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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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  • Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • 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...
  • Daum: Judging a book, and its author

    It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span. And that's not the half of it....
  • The PGA Tour should take seriously Woods' link to a doctor suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes

    The PGA Tour should take seriously Woods' link to a doctor suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes
    Now we should care. More than ever before Forget about the immorality of Tiger Woods' multiple mistresses. What's much more damaging is the potential illegality of his multiple majors. Tiger Woods cheating on his wife is ultimately between him and...
  • Dave's apology accepted, but why let it rest there?

    Dave's apology accepted, but why let it rest there?
    Having parted with more than my fair share of jokes that I would like to have back, I have to say that I feel David Letterman's pain. Unless you were in a coma last week, you know that Letterman has raised the ire of Sarah Palin for his joke last Monday...
  • If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?

    If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?
    The French were right about Iraq, and now they're right about one of our great American heroes, Lance Armstrong. Don't you hate it? The French never bought Lance's claims of drug-free victories in the Tour de France. Now a federal investigation may...
  • Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity

    Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...
  • Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy

    Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy
    Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong will step down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded in 1997 after recovering from the disease, organization spokeswoman Katerhine McClane said Wednesday. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-...
  • 'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

    'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles
    Article Highlights: - NEW: Doping can be "hugely reduced" but won't be wiped out, cycling chief says - International Cycling Union's president also says he was "sickened" by the report - Lance Armstrong is banned from the sport - Armstrong has long...
  • Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles

    Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said early Friday it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and impose a lifetime ban, a move that came just hours after the cyclist announced he would no longer fight charges of illegal doping. A formal...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...