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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: After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center he's got broader -- and better -- material

    REVIEW: After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center he's got broader -- and better -- material
    Comedian Hannibal Buress is best known these days for his October routine in Philadelphia, when his jokes about rape allegations against Bill Cosby the claims of sexual misconduct against the 77-year-old comedian back into the public eye. But Buress...
  • WADA: Armstrong's attempt at reduced ban 'almost too late'

    Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and his latest bid for rehabilitation is coming too late, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday. In an interview with The Associated Press, David Howman said...
  • WADA: Lance Armstrong's attempt at reduced ban 'almost too late'

    WADA: Lance Armstrong's attempt at reduced ban 'almost too late'
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and his latest bid for rehabilitation is coming too late, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday. In an interview with The Associated...
  • Texas ready to dump high school steroids testing program

    When Texas officials launched a massive public high school steroids testing program over fears of rampant doping from the football fields to the tennis courts, they promised a model program for the rest of the country to follow. But almost no one did....
  • Lance Armstrong trying to get lifetime cycling ban lifted, reports say

    Lance Armstrong trying to get lifetime cycling ban lifted, reports say
    Lance Armstrong appears to be working behind the scenes to get his lifetime ban from cycling and other sports reduced. The disgraced rider met with officials from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency last week, according to reports by the New York Times and...
  • AP Source: Lance Armstrong meets with USADA

    Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban from the sports he loves, The Associated Press has learned. Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours, according to a...
  • USADA boss wants further investigation into Vrijman report

    The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency promised further investigation Monday into a "sordid incident" of collusion between Lance Armstrong and cycling's governing body. After it was reported in 2005 that Armstrong's Tour de France samples from 1999...
  • Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France

    Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France
    It might have seemed like a good idea at first, Lance Armstrong agreeing to ride part of the Tour de France route to raise money for cancer research. But the head of the international cycling federation has now implored Armstrong to stay away, ...
  • SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs

    SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs
    Just a few minutes into Alex Gibney's new documentary about Steve Jobs, it becomes glaringly obvious that the filmmaker may not be the biggest fan of his subject. After showing numerous Apple users mourning Jobs' death in 2011, Gibney admits he was...
  • UCI chief Cookson: Doping still endemic in cycling

    As cycling deals with a scathing report into its deep-rooted culture of doping, UCI President Brian Cookson said Monday that cheating remains "endemic'" in the sport but the governing body will "no longer turn a blind eye" to the problem. Cookson also...
  • Armstrong backs investigation into cycling's murky past

    Lance Armstrong welcomed an investigative report into the murky past of cycling's governing body and said he hopes it can help the sport move on from an era that will always be remembered for the doping by himself and others. The report turned up no...