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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★
    In 2013, after years of denials, the cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs. Some four years previously, Armstrong had given an interview to the actor-writer Anna Deavere Smith for her solo performance piece "Let Me Down Easy," an exploration of the end of our lives and of the fragility of the human body. In that recorded talk with Smith, an artist famous for her oral histories, Armstrong comes across as bold, defiant and forceful in his fight against cancer, a disease with a force that brings so many of us mortals to our knees.
  • Speed-driven Aussie cycling given funding lifeline

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Cash-strapped national governing body Cycling Australia has had a board shake-out and received a A$2 million (US$1.81 million) lifeline to keep its Olympic programme on track after battling back from virtual insolvency. Former...

    Ben Foster Joins Chris Pine in Disney's 'Finest Hours' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ben Foster has joined the cast of Disney's "The Finest Hours" starring Chris Pine. The pic also Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger with Craig Gillespie directing. The film is based on a true story revolving around a rescue attempt by the Coast Guard in...

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...

    Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles

    Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles
    Like many aspiring producers, Lee Waterworth learned quickly that getting movies into theaters and then getting people to go to screenings is tough. His idea to make it easier: A digital theater that can be embedded onto any website. On Thursday,...