| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Acer announced a new tablet, the Iconia Tab A510, with a solid spec sheet on Thursday. Among the highlights are a 10.1-inch screen, quad-core processor and up to 12 hours of continuous video playback.
The Iconia Tab A510 is available for pre-order now at...
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Aug 25, 2012
When you are standing in line to order at Sycamore Kitchen, the new breakfast-lunch place in the La Brea design corridor, you are going to be distracted by the bakery counter, which stretches on for yards. Because in addition to the chocolate croissants...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| Sep 2, 2012
Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28
Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Pursuing her dream had so completely consumed Allyson Felix that after she won the gold medal in the 200 at the London Olympics, the woman who so perfectly combines grace and power was, for once, unsure of her next steps.
Motivated by runner-up...
| Jun 24, 2012
Sure, the London Olympics, barely a month away, will ultimately be about the feats of strength, speed and endurance of the participating athletes. But long before the first brow is beaded with sweat, the first real competition will take place the moment...
| Jun 24, 2012
Costa Navarino, Greece — "The Peloponnese," my friend Peter Poulos tells me, "is the real Greece. Really. This place is less populated and more beautiful than most of the trendy tourist places in this country."
He says this as we cross the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:47 AM
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker said he underwent an operation to remove a shard of glass that had "penetrated 99%" of his left eye following a recent brawl at a New York nightclub between singer Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's...