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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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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Paul Schurick: Facing charges with buzz-cut, goateed style

    Paul Schurick: Facing charges with buzz-cut, goateed style
    Is it just me, or is Paul Schurick looking a lot cooler now that he's on the hot seat? The longtime aide to former Governors Bob Ehrlich and William Donald Schaefer always came off as a buttoned-down bureaucrat to me. Until I saw him in April at...
  • The death of Len Bias — lessons not learned

    June 19th marked the 25th anniversary of the cocaine related death of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias. It was a tragedy that sent shock waves throughout the sports world and the entire country. It turns out it was only the beginning of...
  • Cheating scandals put tests in the spotlight

    Cheating scandals put tests in the spotlight
    In Camden, N.J., a principal said the pressure to pump up students' standardized test results came with a threat from a district supervisor — nice medical benefits you have for your sick daughter, sure would be a shame to lose them. In Atlanta, one...
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    People have wristbands to declare their affiliation and support of different groups or causes -- think "Livestrong", the yellow wristband campaign by cyclist Lance Armstrong that raises cancer awareness. But if you wear a new wristband designed by...
  • Sports notices: Thunder U-14 girls are holding soccer tryouts

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I...