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Human to Hero: Ingrid Klimkeupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 06:38:00

German Olympic champion equestrian rider Ingrid Klimke talks to CNN about her Beijing gold and London 2012.

Star show jumping horse dies during competitionupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 12:45:00

Authorities will have to await a necropsy to find out killed one of the equine world's top athletes, a stallion named Hickstead. Brian Cazeneuve: U.S. finishes Pan Am Games with huge medal haul, Olympic berthsupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 11:16:00

With Olympic berths available in some sports and athlete fields ranging from secondary to top shelf, the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, wrapped up last weekend, featuring athletes from the Americas competing in Olympic sports less than a year out from the London Games. Here are some of the highlights: N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg's Daughter Georgina Injured In Horseback Riding Fallupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 10:51:00

The elite equestrian suffered a concussion and fractured spine Brian Cazeneuve: Brazilian men's volleyball confirms its supremacy; other Olympic notesupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 13:07:00

The powerful Brazilian men's volleyball team confirmed its supremacy by winning the world championship in Rome on Sunday. Brazil downed the young, eighth-seeded Cubans in the finals 25-22, 25-14, 25-22 to avenge a loss to Cuba in the preliminary round of play. Serbia defeated host Italy to win bronze, three games to one. Brian Cazeneuve: U.S. women take gold at worlds; the ill-fated Commonwealth Gamesupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 11:05:00

Just three weeks after the U.S. men's basketball team defeated host nation Turkey in the finals of their world championship, the U.S. women's team knocked off the hosts from the Czech Republic, 89-69, to capture the women's title in Karlovy Vary on Sunday. Angel McCoughtry led the U.S. with 18 points and Diana Taurasi added 16. The victory also gave the U.S. squad an automatic berth in the tournament at the London Olympics. Gwyneth Paltrow and Kelly Ripa's Little Equestriansupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 08:47:00

Apple Martin and Lola Consuelos saddle up in the Hampton Classic Horse Show

Katie Price and Peter Andre to splitupdated: Tue May 12 2009 09:42:00

British model and television personality Katie Price, also known as Jordan, and her singer husband, Peter Andre, are to separate, according to a statement released Monday.

Norwegian Hansen stripped of Olympic bronzeupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 14:36:00

Norwegian Tony Andre Hansen has been stripped of his Olympic showjumping bronze medal -- and banned for our-and-a-half months by the International Equestrian Federation -- after his horse tested positive for a banned substance at the Beijing Games.

Doping: Leading German showjumper bannedupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 17:26:00

Germany's Christian Ahlmann is the latest leading equestrian rider to be disqualified from the Beijing Olympics for a positive drug test on his horse.

Olympic equestrians face testsupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 14:38:00

Tests for doping will be front and center at the Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.

Four horses banned in doping scandalupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 14:38:00

The equestrian competition at the Beijing Olympics has been hit by a major doping scandal involving four horses and their riders, including a bronze medal winner.

Ben Maher: Ready for the Olympic hurdleupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 09:00:00

Young British show-jumping rider Ben Maher is refreshed, having just returned from the opening ceremonies of the Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong. Before he left England to make the long first-time trip to Hong Kong, he was named a new Scout Association award recipient for equestrian excellence.

Jill Henselwood: 'Animal factor' in equestrianupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 08:33:00

Jumping shadows is not on the agenda for Canadian rider Jill Henselwood in this summer's equestrian competitions. Night-time jumping is not common for North American teams, which rarely have evening competitions, unlike their counterparts in Europe.

Heat will be on for Olympic horses, ridersupdated: Sat Aug 16 2008 06:20:00

Dr. Chris Riggs may have the easiest way to explain how Hong Kong will successfully stage the equestrian events at this year's Summer Olympics. Hong Kong's Dissident Divaupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 07:40:00

How a Hong Kong philosophy student became the city's anti-Olympic poster child

Host nation maintain diving dominanceupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 14:04:00

Wang Xin and Chen Ruolin continued China's dominance in the diving, winning the women's 10-meter synchronized competition for the host nation's third victory fromj three events.

Student removed for Tibet flagupdated: Sat Aug 09 2008 22:10:00

Officers in Hong Kong removed a student who tried to display a Tibetan flag during an Olympic event Saturday. An Olympic Equestrian Tragedyupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 16:25:00

A champion rider and her pony would have won hearts at the Olympics. But now Karen O'Connor is on the sidelines

Queen's granddaughter to miss Olympicsupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 09:56:00

Zara Phillips' Olympic hopes are in tatters after being forced to withdraw from the Beijing Games because of an injury to her horse Toytown.

