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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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  • Manti Te'o hoax: Alleged mastermind wants therapy, attorney says

     
    Ronaiah Tuiasosopo to speak on Dr. Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged mastermind behind the Manti Te’o fake girlfriend affair, was planning to come clean and reveal the exact nature of his relationship with the football player and his role in the...
  • Backers of Prop. 29 tobacco tax concede defeat

     
    Proponents of the tobacco tax initiative Proposition 29 conceded defeat Friday after weeks holding out hope that the measure would eke out a victory as elections officials across California tallied an estimated 1 million uncounted ballots....
  • 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...
  • What motivates Big Tobacco

     
    Big Tobacco is fighting hard to keep voters from slapping a new $1 per pack tax on cigarettes. Our own George Skelton had a few things to say about the campaign the tobacco companies have been running and their motives....
  • Tobacco tax vote count continues, gap almost cut in half

     
    The vote count for the tobacco tax on last week’s primary ballot narrowed again Tuesday as elections officials across California tallied hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, known as Proposition 29, was losing by just over 33,...
  • Opponents gain as Proposition 29 tobacco tax vote count continues

     
    The topsy-turvy vote count on the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative swung sharply toward the opposition as California elections officials continue to tally the remaining uncounted ballots....
  • 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....
  • 3 Former Armstrong Associates Banned for Life For Doping Violations

    3 Former Armstrong Associates Banned for Life For Doping Violations
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Two doctors and a trainer associated with Lance Armstrong's former U.S. Postal Service team were suspended for life Tuesday by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Dr. Michele Ferrari, a consultant; Dr. Luis Garcia del Moral, team doctor; and...
  • Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch

    Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch
    There is no statistic for emotion. No index for inspiration. No chart for heart. And Sunday, there was no stopping the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts, with cancer-stricken Coach Chuck Pagano watching from a local hospital, overcame an 18-point deficit at...
  • Armstrong teammates recount dodging, tricking drug testers

    Armstrong teammates recount dodging, tricking drug testers
    Bloodtransfusions. Saline injections. Back-dated prescriptions and tipoffs to coming tests. Former teammates of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong recounted a wide range of techniques used to beat the sport's drug-testing regimen to investigators from the...