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  1. Michael Phelps solidifies training plan leading up to two biggest...

    Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  2. espnW -- U.S. skaters make strong showing in short program at Soc...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The somewhat shuffled deck of the leaderboard after Wednesday's short program should give U.S. skaters Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds oxygen at all of their respective altitudes going into Thursday's free skate.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  3. Endurance Sports - Alan Webb is far from finished

    Matt McCue

    Alan Webb is far from finished. The one-time wunderkind miler has reset his sights on longer distances, writes Matt McCue

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  4. Does the Azteca still hold its mystique?

    Jeff Carlisle

    With tier after tier of steeply banked seats, the Estadio Azteca looks imposing even when empty. When filled to its capacity of 105,000 spectators and when combined with the double whammy of lung-clogging smog plus an altitude of 7,200 feet above sea...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  5. Will Leer sets mile mark 'at altitude' at U.S. event

    Will Leer ran the fastest indoor time run "at altitude" in winning the men's mile at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  6. U.S. beats Mexico in Mexico for first time

    Associated Press

    MEXICO CITY -- After 75 years of frustration in Mexico, the U.S. national team finally won a soccer game at its southern neighbor and regional rival. Dominated for most of the night at one of soccer's most intimidating venues, the Americans beat th...

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  7. 2012 London Games -- Japanese swimmers reconsider altitude traini...

    The Japanese swimming federation is reconsidering plans to conduct altitude training following the death of Norwegian 100-meter breaststroke world champion Alexander Dale Oen.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  8. Todd Wells wins Leadville 100 MTB with second-fastest time in rac...

    The Leadville 100 MTB lacked the star power of years past. There was no shortage of spunk.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  9. USA Pro Cycling Challenge race in Colorado to feature historic al...

    The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge in August will feature the two highest climbs in competitive international cycling history on the same stage.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  10. Ian Thorpe ready for return to competitive swimming

    Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe returned to Australia on Wednesday after 10 days of high-altitude training in Switzerland, saying he's "starting to look like a swimmer again."

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  11. 2011 Tour of California: Stage breakdown

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The sixth edition of the Tour of California definitely favors climbers. It starts at altitude on the Nevada border, includes one uphill finish midway through and ventures into the San Gabriel Mountains in the penultimate stage. We break down the cour...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  12. Lance Armstrong withdraws from Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike ...

    Texas -- Lance Armstrong has pulled out of the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race in Colorado, a high-altitude race he won in record time last year.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  13. 2010 World Cup: Italy training in Alps to prepare for South Afric...

    Italy is training for the World Cup in Sestriere -- the resort where Alpine skiing was contested at the 2006 Turin Olympics -- to prepare for playing games at high altitude in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2010
  14. Lance Armstrong ends Dave Wiens' reign as Leadville 100 champion

    Lance Armstrong won the Leadville 100, the nation's highest-altitude endurance test in record time.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2009
  15. Two British cricket teams play on Mt. Everest in attempt to set h...

    Two teams of British cricketers played on the foot of Mount Everest in an attempt to set a high-altitude record for field sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2009
  16. Paula Radcliffe to miss London Marathon with broken toe

    World record-holder Paula Radcliffe pulled out of next month's London Marathon on Thursday because of a broken toe.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2009