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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

Top Lance Armstrong Articles

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  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling

    Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling
    The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team. Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...
  • Greg Schwem: Mark your calendar; a sports scandal is coming soon

    I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
  • Greg Schwem: One wrong turn from changing history

    Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment. Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Judge: Lance Armstrong's memoirs aren't lies, they're free speech

    Bicyclist Lance Armstrong was once a hero: When his bestselling memoir "It's Not About the Bike" was published by Putnam in 2000, Armstrong had beaten cancer and gone on to win the Tour de France. Armstrong's fame continued -- he went on to win the Tour...