News from the Field

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Wiggins Captures Narrow Paris-Nice Win

Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins on Sunday sealed an overall victory at the Paris-Nice stage race with an eight-second time-trial win over Dutch rider Lieuwe Westra. Wiggins, a 2004 and 2008 Olympic... Read More

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Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies at 84

Nobel Prize-winning scientist F. Sherwood Rowland died from complications of Parkinson's on Saturday at his home in California. The 84-year-old chemist was considered a pioneer of research about... Read More

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Afghanistan Avalanche Kills 45

On Monday, a second major avalanche in Afghanistan struck villages near the Pakistan border, killing at least 45 people. Heavy snow blocked roads to the remote mountain community and restricted... Read More

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Skicross Racer Zoricic Dies in Crash

Canadian skier Nil Zoricic died Saturday morning in a finish-line crash at a World Cup skicross event in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Zoricic, 29, was competing in a qualifying heat in the season's... Read More