Lance Armstrong Biography




Quick Facts
Date of Birth:
18 September 1971

1993:
World Road Champion

LiveStrong Bracelet Amount raised by LAF:
Over $50 million

Welcome to Lance Armstrong Biography .com!

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


Busche, Guarnier win U.S. road cycling titles

Phil Gaimon's latest pro cycling dispatch looks at eventful early-season stage races -- including his Tour of California ride -- and how he got possibly the "greatest paint job of all time." Alberto Contador extended his overall lead of the Giro d'Italia by seven seconds on Sunday after finishing third behind winner Mikel Landa on a mountainous 15th stage.

05/25/2015 07:09 PM
Contador reclaims Giro d'Italia lead from Aru

Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia after the 14th stage. Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games.

05/23/2015 11:35 AM
reports

The World Anti-Doping Agency has reportedly turned to US guru Richard Young as it seeks to prosecute 34 current and former Essendon players. Young, a top international sports lawyer, is best known for playing a part in the downfall of drug cheats Marion Jones, Floyd Landis and Lance Armstrong.

05/21/2015 10:33 PM
SportAccord's Vizer outlines plan for IOC talks

German Paralympian Markus Rehm is calling for a new scientific study to determine whether his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage. Lance Armstrong has the media in thrall to his "cult", according to 2008 Olympic road-race champion Nicole Cooke, who claims that it still "pays to dope" for young cyclists.

05/21/2015 06:56 PM
Lance Armstrong: Postal Service Deal Worth More To Feds

Lance Armstrong's legal team argued Tuesday that his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor U.S. Postal Service than they were to him as it detailed part of his defense against a fraud lawsuit filed by the federal government. In documents filed in federal court, Armstrong's lawyers said the Postal Service's own reviews of its contracts estimated their value at up to $140 million in global exposure in the form of public relations, revenue and product sales.

05/20/2015 01:51 AM