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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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  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Let the Master Gardeners come and take your leaves

    I can't believe that summer is over and fall is upon us. It won't be long before we're raking leaves and wondering what to do with them. The Howard County Master Gardeners will be happy to pick up your leaves from your house as part of their "Rake and...
  • Will Europe or U.S. win the Ryder Cup?

    Pick, don't bet on U.S. Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune I'll pick the Stars and Stripes. You can justify the pick like this: Even though the Americans have lost four straight on the road, they've won two of their last three in the land of the free....
  • The witch hunt against Lance Armstrong isn't over

    In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21). Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...
  • 24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer

    24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer
    The first words that Bryan McMillan's best friend said to him when McMillan visited him in the hospital in March 2010 were, "How are you doing?" What would otherwise be an ordinary question shocked McMillan. His friend of 32 years, who was just diagnosed...
  • Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon

    Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon
    Lance Armstrong won the Revolution 3 Half-Full Triathlon at Centennial Park in Howard County on Sunday, finishing the 70-mile race in just under 4 hours, 11 minutes. The effort by the famous cyclist and embattled seven-time Tour de France winner in the...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong's attendance at triathlon generates a buzz in the county

    Lance Armstrong's appearance over the weekend certainly generated a buzz here in Columbia in more ways than one. For starters, I want to acknowledge the fact that the Revolution 3 Half-Full Triathlon was not sanctioned because of Armstrong's involvement....
  • Lance Armstrong doping allegations and Edgar Allan Poe

    Lance Armstrong doping allegations and Edgar Allan Poe
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report on Lance Armstrong was involved in doping is loaded with explosive allegations from fellow cyclists -- which the seven-time Tour de France champion has vehemently denied. But the quirkiest bit of information is that at...
  • The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style

    The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style
    On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
  • Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?

    Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?
    News that Nike is dropping its sponsorship of tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong brought me back to one of the most poignant sections of his first book, "It's Not About the Bike." Armstrong described the aftermath of his testicular cancer diagnosis in 1996,...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation

    Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation
    With the announcement Wednesday that Lance Armstrong would leave his role as chairman of his foundation, a local organization with strong ties to Armstrong and his work said it would continue to work with they beleaguered cyclist. Brock Yetso,...
  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
  • Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything

    Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything
    Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...