Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis broke the record for farthest distance traveled in one hour on Sunday, covering 32.62 miles at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland, according to USA... Read More
U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both Republicans from Alaska) introduced a bill Wednesday to change the name of North America’s highest peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, its... Read More
Michael Phelps, the highly decorated Olympic swimmer, plans to enter competition shortly after his six-month ban from swimming expires in April, according to USA Today.
Last September, Phelps was... Read More
Slovenian Tina Maze won Friday’s world championship downhill in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The 31-year-old, a winner of two world championships and two Olympic gold medals, followed up a silver... Read More
Last week, the U.S. Forest Service announced a new policy requiring local Forest Service managers to designate specific areas that will be open to snowmobiles and other over-snow vehicles. While... Read More
Under Armour, the Baltimore-based gear and apparel company, has purchased social fitness network Endomondo for $85 million and diet and exercise app MyFitnessPal for $475 million, according to a... Read More
Austrian Hannes Reichelt captured his first world title with a win in Thursday’s super-G at the Alpine World Championships in Vail, Colorado, reports the AP.
The race, postponed a day due to... Read More
Since the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, road races around the world have been beefing up security measures. The Tokyo Marathon, one of the six World Marathon Majors races, will go a step further... Read More
Emma Coburn, the fastest American ever to run the 3,000-meter steeplechase, set her mark of 9:11.42 on July 12, 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, seemingly breaking Jenny Barringer Simpson’s best... Read More
Ultrarunner Nicole Studer broke the North American 100-mile trail record at the Rocky Raccoon trail race in Huntsville, Texas, beating the previous record by 35 minutes with a time of 14 hours, 22... Read More
A Monday letter from the EPA to the State Department indicates that a recent drop in oil prices would promote further oil sands production, which would worsen the pollution and climate change risks... Read More
In 1959, Italian alpinist Cesare Maestri and his partner Toni Egger mounted a now-infamous ascent attempt of Patagonia’s Cerro Torre, a 10,626-foot granite peak. Claims from Maestri that the... Read More