News from the Field

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Paper Claims Armstrong Witness Deal

A Dutch newspaper reported on Thursday that four of Lance Armstrong's former teammates have testified against him in exchange for partial immunity from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Holland's De... Read More

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Greipel Wins Crash-Marred Fourth Stage

In an eventful day at the Tour de France, Andre Greipel won the sprint into Rouen after a late-race crash took out a number of race favorites, including Mark Cavendish and American sprinter Tyler... Read More

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Extreme-Sports Writer Dies in Climbing Fall

Wall Street Journal extreme-sports correspondent and freelance writer Michael Ybarra died in a climbing accident this weekend in California's Eastern Sierra. Ybarra, 45, struck out alone on... Read More

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Pistorious Tapped to Run 400 at Olympics

The South Africa Olympic Committee announced Wednesday that double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius will represent South Africa in the 400-meter race in London despite failing to qualify. He is... Read More

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Lawmaker Mistakenly Legalizes Fracking

A North Carolina state representative accidentally legalized fracking after pressing the wrong button during a deciding vote on Monday. Democrat Becky Carney had been vigorously lobbying fellow... Read More