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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 dropped by Nike and other sponsors: Does he deserve it?

     
    Anheuser-Busch, Easton-Bell Sports Inc., Trek Bicycles, FRS sports drinks and 24 Hour Fitness all followed suit and severed ties with Armstrong....
  • Lance Armstrong case: U.S. atty. still won't say why no charges

     
    As Lance Armstrong continued to face fallout from doping allegations — this time, being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles — questions still surround a federal investigation that closed without criminal charges being filed....
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series: Photo Gallery

     
    Allegations of performance-enhancing drug use aren't good if you're Lance Armstrong, but for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series ??? called "the SLS on steroids" ??? it's a compliment. The racecar-inspired coupe, which debuted at the 2012 L.A....
  • Manti Te'o hoax suspect says he's 'in love' with football star

     
    The man accused of hoaxing Manti Te’o fell “deeply romantically in love” with the Notre Dame linebacker and said he was “confused” about his sexuality, TV’s Dr. Phil McGraw told the "Today" show....
  • Did California lawmakers ride to Lance Armstrong’s aid?

     
    Less than a week after the United States Anti-Doping Agency banned cyclist Lance Armstrong for life for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs, 23 California lawmakers sent a letter to the state’s two U.S. senators urging them to conduct a &#...
  • Manti Te'o hoax suspect posed as girlfriend in calls, lawyer says

     
    The attorney for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged person behind the Manti Te’o fake-girlfriend affair, said his client pretended to be the woman in phone calls with the football star. Attorney MIlton Grimes said Tuiasosopo was acting when he...
  • Lance Armstrong targeted in lawsuit over books

     
    Lance Armstrong lied for years about doping, and now some unsatisfied customers who bought his books want their money back. A Republican political consultant in Sacramento, Rob Stutzman, and a professional chef, Jonathan Wheeler, are spearheading a...
  • The L words that define Lance Armstrong

    The L words that define Lance Armstrong
    Ten observations on the Lance Armstrong saga, which took on a new dimension once the Big O got involved and apparently got the defrocked 7-time Tour de France winner to tell the truth, or some of it, about his doping: 1.  It would be a lot easier to...
  • If Armstrong loses Olympic medal, why not East Germans?

    If Armstrong loses Olympic medal, why not East Germans?
    The International Olympic Committee has a tendency to make up rules that suit its purposes. To wit: the attempt to impose a 2012 Olympic Games ban on any athlete who received a two-year doping suspension, even if that suspension expired before the...
  • In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone

    In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone
    So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store. The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
  • Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way

    Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way
    About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado. My response was to say we felt leery of writing...