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(WGN-AM)- A member of Mayor Richard Daley's team working to bring the Olympics to Chicago has quietly arranged to develop city-owned land near a park that would be transformed for the 2016 Summer Games, potentially positioning himself to cash in if the...
Washington's annual survey of bicyclists and pedestrians is now underway. Volunteers in communities across the state are out on street corners counting the number of people who walk or bike to work and school. The information will be used to track...
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...
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Special to The Morning CallWith the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem set to open this year and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs savoring a successful debut season, the Lehigh Valley has plenty to crow about. But there have been ominous signs as well: Sands put its hotel and shopping mall...
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-...
INTRO: "Good afternoon and welcome. I want to first thank our hosts the Metro Chamber and Matt Mahood for putting on this event. I think it's incredibly important to have a consistent dialogue and engagement about where we are as a city and where we...
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: Urine, Tour de France, Lance Armstrong, Sports, Cycling
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...
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