News from the Field

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Paraglider Missing in Peru

Xavier Murillo, the head of the Paragliding World Cup Association, has gone missing near Huarez, Peru after a paragliding flight on Friday. Murillo, 49, was last seen at an altitude of around 6,000... Read More

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Evans Over Contador in Stage Four

Australia's Cadel Evans took a narrow win over Alberto Contador on stage four of the Tour de France Tuesday morning, defeating the three-time Tour champion in what was, literally, a photo finish.... Read More

Photographer: Chris Ramoin/Wikimedia

New Alpine Sports for Winter Games

The International Olympic Committe has approved three new alpine events for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Games will now include ski and snowboard slopestyle, and parallel... Read More

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Teen Wins Men's Surf Title

A 15-year-old from South Carolina won the Open Men's title at Sunday's National Scholastic Surfing Association championships, becoming only the second east coast surfer ever to win the event. Cam... Read More

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Oil Spill Spreads in Yellowstone River

An estimated 42,000 gallons of oil have leaked into the Yellowstone River since Friday, as large debris and raging waters continue to hamper clean up efforts. Authorities believed that fast moving... Read More