February 15, 2008 | Yuri Zarakhovich
WHEN THE Winter Palace in St. Petersburg served as the home of the royal family, during the Romanov dynasty, it was famous for its stately rooms, attentive staff and sumptuous cuisine. Yet when they visited Russia in...
July 15, 2002 | Mark Beech
50½Hot dogs eaten by Japan's Takeru (Tsunami) Kobayashi, 24, in 12 minutes to win the 87th Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest. Last year the 5'6" Impounder ate 50 dogs for the win.
July 17, 2000
PO'd•French cyclist Laurent Jalabert, who led the Tour de France at the 14-kilometer mark of the sixth stage when he stopped by the side of the road to relieve himself. Flouting an unwritten code of cycling, 12...
May 08, 2000 | Kostya Kennedy
Playoff PayoffPostseason bonuses make a big difference to low-salaried skaters
April 17, 2000 | Ivan Maisel
2Times Colombian cycling hero Oliverio Rincon has been abducted and released by leftist rebels this year.