Lance Armstrong's Foundation Drops His Name

Nov 15, 2012

The organization Lance Armstrong founded to help those battling cancer has dropped his name.

A media representative for the organization confirmed to KUT News that the Lance Armstrong Foundation is now officially the Livestrong Foundation—a name that many already knew it by.

The move is the latest effort by the foundation to distance itself from Armstrong. The cycling champion was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency presented evidence against him.

Armstrong stepped down as the foundation’s chairman last month and resigned from its board of directors last week.