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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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  • Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview

    Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview
    Oprah Winfrey appeared on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to talk about her interview with Lance Armstrong, but she remained coy about exactly what the disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner admitted to in his drug doping "confession." "I would say he did...
  • Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity

    Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong steps down from Livestrong charity; Nike drops sponsorship

    Lance Armstrong steps down from Livestrong charity; Nike drops sponsorship
    Lance Armstrong is stepping down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded in 1997 after recovering from the disease, a spokeswoman for the organization confirmed. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said it had...
  • Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy

    Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy
    Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong will step down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded in 1997 after recovering from the disease, organization spokeswoman Katerhine McClane said Wednesday. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-...
  • USADA releases damning report on Lance Armstrong

    USADA releases damning report on Lance Armstrong
    The US Anti-Doping Agency has released a damning report, accusing, cycling star, Lance Armstrong of being at the center of what it calls "the most sophisticated, professionalized, and successful doping program that sport has ever seen." The report is...
  • Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban

    Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban
    Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong. Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
  • Nike ends contract with Lance Armstrong

    Nike ends contract with Lance Armstrong
    Nike Inc. announced Wednesday it will end its contract with Lance Armstrong, an endorsement deal that once earned the embattled cycling star millions of dollars. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released reports that outlined...
  • Haugh video: Armstrong 'disappointed a lot of people'

    Haugh video: Armstrong 'disappointed a lot of people'
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist David Haugh comments on Lance Armstrong stepping down from Livestrong, as well as Nike's recent decision to drop their sponsorship.
  • 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...
  • Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium

    Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium
    The picture shows how the Tour de France ended Sunday for Christian Vande Velde: With a big smile (he's the third man from the left) and arms around the Garmin-Cervelo riders with whom Vande Velde stood on the podium as winners of the team classification...