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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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  • Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year

    Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year
    Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined. Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...
  • 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"...
  • 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-...
  • Lance Armstrong considers himself record holder in Tour de France

    With the 100th edition of the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he still considers himself the Tour's record holder for titles because it was "impossible" to win the event unless one was doping....
  • Former USC golfer Lizette Salas vying for U.S. Women's Open lead

    Former USC golfer Lizette Salas vying for U.S. Women's Open lead
    A young Southern California golfer is stealing some of the spotlight from Inbee Park through early play at the U.S. Women's Open. Lizette Salas was scoring well enough to hold a share of second place with Park -- who is vying for a historic third-...
  • Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything

    Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything
    Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million

    Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million
    A promotion company based sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, seeking the repayment of $12 million in bonuses that the firm paid Armstrong for winning the Tour de France. Dallas-based SCA Promotions, which contends it was conned out of the money by...
  • Steinberg: The lying needs to stop

    There was a time, not so long ago, when members of the athletic community were viewed as pillars of honesty and integrity. The public gave them trust ratings much higher than those of elected representatives (not surprising) and even physicians. Those...
  • Daring to Ignore the PED Question

    Daring to Ignore the PED Question
    In light of Lance Armstrong’s Oprah interview and a kerfuffle over Ray Lewis and deer antler spray, the topic of performance-enhancing drugs has been in the news with renewed vigor. It has culminated with this overwrought, hyper-ventilating column...