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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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  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...
  • Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France

    Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France
    It might have seemed like a good idea at first, Lance Armstrong agreeing to ride part of the Tour de France route to raise money for cancer research. But the head of the international cycling federation has now implored Armstrong to stay away, ...
  • SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs

    SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs
    Just a few minutes into Alex Gibney's new documentary about Steve Jobs, it becomes glaringly obvious that the filmmaker may not be the biggest fan of his subject. After showing numerous Apple users mourning Jobs' death in 2011, Gibney admits he was...
  • 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...
  • Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy"...
  • Lance Armstrong most pay back $10 million in bonus money

    Lance Armstrong most pay back $10 million in bonus money
    An arbitration panel has ruled that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong must back pack $10 million in bonus money he received. … Jeff Gordon emerged from the qualifying chaos at Daytona with the pole for his final run in the Daytona 500 next week....