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L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe year after a Summer Olympics is supposed to be a time when the stars of the previous Games catch their breath while the likely stars of the next Winter Games give the Olympic world some breathless anticipation. So it......
Show TrackerWar is, as they say, hell. But apparently so too is Morse Code. On this week's episode of "The Amazing Race," the teams were transported from Hamburg, Germany, to a secret, undisclosed location within the French countryside, where they participated......
The adage "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" doesn't always apply to distance runners. Promising running careers can be interrupted or cut short -- and training goals derailed -- by overuse injuries known as stress fractures. Repeated pounding...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSpeeding across a hill of wooden planks as steep as a black-diamond ski run, I pedal a bike with no brakes. I'm getting a quick lesson in track cycling, and the incline feels, threateningly, as if it were about to topple me sideways. My instructor's...
Times Staff WritersOtis Chandler, whose vision and determination as publisher of the Los Angeles Times from 1960 to 1980 catapulted the paper from mediocrity into the front ranks of American journalism, died today of a degenerative illness called Lewy body disease. He was...
Special to The TimesTODAY the sleepy town of Avalon is known more for yachts and margaritas than for full-throttle motorcycle racing. In the '50s, though, it was a different — and much louder — story. Once a year a huge barge packed with racing motorcycles...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSheryl Crow "Detours" (A&M) *** ½ THERE'S a concept in psychology of the "good-enough mother" -- the exemplary caregiver who satisfies a child's needs without smothering budding independence. Today's stressed-out parents have turned to this 1950s ideal...
Times Staff WriterA Dutch investigator's report that purports to clear Lance Armstrong of using performance-enhancing substances in the 1999 Tour de France ignited a controversy that roared through Europe and across the Atlantic on Wednesday, spotlighting the...
Tags: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Sports, Tour de France
Times Staff WriterFirst of two parts Click for part two The worldwide sports anti-doping program, created to fight performance-enhancing drug use in international athletics, imposes severe punishments for accidental or technical infractions, relies at times on disputed...
Special to The TimesMild weather might make Southern California one of the best places in the country for winter cycling, but the short days and the occasional monsoon blowing in from Alaska mean you still need an indoor trainer. Whether you own a mountain bike or road...
Tags: Cycling, Sports, Tour de France
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe gusty winds at Las Vegas Speedway carried the twin aphrodisiacs of fast women -- exhaust and accelerating gears. The occasion: Femmoto. As its name implies, Femmoto is an event for women motorcyclists. Some might say it is the event for women...
Tags: Cycling, Clubs and Associations, Motorcycling, Vehicles, Sports
Times Staff WriterThe shrine of the Virgin Mary is the tip-off: It's all diabolical from here. My bike and I have been skidding and sliding for an hour on this one-lane, dirt-and-rocks, switchback-ridden road, an epic abyss yawning on my right flank, then my left, then my...
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