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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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  • Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way

    Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way
    About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado. My response was to say we felt leery of writing...
  • In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone

    In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone
    So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store. The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
  • The L words that define Lance Armstrong

    The L words that define Lance Armstrong
    Ten observations on the Lance Armstrong saga, which took on a new dimension once the Big O got involved and apparently got the defrocked 7-time Tour de France winner to tell the truth, or some of it, about his doping: 1.  It would be a lot easier to...
  • When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...

    When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...
    In the movie "Flight," for which Denzel Washington scored an Oscar nomination, a brilliant pilot successfully lands a catastrophically damaged plane, saving scores of lives, even though this captain was high as he sat behind the throttle. To some degree,...
  • America dislikes Cutler more than A-Roid? You're idiots, America

    America dislikes Cutler more than A-Roid? You're idiots, America
    This Forbes list continues to be all the talk, but I still don’t get the hating on Jay Cutler nationally. No, wait, it’s not "hating." It’s "disliked." Same thing to me, but it’s officially the Forbes list of "America’s...
  • Doping issues killing track and field again

    Doping issues killing track and field again
    Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange

    Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange
    When director Alex Gibney was making an uplifting movie about Lance Armstrong’s 2009 comeback—before the confirmation of rumors about the champion cyclist’s doping and before Gibney remade the film into “The Armstrong Lie,”...
  • Kraftwerk in 3-D at the Riviera concert review

    Kraftwerk in 3-D at the Riviera concert review
    As fans filtered into the Riviera on Thursday for a sold-out Kraftwerk concert, they were handed cardboard 3-D glasses. Followers of the group – so revered for its ahead-of-its-time music and image – might’ve expected something a...
  • REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★
    In 2013, after years of denials, the cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs. Some four years previously, Armstrong had given an interview to the actor-writer Anna Deavere Smith for her solo...
  • Oprah Winfrey to discuss Lance Armstrong interview on CBS

     
    How did Oprah Winfrey's interview¬†with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong go? She will offer a preview Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” which starts at 7 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. CBS News stressed that the Winfrey segment will be live. Winfrey's...
  • The spin on Levi Leipheimer, an American cyclist you oughta know

     
    An earlier post took note of cyclist Levi Leipheimer???s fund-raising brainstorm King Ridge Gran Fondo. Now here???s a look at the man behind the wheels: [Part 2 of 2] Ask most Americans if they know who Levi Leipheimer is and......