Slideshow: Lance Armstrong

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American Lance Armstrong, left, of Discovery Channel Pro Cycling and fellow American Bobby Julich of Team CSC waits for the start of as the Dodge Tour de Georgia starts on Broad Street in Downtown Augusta, Ga on Tuesday, April 19, 2005. Andrew Davis TuckerStaff
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FILE - This April 1, 2012 file photo shows seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong grimacing during a news conference after the Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 Texas triathlon in Galveston, Texas. Lawyers for Armstrong go to federal court Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, to ask U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks to block the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from pursuing charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. (AP PhotoHouston Chronicle, Michael Paulsen, File ) MANDATORY CREDIT
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FILE - This file photo taken July 25, 2010, shows seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong looking back on the podium after the 20th and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France. Lawyers for Armstrong go to federal court Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, to ask U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks to block the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from pursuing charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. (AP PhotoBas Czerwinski, File)
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FILE - This May 11, 2012, file photo shows cycling great and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong at a rally in favor of Proposition 29, at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. Tobacco companies have poured tens of millions of dollars into an opposition campaign to stop a -per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Supporters of the initiative, including Armstrong, say the money will help fund cancer research. (AP PhotoReed Saxon, File)
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FILE - In this July 24, 2022, file photo, cyclist Lance Armstrong walks out of the Tour de France's anti-doping control bus after the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Les Deux Alpes and La Plagne, French Alps. A federal judge in Austin, Texas, has thrown out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, an attempt to stop the drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner. (AP PhotoPeter Dejong, File)
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FILE - In this July 24, 2005 file photo, cyclist Lance Armstrong holds the winner's trophy after winning his seventh straight Tour de France cycling race, during ceremonies on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Lance Armstrong says he feels capable of winning an eighth Tour de France but is ready, if necessary, to put his ambitions on hold for teammate and rival Alberto Contador. (AP PhotoPeter Dejong, file)
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2012, file photo, Lance Armstrong competes in the Ironman Panama 70.3. triathlon in Panama City, Panama. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is bringing doping charges against the seven-time Tour de France winner, questioning how he achieved those famous cycling victories. Armstrong, who retired from cycling last year, could face a lifetime ban from the sport if he is found to have used performance-enhancing drugs. He maintained his innocence, saying: "I have never doped." (AP PhotoArnulfo Franco, File)
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** FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH YEAR END--FILE **In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, cyclist Lance Armstrong warms up before riding a Trek prototype bicycle at the Low Speed Wind Tunnel in San Diego. (AP PhotoDenis PoroyFILE)
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Lance Armstrong interact on stage during the LIVESTRONG Summit at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, July 24, 2008. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
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Cyclist Lance Armstrong, right, speaks to former President Bill Clinton during the opening plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting Wednesday, Sept 24, 2008 in New York. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong, seven-time winner of the Tour de France, gives a speech on stage for U.S soldiers at a U.S base in Kabul, Afghanistan,Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007. Some 500 American soldiers watched an all-star USO cast perform under a steady snowstorm at a U.S. base in Kabul late Thursday. The stop was part of a six-day, 14-show tour that saw the entertainers begin their day with a performance in Iraq. (AP PhotoRafiq Maqbool)
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** FILE ** Lance Armstrong, second from left, wearing sunglasses and a yellow T-shirt, holds a tape so a fellow runner can run in his lane as he nears the finish line in the New York City Marathon, in this file photo taken Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, in New York. Armstrong plans to run the Boston Marathon in April 2008 to raise money for his foundation. (AP PhotoKathy Willens, file)
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Cyclist Lance Armstrong pulls a nail from the front support of a Habitat for Humanity house under construction in Harvey, La., Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. Armstrong took a break from working on the Habitat for Humanity project to announce a donation from his foundation to the building projects in the greater New Orleans Area. (AP PhotoBill Haber)
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Lance Armstrong signs autographs for cycle fans before the start of the Tour de Georgia April 19, 2005 in Augusta, GA. Annette M. Drowlettestaff
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Lance Armstrong of Austin, Texas, kisses his girlfriend Sheryl Crow as he celebrates his sixth straight Tour de France cycling race victory, after the final stage between Montereau and Paris Sunday, July 25, 2004. (AP PhotoFranck Prevel)
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Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, left, talks with Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful, former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, prior to riding in the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, Wednesday, July 25, 2007, near Dumont, Iowa. (AP PhotoCharlie Neibergall)
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Former US cyclist Lance Armstrong speaks during a meeting with South Korean cyclists in Kwang Myoung, south of Seoul, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007. Lance Armstrong Thursday arrived in Seoul for four days visiting for Tour de Korea cycling race.(AP PhotoYonhap, Chun Soo-young) **KOREA OUT**
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US Postal Service team leader Lance Armstrong, of Austin, Texas, rear center, and his girlfriend US singer Sheryl Crow, unseen, are escorted by race officials and gendarmes as they walk to their helicopter after Armstrong won the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Lannemezan, southwestern France, and Plateau de Beille, Pyrenees mountains, Saturday, July 17, 2004. (AP PhotoPeter Dejong)
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Lance Armstrong holds up the Tour de Georgia trophy after winning the event in 2004.
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Lance Armstrong (right) announced in Augusta in 2005 that he planned to retire after the next Tour de France. He made the announcement at a news conference during that year's Tour de Georgia.
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Lance Armstrong, far left, rides toward the back of the group of participants in the Tour De Georgia in Harlem, GA during stage one of the race Tuesday April 19, 2005. KEVIN MARTINSTAFF

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