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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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  • Daum: Judging a book, and its author

    It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span. And that's not the half of it....
  • ESPN's Stuart Scott fights cancer head on

    ESPN's Stuart Scott fights cancer head on
    ESPN anchor and former WESH-Channel 2 reporter Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. The following column chronicling his battle with cancer was published in the Aug. 9, 2011, edition of the Orlando Sentinel. Always a man of spoken eloquence,...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • Taking your workout to the back of the body

    Taking your workout to the back of the body
    Crunches, curls and sit-ups may be standard workout fare in gyms, basements and living rooms across the land. But the authors of a new book suggest people get plenty of that movement in their daily lives. They say that to get a really strong midsection,...
  • Social Studies: Tweeting before teething

    Social Studies: Tweeting before teething
    Julia Allison The tweeter’s age: 16 days. Profile description: “7.3 lbs. 21 inches. My name is Charlotte.” Hometown: West Bloomfield, Mich. Welcome @BabyBalanon, who at last count had 160 followers on Twitter, due in no small part to...
  • Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum

    Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum
    Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban. His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
  • McIlroy says Nike deal will improve his game

    McIlroy says Nike deal will improve his game
    ABU DHABI (Reuters) - World number one golfer Rory McIlroy praised the clubs of his new sponsor Nike on Monday saying he was hitting the ball further than ever after agreeing a multi-year sponsorship deal with the U.S. sportswear firm. Although...
  • Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon

    Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon
    Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
  • Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him

    Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him
    It's not likely to be about the truth. Or about cleansing a guilty conscience. Or about clearing the air to help cycling's Sisyphean efforts to rid itself of the anything-goes attitude that prevailed for at least a decade and has yet to disappear,...
  • Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine

    Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine
    One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story. This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
  • Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions

    Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency formally announced Friday morning it had issued sanctions that strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and 2000 Olympic bronze medal and ban him for life from all sports governed by federations that are...