Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong is a competitive cyclist who won the Tour de France seven times from 1999 to 2005. He was stripped of those titles in 2012 when the Union Cycliste Internationale acknowledged that Armstrong was guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs and techniques.

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Sports |
February 12, 2013

The Man Who Fell to Earth

After decades as one of the most admired athletes on the planet and one of the toughest competitors ever to ride a bike, Lance Armstrong is facing a new challenge: how to come back from a very public disgrace.

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Lance Can’t Beat Sam Sparks

Austin's always colorful district judge smacks down a request by Lance Armstrong's lawyers for a temporary restraining order against the United States Anti-Doping Agency. It was refiled on Tuesday. 

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Lance Wins!

In just his fourth race on the triathlon circuit, Lance Armstrong is a champion once again, winning the Ironman 70.3 in Haines City, Florida.

The Culture |
January 20, 2013

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From dinosaurs roaming the Paluxy in Glen Rose to Lance Armstrong joining his first cycling team in Richardson

Sports |
January 20, 2013

Lance Armstrong Has Something to Get Off His Chest

As he readies himself for this summer's Tour de France, the two-time winner is battling allegations in Europe and elsewhere that he uses performance-enhancing drugs. He insists he is clean. But proving that is turning out to be one of his toughest challenges yet. He doesn't use performance-enhancing drugs, he

The Culture |
January 20, 2013

1–25

From dinosaurs roaming the Paluxy in Glen Rose to Lance Armstrong joining his first cycling team in Richardson

Sports |
January 20, 2013

The Race of His Life

When a world-class athlete like Austin’s Lance Armstrong gets cancer, it’s a shock—for him, and for every man who has ever considered himself invincible.

Sports |
January 20, 2013

Tour de Lance

In Tour de Lance, Bicycling magazine editor-at-large Bill Strickland uses Lance Armstrong’s return to the Tour de France after a three-year retirement as an opportunity to accompany him through nine grueling months of training and the race itself to take stock of a world-class athlete in a period

Sports |
January 20, 2013

Lance Armstrong

“There are some places where it wouldn’t matter if Pope Benedict XVI was winning the Tour. They would kill him. They would say he cheats, he steals, he has sex with little boys.”

Sports |
December 1, 2012

Ghost Riders

The tough road of a cyclist who insisted on racing clean during the era of Lance Armstrong and doping.

Film & TV |
September 30, 2008

Dude!

Yes, yes, new baby and new movie— but what Matthew McConaughey really wants to talk about is the cushion of the flip-flop, the skooching of hoodie sleeves, the proper thickness of koozies, and his coming career as the arbiter of redneck-Buddha chic.

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June 30, 2001

Breaking Away

The story behind this month's cover story, "Lance Armstrong Has Something to Get Off His Chest."