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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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  • 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...
  • 'Cycle of Lies,' 'Wheelmen' take different paths in Lance Armstrong story

    'Cycle of Lies,' 'Wheelmen' take different paths in Lance Armstrong story
    The cycling section of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., is vast. And as you stand before it, as I did recently, it's easy to split the volumes into distinct categories: before doping and after. In the first realm rest the hagiographies and how-to tomes...
  • For the record

    Armstrong books: A book review of "Cycle of Lies" in the March 23 Arts & Books section said author Juliet Macur had dismissed early accusations against cyclist Lance Armstrong as a "distraction." Macur says it was an Armstrong team staffer who...
  • Lance Armstrong loses bid to block $12-million lawsuit

    A Texas court has denied Lance Armstrong's motion for temporary relief against a Dallas company that is seeking to recover $12 million in performance bonuses paid to him during his historic cycling career. SCA Promotions wants the money back because...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • Lance Armstrong cooperates with anti-doping investigators

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has met with investigators who are scrutinizing a widespread history of doping in his sport, an attorney said. There had been lingering questions about whether Armstrong would cooperate wtih an independent panel created...
  • Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling

    Banned from all competition, Lance Armstrong says he often feels bored and agitated, and that he sometimes receives money from extremely wealthy people who pay to race him. Armstrong talks about life without competitive cycling in the August issue of...
  • Judge rejects Lance Amstrong's motion to dismiss government lawsuit

    The U.S. government can continue to pursue its lawsuit against Lance Armstrong after a federal judge rejected the disgraced cyclist's motion to have the case dismissed. The government is suing Armstrong to recover some of the approximately $42 million ...
  • IOC president says cycling is cleaning up its act

    With the 2014 Tour de France less than a month away, the International Olympic Committee has expressed confidence that cycling officials are making headway in their efforts to clean up the sport, which has long been under the shadow of doping scandals....
  • Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos

    Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos
    The period of Aug. 23 to Sept. 22 has produced quite the cast of famous actors, actresses, musicians and athletes.  For those unfamiliar with zodiac signs, anyone born on or between those dates are Virgos, the sixth sign of the zodiac.  The late...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...