Lance Armstrong Will Race in 2011

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10/23/2010| 0 comments
by AP
Lance Armstrong. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Lance Armstrong. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Lance Armstrong Will Race in 2011

Lance Armstrong won't be riding in the Tour de France anymore, but he'll still compete in smaller races next year, seeing himself as an ambassador in the fight against cancer.

his racing calendar. He has kept up a busy public schedule in the face of the grand jury sessions, with his legal team saying the reason is that he has nothing to hide.

Officials at the Lance Armstrong Foundation say donations have stayed strong despite the investigation. Donations of $18.5 million through September are up 3 percent over 2009, a year when the foundation enjoyed an 18 percent bump.

The total number of donations is also up to 118,702, a 2 percent increase over last year.

"Other than this being a distraction away from our mission, our fundraisers and donors have been incredibly supportive," foundation president Doug Ulman said.

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