News from the Field

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Dane Searls Dies After Nightclub Accident

Australian BMX rider Dane Searls died on Friday from injuries sustained in an accident at a nightclub. Searls, 23, suffered severe head and spine injuries on November 20 after attempting to jump... Read More

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Svindal Wins World Cup Super-G Opener

Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal won the first World Cup super-G of the season in Alberta, Canada on Sunday, edging out Didier Cuche of Switzerland by 0.23 seconds. Cuche, who will look to defend his... Read More

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Missy Giove Sentenced in Pot Bust

Former world champion mountain biker Missy Giove was sentenced on Wednesday for her part in a 2009 scheme to transport 350 pounds of marijuana across the United States. Giove, who pleaded guilty... Read More

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Lindsey Vonn Set to Divorce Husband

Skier Lindsey Vonn and her husband Thomas have filed for divorce after four years of marriage. Vonn, 27, won a gold medal in super-G at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada and with 42 world cup... Read More

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Puma Boat Breaks Mast in Volvo Race

A third boat in the Volvo Ocean Race is facing a potentially devastating setback only weeks after the around-the-world event began in Spain. The Puma boat, captained by American Ken Read, broke its... Read More