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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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  • Taking their bodies out for a spin

    Taking their bodies out for a spin
    Inside Pedal Spin Studio where music pumps and people glisten with sweat 15 minutes into their workout, instructor Cindy Bell demands the best her students can give. Minutes into a recent session, Bell asked her students, “What are your goals...
  • Vande Velde named to start his 9th Tour de France

    Vande Velde named to start his 9th Tour de France
    Christian Vande Velde will start his ninth Tour de France Saturday. The 35-year-old from Lemont was among the nine Tour riders named Tuesday by the Garmin-Cervelo team. Vande Velde finished fourth in the Tour de France in 2008 and eighth in 2009 but...
  • Michael Graves improves the dust pan

    Michael Graves improves the dust pan
    Some people get all ga-ga over movie stars and sports celebrities. Not me. The fact that someone has a fetching way or can hurl a ball through a hoop from 50 feet does not impress me in the least. Genius, however, gets me every time. Given a choice of...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Armstrong, Federer, presently Slater?

    Somewhere in Puerto Rico, the Rip Curl Pro Search is gearing up to start at a still-mysterious location, with the world's best surfers ready to converge on the island paradise of warm weather and fun waves. Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the...
  • Burb's Eye View: His race isn't run just yet

    Dustin Hucks crossed his own personal finish line beat up and tired. The run from Burbank to Lubbock, Texas in 2009 was supposed to take a month, was supposed to raise $1 million for cancer research and was supposed to begin with a media sendoff in Johnny...
  • Star Track: Sam Gale

    One of the best pre-teen motorcycle riders around comes from Middlesex County – Locust Hill, to be specific. Sam Gale, at age 12, won all six of his races in recent District 13 American Motorcyclist Association competition. He won the 85-cc class in...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • USPS Spent Millions Sponsoring Lance Armstrong

    USPS Spent Millions Sponsoring Lance Armstrong
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The United States Postal Service spent $31.9 million sponsoring Lance Armstrong’s team during the height of the rider’s Tour de France dominance, newly released records show. Financial records obtained by ESPN through a Freedom...
  • CNBC Sports Business Reporter, Darren Rovell

    CNBC Sports Business Reporter, Darren Rovell
    Darren Rovell is CNBC's Sports Business Reporter. He is responsible for both analyzing and reporting on the sports business world on all of CNBC's programming including "Squawk Box," "Power Lunch" and "Street Signs." He is also author of the "Sports Biz"...
  • Race car driver also does triathlons

    Race car driver also does triathlons
    Tony Kanaan is one of the most famous race car drivers living in South Florida. He won the IndyCar Series championship in 2004, and has 14 race victories since starting with IndyCars in 2002. He's also one of the most conditioned athletes in the sport....
  • Rizzo beats cancer, ready to take on first base for Padres

    Rizzo beats cancer, ready to take on first base for Padres
    Anthony Rizzo will have some big shoes to fill as the Padres first baseman, but really, that's nothing compared to the cancer he's already beaten. Rizzo came to the Padres from the Boston Red Sox in the trade for Adrian Gonzalez, and he appears to be the...
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