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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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  • 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

    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...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles

    Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles
    Like many aspiring producers, Lee Waterworth learned quickly that getting movies into theaters and then getting people to go to screenings is tough. His idea to make it easier: A digital theater that can be embedded onto any website. On Thursday,...
  • 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...
  • Ben Foster Joins Chris Pine in Disney's 'Finest Hours' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ben Foster has joined the cast of Disney's "The Finest Hours" starring Chris Pine. The pic also Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger with Craig Gillespie directing. The film is based on a true story revolving around a rescue attempt by the Coast Guard in...
  • Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests

    Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests
    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....
  • Venice Film Festival kicks off awards race

    Summer's not yet over and Hollywood's annual awards race has already started — though you may have to hop a plane and travel several thousand miles to notice. The Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, to be quickly followed by two other high-...
  • Taking in the beauty of Spain's Catalonia on a bike tour

    Taking in the beauty of Spain's Catalonia on a bike tour
    MONELLS, Spain — Almost every year since 1996, I have organized a week-long, early summer bicycle tour in a foreign country for a group of friends. So far we've biked in 10 countries from New Zealand to Italy, including three tours in France. I...
  • 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-...
  • Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy

    Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy
    Hans Röckenwagner is chef-owner of 3 Square Café and Röckenwagner Bakery as well as the planned Café Röckenwagner, set to open in Brentwood in January. Röckenwagner grew up in southern Germany and has cooked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Chicago and...