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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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  • 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....
  • Obama's 'time out:' Golf, hoops, tennis

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a correction What a president does for recreation, of course, is his own business, but it is a casualty of life in the White House that presidential recreation also becomes the public's business. The......
  • Lance Armstrong Sells Nissan Leaf to Cyclists

     
    The latest Nissan Leaf commercial is pretty brilliant. It simply and effectively conveys one of the major benefits of electric vehicles: no tailpipe emissions. Yes, we realize that electric vehicles will still contribute to pollution via the means the...
  • Lance Armstrong in a Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

     
    We can thank the explosion of social media for many things. The most recent is the photo above of famed cyclist Lance Armstrong in the driver???s seat of the upcoming 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. The image, and others, are posted......
  • Tebow endorsing FRS Healthy Energy

     
    Denver Broncos and former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow didn't go with Gatorade, but is instead endorsing FRS Healthy Energy. Tebow joins the FRS Healthy Energy Team, which also counts Lance Armstrong among its athletes. Tebow will serve as an ambassador.....
  • REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★
    In 2013, after years of denials, the cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs. Some four years previously, Armstrong had given an interview to the actor-writer Anna Deavere Smith for her solo...
  • 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...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
  • Doping issues killing track and field again

    Doping issues killing track and field again
    Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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...