Lance Armstrong Biography

Quick Facts
Date of Birth:
18 September 1971

World Road Champion

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Over $50 million

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With seven Tour de France victories under his belt, Lance Armstrong is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes in the history of modern sports. Winning seven Tours is an astounding feat that will probably not be repeated for decades, if ever.

What makes the Armstrong story truly compeling however, is that he won those seven tours after surviving a grueling battle with testicular cancer!

What makes the Armstrong story truly compeling however, is that he won those seven tours after surviving a grueling battle with testicular cancer!

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Lance Armstrong News

Race official is switching gears Highlight of Peter McCaffery's career was seeing ...

The British expat and local cycle stalwart is retiring from officiating on the international front after becoming one of Canada's first officials to reach that level back in 1973. Since then, he has officiated races all over the world including across Canada and the United States, as well as Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

10/21/2014 03:02 PM
Department of Justice strikes back in Armstrong case

The legal battle between Lance Armstrong and the U.S. Department of Justice continues as the government calls Armstrong's claims "baseless." Photo: AFP PHOTO The United States Department of Justice responded to Lance Armstrong's initial legal defenses on October 17, calling he and his attorneys' approach "baseless."

10/20/2014 08:22 PM
Hotel Domestique in the Blue Ridge Mountains: Enticing cyclists,...

Traveler's Rest near Greenville, South Carolina might not top the must-visit lists yet, but retired pro cyclist George Hincapie and his brother Richard are set to change this by sharing their best-kept secret with others through their new boutique hotel. Those who visit Hotel Domestique , however, are seeking anything but rest.

10/20/2014 12:37 PM
Frears receives BFI fellowship

The 73-year-old joked that the accolade made him feel "geriatric" and said of his career: "It's not over yet." Frears started his career in TV drama, working with writers including David Hare, Alan Bennett, Tom Stoppard and Stephen Poliakoff.

10/18/2014 03:53 PM
Cookson on the 'serious' Astana issue and the MPCC

UCI leader Brian Cookson said Friday that the recent doping positives could be a very "serious" situation for the Astana team but that he hadn't met with team officials regarding the incidents. Astana, home of 2014 Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali, has come under withering pressure after two recent EPO positives by brothers Maxim and Valentin Iglinskiy and now what may be a third positive, as rider llya Davidenok returned an "adverse analytical finding" for anabolic androgenic steroids in a sample collected at the Tour de l'Avenir on August 28. "It's safe to say that everyone was very disappointed by this turn of events," Cookson told VeloNews Friday.

10/17/2014 01:54 PM