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August 30, 2016
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
Swiss authorities say they've located the wreckage of an air force fighter jet that went missing over the Alps but still have ...
August 29, 2016
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
The Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force ...
August 18, 2016
Study finds ancient Iceman wore hat made of bear skin
Scientists say Oetzi the Iceman wore clothes made of brown bear pelt and roe deer when he died in the Alps 5,300 years ago.
August 17, 2016
British walkers lost in Pyrenees for 5 days rescued
Spanish officials say firefighters rescued two hungry and thirsty British walkers who were lost for five days in the Pyrenees ...
August 09, 2016
RAF helicopter catches fire after landing on Wales mountain
A Royal Air Force training helicopter made an emergency landing on a mountain peak in Wales and then burst into flames, ...
August 06, 2016
4 foreign climbers found dead in Georgia's mountains
A Georgian official says four mountain climbers from Russia, Estonia and Israel have been found dead after going missing ...
July 27, 2016
Norway mulls giving mountain peak to Finland
Norway is considering moving a mountain — or at least its peak — to neighboring Finland. Anne Nordskog, a spokeswoman for ...
July 21, 2016
Take it from Merckx: Froome can't be beaten in this Tour
Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France. Riding with the poise and ...
July 21, 2016
Yates hangs on to podium spot at Tour de France
Adam Yates came to his second Tour de France without any ambition in the general classification. Three weeks and a ...
July 21, 2016
Froome wins mountain time trial, increases Tour lead
Chris Froome won a mountain time trial and opened up a seemingly insurmountable lead of nearly four minutes over his closest ...
July 20, 2016
Quintana cracks on Alpine stage, Froome extends Tour lead
Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him ...
July 19, 2016
Man stabs woman, her 3 daughters in French Alps resort
Authorities in southern France have detained a Moroccan man they said stabbed a woman and her three daughters Tuesday at an ...
July 19, 2016
Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France
As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try ...
July 18, 2016
Correction: South Africa-Climber Dies story
In a story July 18 about a South African climber dying while trying to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, The Associated Press ...
July 16, 2016
Froome singles out Mollema as main threat at Tour de France
As the Tour de France enters the Alps on Sunday, many would expect Chris Froome to be worried of pure climber Nairo Quintana.
July 13, 2016
Mont Ventoux loses some of its luster with shortened route
The mountain battle between Nairo Quintana and defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome in the grueling climb to the ...
July 09, 2016
Avalanche in Switzerland injures 5 hikers
Swiss police say five people have been injured after being caught by an avalanche in the Saentis mountain region near the ...
July 08, 2016
Taste of The Tour: Rugby and Noir cured ham in the Pyrenees
A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 7 of the Tour de France on Friday: Region: The stage began in ...
July 06, 2016
Taste of the Tour: Potatoes and cheese in the Massif Central
A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 5 of the Tour de France on Wednesday: Region: The stage finished at ...
June 30, 2016
TOUR DE FRANCE: Froome worried about pure climbers
Featuring two individual time trials and a lot of mountains, the Tour de France route suits titleholder Chris Froome very ...