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In bike-unfriendly cities such as Los Angeles, people who love cycling speak in wistful tones about a faraway place where the bike reigns supreme. Go to Amsterdam, they say. In that mecca of the bike, you will find special roads set apart for cyclists,...
Mark Whitehead dies at 50; cyclist was part of U.S. team that participated in blood doping during 1984 Summer OlympicsMark Whitehead, a member of the U.S. track cycling team that participated in blood doping during the 1984 Summer Olympics, creating a scandal that led to the practice being banned from the sport, has died. He was 50. Whitehead died in Frisco, Texas,...
Tags: Summer Olympics, 2016 Olympic Games, Cycling, Athletes, Sports
Poor Gerard Butler. Ever since his rippling Spartan abdomen graced the silver screen in "300," the gossip sites have been merciless. If he gains a few pounds and then has the audacity to go shirtless on a beach, the paparazzi snap a photo and make out...
The Fabulous ForumThe man in charge of France's anti-doping agency said Thursday he is ready and willing to work with U.S. federal investigators looking into charges that there was systematic doping among professional cyclists, including seven-time Tour de France...
Money & CompanyMichael Lock is something of a rock star in motorcycle circles. The former chief executive of Ducati North America grew the small Italian sportbike brand from a niche player in the U.S. market into a powerhouse synonymous with sleek and......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogFor a quarter century, I have had the best job in the world. It began when I convinced the sports editor who brought me to the Chicago Tribune, Gene Quinn, that the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (which,......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe International Olympic Committee has made two more ill-advised decisions regarding the program for the Summer Olympic Games. Today the IOC executive board went along with a recommendation from the International Cycling Union to dump what some call...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here FRENCH COOKING: Meryl Streep stars as chef and author Julia Child......
SUBHED: The goal is always over the horizon for the band of endurance junkies who thrive on such races as triple, quadruple and even quintuple triathlons. On the surface, Todd Zagurski seems the definition of ordinary. He collects art and pens, draws a...
Tags: Travel, Cycling, Athletes, Triathlon, Philosophy
Getting back to the basics is not so simple, at least when it comes to our pastimes. Yearnings are apt to collide. What we need in the pursuit of fun is not always the same as what is necessary, is it? Rock climbers long ago gave up hammers and hardware....
Tags: Cycling, Gaming, Natural Resources, Sports, Entertainment
The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.Today is the day for the Thunder in the Valley, and the Terre Haute Triathlon is under new leadership in 2013, the 28th year for the event at Hawthorn Park. A former Terre Haute North track and cross country standout, Ethan Page is the race director...
Tags: Cycling, Running, Road Running, Triathlon, Indiana University
Los Angeles Daily NewsAfter pedaling over three Southern California mountain ranges in searing heat, cyclists on the third leg of the Amgen Tour of California could have easily petered out Tuesday and hit the wall. Instead, some of the best bicyclists in the world whirled...
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