Rebecca Humphreys

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Buddhist Funerals Honor Sherpas Killed in Everest Avalanche

Funerals were held Monday for the Sherpas killed in the Mount Everest avalanche. The single deadliest accident in the history of the world's highest mountain took the lives of at least 13 Sherpas on Friday, leaving the Everest climbing community in a state of shock.

Mountaineering

Boston Marathon Runners Carry Collapsed Racer Across Finish Line

This is what it means to be Boston Strong.<p>A runner participating in the Boston Marathon on Monday collapsed at the 26-mile marker, but that didn't …

Paralympian rescued from Iceland glacier after fever derails record attempt

A Paralympic skier’s world-first attempt to cross Europe’s biggest glacier ended in a dramatic rescue.<p>World champion downhill skier Sean Rose was …

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss compared to Sir Dave Brailsford

<b>The psychologist who will accompany the England squad to Brazil for the World Cup finals has likened Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers to ex-British Cycling team boss Sir Dave Brailsford.</b><p>Dr Steve Peters has been working closely with title-chasing Liverpool.<p>Who is Dr Steve Peters?<p>His book <b>The Chimp</b> …

Soccer

London marathon 2015 ballot closes in record time as thousands bid to enter

Still trying to pluck up the courage to enter the London marathon ballot? We’re afraid you’ll have to wait another year, as the 2015 ballot is now …

Lance Armstrong: Team boss Johan Bruyneel gets 10-year ban

<b>Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager, Johan Bruyneel, has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in doping.</b><p>Doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose 'Pepe' Marti have been given eight-year suspensions, says the United States Anti-Doping Agency (Usada).<p>The trio all worked for Armstrong's …

Cycling

Seabrook and Cooke hits show dark side of NHL playoffs

Week one of the playoffs brought highlights such as Nathan MacKinnon's goals and lowpoints like Brent Seabrook and Matt Cooke's fouls<p>We’ve watched a week of NHL playoff hockey, and there’s been plenty to talk (and tweet) about. At times, it’s been glorious, and at others, totally shameful. But …

Lizzie Armitstead admits Flèche Wallone will be toughest test this year

Briton admits 80-point advantage over field could be cut after race which features finish she describes as 'painful'<p>Lizzie Armitstead has dominated the UCI Women's World Cup this spring and taken a more than healthy lead three rounds in to the nine-event competition. But as the Olympic silver …