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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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  • Federal prosecutor probing Calderon is used to high-profile cases

    SACRAMENTO -- A federal prosecutor who led the investigation into doping allegations involving Lance Armstrong and others in professional cycling is also one of the attorneys in charge of the current corruption probe involving state Sen. Ronald S....
  • Lance Armstrong team director Johan Bruyneel to face arbitration, report says

    According to website roadcycling.com, Johan Bruyneel, who was Lance Armstrong's team sports director through all his Tour de France wins, along with former team doctors Pedro Celaya and Jose Marti will have an arbitration hearing with USADA, the United...
  • 'The Armstrong Lie' Filmmakers Felt Betrayed by Lance Armstrong

    Filmmakers Alex Gibney, Matt Tolmach and Frank Marshall had completed their Lance Armstrong comeback flick when doping allegations began rolling in against the famed cyclist again, and he finally admitted to cheating. As the seven-time Tour de France...
  • 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...
  • Studiocanal Boards Stephen Frears' Cycling Project

    Paris-based major Studiocanal is joining forces with Working Title to produce Stephen Frears' untitled cycling project toplining Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong. Studiocanal is set to fully-finance, distribute in its territories (France, U.K., Germany,...
  • What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption

    What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption
    My husband and I were trading words of disappointment and disgust after Lance Armstrong's recent admission to doping when our sports-loving 9-year-old said: "What are you two talking about?" I told him that a well-known bicyclist had taken performance...
  • Armstrong Severs Ties with Livestrong Foundation

    Armstrong Severs Ties with Livestrong Foundation
    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 --...
  • 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...
  • Haugh video: Armstrong 'disappointed a lot of people'

    Haugh video: Armstrong 'disappointed a lot of people'
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist David Haugh comments on Lance Armstrong stepping down from Livestrong, as well as Nike's recent decision to drop their sponsorship.
  • Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?

    Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?
    Give disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong this much credit: Last week, when TV host Oprah Winfrey asked him, point-blank, "In all seven of your Tour de France victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope?" he answered, with a nod, "yes."...
  • France's big bike race has a place for the little guy

     France's big bike race has a place for the little guy
    In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. "It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...