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PASADENA — With due deference to Ferraris, cappuccinos and pizza, the city of Pasadena embraced one of Italy’s most famous exports Tuesday morning at city hall. Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and fellow city dignitaries joined Italian Consul...
The Mike Thomas Blog - Orlando SentinelYeah, he cheated. But is this really worthy of a criminal, federal investigation? Although we went at it from different angles, we hit the same conclusion. Here is what I wrote Thursday. Here is what Eugene wrote Thursday. By the way, like many non-...
ReutersNEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race. The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
The Chain Gang» Orlando Sentinel – The Chain GangChasing Legendsfollows the Tour de France through the eyes of Mark Cavendish, George Hincapie, and Team HTC Columbia. Adding to the story is commentary from Phil Liggett, Paul Sherwen, Eddy Merckx, Jens Voigt and some of the sports most prolific heroes.....
Last weekend, Alberto Contador of Spain won his third Tour de France in the last four years. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, last year's runner-up, finished second again, only 39 seconds behind the winner. Lance Armstrong, in what appears to be his final...
Tags: Murder, History, Cycling, Arts and Culture, Sports
Times Staff WriterIt was supposed to be the case against American cyclist Floyd Landis, but from opening statements through early testimony it was also the case against a controversial Paris lab. And the challenge is likely to continue throughout the public hearings...
Times Staff WriterNearly 10 years ago, in an Indiana hospital, a few days after he had cancer surgery, his life at stake and his racing future suddenly very secondary, cyclist Lance Armstrong was allegedly asked by doctors if he had ever taken performance-enhancing...
Tags: Death, Trials, Indiana University, Football, Litigation
Times Staff WriterYes, there are practical motives, like saving gasoline and getting exercise at the same time, but the bicycle is also a pathway into an exuberant, often madcap, 21st century culture of speed, grace, give-a-whoop fun, obsession — and lawless derring-...
Tags: Dancing, Culture, Track and Field, Documentary (genre), Cycling
Jun 26, 2012 |Story| Pasadena Sun
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Jul 31, 2010 |Story| Daily Pilot
May 15, 2007 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 24, 2006 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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