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I guess he got bored bouncing along from one Hollywood starlet to another. Either that or Matthew McConaughey just isn't that impressed by him anymore. Armstrong, who will be 37 this month, is set to race for Astana for the 2009 season. His racing schedule would include — drumbeat — the Tour de France. Armstrong retired from racing in July of 2005 just after completing his 7th consecutive Tour de France win. According to NBC Sports: "The seven-time Tour de France winner will race in the Amgen Tour of California, Paris-Nice, the Tour de Georgia, the Dauphine-Libere and the Tour de France — for no salary or bonuses." Armstrong will also post all of his drug test results online. So where does this rank on the unretirement scale? Kate Hudson thinks it's more impressive than the first time Michael Jordan came back. Report, Armstrong to return, ride in 09 tour [NBC Sports]


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