News from the Field

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Bear Breaks into, Crashes Toyota Prius

A bear mauled its way into a 2002 Toyota Prius late last month in Homewood, California, trashed the car's interior, then crashed it into a neighboring yard. Brian McCarthy, vacationing with his... Read More

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Ultrarunners Injured in Wildfire

Four ultrarunners competing in the Kimberly Ultramarathon were badly burned in a wildfire near Kununurra, Australia on Friday. Organizers knew that small brush fires were active in the area and... Read More

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Sprinters Acquitted in Doping Saga

An appeals court in Athens overturned convictions yesterday in the perjury case of Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou, the Greek sprinters who were charged with staging a motorcycle accident to... Read More

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Kassay Completes Wheel of Life

Australian climber James Kassay made the fourth-ever ascent of the legendary boulder problem Wheel of Life on Wednesday, eight years after he first attempted the route. Completed by Japanese... Read More

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1948 Olympic Velodrome Reopens

London's Herne Hill Velodrome reopened on Wednesday after an $800,000 renovation project, some 63 years after it hosted track cycling at the 1948 London Olympic Games. The track, the only finals... Read More