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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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  • Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'

    Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'
    SACRAMENTO--Secretary of State candidate Dan Schnur, denouncing lawmakers' response to the recent series of ethics scandals in the state Senate as "diffident and lackadaisical," cast his bid to be the state's top elections official as a campaign to be...
  • L.A.'s top federal prosecutor nominated to serve as U.S. district judge

    L.A.'s top federal prosecutor nominated to serve as U.S. district judge
    Andre Birotte Jr., the chief federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the White House announced Thursday. Birotte, who has served as...
  • San Diego Opera hires Mark Fabiani to handle crisis publicity

    San Diego Opera hires Mark Fabiani to handle crisis publicity
    San Diego Opera has enlisted the spin expertise of Mark Fabiani -- the  former deputy mayor of Los Angeles and former special counsel to President Bill Clinton -- to handle the company's public relations as it faces mounting criticism over its decision to...
  • Berlin - Studiocanal Powers Up Sales on 'Man Up,' 'Untitled,' 'Paddington' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Bucking Berlin's market downturn, Euro film/TV group Studiocanal is closing a weighty deal on its market debut "Man Up" and has sold much of the world on its major auteur crossover offering at Berlin, "Untitled Stephen Frears Project." After...
  • Tubthump Awards: Honoring The Best and Worst of the Oscar Campaign Season

    Here is exactly what this town needs: Another set of awards! Maybe not, but the first Tubthump Awards recognize the best and worst efforts during a long and intense awards-campaign season. So here are a few highlights -- and lowlights. Best host: At...
  • 'The Armstrong Lie' is a telling look at athlete's spin cycle

    The constant clash of the Lance Armstrong mythology versus medal-stripped reality gives a surreal quality to Alex Gibney's clear-eyed documentary "The Armstrong Lie." It's all fascinating watching, starting with exceptional race footage that captures...
  • Review: 'The Armstrong Lie' smartly details Lance's scandalous cycle

    "The Armstrong Lie" is about as angry and confrontational as documentary titles get, but filmmaker Alex Gibney has good reason to feel aggrieved. One of the top documentarians working today, with films such as "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"...
  • Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss

    Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss
    International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France. Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
  • Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong

    Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released. That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
  • 'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist

    'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist
    "Blackfish," "20 Feet From Stardom" and "Tim's Vermeer" are among the 15 films that have made the Oscar shortlist for documentary features, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.  Members of the documentary branch narrowed...
  • Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?

    Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?
    With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters. On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...