty crashes. In total 17 riders have so far withdrawn after a brutal first week at the world’s greatest race, with FDJ-Big […]

Sagan beats Greipel for third stage victory

Riders receive medical assistance after a collision during the sixth stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Epernay and Metz, July 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Joel Saget) By Gilles le Roc’h METZ, France, July 6 (Reuters) – Peter Sagan sealed the first week of his maiden Tour de France with his third stage victory […]

Greipel wins second Tour stage in a row

Lotto-Belisol Team rider Andre Greipel of Germany (L) sprints ahead of Orica Greenedge rider Mathew Goss of Australia (2nd L) to win the fifth stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Rouen and Saint-Quentin, July 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier) By Gilles Le Roc’h ST QUENTIN, France, July 5 (Reuters) – Andre Greipel […]

Sagan makes it two wins after crash-marred third stage

Liquigas-Cannondale rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia (R) reacts as he wins the third stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Orchies and Boulogne sur mer, July 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Stephane Mahe) By Gilles Le Roc’h BOULOGNE SUR MER, France, July 3 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s Peter Sagan accelerated away at the finish to win […]

Giro set for Galibier ascent in coming years

Chasers climb past a Galibier (2.556 m) milepost in the 109,5 km and nineteenth stage of the 2011 Tour de France cycling race run between Modane Valfrejus and Alpe d’Huez ski resort, southeastern France, on July 22 , 2011. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) By Alasdair Fotheringham LIMONE SUL GARDA, Italy, May 21 (Reuters) – The Giro […]

Cavendish plans to head for mountains after stage win

Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish (2nd R) of Britain sprints to win the 121-km 13th stage from Savona to Cervere of the Giro d’Italia May 18, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham CERVERE, Italy, May 18 (Reuters) – British world champion Mark Cavendish won his third bunch sprint of this year’s Giro d’Italia and the […]

Spain’s Ventoso takes crash-blighted ninth stage of Giro

Movistar’s Francisco Alberdi Ventoso (R) of Spain sprints to win the 166 km ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia from San Giorgio del Sannio to Frosinone, May 14, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham FROSINONE, Italy (Reuters) May 14 – Spain’s Francisco Ventoso won the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Monday in a […]


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