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An 80-year-old Japanese man reached the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the oldest person to scale the world's highest mountain.
An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest.
A Saudi woman, Raha Muharraq, on Saturday reached the summit of Everest, the world's highest peak, in a first for the conservative Muslim kingdom where women's sports are severely restricted.
From sweltering Death Valley to frozen Alaska, these competitions test the limits of even the fittest participants.
Sailendra Nath Roy, a 49-year-old stuntman, appeared to die from a heart attack when his stunt failed.
Meet 10 great explorers, athletes and other notables who pushed to go past their limits to achieve greatness.
Scientists warn that global warming may one day bring an end to faster times at the world’s oldest annual marathon.
A fledgling sports tests extreme fitness with athletes doing long mountain runs equipped only with crampons, rope and water. ->
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