News from the Field

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

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

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

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

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