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Lance Armstrong
Name : Lance Armstrong
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1971-09-18
Place of Birth : Plano, Texas
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Athletes,Celebrity,Speaker
Brief Bio : Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. He won the Tour de France seven consecutive times, from 1999 to 2005. In doing... - More...
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Lance Armstrong will be a keynote speaker at NBTA Convention And Exposition
By eTN Staff Writer, eTurboNews - The 2010 National Business Travel Association (NBTA) International Convention & Exposition is scheduled to be held from August 8 to 11 in Houston, Texas, and will feature US Olympian Lance Armstrong as a keynote speaker.

After surviving testicular cancer, Lance went on to win seven Tour de France titles, claiming his status as one of the most-honored athletes in the world. Armstrong became a professional cyclist at the age of 16, quickly proving himself with stage victories in the Tour de France, a No. 1 world ranking, and a spot on the US Cycling Team in 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Soon
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Posted 3/22/2010 12:03:55 AM | Permalink
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Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong: Charity And Heavy Metal
eFluxMedia - USA - Following their return from the charity ride in Canada, Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong were spotted in their way to see Iron Maiden, who were performing in Madison Garden Square, Celebrity-Gossip.net informs.

But, besides loud metal music, the couple also enjoys charity events. The two traveled together to Canada over the weekend, on a fund-raising bike, to help raise over $1 billion dollars for cancer research.

Armstrong started the charitable journey Saturday morning, in Waterloo, Ontario, accompanied by 40 local residents, who were eager to participate in the 117-kilometer “Ride With Lance” event. The donations were used for cancer treatment for two
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Celebrities : Kate Hudson, Lance Armstrong
Categories : Actor News, Celebrity Causes, Celebrity News
Posted 6/16/2008 04:06:50 PM | Permalink
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John Edwards, Lance Armstrong Team Up for Cancer Ride
FOX News - USA - Edwards will join Armstrong and thousands of other cyclists in Hampton on Wednesday — the fourth day of the weeklong, 472-mile Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

The former North Carolina senator said that he and his wife, Elizabeth, who has breast cancer, have admired Armstrong for his work against the disease. Armstrong survived testicular cancer that spread to his lungs and brain.

"I am looking forward to joining with him and so many other RAGBRAI riders to call attention to this important cause," Edwards said.

Armstrong has become politically active as a cancer activist since retiring from professional cycling. He plans
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Celebrities : Lance Armstrong, John Edwards
Categories : Celebrity Causes, Speakers News, Celebrity News, Athlete News
Posted 7/22/2007 12:07:25 AM | Permalink
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Nike To Collaborate With Lance Armstrong On Apparel And Footwear Collection
AHN - USA - After the groundbreaking success of yellow wristbands, shoe company Nike is once again all set to team up with seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong, to launch a new line of apparel and footwear. The line, called the LiveStrong collection, will replace the 10//2 collection Nike and Armstrong launched last year.

All the profits from the collection will go to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, a non-profit group founded by the former racing cyclist that provides support for people with cancer.

"Nike is proud to continue supporting the LiveStrong campaign with this new collection where all Nike's profits from the collection will
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Posted 7/18/2007 05:07:03 AM | Permalink
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Lance Armstrong's Life After the Tour
ABC News - USA - It's been two years since Lance Armstrong won his record-setting seventh Tour de France, but the cyclist has hardly been out of the spotlight since the last time we saw him riding down victory lane in Paris.

Armstrong has inspired millions of people across the globe with his domination of one of the world's most trying sporting events, his courageous battle with cancer, and subsequent work with his foundation to raise funds for cancer research and to assist people living with the disease.

Armstrong recently spoke with ABC News Now from this year's American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe. The
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Posted 7/16/2007 12:07:15 AM | Permalink
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Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States - It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong, drive the lane like Michael Jordan, throw a pass like Carson Palmer or catch one like Jerry Rice.

But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?

“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”

And he's not even in the tournament.

The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
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Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News, Speakers News, Athlete News
Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink
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Lance Armstrong To Appear At Trek 100
Milwaukee Channel.com - Milwaukee, WI, USA - Seven-time Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will appear at the Trek 100 Ride for Hope this Saturday in Waukesha County.

Trek Bicycle Corp. and Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer are sponsoring the ride and Armstrong's appearance.

