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As one of the northernmost settlements on earth, the Norwegian hamlet of Longyearbyen has become a magnet for adventurous souls looking to start a new life. But when an unsettling crime happened, it brought home a harsh reality: in the modern world, trouble always finds you.

Skiers Jordy Norris and Ben Osborne chase elusive snow in a variety of Russian landscapes, like the Caucasus range and Sochi

The political dispute between Russia and Ukraine combined with weather to close down the Barneo ice camp

2019 has already been an eventful year in doping news. If the Olympics don’t care about clean athletes, why should we care about the Olympics?

After years of being the bad guy, athletics’ international governing body is in a unique position to defend what’s right.

Dissatisfied with the plateau in his riding, mountain biker Patrick 'Bengel' Rasche looks toward Kamchatka, Russia's looming volcanoes for inspiration.

The USOC has failed to do enough to protect American athletes from abuse for years. Getting rid of its chief executive won't do anything to solve the problem.

I’m also an avid sportsman and one of my firearms is an AR-15. So you might be surprised that I've never joined the NRA—nor ever will.

On the border between Russia and Finland, a band of Finnish soldiers are preparing to defend the country if the Bear decides to charge

Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor. That proximity led to a major conflict during World War II—the horrific Winter War—and even now it keeps Finns nervous about Russia’s intentions. David Wolman suited up to train with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.

Last winter, the author ventured to the tundra with an extreme tour company promising the ultimate digital renewal—ten days living with nomadic reindeer herders in one of the planet’s last remaining off-the-grid dark spots. Is it really possible to totally unplug?

Patrick Sweeney is on a mission, to ride the seven summits on a bicycle.

Three years ago, Cyrus Sutton and company traveled to Russia to find hidden surf spots. What he found was a rumor of an undiscovered left break only accessible by helicopter or tank.

Pilot Fedor Konyukhov touched down in Bonnie Rock, Australia, having circumnavigated the globe in record time

Halfway around the world, fly-fishing scientists are unraveling the secret lives of giant steelhead—one cast at a time

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