I know! Remember when the US had a drug problem, and then we declared a War on Drugs and now you can't buy drugs anymore? It'll be just like that! -- GYWO, Week 1
If Lance Armstrong went to jail and Livestrong went away, that would be a huge setback in our war against cancer, right? Not exactly, because the famous nonprofit donates almost nothing to scientific research. Bill Gifford looks at where the money goes and finds a mix of fine ideas, millions of dollars aimed at “awareness,” and a few very blurry lines.
The LAF focuses its activities on community survivorship programs, national advocacy initiatives, scientific and clinical research grants, and survivorship education and resources
The yellow bands are a far-beyond-anticipated success for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, which launched its "Wear Yellow, Live Strong" campaign in May to raise funds for cancer research, education and advocacy
We started (LAF) nine years ago and since then I’ve learned more than I ever imagined. I’ve learned that every single person really can make a difference in the battle with cancer—whether it’s by providing support services to survivors, leading research that may lead to new cancer treatments or cures, by shaping the way our country meets the needs of the cancer community, or by simply wearing a yellow wristband as a show of support.
At least this way he walks away, albeit without his titles, but with a significant section of the (American) public still thinking he was the victim of a with-hunt
The kicker? Armstrong himself arranged the meeting, Floyd Landis tells Hamilton. Landis alleges that Armstrong helped bring down the UCI's anti-doping authorities on his main competitors including Hamilton and Euskaltel's Iban Mayo.
"He called Hein, after Ventoux. Said you guys and Mayo were on some new shit, told Hein to stop you," Landis is quoted as saying.
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