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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style

    The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style
    On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
  • 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....
  • Will fellow cyclists welcome Lance Armstrong on Iowa ride?

    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

    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...
  • 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....