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Lance Armstrong

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Lance Armstrong's Biography

Lance Armstrong is American cyclist who, after battling testicular cancer won seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 through 2005. 

Armstrong, and his titles, are disputed because the United States Anti-Doping Agency claims that he used illicit performance-enhancing drugs while competing. Armstrong maintains his innocence, but in August, 2012 he stopped officially fighting the charges. The USADA subsequently banned Armstrong from racing for the rest of his life and maintained that he must foreit all titles and medals dating back to Aug. 1, 1998.

A Texas native born on Sept. 18, 1971, Armstrong was diagnosed with testicular cancer in October of 1996 at the age of 25. After successfully beating the cancer, Armstrong founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation to support people affected by cancer. The foundation is famous for its yellow "Livestrong" bracelets. 

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  • Lance lifts the lid

      News Source: Telegraph India | 7 days ago
    Lance Armstrong has for the first time given, under oath, specific names of people who provided him with banned performance-enhancing drugs during his career, or otherwise assisted him in obtaining them, including that of former US Postal team
  • Armstrong provides names in written testimony

      News Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer | 7 days ago
    Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use. He insists he didn't pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret. Armstrong's testimony came in written
  • Wrangler survives cancer, resumes hockey

      News Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal / Sun | 21 days ago
    Almost a year to the day after he had surgery to remove his gall bladder, a kidney, some lymph nodes and 35 percent of his liver, stage four cancer survivor Chris Kushneriuk made his long-awaited return to professional hockey with the Wranglers.

Lance Armstrong Blogs

  • The Adventure Blog: Lance Armstrong Is Naming Names

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    It has been awhile since we've heard anything new about Lance Armstrong, and the doping scandal that brought dow the 7-time Tour de France champion. But earlier this week, some details of Armstrong's deposition from a lawsuit that was ...
  • barnold law: Facilitation

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    Last summer, Lance Armstrong sat a few feet from me and said he would never “rat out” his friends by publicly revealing who had helped him dope and who had known about his doping. Not a chance. No way. The last thing he would ever do.
  • VaneXXa - Rants and Stories: On Lance Armstrong

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    It was only when I watched this report on "smart drugs" that I finally understood how skewed our perception of Lance Armstrong is. See, in the report this scientist speaks of how taking these types of drugs can make people be able to read&

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