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Athlete dies during Ironman championship, organizers sayupdated: Sat Aug 11 2012 17:30:00

An athlete died Saturday while competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship's swim portion, organizers said.

'The Beast' races to lose 100 poundsupdated: Sat Aug 11 2012 14:04:00

His friends used to call him "Hoss," as in Hoss Cartwright from the TV show "Bonanza." At 6'2" and roughly 380 pounds, Mark Rucker once resembled the big, friendly character.

A triathlon master classupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 12:09:00

World numbers one and two, the Brownlee brothers give CNN's Aiming for Gold tips for the triathlon.

Brownlee brothers take triathlon by stormupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 12:09:00

Alistair Brownlee claimed Britain's first ever medal in the men's Olympic triathlon, taking gold ahead of two-time world champion Javier Gomez and his brother Jonny, who won bronze despite incurring a 15 second penalty.

Ironman champ: The importance of R&Rupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 13:58:00

My first coach once suggested that in order to be successful, he would need to cut my head off.

Ironman champ: Your mind matters moreupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 10:25:00

Of all the body parts we train, none is more important than the mind.

Fit Nation athletes take on relaysupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 10:25:00

Fit Nation athletes Rick Morris, Carlos Solis and Denise Castelli compete in triathlon relays ahead of their big race.

Lance Armstrong refiles suit against anti-doping agencyupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 06:44:00

Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong refiled a lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in a bid to halt a doping case against him.

Anti-Doping Agency files charges against Lance Armstrongupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 19:14:00

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Friday that it has filed doping charges against champion cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Real-life solutions to ugly workout side effectsupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 13:57:00

If certain gym side effects (sweaty-hair sideburns, sock cankles) are bringing you down, here's how to deal.

Partially blind triathlete sues over requirement he wear blackout glassesupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 15:36:00

A legally blind athlete is suing three triathlon groups over a rule that makes him and other vision-impaired runners wear blackout glasses -- leaving them temporarily sightless -- in a controversial effort to "level the playing field.''

Ironman champ: Train your brain, then your bodyupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 16:41:00

Training for a race is like riding a roller coaster -- you experience highs and lows, ups and downs, and more peaks and troughs than the New York Stock Exchange.

Why I became a triathleteupdated: Mon Feb 13 2012 08:49:00

It started after I suffered several personal and professional blows between 1999 and 2002.

People.com: Chris Harrison: The Ladies Are Excited for Bachelor Ben Flajnikupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 17:31:00

"Who wouldn't want a good-looking guy who lives up in Sonoma on a vineyard?" says the host

Second athlete dies after Nautica Triathlon in New Yorkupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 09:51:00

An Illinois woman died Monday after participating in New York City's Nautica Triathlon on Sunday, the second athlete to do so.

CNN Medical Unit prepares for triathlonupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 05:55:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers a behind-the-scenes look at the CNN Medical Unit as it prepares for the NYC Triathlon.

Man dies during triathlon in New Yorkupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 05:55:00

A 64-year-old man died Sunday during the swim portion of Sunday's Nautica New York City Triathlon, according to officials.

SI.com: The Bonus: Elite prep runner Lukas Verzbicas has choice: track or triathlonupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 13:59:00

Lukas Verzbicas is grimacing. The Illinois high school track star is sprinting around the final lap of the mile run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City in March, and the only sign that he's hurting as he races away from the field is the brief flash of pain.

SI.com: Michael Bamberger: The benefits and dangers of open-water swimmingupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 19:40:00

My first newspaper job after college was at the Vineyard Gazette on Martha's Vineyard, an island in Massachusetts surrounded by sea and ocean, some of it very moody and turbulent. Once a summer, the editor, Henry Hough, would publish an editorial under the headline "Beware the Riptide," or some similar wording. Among other things, the piece told you what to do in a riptide. In that same spirit, and with spring-break here, I'd like to point you to the United States Lifesaving Association Web site, USLA.org, for a primer on safe open-water swimming.

Everyday athletes embracing triathlonupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 10:45:00

At 27, Neil Pokorny is climbing the corporate ladder. A successful regional sales manager for a global automaker, he is driven by competition. But, as he got busier at work, his competitive spirit in his old sports -- swimming and rowing -- took a back seat.

First-time triathlete bets on himself, and a charity is the big winnerupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 18:33:00

Brian Kuritzky, a 24-year-old securities analyst, has long been a competitive person.

