News from the Field

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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

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Leopard-Trek and RadioShack to Merge

Powerhouse cycling teams Leopard-Trek and RadioShack will merge next season, Leopard-Trek said in a statement on Monday. The new team will operate under the name RadioShack-Nissan-Trek, and will... Read More

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California Considers Shark Fin Ban

The California state Senate will consider a bill next week banning the sale, possession, or distribution of shark fins in an effort to protect dwindling shark populations. California, home to a... Read More