My father, usually a quiet man, burst through the door and hustled the family in front of the television set. He said we were on the verge of something terrible and we needed to see and understand. It was October 22, 1962. My father, a career officer at the C.I.A., seemed...
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Lance Armstrong proved surprisingly poor at backpedaling. His stone-faced, reluctant regret made many who watched the interview wonder if this was an illness. Why did this man mow down associates, besmirch employees, lie, cheat and bully his way to the top of a sport he is now...
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World renowned cyclist Gino Bartali, the subject of new book “Road To Valor,” saved Jews during World War II, according to HuffingtonPost.com.
Gino Bartali is best known as a cycling legend who holds the record for the longest time span between victories at the Tour de France –...
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Young black and Jewish cyclists from South Africa joined for a 400-mile journey to Durban as part of the Cycalive outreach program.
The cyclists that left for Durban on Sunday for the 14th annual relay include 40 high school juniors from Johannesburg’s Torah Academy, students from...
May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pmRob Paperno, whose paternal heritage goes back to Livorno, Italy, left the family restaurant business in Los Angeles seven years ago (remember the Oak Tree Deli in Encino?) to devote himself to the great passion of his life- a bicycling exploration of his Jewish heritage.