Jan 15 8:31 a.m.
17% of Olympic distance runners and nearly half of cross-country skiers have exercised-induced asthma. What are the whys and wherefores?
What would Amundsen think?
Jan 14 8:26 a.m.
The Antarctic Ice Marathon is like no other: "With a strict no-pollution policy on the continent, racers had to collect all human waste in bags or bottles and run with it until the finish line, where it was shipped to Chile after the event."
More human than human?
Jan 13 7:41 a.m.
Rafa Nadal. Manny Pacquiao. Usain Bolt. Are super athletes (and even the suspicion of artificial enhancement) taking something away from sports?
Barefoot and healthy?
Jan 07 8:20 a.m.
"A new study concludes that the average modern running shoe is significantly more damaging to your knees, hips and ankles than running barefoot"
Pump up the volume
Jan 06 3:57 a.m.
Is running eight miles/day better for your health than four miles/day? Some studies indicate: Yes.
Was Ben Johnson set up?
Jan 04 5:11 a.m.
Ben Johnson won the Seoul Olympics 100m Gold Medal, smashing the world record and defeating Carl Lewis. A few days later, he lost everything when he tested positive for drugs. But a friend of both Lewis and Johnson now says he spiked Johnson's drink with steroids after the race but before the drug test.