Recreational Sports

4 tons of garbage collected in China's Everest cleanup

May 11, 2017

Chinese state media say volunteers have cleared four tons of garbage from the Chinese north side of Mount Everest in the first five days of a cleanup operation

Daring deer licks barrel of Indiana turkey hunter's shotgun

May 9, 2017

A group of turkey hunters got a good laugh from some daring deer in central Indiana

Climbing Mount Tai: 6,000 steps up China's sacred mountain

May 9, 2017

Taishan, or Mount Tai, is China's most sacred mountain

Albania gay groups' pride not to be hindered by opposition

May 8, 2017

Gay rights organizations in Albania say they have been assured their annual pride will not be hindered the day when the opposition also has planned a national protest

Recalls this week: Children's sweatshirts, bikes, scooters

Apr 7, 2017

Recalls this week include children's sweatshirts, bikes, scooters

World Cycling League, college to build indoor velodrome

Apr 7, 2017

The World Cycling League is teaming up with an eastern Pennsylvania college to build a $20 million indoor cycling track

Police: Maine TV weatherman found dead of apparent suicide

Apr 7, 2017

Police say a popular television meteorologist in Maine's largest city has been found dead of an apparent suicide

Shark bites Georgia woman off Florida's Atlantic coast

Apr 6, 2017

A 51-year-old Georgia woman is recovering after authorities say a shark bit her on the thigh while swimming off of Florida's Atlantic coast

Women to run apart from men in Tehran's first marathon

Apr 5, 2017

Two days before what has been described as Tehran's first international marathon, a top Iranian sports official cannot confirm whether Americans will participate and said women will be forced to run separately from men

Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed, Don Schlitz to join Hall of Fame

Apr 5, 2017

Country star Alan Jackson, actor-singer-guitarist Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year