News from the Field

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1 Dead, 30 Hospitalized in Tel Aviv Half-Marathon

One runner died and 30 were hospitalized at a half-marathon race in Tel Aviv after 90-degree temperatures caused widespread dehydration and heat stroke. Organizers decided last week to postpone the... Read More

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Bayou Pipeline Fire Blazes On

A fire continues to rage in Louisiana after a tugboat pushing an oil barge struck a liquefied natural gas pipeline in shallow Bayou Perot on Tuesday night. Four people were injured in the crash,... Read More

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Ryan Hall Withdraws From Boston Marathon

The 2013 Boston Marathon will take place without Ryan Hall, who holds Boston’s American record (2:04.58 in 2011). He has dropped out of this year’s race with a quad injury. "I am... Read More

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IAAF Investigating 17 Athletes

The International Association of Athletics Federation is investigating 17 athletes after its biological passport program turned up evidence of possible doping. Thomas Capdevielle, the... Read More

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Taylor Phinney Last in Tirreno-Adriatico Stage

Olympic cyclist Taylor Phinney finished dead last in the penultimate stage of the Tirenno-Adriatico race on Monday. He finished in 109th place to be exact, but that isn't the whole story. The race... Read More