News from the Field

Wiggins Captures Narrow Paris-Nice Win

Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins on Sunday sealed an overall victory at the Paris-Nice stage race with an eight-second time-trial win over Dutch rider Lieuwe Westra. Wiggins, a 2004 and 2008 Olympic... Read More

Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies at 84

Nobel Prize-winning scientist F. Sherwood Rowland died from complications of Parkinson's on Saturday at his home in California. The 84-year-old chemist was considered a pioneer of research about... Read More

Afghanistan Avalanche Kills 45

On Monday, a second major avalanche in Afghanistan struck villages near the Pakistan border, killing at least 45 people. Heavy snow blocked roads to the remote mountain community and restricted... Read More

Skicross Racer Zoricic Dies in Crash

Canadian skier Nil Zoricic died Saturday morning in a finish-line crash at a World Cup skicross event in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Zoricic, 29, was competing in a qualifying heat in the season's... Read More

First Winter Ascent of Gasherbrum I

Polish climbers Adam Bielecki and Janusz Golab made the first ascent of Pakistan's Gasherbrum I on Friday morning, topping out in clear weather after an eight-hour push. Bielecki and Golab struck... Read More