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  1. 2014 Tour de France -- Marcel Kittel wins third stage as Vincenzo...

    Marcel Kittel has led a sprint to win the 3rd stage of the Tour de France as cycling's greatest race entered London for its last leg in England before crossing the English Channel to France.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. Gertrude Ederle swims to history


    On this day in 1926, Gertrude Ederle spent 14 hours and 31 minutes making history. The 20-year-old from New York, who had won a gold and two bronze medals for the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, became the first woman to swim acro...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
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  4. What will €145m buy Real?

    Rob Train

    What would you do with €145 million if you were in charge of Real Madrid? According to reports on both side of the English Channel on Wednesday morning, that it the amount of change Real will need to scrape together to force Tottenham chairman D...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  5. Hell In High Waters: The Lynne Cox story

    Sarah Turcotte

    When Lynne Cox enters subfreezing seas, she knows she's immersing herself in danger. When her obsession led to a journey through the icy slush of Greenland's Disko Bay, the risks were never deadlier.

    Eticket | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  6. Optimizer heads Muniz Handicap

    Claire Novak

    There's no doubt Optimizer has been a different horse since Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas moved him to grass -- the grass at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in particular.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  7. 2014 Tour de France to start in Leeds, England

    Drawn by cycling's runaway success in Britain, the Tour de France will cross the English Channel again in 2014 to start in the northeastern English city of Leeds and swing through London before returning to mainland Europe.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Tom Slingsby sails to men's Laser gold me...

    Tom Slingsby of Australia won the Olympic sailing gold medal in the men's Laser class on Monday by match-racing his closest competitor, Pavlos Kontides of Cyprus, to the back of the fleet.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- Ben Ainslie records first win in London O...

    British star Ben Ainslie finally stuck his stern in front of Denmark's Jonas Hoegh-Christensen to boost his bid to become the greatest sailor in games history.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Jonas Hoegh-Christensen maintains lead in...

    Jonas Hoegh-Christensen finished first and second in Tuesday's two races on a gray afternoon with plenty of sea spray for a 10-point lead over Ainslie after six races. Ainslie had finishes of 4-3 as the 24-boat fleet sailed in winds that reached 17 knots.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  11. Amanda Mercer, former college swimmers aim for English Channel re...

    Kate Fagan

    Despite battling Stage 2 cancer, Amanda Mercer will join five teammates in a quest to become the fastest women's relay team to swim the English Channel and to raise money for ALS.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  12. 2012 Tour de France -- Sagan wins 3rd stage, Fabian Cancellara le...

    Once upon a time in Hollywood, the cry was "Run, Forrest, Run!" The message was not lost on Peter Sagan at the Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  13. Belmont Stakes 144: Optimizer

    Belmont Stakes 144

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  14. With Anticipation has 'English' flair


    A pair of colts by first-year sire English Channel , Captain Webb and Optimzer, figure to be in the mix in Thursday's Grade 2 With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga. The 1 1/16-mile race for 2-year-olds will be run on the Mellon Turf Course.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  15. Charlie Wittmack: The World Triathlon

    Check out ESPN Outside the Lines' multimedia story, which details Charlie Wittmack's attempt to complete a "World Triathlon," an 11-month swimming/biking/climbing adventure spanning 13 countries....

  16. Charlie Wittmack completes double: English Channel swim, Mt. Ever...

    Wayne Drehs

    Charlie Wittmack climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest on Friday, the latest achievement in an extreme test of human endurance that began in England 10 months ago.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  17. Charlie Wittmack first American to finish Peak and Pond

    Wayne Drehs

    Charlie Wittmack crossed the choppy English Channel waters in twelve hours exactly, becoming the first American to complete the Peak and Pond, the name given to the task of climbing Mt. Everest and completing the Channel swim.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2010