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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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  • Why Top Docu Directors Felt the Need to Appear in Their Own Films

    Robert J. Flaherty's 1922 "Nanook of the North" set the standard for documentaries: An impartial filmmaker points his camera at a subject to give audiences a glimpse into a different world. It eventually emerged that Flaherty staged had some scenes, and...
  • Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★★ 1/2

    Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★&#9733 1/2
    A lying sack of sponsorship, world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong at his peak successfully beat back accusations from the "haters" (his word) in the press, and his rivals on the circuit, regarding his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. On the...
  • 'The Armstrong Lie' Filmmakers Felt Betrayed by Lance Armstrong

    Filmmakers Alex Gibney, Matt Tolmach and Frank Marshall had completed their Lance Armstrong comeback flick when doping allegations began rolling in against the famed cyclist again, and he finally admitted to cheating. As the seven-time Tour de France...
  • 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....
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Tales about fragility of trust

    ]This isn’t a story about Manti Te’o. I surely don’t know enough about this recent news to comment fairly about the specifics, and I doubt that anyone other than the perpetrators do. This isn’t a sports story. After all, these...
  • Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him

    Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him
    It's not likely to be about the truth. Or about cleansing a guilty conscience. Or about clearing the air to help cycling's Sisyphean efforts to rid itself of the anything-goes attitude that prevailed for at least a decade and has yet to disappear,...
  • Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions

    Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency formally announced Friday morning it had issued sanctions that strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and 2000 Olympic bronze medal and ban him for life from all sports governed by federations that are...
  • 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....
  • Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year

    Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year
    Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined. Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...
  • 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....
  • 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...