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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,...
  • Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything

    Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything
    Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...
  • Deer antler spray wouldn't deliver banned substance, according to Hopkins doctor

    Deer antler spray wouldn't deliver banned substance, according to Hopkins doctor
    Even if Ray Lewis did use deer antler spray his body would have never absorbed the banned substance its manufacturer says gives the product its potency, a Johns Hopkins professor said. Sports Illustrated ran an article online Tuesday that connected the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Owings Mills cyclist pedals 200 miles for cancer charity

    Owings Mills cyclist pedals 200 miles for cancer charity
    Buzz Levin jumped into cycling 21 years ago with both feet, and he's been pedaling ever since. Levin of Owings Mills originally took up the sport so he could participate in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, a two-day, 200-mile race that raises money for...
  • Who are best, worst owners in the NFL?

    Packers' many, Bengals Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun The best owners in the NFL? How about the 110,000 or so of the Green Bay Packers. The only publicly owned franchise, the Packers somehow find a way to keep that many shareholders happy and in agreement...
  • 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...