"There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say, 'Enough is enough.' For me, that time is now," Armstrong said in an online statement. #Lance #Armstrong publicly announced that he was giving up his fight with the USADA's recent charges.
Sir Steven Redgrave won 5 Olympic Gold medals for rowing and has suffered from #Diabetes Type 1 since 1997. Despite being diagnosed with diabetes he continued training hard and won his fifth Olympic Gold in Sydney in 2000.
Long jump: 1968 Olympic Games Mexico City. The American won the gold medal and his record stood for almost 23 years until it was finally bettered by five centimetres by his compatriot Mike Powell in 1991 Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images
A sister rivalry fueled an outburst by Serena Williams in the round robin match against Venus Williams at the 2009 Sony Ericcson Championships. Despite the tantrum she won the match, temporarily securing her World No. 1 ranking.