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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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  • #Tour de Sponsors has U.S. affiliations in public eye

     
    Gone unnoticed in most of the sports section these days has been the world’s toughest stage race, bicycling’s Tour de France. The Morning Call is dedicated to giving you the best of local sports coverage, and while you may not......
  • Steroids: What they are, what they do

      WHAT THEY ARE: Also known as anabolic-androgenic steroids, they are drugs that mimic the effects of the body's naturally produced testosterone. WHAT THEY DO: They build muscle (anabolic effects) and cause the development of masculine characteristics...
  • Lance Armstrong returns to cycling, says 'it's not an experiment'

     
    Lance Armstrong says he's not making "a statement" by returning to his bicycle for his first public ride since the doping scandal that stripped the beleaguered cyclist of his seven Tour de France titles....
  • Will fellow cyclists welcome Lance Armstrong on Iowa ride?

    Now that Lance Armstrong has announced he will take part in a recreational bike ride across Iowa this summer, the question is: How will other cyclists treat him? “I’m well aware my presence is not an easy topic, and so I encourage people...
  • Mark Cavendish wins 5th stage of Tour de France; Simon Gerrans leads

    MARSEILLE, France -- British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a close finish on Wednesday and Australian veteran Simon Gerrans kept the yellow jersey. Cavendish made a poor start to the Tour, but his 24th career...
  • Bicycling Fall Classic to take place Sunday, Oct. 6

    George Hincapie lived through the so-called golden age of cycling in the 1990s and 2000s that included the infamous doping problems of Tyler Hamilton, Floyd Landis, and finally, after years of denial, Lance Armstrong. "There's no doubt that when I...
  • 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-...
  • Injecting Some Truth? Don't Count On It

     Injecting Some Truth? Don't Count On It
    Lance Armstrong lied. Pete Rose lied. Marion Jones lied. Mark McGwire, who alternately saved baseball and trashed baseball, lied. The authors of the greatest achievements in the history of sports ultimately have looked the camera in the eye and said,...
  • Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split

    Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split
    A few months after severing its relationship to tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong, athletics gear giant Nike has dissolved its ties to Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity he founded in 1997. In a statement Tuesday, officials at Livestrong –...
  • Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress to be sold at auction

    Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress to be sold at auction
    Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress -- the one she wore as an 18-year-old when she married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 -- is slated to be sold at auction at Christie's in London on June 26. The gown, a gift to Taylor from MGM and designed by costume...