News from the Field

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2014 Giro to Start in Ireland

The 2014 Giro d'Italia will begin with three days of racing in Ireland, organizers announced this week. The start to the event will take place in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland,... Read More

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Pistorius Investigator Replaced

A day after contradicting himself and screwing up a number of details in the prosecution’s case against Oscar Pistorius while under cross-examination, lead investigator Hilton Botha has been... Read More

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Armstrong Refuses to Meet With USADA

Lance Armstrong refused to meet with officials of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) by February 20, letting a deadline pass that might have allowed his lifetime ban from sanctioned... Read More

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Estonia Launches Car Charging Network

Estonia has proudly launched the world's first nationwide electric vehicle charging system powered by technology from tech company ABB. The system is made up of 165 stations that run on direct... Read More

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Hamilton: Doping Turned Urine Black

Professional athletes who are still weighing blood doping—and it seems that there will always be a few—can now add black urine to their list of cons. Tyler Hamilton, former pro cyclist... Read More