Isn't it ironic that 50 years ago, this Friday, the Beatles landed on American shores and promised "I Want To Hold Your Hand," and mothers of teenage daughters cringed with the thought they might want to hold more?And now on Friday the Sochi, or "So Gay," Winter Olympics have once again instilled a nation, albeit a corrupt one, with the fear that the disease of homosexuality is about to be released upon their snowy shores like Brad Pitt crashing a jet liner full of infected zombies.We have come a long way from non-heterosexuality and third-gender.
...between here and his wife's Ohio home. His books on cycling - especially this insider's look at what happened with the Tour de France and doping, written with cyclist Tyler Hamilton in Hamilton's voice - are riveting. I'm a cyclist, which helps...
They don't like to run and they hate to swim, at least that was the majority sentiment of racers before the start of the 100th anniversary of Race Across America. Juneau's Dr.
PORTO VECCHIO, Corsica - Lance Armstrong made himself the uninvited guest at the Tour de France on Friday, coming back to haunt the 100th edition of the race and infuriating riders both past and present by talking at length in a newspaper interview about doping in the sport.Armstrong told Le Monde that he still considers himself the record-holder for Tour victories, even though all seven of his titles from 1999-2005 were stripped from him last year for doping.
NICE, France - Simon Gerrans started cycling because another Australian, who first wore a Tour de France yellow jersey, lent him a bike to help him recover from an injury. Now Gerrans is wearing a Tour leader's jersey of his own.
MARSEILLE, France - Mark Cavendish will never be the greatest Tour de France rider, because he will never win the race five times like Eddy Merckx of Belgium and Frenchman Bernard Hinault.
SAINT-NAZAIRE, France - The manager of Chris Froome's team promises that his star rider will never again be left exposed in his bid to win the Tour de France. Froome kept the yellow jersey on a ferociously tough mountain stage Sunday.
SAINT-MALO, France - Five things to know as the Tour de France enters its 11th stage on Wednesday:1. BRITTANY BEAUTY - If any region can be considered the heart of French cycling, it's...
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France - Going down a row of television cameras, answering one question after another, the wearer of the Tour de France's yellow jersey never veered off message.
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France - German rider Tony Martin won the 11th stage of the Tour de France and second-placed Chris Froome finished way ahead of his main rivals to significantly improve his overall lead on Wednesday.
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