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About Universal Sports Figure Skating and Sports Television Network and Website


Mao Asada - 2010 World Figure Skating Champion

Mao Asada's Wining Performance At the 2010 World Figure Skating Championships Was Shown On Universal Sports

Photo by Valerio Pennicino - Getty Images

Watch Figure Skating Year-Round:

Universal Sports television and the Universal Sports website show Olympic and other world-class figure skating programs year round. Live and on-demand coverage is available. The Universal Sports website provides fans with figure skating news and information.

More Than Just Figure Skating:

Some of the other sports shown on Universal Sports include swimming, gymnastics, cycling, track and field, skiing, bobsledding and triathlon.

Universal Sports Television In Some Cities:

Universal Sports Television Network television is not yet available to everyone, but major cities in the U.S.A., such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Denver, San Diego and San Francisco do carry the station.

Sports Delivered to Fans on Multiple Platforms:

Sports fans can watch Universal Sports' programs on television, online, on a mobile device or on satellite radio.

Partnership With NBC:

NBC Sports, MSNBC, NBCOlympics.com, and MSN are in a partnership with Universal Sports. What is available on those sites is linked to the Universal Sports website.

UniversalSports.com Available to Anyone With Internet Access:

The UniversalSports.com website includes articles, video, photo galleries, press releases, statistical information and other important content about figure skating and other international sports events. Anyone who has access the internet can take advanatage of the Universal Sports website.

Similar to icenetwork.com:

Like the icenetwork.com website, Universal Sports, gives ice skating fans updates of figure skating news and information, and provides backstage interviews and articles. Icenetwork is a subsidiary of U.S. Figure Skating and has exclusive rights to U.S. Figure Skating's events; Universal Sports provides fans with access to some figure skating events that are not shown on icenetwork.com such at the World Figure Skating Championships. Unlike icenetwork, Universal Sports does not seem to require a yearly subscription fee.

Registration Recommended:

Although a subscription fee is not required, UniversalSports.com recommends that regular users register in order to gain access to all the website has to offer.

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