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Los Angeles Times

David Wharton

Writer

David Wharton is a feature sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times. His work has won the Associated Press Sports Editors award for enterprise reporting and has been selected for the prestigious “Best American Sports Writing.” He has written for magazines such as Surfer and Men’s Fitness, and is the author of two nonfiction books, “Conquest” and “Yesterday & Today.”

Recent Articles

  • Olympic marathon trials bring mystery to Los Angeles

    Olympic marathon trials bring mystery to Los Angeles

    This weekend will finally answer the questions that have surrounded the U.S. Olympic marathon trials as the nation’s best runners gather in Los Angeles to decide who will go to the 2016 Summer Games. The uncertainty begins with unseasonably warm weather -- Saturday's forecast calls for temperatures...

  • Zika virus could prompt Kenya to withdraw from Summer Olympics

    Zika virus could prompt Kenya to withdraw from Summer Olympics

    Concerns about the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil continue to cast a shadow over the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Kenyan officials have threatened to withdraw their team if they do not receive assurances that athletes will be safe from the mosquito-borne virus. See more...

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