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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...
  • 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...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...