Joe Spring is a former editor at Outside. His writing can be found in The New York Times, Canoe and Kayak, and the Santa Fean.
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...
South African police said they found two boxes of testosterone and needles in the home of Oscar Pistorius after investigating the death of his girlfriend.
Oscar Pistorius denies murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Double amputee sprinter said death was accidental.
A massive report puts an economic estimate on the effects of climate change on snow sports.
South African sports scientist Tim Noakes says the scientific guidelines behind hydration are a sham.
A woman files a class action lawsuit against Vibram.
New studies question whether prolonged exercise over a long period of time is bad for your heart.
In the immediate aftermath of the skier’s fatal injury, questions are raised online about helmet, risk, and health insurance.
South African sprinter becomes the first double amputee to run in the Olympics.
USADA charges the cyclist with doping.
The Republican vice presidential nominee shaves more than an hour off his race time in an interview.
A year of questioning the truth.
American skiers take on skiing’s ruling body over rules about ski length and gender restrictions.
How should officials and the media handle questions about sex in sports?
The year’s biggest expeditions, events, and feats, from the deadly avalanche on Manaslu, to a whitewater first, to Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile fall.