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Cycling's most famous face - Lance Armstrong. (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Armstrong: I Would Most Likely Start Another Cancer Foundation If I’m Not Welcomed Back At Livestrong

PLANO, Texas (CBS Houston) – Cyclist Lance Armstrong said that he would most likely start another foundation to combat cancer if he is not welcomed back to Livestrong, the charity that he created. Armstrong told […]

07/14/2014

File photo of a 'LIVESTRONG' bracelet. (Photo Illustration by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Nike Cuts Ties To Livestrong

Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the former cyclist’s doping scandal.

05/28/2013

File photo of a Livestrong bracelet, a symbol synonymous with Lance Armstrong and his charity the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Sampling Of Lance Armstrong’s Doping Denials

Before his abrupt U-turn in an interview this week with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong had, many times and in many forums, consistently denied that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Here is a sample of some of the cyclist’s choicest comments on the subject before he finally admitted to doping:

01/16/2013

Lance Armstrong, left, during his interview with Oprah Winfrey. (credit: Getty Images)

Livestrong Calls For Complete Truth From Armstrong Amid Doping Admission

The Livestrong charity Lance Armstrong founded says it expects the disgraced cyclist was “completely truthful and forthcoming” in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/16/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on Oct. 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Apologizes To Livestrong Staff Ahead Of Oprah Interview

A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation. He did so before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/14/2013

File photo of cyclist Lance Armstrong. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Report: Lance Armstrong Weighs Doping Admission

The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

01/05/2013

File photo of Lance Armstrong at a Livestrong event last month. (credit: Getty Images)

Armstrong Steps Down From Livestrong

Lance Armstrong has cut formal ties with his cancer-fighting charity to avoid further damage brought by doping charges and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.

11/12/2012

UCI has agreed to the US Anti-Doping Agency to ban Lance Armstrong from cycling for life and strip him of his 7 Tour titles. (Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

UCI Agrees To Strip Armstrong Of 7 Tour Titles, Life Cycling Ban

Cycling’s governing body agreed Monday to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life, following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams.

10/22/2012

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Zirin: ‘Texans Like Tyson Before Douglas Fight’

Dave Zirin from edgeofsports.com joins Fred and Ted here on SportsRadio 610 to talk about Lance Armstrong leaving Livestrong and getting let go by Nike, the Bounty Gate and his take on the Texans against Green Bay last […]

SportsRadio 610–10/20/2012

Lance Armstrong, cyclist and founder and chairman of LIVESTRONG, looks on during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 22, 2010 in New York City.  (credit: Mario Tama/GettyImages)

Armstrong Stepping Down As Livestrong Chairman

Lance Armstrong said Wednesday he is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity so the group can focus on its mission instead of its founder’s problems.

10/17/2012

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