Alenka Artnik of Slovenia recently set a record in free diving. But her race to the bottom may not be over.
Emily Harrington is the first woman to free-climb the Golden Gate route up El Capitan, a 3,000-foot-high monolith in Yosemite National Park, in under 24 hours.
A good host, he once said, could set his ego aside and let contestants be all they could be. But he let them know when he thought they missed easy answers.
Five home runs, 13 hits, and 15 runs scored — and that was all in just the first three innings.
He was balloon royalty, the son of scientist parents who reached the stratosphere. He went on to build balloons — and set records — of his own.
Rafael Nadal won a 20th Grand Slam men’s singles championship to tie Roger Federer’s record. It was Nadal’s 13th title at the French Open.
The analysis, by European scientists, kept this year on track to be one of the five hottest in recorded history.
Maya Gabeira didn’t just ride the biggest wave ever ridden by a woman. It was the biggest wave surfed by anyone in the 2019-20 winter season, a first for women in professional surfing.
The long, slow performance of a piece by the American composer John Cage is scheduled to run until 2640. On Saturday, an audience in Germany heard a sound change — the first since 2013.
The White Sox went back-to-back-to-back-to-back on Sunday, the third time it has been done in the last four seasons.