JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - Veteran dog-sled driver Jeff King ended his bid for an unprecedented fifth Iditarod title after succumbing to fierce winds about 25 miles from the finish line in Nome, Alaska late on Monday night, race officials said.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $850-billion sovereign wealth fund made mistakes when it bought shares in Formula One and may try to sell them, its chief executive said on Tuesday according to a report in business daily Dagens Naeringsliv.
LONDON (Reuters) - Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is Formula One's most marketable driver with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel only fourth despite winning the last four world championships, according to a report published on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova were both knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday after stunning upsets at one of the world's biggest tournaments outside the four grand slams.
ALMATY (Reuters) - An American astronaut and two Russians who carried a Sochi Olympic torch into open space landed safely and on time on Tuesday in Kazakhstan, defying bad weather and ending their 166-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).