The Trek 100 starts and finishes at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee. The ride is one of the largest fundraising efforts for childhood cancer research in the United States.

Over the years, the Trek 100 has contributed $6 million to the MACC Fund in support of research.

Several thousand cyclists are expected for the ride. Armstrong is scheduled to appear at the event's
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Posted 6/29/2007 12:06:36 AM | Permalink
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta Joins Lance Armstrong Foundation's Board of Directors
Earthtimes.org - USA - The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) announced today that Dr. Sanjay Gupta has joined the LAF's Board of Directors. Gupta, chief medical correspondent for the health and medical unit at CNN, is a practicing neurosurgeon and an assistant professor of neurosurgery.

"Dr. Gupta is an influential health expert and a passionate advocate for health promotion, prevention and well-being," said Doug Ulman, president of the LAF. "Because Gupta has devoted his career to inspiring and empowering Americans to prevent and overcome disease, he is a perfect addition to the LAF team. We are honored to benefit from his energy and expertise and his
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Celebrities : Lance Armstrong, Dr. Sanjay Gupta
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Posted 6/12/2007 05:06:44 PM | Permalink
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta Joins Lance Armstrong Foundation's Board of Directors
American Digital Networks (press release) - Annapolis, MD, USA - The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) announced today that Dr. Sanjay Gupta has joined the LAF's Board of Directors. Gupta, chief medical correspondent for the health and medical unit at CNN, is a practicing neurosurgeon and an assistant professor of neurosurgery.

"Dr. Gupta is an influential health expert and a passionate advocate for health promotion, prevention and well-being," said Doug Ulman, president of the LAF. "Because Gupta has devoted his career to inspiring and empowering Americans to prevent and overcome disease, he is a perfect addition to the LAF team. We are honored to benefit from his energy and expertise and his
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Celebrities : Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Lance Armstrong
Categories : TV Personalities, Celebrity Health News, Celebrity Causes
Posted 6/12/2007 12:06:04 AM | Permalink
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Lance Armstrong sells Austin home for more than $500K under asking price
Chron.com
Texas-born cyclist, Lance Armstrong's Austin home is officially off the market. The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million, but after months on the market, it ultimately sold for nearly $500,000 less ...

Chron.com

Lance Armstrong looking forward to son joining Rice football team
Chron.com
As Father's Day and football season approaches, world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong is looking forward to rooting for the Rice Owls. His son, Luke Armstrong, is joining the Owls program as a freshman offensive lineman. "We're super excited for Luke ...

Mansion Global

Lance Armstrong Sells Austin, Texas, Home to Fan Manufacturer
Mansion Global
Former cyclist Lance Armstrong has sold his Tuscan-style villa in Austin, Texas, to fan manufacturing magnate Carey Smith for $6.886 million, according to property records. Mr. Armstrong, 46, and the businessman from Kentucky closed on the home June 6, ...

MyStatesman.com

Big Ass Fans founder buys Lance Armstrong's Austin home
MyStatesman.com
Carey Smith, founder of Big Ass Fans manufacturing company, is the new owner of cyclist Lance...

Outside Magazine

The Greatest Moments in Sports History. Ever.
Outside Magazine
Recently, we decided to poll Outside staffers on their favorite sports moments in history. We didn't discuss our picks beforehand, but clearly a good number of us are hopeless Lance Armstrong fangirls and boys: He claims one-third of our favorite ...

VeloNews

Book excerpt: When Lance met LeMond
VeloNews
Lance Armstrong was a promising young cyclist on the Motorola team, a unit descended from the pioneering American 7-Eleven team and led by Greg's friend Andy Hampsten. Greg had met Lance, had raced with him, had followed his career, and had seen ...

Papermag

Lance Armstrong Rides On
Papermag
In the five years since he first admitted to Oprah — and the world — that he had used performance enhancing drugs, Lance Armstrong has been working hard to rebuild his life and regain the public's trust. In the wake of settling a lawsuit that had ...

Daily Mail

Lance Armstrong sells Austin mansion after listing it in March at reduced price of $7.5million
Daily Mail
Lance Armstrong has sold his Texas mansion after putting it on the market in March for a second time at a reduced price of $7.5 million. Carey Smith, founder and former CEO of Big Ass Fans, bought the home, but the purchase price wasn't disclosed, ...
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