The UCI and the International Olympic Committee both announced the news on Wednesday, underscoring the Dutchman's clout within both organizations.
"You get terrible typecast playing a character like that," West told The Associated Press in a 2014 interview. "But in the overall, I'm delighted because my character became iconic and has opened a lot of doors in other ways, too."
"One of his gifts was that he could do very great, wonderful design (and) he could present it and sell it to developers...such that they would make money," Menrad said.
Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that "the death of Manuel A. Noriega closes a chapter in our history."
Raised by a single mother after his father was shot to death, he idolized his guitar-slinging older brother, Duane, and became his musical partner. They formed the nucleus of The Allman Brothers Band, which helped define the Southern rock sound of the 1970s
"We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF, which he considered to be his greatest achievement," the statement said.
When he founded Fox News Network, Ailes' stated mission was to correct for the sins of a media universe that was overwhelmingly liberal. Pledging fairness from his employees shortly before the network launched, he was typically tough talking: "Will they hit it every time? Hell, no. Will they try? Hell, yes. Will we be criticized? Hell, yes. Do I care? Hell, no."
Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family are in shock. The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and have asked for privacy.
"Nothing in criminal behavior before or since has penetrated my heart with quite the same paralyzing intensity," John Stalker, then a police detective sergeant, said later.
"And for that same reason, he and his magazine and his co-workers were always under threat of violence," Hootson said.