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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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  • Lance Armstrong's cancer foundation could lose money

     
    The federal investigation into doping allegations against Lance Armstrong could hurt more than just his reputation. Philanthropy experts predict that Armstrong's cancer foundation, which has raised over $325 million, could lose donations if his name is...
  • Major pro cycling event returns to Colorado with Armstrong’s help

     
     With planning help from Lance Armstrong, Colorado will host a major international pro-cycling stage race next year. The race will be called the Quiznos Pro Challenge and will be held Aug. 22-28, 2011. The exact route hasn't been mapped out yet but...
  • Doping investigation threatens Lance Armstrong’s cancer-research foundation

     
    The federal investigation into drug use in professional cycling could end harming Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer foundation if the seven-time Tour de France winner is dragged further into the scandal. Donations to Armstrong's foundation in particular...
  • Another former teammate says Lance Armstrong cheated (updated)

     
    Did Lance Armstrong cheat? Vote in our poll Allegations that Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs during his record Tour de France run became more credible late Wednesday when the New York Times reported that another of Armstrong's former...
  • Playhouse Hollywood celebrates National Underwear Day tonight with Livestrong benefit

     
    If you've ever wanted to party with your pants off for a good cause, tonight's the night. Playhouse Hollywood is celebrating National Underwear Day -- an actual semi-holiday since 2003 with a website and everything, in case your boss gets curious tomorrow...
  • Tampa police don’t charge SUV driver

     
    Powerful words by a son about and SUV hitting his dad, son of former Gov. Leroy Collins, and not getting charged by Tampa police. (Blogger's note: I asked my bicyclist friend Ed Collins to email some thoughts about his dad, LeRoy Collins, who was...
  • Lance Armstrong gets show of support from his bike sponsor

     
    Did Lance Armstrong cheat? Vote in our poll Embattled cycling legend Lance Armstrong got some support Friday from the bicycle manufacturer that helps sponsor his racing team. A spokesman for Trek Bicycle Corp. said the company is cooperating with...
  • Another former teammate defends Lance Armstrong

     
    One of Lance Armstrong's teammates on the U.S. Postal Service team in 2000 said he has never seen evidence to suggest that the seven-time winner of the Tour de France doped. Patrick Jonker, who now manages the Australian-based Virgin Blue/RBS......
  • Leipheimer shatters Armstrong’s record in winning Leadville 100

     
    Levi Leipheimer, competing in his first major mountain bike race, won the Leadville Trail 100 on Saturday, beating RadioShack teammate Lance Armstrong's record in the process. An exhausted Leipheimer won the grueling Colorado mountain test in six h...
  • Nutrition for runners or walkers: A registered dietician’s rules

     
    Regular physical exercise is essential to fitness. But unless you're an elite athlete such as Lance Armstrong or Michael Phelps,  it alone won't take your athletic performance to the next level. Proper nutrition is also critical. Food is the fuel that...
  • Director Gibney talks politics, corruption and “Casino Jack” — the Abramoff documentary on DVD today

     
    Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney looks at polls predicting a conservative tidal wave in this fall’s congressional elections and shakes his head. “I’m not a Pollyanna about this,” he says. “But the conservative line has been,...
  • French anti-doping chief wants to give Armstrong's 'B' samples to U.S. investigators

     
    The man in charge of France's anti-doping agency said Thursday he is ready and willing to work with U.S. federal investigators looking into charges that there was systematic doping among professional cyclists, including seven-time Tour de France...