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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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  • When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...

    When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...
    In the movie "Flight," for which Denzel Washington scored an Oscar nomination, a brilliant pilot successfully lands a catastrophically damaged plane, saving scores of lives, even though this captain was high as he sat behind the throttle. To some degree,...
  • 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...
  • #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......
  • “Cycling High”: Inside the Lance Armstrong scandal

     
    Cycling High: Doping to Win on National Geographic Channel Sunday, April 21, at 7pm ET goes inside the doping scandal that brought down cyclist Lance Armstrong, looking at the science, eyewitness testimonies, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Report and...
  • Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG message should remain in spite of him

     
    This morning, as I followed the trail of toys that my children sprinkled across the living room, I ran into a yellow LIVESTRONG wristband that was glowing on the green carpet. My instinct was to pick it up. Then I thought about the recent headlines I've...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Lance Armstrong to give no-holds-barred interview with Oprah

     
    Lance Armstrong will reportedly tell all -- to Oprah....
  • Oprah Winfrey lands exclusive with Lance Armstrong

     
    Oprah Winfrey is promising a no-holds-barred interview with Lance Armstrong that will address allegations of his doping and cheating. The interview is set for an “Oprah's Next Chapter” that will air at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, on OWN. The...
  • Lance Armstrong apologizes to Livestrong before Oprah Winfrey interview

     
    Before sitting down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong visited Livestrong headquarters to apologize for all of the stress he's put them under in the last year....
  • Lance lied to Oprah, anti-doping agency tells ‘60 Minutes’

     
    In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong lied or misled, the head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency tells CBS' ”60 Minutes.” Armstrong wasn't leveling when he said he used small amounts of the blood booster EPO, Travis...
  • Why didn’t Oprah’s interview with Lance Armstrong draw more?

     
    Given the big buildup, the Oprah Winfrey-Lance Armstrong interview was expected to be a ratings blockbuster. It was a bust. It pulled in 3.2 million viewers for its premiere Thursday. Or what's considered a good night for Bill O'Reilly. The Fox News...