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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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  • Lance Armstrong: WADA head rebuffed proposed meeting in 2013

    Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that the World Anti-Doping Agency and others are "owed an apology" from him for cheating during his cycling career, but noted that the agency's chief rebuffed efforts to meet back in 2013. David Howman, director general...
  • AP Interview: WADA exec disappointed by no Armstrong apology

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview at The...
  • 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...
  • US blocks settlement between Lance Armstrong, ex-teammate Landis

    WASHINGTON Uncle Sam has now further complicated the high-stakes grudge match between disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong and his former teammate, Floyd Landis. In a twist that even a federal judge admitted "might seem unfair," the Justice Department has...
  • Sports, boundaries and eligibility: a persistent issue

     Sports, boundaries and eligibility: a persistent issue
    Pushing the boundaries. So much of sports is about that, in a generally good sense: practicing relentlessly, striving to be the best, trying to exceed one's previous or perceived physical limits. "People who want victory and the rewards that come with...
  • Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen
    ASPEN, Colo. -- Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving for hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen. The cyclist entered his plea by mail on Friday under a plea agreement with prosecutors, closing the case and avoiding a court...
  • 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...
  • Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer

    Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer
    Michael Mandich stresses that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge is not a race. That is true in the sense that some 3,000 cyclists who will ride anywhere from 12 to 176 miles through Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties this Saturday and Sunday won't...
  • 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...