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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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  • NBC Thursday Comedies: It's The End Of The World As We Know It

    NBC Thursday Comedies: It's The End Of The World As We Know It
    While Pawnee and Scranton deal with the impending apocalypse, the study group at Greendale deals with their daddy issues and Whitney and friends try to mend a severed bromance. "Community": Pierce’s latest entrepreneurial endeavor is “Pride...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop Lance Armstrong

    The Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop its partnership with Lance Armstrong or his cancer foundation in the wake of the cyclist's decision to no longer fight the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on performance-enhancing drug allegations. "Our personal view is...
  • End of an icon

    End of an icon
    It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
  • It's not about the bike, it's about cancer

    It's not about the bike, it's about cancer
    Oh, Lance. How could you? Thursday’s announcement was stunning. Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
  • Fallen firefighters remembered during 24-hour ride

    Fallen firefighters remembered during 24-hour ride
    The subject line on the email Chris Myers sent to his doctor beforehand says it all — "An act of lunacy." "Yes, I'm absolutely insane," Myers said. How so? Well, he participated in the fifth annual 24 Hours of Booty, a charity cycling event that...
  • Lance Armstrong's greatest legacy

    The day the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced it was stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France victories and imposing a lifetime competition ban on him was a dramatic one in the world of sports and an even more dramatic one for cancer...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore firm creates wristband virtual ticket for concert-goers

    Baltimore firm creates wristband virtual ticket for concert-goers
    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...
  • Companies vie to hand Phelps money

    It was one of the first questions fans started asking after Michael Phelps achieved the improbable feat of winning eight gold medals in one Olympics: What will he be worth? Companies are already lining up to hand Phelps millions of dollars to associate...