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It’s our duty as Americans to protect our national parks for the next hundred years —Alex Honnold

Rock climber Alex Honnold argues we must do more to defend US national parks from a slew of imminent environmental threats Just over eight years ago, I completed a free solo ascent unroped of the one of the most beautiful and challenging climbs in the world: a 350 metre crack called Moonlight Buttress in southwestern … Read More

Kilian Jornet: ‘It’s like meditation. It’s beautiful is considered that small.”

( CNN) He’d blacked out in the snow-swept nighttime somewhere on Mt. Everest’s airy northeast bank. Now Kilian Jornet was lost, spent and hysterical, flogged by a vehement wind in the “death zone” high-pitched above 8,000 meters( 26,200 paws ). The hotshot Catalan climber had achieved a superhuman feat, scaling the world’s highest mountain twice … Read More

Lilian Calmejane triumphs Tour de France stage eight despite late assault of cramp

The Frenchman Lilian Calmejane overcame cramp to acquire theatre eight of the Tour de France as Chris Froome lived a brief off-road excursion to retain his yellow jersey This Tour will see the end of an epoch when the French housewives favourite Thomas Voeckler hangs up his rotates at persons below the age of 38 … Read More

Brooks Koepka: From gaining 20 pounds to back-to-back US Open designations

( CNN) He became the first man to win back-to-back US Open claims for 29 times, but just a few months ago the “ve thought about” triumphing two seconds major designation couldn’t have seemed further below for Brooks Koepka. Follow @cnnsport The 28 -year-old Floridian triumphed by one shot over England’s Tommy Fleetwood on an … Read More

Bring on Game 7: Dodgers take stimulating World Series to decider after win over Astros

Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent the twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to vanquished the Houston Astros 3-1 One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodger thrust a decided seventh competition in the … Read More

Vladimir Putin: Is this one sporting competition he can’t prevail?

( CNN) Russia’s sporting honour may well be dragged through the clay over the past time — but its plucky executions in a play in which it has little real tradition have won plaudits. The participation of the nation’s track and domain contestants at August’s Games remains in doubt following allegations of state-sponsored drugging ,~ … Read More

Toronto’s Aaron Sanchez reignites inning restriction debate

David Lengel: Aaron Sanchez is the unity of the Blue Jays rotation, at least for one or two more starts Lets start with the obvious: nothing not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews , not agent Scott Boras , not Washington Nationals and New York Mets general managers Mike Rizzo and Sandy Alderson , not Hall … Read More

Wiggins:’ I was psychotic about representing forgives. It wasn’t something I was going to shout from the rooftops’

Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, has given the most complete rationale yet for the controversy over his legal implement of censored medications to the Defender William Fotheringham. This is the full transcript of their interview William Fotheringham: Brad, can you show about the allergy which is behind these TUEs ? Bradley Wiggins: … Read More

Tour de France 2017: full team-by-team navigate

Introducing this years squads: the leaders, the heritage and the figures to watch out for Ag2r La Mondiale( France; UCI ranking 11) Twenty years ago Ag2r were a little known sponsor of a small regional crew but nowadays they are part of the Tour de France backdrop, and to recognize two decades of commitment and … Read More

Innuendoes and stereotypes: why US pro sports tournaments lack Asian American starrings

Jeremy Lins dominance of the NBA turned out to be brief. But athletes dont need to play for gigantic units to support their worth I‘ll ever recollect 14 February 2012, partly because it was my birthday but likewise because America was in the clutch of Linsanity, a stunning two-week interval during which Jeremy Lin was … Read More

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