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Nike cuts ties to Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity

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.The move by the sports shoe and clothing company ends a nine-year relationship that helped the foundation raise more than $100 million and made the charity's bracelet an international symbol for cancer survivors.But the relationship soured with revelations of performance-enhancing drug use by Armstrong and members of his U.S. Postal Service team.Nike dropped its personal sponsorship of Armstrong last October after U.S. Anti-Doping Agency exposed the team doping program and portrayed Armstrong as its ringleader. And after years of denials, Armstrong admitted earlier this year he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France seven times.Officials at Livestrong, which announced the split on Tuesday, said the foundation remains strong and committe...

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  1. Lance Armstrong's cancer charity drops his name

    Lance Armstrong's cancer fighting charity has formally dropped him from its name and will officially be known as the Livestrong Foundation.The move is the latest of ...

  2. Fundación Livestrong confía en que Armstrong haya dicho la verdad en entrevista

    La organización caritativa Livestrong, fundada por Lance Armstrong, confió el miércoles en que el ex ciclista haya sido "completamente veraz y sincero" en su entrevi...

  3. Sporting KC, Livestrong end deal

    Sporting Kansas City and the LIVESTRONG foundation have decided to terminate their naming rights deal for Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.A series of factors - inc...

  4. Armstrong corta todos los vínculos formales con su organización caritativa Livestrong

    Lance Armstrong ha cortado todo vínculo formal con su organización de lucha contra el cáncer a fin de no provocarle más daños a su imagen luego de las sanciones impu...

  5. Lance Armstrong shamed by doping scandal

    Lance Armstrong said he finally cracked after he saw his son defending him against allegations from anti-doping authorities.Not while expressing deep remorse or regr...

  6. Can LIVESTRONG Live on Without Lance?

    This week, Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of the LIVESTRONG charity organization, after Nike and other A-brand companies announced they were terminating th...

  7. What Armstrong’s Doping Confession Means for LIVESTRONG

    Lance Armstrong admitted publicly this week to the doping allegations that have dogged him for a big part of his cycling career. In a taped interview with Oprah Winf...

  8. Lance Armstrong Stripped of Titles, What’s Next?

    Michael Ozanian, Forbes managing editor, on Lance Armstrong being stripped of his titles due to a doping scandal, and how this will impact his Livestrong Foundation and sponsorship deals.

  9. Report: Lance Armstrong Split With Kate Hudson Because She Was 'Too Needy'

    Lance Armstrong's recent split from actress Kate Hudson was caused because she was "just too needy," an associate at Armstrong's LiveStrong foundation told the Chica...

  10. 3 Lessons From Lance Armstrong ’s Fall

    Lance Armstrong joined the ranks of other disgraced celebrity athletes such as Tiger Woods and Michael Vick this week, after he stepped down as chairman of the LIVES...

  11. Lance Armstrong : His Uphill Battles

    Once upon a time, in the world of cycling Lance Armstrong was always near the top, but could never quite get there—especially when it came to the Tour de France, the...

  12. Se incrementan las donaciones no solicitadas a la Fundación Lance Armstrong

    La suspensión a perpetuidad y retirada de los siete títulos del Tours de Francia que la Agencia Antidopaje de Estados Unidos (USADA) le ha impuesto al exciclista Lan...

  1. "Lo más importante en mi carrera fue crear Livestrong ", dice Lance Armstrong

    El estadounidense Lance Armstrong, siete veces ganador del Tour de Francia, explicó hoy que lo más importante que logró en su regreso al ciclismo profesional en 1998...

  2. Lance Armstrong steps 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...

  3. Nike termina su patrocinio de la fundación Livestrong

    Nike, que ayudó a convertir la fundación Livestrong de Lance Armstrong en una marca mundial y popularizó sus pulseras amarillas, terminó su vínculo con la organizaci...

  4. Sporting Kansas City teams with Livestrong

    Sporting Kansas City and Livestrong have reached a six-year naming rights agreement for the team's new stadium that will help raise funds for Lance Armstrong's cance...

  5. Sporting Kansas City teams with Livestrong

    Sporting Kansas City and Livestrong have reached a six-year naming rights agreement for the team's new stadium that will help raise funds for Lance Armstrong's cance...

  6. Nike, RadioShack Split Ways With Lance Armstrong Amid Doping Scandal

    Nike (NYSE:NKE) and RadioShack (NYSE:RSH) said on Wednesday they have severed their ties to former champion cyclist Lance Armstrong as the scandal-ridden athlete res...

  7. Lance Armstrong steps down as chair of Livestrong charity

    Nike, RadioShack cut ties with cyclist

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