Alps last major obstacle for Tour de France leader Chris Froome

PLATEAU DE BEILLE, France - One mountain range completed, one more to go.Only the Alps loom as the last major obstacle between Chris Froome and a second Tour de France victory in Paris.His rivals tried and failed...

Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane into Alps, authorities say

...co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and intentionally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday...

US Attorney General expects more arrests in FIFA probe

...equally threatening to FIFA and its soon-departing president.Swiss federal agencies have now seized properties in the Swiss Alps and more evidence during house searches, said Lauber, who last updated media on his case in June."Investment in real estate...

PGA Championship returning to Oak Hill

...weekend.Inbee Park can achieve a career Grand Slam in golf by winning the Evian Championship starting today near the French Alps.Park won the Evian on the edge of Lake Geneva in 2012, but it came a year before the U.S. LPGA Tour made it the fifth and...

Mi Hyang Lee maintains her one-shot lead in Evian

...younger. "I'm just going to give myself a good chance tomorrow."Many still have a good chance on the foothills of the Alps, with only five shots separating the 11 best playersheading into the final round. Top-ranked Inbee Park, seeking a career...

Formula One great Michael Schumacher still in 'critical state' after skiing accident in Alps

...Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.Schumacher has been placed in a medically induced coma to relieve...The hospital, in a city that is the gateway to the French Alps, sees a large number of skiing accidents every year.Schumacher...

Beware the Alps - obstacle ahead for Lance Armstrong

...France -- There's a giant obstacle - the Alps - in Lance Armstrong's road to victory...physically and mentally for three days in the Alps. They include what promises to be an epic...should be easy prey for Armstrong in the Alps. Armstrong, who was 39th, and Voeckler...

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Armstrong prepares for tough climb in Alps

...Lance Armstrong arrived at the foot of the Alps, where he began to take command in winning...Armstrong will attempt to conquer the French Alps and the Pyrenees. The grueling stretches...to this town at the base of the French Alps. Etxebarria and McGee broke from the main...

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Armstrong aces Alps' time trials

...lead in the Tour de France by winning a time trial high in the Alps. The five-time champion finished the 9.6-mile climb through...which he reclaimed by winning Tuesday's first stage in the Alps, Armstrong was relentless. Despite the steep climb, he rode...

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Tour de France shakeout looming in Alps

...the top Tour de France contenders with the race heading to the Alps for its first serious climbing.The seven-time Tour champion...he'll need to excel in the mountains. The stages in the Alps on Sunday and Tuesday are important, but four leg-straining...