Kobayashi wins Nathan's eating bout again

NEW YORK, July 5 (UPI) -- Takeru Kobayashi, the Lance Armstrong of eating champions, has won his fifth consecutive Nathan's hot-dog eating contest at New York's Coney Island.

Lance Armstrong in yellow again

BLOIS, France, July 5 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong and his team Discovery Channel won the team time-trial Tuesday, giving the six-time Tour de France champion the overall lead.

Boonen wins again; Armstrong still second

TOURS, France, July 4 (UPI) -- Belgian Tom Boonen won for the second straight day at the 2005 Tour de France Monday and six-time defending champion Lance Armstrong remained in second place.

Tom Boonen leads the Tour de France

LES ESSARTS, France, July 3 (UPI) -- Belgian Tom Boonen led the Tour de France Sunday with American Lance Armstrong in second place overall.

Armstrong second as Tour de France begins

NOIRMOUTIER-EN-L'ÎLE, France, July 2 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong rode a strong time trial as the 92nd Tour de France began Saturday, but finished second for a second straight year.

Armstrong goes for seventh win

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 (UPI) -- As Lance Armstrong prepares to win the Tour de France cycling race for the seventh time, his mother says the key to his success is his competitive drive.

Lance Armstrong achievements studied

AUSTIN, Texas, June 14 (UPI) -- A University of Texas-Austin researcher, using the example of Tour de France celebrity Lance Armstrong, says hard training raises muscle power sharply.

Lance Armstrong denies romantic rift

AUSTIN, Texas, June 9 (UPI) -- U.S. cycling phenomenon Lance Armstrong, preparing for his final Tour de France, denies rumors that he and Sheryl Crow have split.

Nike Livestrong sales approach 50 million

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 13 (UPI) -- Sports retailer Nike Inc. readied to sell the 50 millionth Livestrong bracelet in its cancer-survivor fund-raising campaign with cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Lance Armstrong announces retirement

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 18 (UPI) -- Six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong announced his retirement Monday, saying this year's race in France will be his last.

ABC crew shows support for Jennings

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- The New York and Washington staffs of ABC's "World News Tonight" wore yellow wristbands in a show of support for cancer-stricken anchor Peter Jennings. The 200 wristbands were bought from the Lance Armstrong Foundation, which helps U.S. residents living

Former Armstrong aide makes drug claim

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1 (UPI) -- A former assistant to Lance Armstrong claims he found a banned steroid in the Spain home of the Austin, Texas, Tour de France champion, says a report.

Amstrong says he hopes N.Y. gets Games

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong says it was all one big understanding -- he really does support the United States in its bid for the 2012 Olympics.

SpongeBob SquarePants top U.S. earner

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- SpongeBob SquarePants, the fictitious, animated sea sponge/fry cook who lives in the sea, has topped Parade magazine's survey of U.S. wage earners.

Gear for the young hip Jew

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- A new Florida business is marketing gear for hip young Jews to proclaim their faith just like their Christian counterparts.
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Lance Armstrong
American Lance Armstrong arrives on the winner's podium after his RadioShack team won the team competition at this year's Tour de France in Paris on July 25, 2010. Spaniard Alberto Contador won the race, his third Tour de France title in the last four years. UPI/David Silpa

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Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times, after having survived testicular cancer. He is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer research and support. He last rode for (and helped found) UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack.

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