News from the Field

Photographer: Jim Bahn

Tygart: I Got Death Threats

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart said this week that he had received death threats over his agency's investigation of Lance Armstrong. In an interview published in France's L'Equipe on... Read More

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Giant Panda Cub Found Dead

The unnamed, week-old giant panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., has died. On Sunday, after hearing sounds of distress coming from the cub’s mother, 14-year-old Mei Xiang, staff... Read More

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SeaWorld To Fight OSHA Ruling

SeaWorld, which has not placed trainers in the water during shows featuring killer whales since the 2010 death of Dawn Brancheau in front of stunned spectators in Orlando, Florida, is ready to... Read More

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Senate Blocks E.U. Carbon Tax

In a late-night session before a recess leading up to the November 6 elections, the Senate unanimously approved a bill that would shield all U.S. airlines from paying a tax for carbon emissions on... Read More

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Kelly Slater Wins 50th ASP World Tour Event

Kelly Slater snagged his 50th World Tour win on Thursday, edging out Australian Joel Parkinson at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. The 40-year-old surfer, who won his first World Tour event in 1992,... Read More