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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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  • Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos

    Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos
    The period of Aug. 23 to Sept. 22 has produced quite the cast of famous actors, actresses, musicians and athletes.  For those unfamiliar with zodiac signs, anyone born on or between those dates are Virgos, the sixth sign of the zodiac.  The late...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles

    Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles
    Like many aspiring producers, Lee Waterworth learned quickly that getting movies into theaters and then getting people to go to screenings is tough. His idea to make it easier: A digital theater that can be embedded onto any website. On Thursday,...
  • Lance Armstrong must face U.S. doping lawsuit, judge rules

    Lance Armstrong must face U.S. doping lawsuit, judge rules
    A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong's bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use...
  • Lance Armstrong cooperates with anti-doping investigators

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has met with investigators who are scrutinizing a widespread history of doping in his sport, an attorney said. There had been lingering questions about whether Armstrong would cooperate wtih an independent panel created...
  • U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte confirmed by Senate for federal judgeship

    U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte confirmed by Senate for federal judgeship
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Andre Birotte Jr., U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, to serve as a district court judge in Los Angeles. President Obama nominated Birotte, who has served as the L.A....
  • Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France

    Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France
    International cycling officials will team with a French anti-doping agency to test for cheaters at the upcoming Tour de France. The work will begin with every rider being checked before the start of the famed race on Saturday. "This partnership...
  • Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling

    Banned from all competition, Lance Armstrong says he often feels bored and agitated, and that he sometimes receives money from extremely wealthy people who pay to race him. Armstrong talks about life without competitive cycling in the August issue of...
  • Judge rejects Lance Amstrong's motion to dismiss government lawsuit

    The U.S. government can continue to pursue its lawsuit against Lance Armstrong after a federal judge rejected the disgraced cyclist's motion to have the case dismissed. The government is suing Armstrong to recover some of the approximately $42 million ...
  • IOC president says cycling is cleaning up its act

    With the 2014 Tour de France less than a month away, the International Olympic Committee has expressed confidence that cycling officials are making headway in their efforts to clean up the sport, which has long been under the shadow of doping scandals....