Olympic call for queen's granddaughterupdated: Fri May 09 2008 13:23:00

Zara Phillips, a member of the British royal family, has been selected to compete in the equestrian events at the Beijing Olympics.

UK Olympians to 'camp' in Macauupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 10:14:00

Great Britain's Olympic athletes are choosing a gambling mecca in southern China over Beijing as a place to train and rest until just prior to their events during the 2008 Summer Games, a British team official says.

FSB: High tech for horsesupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 10:48:00

As Heidi Lemack-Beck rides her horse Jazzmine around the arena at Rhythm & Blues Stables in Allentown, N.J., six pairs of electronic eyes watch every move of these skilled competitors. Heidi quickens the pace of the 16-year-old mare from a trot to a canter, and the cameras swivel to track them - or rather to track the cracker-sized RFID tag stuck to the top of Heidi's helmet.

Asian Games rider dies after fallupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 04:12:00

The Asian Games was struck by tragedy on Thursday as a South Korea competitor was killed during the three-day event equestrian competition.

Phillips earns right royal victoryupdated: Sun Sep 11 2005 15:42:00

Zara Phillips emulated the 1971 victory of her mother the Princess Royal by winning the European Eventing Championships and helping Britain to a sixth successive team title.

Ireland stripped of Olympic medalupdated: Mon Mar 28 2005 04:33:00

Ireland's only medalist at the 2004 Athens Games must hand back his Olympic showjumping gold after his horse, Waterford Crystal, tested positive for banned substances.

Germany could lose equestrian goldupdated: Thu Nov 11 2004 12:54:00

Germany, stripped of two equestrian golds in Athens, will almost certainly lose a third title after two of its show jumping horses failed dope tests.

Further twist in equestrian riddleupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 13:41:00

The offices of Ireland's equestrian governing body were broken into on Monday night after the alleged theft in England of a doping test sample from the horse that helped Ireland claim its only Olympic gold in Athens.

Volleyball champions Serbia beatenupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 11:51:00

Defending champions Serbia and Montenegro were eliminated from the men's Olympic volleyball tournament after a thrilling encounter with Russia.

Germany loses equestrian titlesupdated: Sat Aug 21 2004 10:08:00

Germany has been stripped of the two gold medals it won in Wednesday's equestrian three-day eventing competition in a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Massu and Fish reach tennis finalupdated: Fri Aug 20 2004 14:57:00

Nicolas Massu stayed on course to win Chile's first Olympic gold medal after defeating Taylor Dent 7-6 6-1 in the semifinals of the men's tennis singles.

German team claim equestrian goldupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 14:19:00

Germany won gold, lost it and then had it reinstated as they were finally declared winners in the team equestrian three-day event at the Athens Games.

Story Archive -- Athens 2004 updated: Mon Aug 16 2004 07:38:00

The Olympic Games returned to their birthplace in Greece after 108 years. This is an archive of all related stories on

Ehning absence is blow for Germanyupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 06:55:00

Top German showjumper Marcus Ehning is out of the Olympics because his horse, For Pleasure, is injured the German equestrian team said on Monday.

Fortune: My Idea Of Fun: Show Jumping Doreen Toben, Executive Vice President and CFO, Verizon Communicationsupdated: Mon Oct 06 2003 00:01:00

Horses are an incredible amount of work. I was raised on a horse farm in Harding Township, N.J. My father worked on Wall Street. There were always horses on the property, and we grew up with horses...

Fortune: Citigroup Bets (On) The Ranchupdated: Mon Jan 21 2002 00:01:00

Sandra Feagan Stern, an elegant grandmother of four with a lilting North Carolina accent, has what is perhaps the most unusual job in all of Citigroup's posh private-banking division. It requires h...


Software big shots tend to have a similar look and feel, to use Silicon Valley terminology. They often have plenty of brains, a Lexus or two, maybe a pocket protector if they're truly nerdulent, an...

Fortune: WOMEN BEAT THE CORPORATE GAME They have learned to pattern their lives on those of careerist men and fix an unblinking eye on thupdated: Mon Sep 12 1988 00:01:00

READER, you have in your hands not only a magazine but also a mirror. If you are a woman who works in a corporation, you may encounter yourself here -- perhaps a middle manager, standing at the edg...

Fortune: Two very different first ladies of financeupdated: Mon Oct 12 1987 00:01:00

Karen Horn, 43, the personable chairman of Bank One in Cleveland (assets: $1.5 billion), has surrendered her title as the highest-ranking woman in commercial banking. In September that honor passed...

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