Stories tagged: cycling
Wed., April 27, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Cyclists celebrate 133 years of touring in Yellowstone Park
Wheelman Frank Lenz, who toured Yellowstone National Park on a “safety bicycle” in 1892, never could have imagined a cycling trip like this: women in pink tutus, men wearing bright …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
In brief: DeMar DeRozan scores 34, Raptors rally for 3-2 lead over Pacers
DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors held on for a 102-99 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers and a 3-2 lead in their first-round series Tuesday night …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Spokane Bike Swap kicks off April cycling events
The bicycling season shifts into another gear this month. After just a couple organized cycling events on the list in March, April sees about 10 and the number climbs to …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
Field reports: Nez Perce working to reintroduce condors to Hells Canyon
BIRDS – Idaho’s Nez Perce Tribe has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant to pursue reintroducing California condors in Hells Canyon. The Nez Perce grant is a share of nearly …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Fatbiker is first to pedal 1,000-mile Yukon Quest route
Jeff Oatley, a Fairbanks, Alaska, cyclist has become the first to pedal a frigid course that challenges the continent’s best sled dog teams.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Curry ties NBA record, lifts Golden State
Stephen Curry’s 3-pointer from beyond 30 feet with 0.6 seconds left in overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 win over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Maryland freshman center
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Two for the Road: TransAm bike tour bridges generation gap
The crash barely makes the first half-hour of highlights in a conversation about their bicycle tour across the USA.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 1 p.m.
Midstokke: Biking through Death Valley gives perspective
The best part about rides with my dad are the views. And finishing. Because my dad doesn’t ride a bike to crank out miles, to check his stats on Strava, …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 9:02 a.m.
Spokane Mountaineers celebrate a century of outdoor pursuits
The Spokane Mountaineers have changed since the group was founded 100 years ago as the Spokane Walking Club by five women librarians. What motivates people to join the club has …
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 3:10 p.m.
Briefs: Ride to Rosalia for John Wayne Trail community meeting
Bike CdA is organizing a “Ride to Rosalia” to participate in an upcoming community meeting in support of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.
Mon., Sept. 28, 2015, midnight
In brief: Maya Moore carries Lynx into WNBA Finals
WNBA: Maya Moore stole Noelle Quinn’s pass with 3 seconds left, was fouled and made a free throw with 1.5 seconds and the visiting Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury …
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015, midnight
Jordan Spieth takes 1-shot lead into final round of Tour Championship
GOLF: Jordan Spieth already has the best year in golf. He’s one round away from having the richest year in golf history. Spieth battled through a tough, rainy Saturday at …
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015, midnight
Stenson opens 3-shot lead at Championship
Golf: Two years after Henrik Stenson sailed to victory at the Tour Championship, he has another comfortable lead after 36 holes at East Lake and Jordan Spieth is chasing him. …
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015, midnight
In brief: Wrist injury forces Jim Furyk out of Tour Championship
Golf: Jim Furyk left the Tour Championship in Atlanta because of a wrist injury and doesn’t know if he can play the Presidents Cup. Furyk still gets the $132,000 paid …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015, midnight
Indiana Fever advance to WNBA Eastern finals
WNBA: Tamika Catchings scored 27 points and Shenise Johnson added 22 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 100-89 in Chicago in the decisive game of the Eastern …
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015, midnight
U.S.-based team wins time trials
RICHMOND, Va. – BMC Racing defended its team time trial gold medal at the world championships, driven home by American cyclist Taylor Phinney to knock Etixx-QuickStep from the top of …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015, midnight
SpokeFest participants celebrate improvements in Spokane’s biking amenities
SpokeFest speaks to the state of bicycling in Spokane, and the energy and camaraderie on display Sunday for the eighth year of the event was a strong indication that the …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015, midnight
Ko LPGA’s youngest major champ
Golf: Lydia Ko won the Evian Championship in Evian-Les-Bains, France, on Sunday to become the youngest major champion in LPGA Tour history. The South Korean-born New Zealander closed with an …
Sat., Sept. 12, 2015, midnight
In brief: Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes class of 11
Basketball: Spencer Haywood and Dikembe Mutombo were great players who accomplished as much or more off the court. On Friday night, they were celebrated for both.
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015, midnight
In brief: Charley Hoffman leads at Deutsche Bank while Jordan Speith misses cut
Golf: In a year of first feats for Jordan Spieth, he accomplished another Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Massachusetts. Only this one was nothing to celebrate.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, midnight
In brief: American Pharoah to race again in Breeders’ Cup Classic
Horse racing: A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic in New York and a chance …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015, midnight
Japan takes Little League championship
Little League: Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, midnight
September premier month for organized bike events
September is pure joy for a serious bicyclist. With a full season of in-the-saddle training, you’re ready for anything, champing at the bit to spin away more miles – and …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015, midnight
City investment pool loan to help fund East Mission trail bridge
The Centennial Trail is a long ribbon of pavement running through the heart of Spokane with few places where a walker, runner or cyclist has to stop for traffic. Now …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, midnight
Work will finish downtown bicycle lane loop
There is a place in downtown Spokane where the bike lane ends. It’s at Main Avenue and Howard Street, and it’s not the greatest transaction for cyclists. When the light …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, midnight
Paltrinieri wins 1,500; Yang misses race
SWIMMING: Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the 1,500 freestyle at the world swimming championships Sunday in Kazan, Russia, in a race that surprisingly went off without two-time defending champion Sun …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015, midnight
Lochte wins record fourth 200 IM title
SWIMMING: Ryan Lochte made history at the world swimming championships, becoming the first man to win the 200-meter individual medley four consecutive times Thursday night in Kazan, Russia. The 31-year-old …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015, midnight
In brief: American Katie Ledecky wins 200-meter freestyle in elite field
Swimming: Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday night in Kazan, Russia, against a stellar field that included defending champion Missy Franklin and two-time winner …
Mon., July 27, 2015, midnight
Tour de France winner Chris Froome calls victor’s yellow jersey ‘very special’
PARIS – All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner …