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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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  • Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans

    As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Andrew...
  • Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records

    Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge...
  • Pete Rose, A-Roid, other cheaters should be castigated, not celebrated

    Pete Rose, A-Roid, other cheaters should be castigated, not celebrated
    Three cheers for A-Roid for his 3,000th hits! Can I get an "amen!" for Lance Armstrong, King of the Tour de France and blood doping? St. Louis Cardinals? You are blowing this techno-junkie's mind with your subterfuge! Does Pete Rose belong in the...
  • FIFA sponsors appear unfazed by corruption indictments

    FIFA sponsors appear unfazed by corruption indictments
    The FIFA corruption controversy has forced the most powerful man in soccer to relinquish his post and left several of the sport's top officials indicted on bribery-related charges. But the scandal doesn't seem to be having much discernible effect on...
  • FIFA scandal dwarfs others in sports world

    FIFA scandal dwarfs others in sports world
    When Gareth Sweeney checked the flurry of text messages on his phone Wednesday morning, the editor of Transparency International's Corruption in Sport Initiative couldn't believe the news they brought. Of all the scandals to entangle sports in recent...
  • Notable sports scandals

    Notable sports scandals
    Fourteen people, including high-ranking officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors say is a $150-million racketeering and fraud scheme. Here's a look some other notable sports scandals: 1919...
  • Jens "Shut Up Legs" Voigt makes Orlando appearance Saturday

    Jens "Shut Up Legs" Voigt makes Orlando appearance Saturday
    An all-time favorite on the professional cycling circuit, Jens Voigt, will be in Orlando on Saturday at David's World Cycle. Known for both strong attacks and entertaining commentary, the pain-stuffing motto he's known for is: "shut up legs."  Before he...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...