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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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  • All U.S. sports need an anti-doping agency

    All U.S. sports need an anti-doping agency
    Time will tell whether self-described "bully" Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey can repair the good name he lost when the United States Anti-Doping Agency revealed the truth behind his carefully crafted "narrative" of survival and sports...
  • Armstrong's disgrace

    Armstrong's disgrace
    Like many Americans, for years I wanted to believe Lance Armstrong. He had the aura of a hero, a testicular cancer survivor's story and seven consecutive Tour de France victories ("Armstrong lays out story of his doping," Jan. 18). In hindsight, the...
  • What Lance Armstrong Should Have Said

    What Lance Armstrong Should Have Said
    Can I play devil’s advocate a second? What if Lance Armstrong had gone on Oprah and said something along the lines of: “You know what? All of you can eat my well-toned ass. “Oprah, have you ever gotten plastic surgery? Have you...
  • 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."...
  • Lance Armstrong faces lawsuit over book

    Lance Armstrong faces lawsuit over book
    For years, Lance Armstrong denied he had used performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tours de France. There had been accusations; he'd even been stripped of his titles, but still he maintained his innocence. That all changed last week when the cyclist...
  • Fans crave what cheating provides

    Fans crave what cheating provides
    As a longtime fan of bicycle racing — I was on the finish line in Paris in 1986 when Greg LeMond became the first American to win the Tour de France — I followed Lance Armstrong's career with intense excitement as he took cycling from the...
  • 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...
  • 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...