News from the Field

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Gator Feeder Loses Hand, Faces Charges

A Florida airboat captain who lost his hand to an alligator was arrested Friday and faces a second-degree misdemeanor charge for feeding the gator. Wallace Weatherholt was dangling a fish over the... Read More

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Radcliffe Withdraws From Marathon

Paula Radcliffe withdrew from the women's Olympic marathon on Sunday after a three-week battle with osteoarthritis in her left foot. The 38-year-old distance runner from Great Britain, who holds... Read More

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Schleck to Race in Pro Cycling Challenge

Injured cyclist Andy Schleck will make his comeback at Colorado's USA Pro Cycling Challenge next month, according to his team director Johan Bruynell. Schleck, who fractured his sacrum in a crash... Read More

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Legally Blind Archer Sets World Record

The opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics are still a few hours away, but a world record’s already been broken—by a legally blind man. Im Dong-Hyun, a 26-year-old South Korean archer,... Read More

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Greek High Jump Champ Caught Doping

World indoor high jump champion Dimitris Chondrokoukis of Greece failed a doping test and has withdrawn from competition ahead of the Olympics. In a letter attributed to Chondrokoukis’... Read More