News from the Field

CAS Gives Contador Two-Year Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday banned Alberto Contador from professional cycling for two years and stripped him of his 2010 Tour de France title. Contador tested positive for the... Read More

Kroell Takes Tight Downhill in France

Austria's Klaus Kroell won a remarkably close downhill in Chamonix, France, on Friday, with a .01-second winning margin over U.S. skier Bode Miller. Kroell, 31, ended a season-long drought in... Read More

Honnold Frees Big Wall in Mexico

American climber Alex Honnold added a new big wall climb in Mexico's Baja California, making the first free ascent of El Giraffe on El Gran Trono Blanco. Honnold, together with Will Stanhope and... Read More

Red Bull Snowboard Contest Opens in BC

On Thursday, the controversial Red Bull Supernatural snowboarding contest opened in the Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia. Designed by Travis Rice, the project includes more than 80 jumps and... Read More

Sierra Club Took Millions From Gas

The Sierra Club accepted $26 million in donations from the gas industry between 2007 and 2010, including a gas-drilling company that is associated with fracking, according to a story published this... Read More