By Associated Press
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A 49-year-old grandmother and veteran endurance swimmer scuttled her quest early Sunday to become the first woman to swim unaided from Cuba to the Florida Keys, unable to close the gap on the last 26 miles of a more than 100-mile ocean
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Sammy Lee remembers it vividly: food rationing, bombed-out buildings, rubble.
The year was 1948, and London was hosting the Olympics amid severe austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Lee, an American diver,
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey powered through the Straits of Florida on Friday as she attempted a record 103-mile (166-kilometer) unassisted swim from Cuba to Florida that tests the limits of human endurance and the will of the high
COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene Ironman triathlete has died after being pulled from the water in the swimming portion of the race.
KHQ confirmed with the Kootenai County coroner's office the identity of the man as being 44-year-old Sean Murphy of Seattle. The coroner
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - At 7am Sharp Sunday Morning, Thousands of athletes took the plunge into Lake Coeur d'Alene to start the 10th annual Ironman.
More than 2500 athletes are expected to take part. They will have to swim, bike and run a combined total of 140 miles before they can
By EDDIE PELLSAP National Writer
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Meter by meter, Ashton Eaton kept swallowing up real estate on a track that has always felt like home.
Second by second, the clock to the side of that track ticked away - daring him to cross the finish line
Six former Washington State track stars are set to compete at the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials beginning this week in Eugene, Ore.
On the track, two-time Olympic medalist Bernard Lagat will run the 5000m, defending US Outdoor champion Jeshua Anderson will run the 400m hurdles, Joe Abbott
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Boston Market Corp. plans a string of summer deals and giveaways to lure customers, especially younger ones, in a competitive market.
The campaign was built to show how the chain can fit into people's
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Olympic track and field athletes will wear uniforms at the London Summer Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times - a difference that could have elevated Walter Dix from bronze