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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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  • Planned Parenthood launches U.S. breast health initiative

    Planned Parenthood launches U.S. breast health initiative
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, a target of U.S. conservatives opposed to its abortion and birth control services, said on Monday it will use $3 million in donations to launch an initiative to fight breast cancer with expanded screenings and...
  • Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins

    Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins
    Last week, Lance Armstrong threw in the towel after fighting allegations of juicing for 13 years, defending his seven Tour de France wins. He claimed "enough is enough." Afterwards, you might have expected his supporters to turn their backs on the...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
  • Biking paths cross Illinois

     Biking paths cross Illinois
    The folks at Duffy's Tavern in Utica, Ill. (technically North Utica), predict an uptick in business this fall. The summer's brutal heat kept many cyclists off the Illinois & Michigan Canal path, but Duffy's, a popular watering hole within sight of the...
  • Lance Armstrong banned from running marathons

    Lance Armstrong banned from running marathons
    The fallout for Lance Armstrong continues. News out of Chicago that the seven-time-Tour-de-France winner will be banned from running the Chicago marathon. Turns out that the penalties imposed against him from the U.S. anti doping agency extend beyond...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego

    Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego
    CORONADO, Calif -- Lance Armstrong loves to compete, so even after receiving a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping agency on August 24th, he still looks for chances to race. He's found his next race at the Superfrog half-ironman triathlon on September...
  • Planning for children

     Planning for children
    When Sarah Lisle was diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, she didn't remember anyone cautioning her about how treatment might affect her fertility. And children were nowhere on her radar; unmarried and poised to go to graduate school, Lisle just wanted...
  • Livestrong Boosts Health And Morale After Breast Cancer Treatment

    Livestrong Boosts Health And Morale After Breast Cancer Treatment
    Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...
  • Lance Armstrong considers himself record holder in Tour de France

    With the 100th edition of the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he still considers himself the Tour's record holder for titles because it was "impossible" to win the event unless one was doping....
  • Former USC golfer Lizette Salas vying for U.S. Women's Open lead

    Former USC golfer Lizette Salas vying for U.S. Women's Open lead
    A young Southern California golfer is stealing some of the spotlight from Inbee Park through early play at the U.S. Women's Open. Lizette Salas was scoring well enough to hold a share of second place with Park -- who is vying for a historic third-...
  • France's big bike race has a place for the little guy

     France's big bike race has a place for the little guy
    In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. "It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...