Cycling 1985 Tour De France John Tesh Reports On FRA Bernard Hinault Ride On The Champs-Elysee In Stage 22

The 1985 Tour de France was the 72nd Tour de France….which took place between June 28th and July 21st….and covered a 4,109 km (2,553 mi) course in 22 stages and a prologue…..as France’s Bernard Hinault would attempt to equal the records of Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx….who had each won the Tour de France five times. Hinault was unable to compete due to tendinitis in 1983….and in 1984 had…

Animation – 1984 – Comedy Special – George Carlin Hosts The Universe Of News Sports Put To Animation

George Carlin was surely blessed with the ability to make people laugh….with an uncanny ability to make you think before you laughed…..which was evidence of his true comedic genius…..and it didn’t matter whether he was doing a stand-up routine….or as seen in this video herewith….in his animation of the Universe of New Sports.  We here at…

Body Building – 1986 – Ms Olympia Special – Interview Of I F B B Pres Ben Weider On Steroids Testing

Ben Weider was the co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB) along with brother Joe Weider….who were Canadian businessman from Montreal….that were well known in two areas…. body building and Napoleonic history. Since the early 1980’s, a significant number of athletes in a wide range of sports have take a form of steroids….which is known as anabolic steroids….which is used to increase their muscle mass…

Animation – 1954 – Cartoon – Wile E Coyote + Road Runner In Anxiety And Ulcers

Road Runner is an American cartoon character who is a speedy, slender, blue and purple bird who continually frustrated the efforts of a coyote (Wile E. Coyote) to catch him….where in a series of animated short films…..the fleet-footed Road Runner races along the highways of the American Southwest….with his legs and feet moving so fast that they…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Stage 3 – 137 Miles – Karlsruhe To Stuttgart – With Phil Liggett

Stage 3 of the 1987 Tour de France covered the 137 miles from Karlsruhe, Germany to Stuttgart, Germany….and was known as a “plains stage”…..due to the fact that there were no mountains to traverse ….which amounted to a very flat course for the riders…..which a two riders, SUI Erich Maechler and POR Acacio da Silva,…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Phil Liggett Highlights Of Stage 18 Carpentras to Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux is the scene of one of the most grueling climbs in the Tour de France bicycle race….which has ascended the mountain fifteen times since 1951.  In this Stage 18 of the 1987 Tour de France….the followed trail started at Carpentras….and passed through Bédoin…..as its fame as a scene of great Tour dramas has made it…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Riding Into Paris & Champs-Elesee To Victory By IRL Stephen Roche

In 1987, Stephen Roche had a tremendous season….whereby, in the spring, he won the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana….while taking a third victory in the Tour de Romandie….and fourth place plus a stage win in Paris–Nice…..when he also finished second in Liège–Bastogne–Liège….which was the closest he got to winning a professional ‘Monument’ Classic….as he blamed it on tactical naiveté and “riding like…

Body Building – 1985 – Special – A Musical Look At Training For The Womens IFBB World Championships

This introduction to the start of the NBC Sports coverage of the 1985 Ms. Olympia Body Building Championships provides an inside visual look at training by several of the competitors at the 1985 Ms Olympia Championships for women…..which is put to music that accentuates the “beauty and power” of women’s body building.  We here at ImaSportsphile…

Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Championship Men Downhill – SWI Peter Mueller – With Jim McKay + Bob Beattie

Peter Mueller is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Switzerland…..who won a world champion in 1987 in the downhill…..plus, Mueller was a silver medalist in the downhill in two world championships 1985 and 1989….along with  two Olympic games 1984 Sarajevo Games and the 1988 Calgary Games…..as Mueller also won the World Cup season title in the downhill in 1979, 1980, and 1982 in a tie with Steve Podborski of Canada…..while finishing Mueller finished 2nd in the World…