SI.com: 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.

SI.com: Jeff Pearlman: The best sports book of 2010updated: Fri Oct 01 2010 21:43:00

The best sports book of 2010 isn't really a sports book. Generally speaking, sports books concern tackles and home runs and sub-four-minute miles. They delve into the psyches of athletes and the souls of teams. From Howard Bryant's brilliant The Last Hero: The Life of Henry Aaron to Peter Richmond's riveting Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden's Oakland Raiders, the past nine months have brought us some marvelous reads.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: Political victims at Youth Olympics; more Olympic notesupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 11:11:00

The inaugural Youth Olympic Games opened over the weekend in Singapore, where 3,600 athletes from 200 countries were entered in 24 sports.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: Usain Bolt slated to compete against Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay in Stockholmupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 16:51:00

As sprinting announcements go, this one isn't official until all the hamstrings and egos are actually in the starting blocks, but barring a late withdrawal, the 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League track meet in Stockholm on Friday night could be the highlight of the season. Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt has announced that he will be sprinting against a field that includes his countryman Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay of the U.S., a loaded roster that the sport rarely sees outside of Olympics and world championships. Since athletes often duck and dodge rivals to protect their reputation, Bolt's participation is further sign that -- with his most recent defeat coming in 2008 -- he has no serious challengers.

'Toughest one-day event on the planet'updated: Tue Jun 01 2010 09:12:00

Toughness, strength, stamina and mental grit are put to the test on Tough Mudder's seven-mile, 17-obstacle course.

A wilder way to vacation -- and sweatupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 09:12:00

Rebecca Rusch was a long way from Idaho.

Trainers: Drop the 'tude, give us your allupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 09:59:00

Everybody says it: This year I'm going to get in shape.

People.com: Teri Hatcher Turns 45 - and Trains for Triathlonupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 14:16:00

The Desperate Housewives star likes her arms - and her pasta

People.com: Teri Hatcher Training for Triathlonupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 12:47:00

The Desperate Housewives star says the event was on her "bucket list" - and it's for a good cause

From heart patient to Ironmanupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 07:21:00

Dwight Kroening became the first heart transplant recipient to finish an Ironman triathlon at last year's Ironman Canada.

Heart transplant patients push physical limits at Ironmanupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 07:21:00

If all goes according to plan, cancer survivor Kyle Garlett will compete in October's Ford Ironman World Championship, a grueling triathlon made up of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile run.

SI.com: Jeff Pearlman: Weeks after his death, Steve Larsen's legend lives onupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 16:42:00

At some point, the nightmare ends. Doesn't it?

Former drug addicts find new fixation on triathlonsupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 14:35:00

When rehab and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings didn't work for Eddie Freas, he sought another way to kick his 20-year drug and alcohol addiction.

People.com: Matt Hoover: From Biggest Loser to Ironmanupdated: Tue May 05 2009 13:54:00

The second season champ wakes up every day and says, "I want to be an Ironman"

FSB: The Iron Manupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 09:38:00

About a mile into the run, Ted Kennedy quickens the pace along the dirt trail, squinting hard in the bright Colorado sun. Next to him, CEO Shayne Macherowski briefly hangs on at the faster tempo, then drops behind. Even Kennedy is struggling to keep up with Manny Huerta, a member of the U.S. Olympic development triathlon team, who darts quickly ahead.

Ironman conquers disabilityupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 09:22:00

Blind attorney Richard Bernstein lets nothing get in his way. He has even completed the grueling Ironman competition.

Blind attorney proves he's made of ironupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 09:22:00

Richard Bernstein wins landmark lawsuits for the disabled. He teaches college. He runs marathons.

People.com: Matt Damon's Surprise Entry in Miami Triathlonupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 15:20:00

"I knew I was in trouble when the old guy with the oxygen tank passed me," he jokes

People.com: Jennifer Lopez Surprises Husband with Glamorous Birthday Bashupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 16:08:00

How did the star keep Marc Anthony's Old Havana-style celebration a secret? She's an actress!

