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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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  • Armstrong, Favre are two-of-a-kind

     
    Lance Armstrong. Brett Favre.In the details, different circumstances.In an overarching sense, though, it's really the same thing.It is difficult to give up what you do if what you do is who you are. And that is sometimes problematic and can......
  • Classy finish, golden future

    Classy finish, golden future
    ATHENS - There's an English bulldog puppy waiting for Michael Phelps and a week at a Wyoming time share. Whether simple or elaborate, Phelps denied himself pleasure in many aspects of his life as he built the strength and mental resolve that resulted...
  • Meissner's agenda: fun, clean program

    Kimmie Meissner must be channeling Nancy Kerrigan. Meissner, who skates her short program tonight in her first Olympic competition, says her goal is to "have fun, skate clean and not freak out." Kerrigan, 1994 silver medalist and 1992 bronze medalist,...
  • REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★
    In 2013, after years of denials, the cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs. Some four years previously, Armstrong had given an interview to the actor-writer Anna Deavere Smith for her solo...
  • Speed-driven Aussie cycling given funding lifeline

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Cash-strapped national governing body Cycling Australia has had a board shake-out and received a A$2 million (US$1.81 million) lifeline to keep its Olympic programme on track after battling back from virtual insolvency. Former...
  • Ben Foster Joins Chris Pine in Disney's 'Finest Hours' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ben Foster has joined the cast of Disney's "The Finest Hours" starring Chris Pine. The pic also Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger with Craig Gillespie directing. The film is based on a true story revolving around a rescue attempt by the Coast Guard in...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles

    Yekra's embeddable movie player gains blockbuster titles
    Like many aspiring producers, Lee Waterworth learned quickly that getting movies into theaters and then getting people to go to screenings is tough. His idea to make it easier: A digital theater that can be embedded onto any website. On Thursday,...
  • Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos

    Stars of the Zodiac: Famous Virgos
    The period of Aug. 23 to Sept. 22 has produced quite the cast of famous actors, actresses, musicians and athletes.  For those unfamiliar with zodiac signs, anyone born on or between those dates are Virgos, the sixth sign of the zodiac.  The late...
  • Lance Armstrong lives hassle-free -- but lawsuits still loom

    Lance Armstrong lives hassle-free -- but lawsuits still loom
    Armstrong living positive life but problems not overLONDON, Aug 19 () - Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and...
  • Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...