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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

Top Lance Armstrong Articles

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  • 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 cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • On The Fly: Brady Giving MVP Award To Malcolm Butler

    On The Fly: Brady Giving MVP Award To Malcolm Butler
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he wants to give the red 2015 Chevy Colorado truck he won as MVP of the Super Bowl to Malcolm Butler, who made the interception that sealed the deal for the Patriots. ... Though Butler made the big play, some people...
  • Once shunned, Greg LeMond returns to biking world and road to success

    Greg LeMond, America's original superstar cyclist, is back. After years of being shunned by the cycling world for asserting in 2001 that Lance Armstrong was using performance-enhancing drugs, the now-vindicated three-time Tor de France winner (1986, '89...
  • New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy

    New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy
    Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will hear your loud giggles and screeches of laughter and suggest a...
  • Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge

    Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge
    AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave. Armstrong has set up a fundraising team for the Livestrong Challenge ride in Austin in October. It...
  • Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price

    Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price
    Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo. Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
  • Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to reckless driving for hitting two parked cars in Aspen, Colo., in December. Armstrong, who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, submitted his plea via mail on Friday, according to the...
  • 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...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend
    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood

    Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood
    Over the past eight days, three people died and another was injured in three hit-and-run accidents in the Baltimore region. Police are still seeking the drivers in all three incidents. On Wednesday, Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on charges...