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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

Top Lance Armstrong Articles

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  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
  • Lance Armstrong to speak on Ulman Cancer panel

    Lance Armstrong to speak on Ulman Cancer panel
    Two weeks after announcing Lance Armstrong will participate in the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults half full triathlon on Sunday, Oct. 7, the fund has announced that the Livestrong founder will also participate on a Cancer Survivor Panel at...
  • Lance Armstrong to speak Saturday in Ellicott City

    Lance Armstrong to speak Saturday in Ellicott City
    Before he competes in a local triathlon this weekend, Lance Armstrong will speak at a panel discussion in Ellicott City. Armstrong will appear Saturday at a discussion being called Lance Unplugged where, among other things, he promises to address why...
  • 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....
  • Howard County race to welcome Lance Armstrong

    Howard County race to welcome Lance Armstrong
    Despite his lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, organizers of a Howard County race are welcoming Lance Armstrong to town with open arms. Organizers of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced the cyclist will race in their Half Full...
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong to race in Ulman Cancer fund triathlon

    Lance Armstrong to race in Ulman Cancer fund triathlon
    The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced Wednesday that Livestrong founder and cyclist Lance Armstrong will participate in the non-profit's third annual half full triathlon on Oct. 7, according to a news release. Armstrong will be racing...
  • To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning

    To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning
    Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race. But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm. Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • 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...