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Chaves at home in Australia despite shorter climbs

The Colombian Tour de France contender plays down his hopes in the Tour Down Under, saying his objectives are to re-engage his racing legs and accumulate early season kilometres.

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Ethiopian running legend Miruts Yifter dies

Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend, has died in Canada at age 72, his family and Ethiopian Athletics Federation officials told The Associated Press on Friday.

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Lance Armstrong can still draw cycling crowd

Auckland cyclists seemingly unconcerned about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace or the 2012 revocation of his seven Tours de France for doping offences.


Froome to ride in Australia Day race

Tour de France champion Chris Froome is set to ride in a new Australia Day cycling race set in Melbourne's Albert Park

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Sir Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins will end a career that saw him win a British record eight Olympic medals as well as the country's first Tour de France title.

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Deba is rightful 2014 Boston Marathon winner

Boston Marathon organizers formally declared Buzunesh Deba the 2014 Boston Marathon winner on Monday, two months after rival Rita Jeptoo was stripped of the title for doping.

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Alinghi wins Extreme Sailing title on final day

Swiss team Alinghi clinched the Extreme Sailing series on the final day of competition Sunday, with skipper Arnaud Psarofaghis holding off a late attempt from archrival Oman Air to win the title.

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53dJeff Banowetz

When it's time to take the race indoors

When it's too cold outside and roads become more exposed to the elements, many runners are taking the race inside. A look at why indoor marathons are becoming a great winter alternative.

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The best way to experience the NYC Marathon

What makes this marathon unique? The five boroughs, the iconic cityscape, the attractions, the people. Take a tour of New York along with the runners -- from up in the air.

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2017 NYC Marathon will be last for Meb Keflezighi (1:10)
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78dJohnette Howard

A quest to conquer the NYC Marathon ... times four

There have been many records and firsts in the 45-year existence of the New York City Marathon. But on Sunday, the Siemann quadruplets will try to make some history of their own.

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88dDan Arritt

Blind former Navy seaman conquers Alcatraz swim

The open-water swim from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco can be treacherous, but it was more like a day at the beach for Brad Snyder, a Paralympian who lost his sight serving his country.