News from the Field

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Sailing Circumnavigation Record Smashed

A French trimaran on Friday broke the world record for circumnavigating the globe by sailboat after landing in Brest, France three days faster than the previous world record. Skipper Loick Peyron... Read More

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Sierra Club Sues to Stop Homewood

On Thursday, the Sierra Club and Friends of the West Shore filed suit in federal court to block an approved expansion of the Homewood Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe, California. Residents and... Read More

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Vonn's World Cup Win Streak Broken

Battling a lingering stomach illness, U.S. skier Lindsay Vonn finished 4th in downhill and 18th in super-g at the weekend's World Cup races in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, her worst showings in... Read More

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Corgi Lost in Avalanche Returns Alive

On Wednesday, a Welsh Corgi believed to have died in a Montana avalanche that killed one of its owners showed up at the motel where his family had stayed. On Saturday, David Gaillard of Bozeman,... Read More

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UCI Strips French Rider of Track Gold

The International Cycling Union has stripped French track cyclist Gregory Bauge and a team of French riders of their gold medals from the 2011 world championships following Bauge's violation of... Read More