People.com: Jennifer Lopez Completes First-Ever Triathlon in Malibuupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 12:40:00

The singer-actress was cheered on by Marc Anthony and Matthew McConaughey, who also competed in the event

People.com: Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Her Triathlon Trainingupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 20:30:00

The singer says she'll complete the event for charity, even "if I have to crawl across that finishing line"

SI.com: Rebecca Sun: Triathlete Snowsill overcomes physical, mental obstacles en route to goldupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 09:11:00

Triathletes generally maintain a stoic expression of concentration throughout their grueling race, but as Emma Snowsill entered the final straightaway at high noon today, a flash of white could be seen on her face through the waves of heat rising from the track at the Ming Tomb Reservoir.

Australia wins gold, bronze in women's triathlonupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 04:48:00

With the finish line a few meters away, Australian Emma Snowsill had time to grab a flag, slow down and wave as she won gold in the Olympic triathlon Monday.

SI.com: Austin Murphy: The latest deaths of cyclists should open drivers' eyesupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 17:06:00

Before it degenerates into a rant, and then a plea, this must first serve as a memorial. I was greeted Monday by this above-the-fold headline in the San Francisco Chronicle: SANTA CLARA DEPUTY SHERIFF VEERS INTO CYCLISTS KILLING 2.

Judge declares missing adventurer Fossett deadupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 21:13:00

A Chicago probate court judge Friday declared millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett dead five months after he disappeared while on a solo flight over the Nevada desert.

SI.com: Richard Hoffer: Forged to Fightupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 09:56:00

At Civics: This is basically a walk-in scrapbook, with the additional advantage of a liquor license. The walls of the Youngstown, Ohio, establishment are covered in framed newspaper pages, all of them narrating the career of a South Side scrapper, pale and bony (so pale, he's called the Ghost), who grew up around the corner. PAVLIK BURSTS ONTO SCENE reads a 2001 headline from The Vindicator of Youngstown. KEYSTONER AREA BOXER IS GETTING A W. PA. FOLLOWING is from a month earlier. PAVLIK SET TO FIGHT JULY 1 AT CAFARO FIELD. And on and on they go, wall after wall, a fight here, an appearance there, some bit of news, a ray of hope. No act of aspiration unpublished.

Branson fears missing Fossett is injuredupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 22:12:00

Fellow aviation enthusiast Sir Richard Branson said Wednesday he was worried that rescuers had found no sign of his friend, adventurer Steve Fossett, who disappeared two days ago after taking off from another friend's desert ranch.

Triathlon champion Don handed banupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 08:28:00

Britain's world triathlon champion Tim Don has been given a three-month ban for missing three out-of-competition drugs tests, the British Triathlon Association said on Friday.

FSB: Globe trottersupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 14:05:00

David Kuhnau was 75 miles into a 100-mile leg of a race in Antarctica when the blizzard struck. His lungs were already burning, his feet were covered with open blisters inside his trail shoes, and ...

McMahon admits taking banned drugupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 13:36:00

Former Olympic triathlon gold medallist Brigitte McMahon has admitted using the banned blood-booster EPO following a positive doping test at her home last month.

New Zealand triumph in triathlonupdated: Thu Aug 26 2004 04:48:00

Hamish Carter and Bevan Doherty made it a New Zealand one-two in the men's triathlon with Carter racing clear in the closing stages of the run to win in one hour 51 minutes and seven seconds.

Austrian Allen wins triathlon goldupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 04:44:00

Austria's Kate Allen produced a barnstorming finish to snatch women's triathlon gold from Australia's Loretta Harrop in the final 100 metres of the closing 10 kilometer run.

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 CNN.com:

Fortune: October Canadians give thanks for whatever it is they do, bosses have their day, we remember Black Thursday, and updated: Mon Oct 13 2003 00:01:00

1 Be a ham! It's both National Pork Month and Self-Promotion Month. That's known as convergence. It's also Dryer Vent Safety Month. That's known as someone with nothing better to do than create odd...

Fortune: Conquering Vertical Limits Can so-so companies ever ascend to greatness? Jim Collins--climber, intellectual updated: Mon Feb 19 2001 00:01:00

There was a time in Jim Collins' life, long before he became obsessed with the stock chart of Walgreen Co., when regular encounters with death were a way of life. Most of them occurred high on the ...

Fortune: Frick hits the bricksupdated: Mon Jun 06 1988 00:01:00

After nearly a quarter century at BankAmerica Corp., vice chairman Robert W. Frick is taking his money and running -- and biking and swimming. The 50-year- old head of world banking is leaving in S...

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