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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 gives back Olympic medal

    Lance Armstrong gives back Olympic medal
    It seems that Lance Armstrong, stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has now returned his Olympic bronze medal. The U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed in a statement that it had received the medal from the disgraced cyclist. Armstrong let his...
  • IDA Documentary Awards to honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras

    IDA Documentary Awards to honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras
    The International Documentary Assn. will honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras and Geralyn Dreyfous with IDA Documentary Awards at a ceremony in December, the organization announced Wednesday. The IDA will present its 2013 Career Achievement Award to Gibney,...
  • Lance Armstrong doc director says, 'I wasn't naive' [Trailer]

    If sports stories often fascinate for the ways in which they form distilled metaphors for human existence -- the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and everything in between -- the saga of Lance Armstrong is particularly intriguing as an examination...
  • Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?

    Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?
    With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters. On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...
  • Lance Armstrong team director Johan Bruyneel to face arbitration, report says

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

    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....
  • Doping issues killing track and field again

    Doping issues killing track and field again
    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....
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions

    Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions
    As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
  • Lance Armstrong, the personification of chutzpah

    Lance Armstrong, the personification of chutzpah
    There’s nerviness -- that was Lance Armstrong denying for years that he had engaged in doping, aggressively insisting that the public and his sponsors should trust his word over whatever some of his colleagues in the sport were saying about him....
  • Letters: Let's see what happens in 2014

    Letters: Let's see what happens in 2014
    As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year: •An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong). The end of...
  • Stephen Frears likes his women strong

    Stephen Frears likes his women strong
    He came in from the rain wearing a scarf, tattered pants, unlaced canvas tennis shoes and a sweater somewhere between the colors of plum and rust. His hair looked like an approaching storm, and he had missed a spot shaving just above the collar. His...