Rock star Sheryl Crow has reportedly split from cycling legend Lance ArmstrongHowever, friends say the pair's hectic work commitments have put too great a strain on the relationshipWhile Armstrong is training at his Texan home for his final Tour De France in July, Crow has been busy recording a new album in far away New YorkA source revealed to America's Star magazine: "Any relationship is difficult when you spend more time apartThey spend more time on the phone than together, which is a shame" Last summer, Crow supported Armstrong as he secured a place in the record books after winning the Tour De France for an astonishing six successive timeThis year, the sportsman, who survived testicular cancer, will be aiming for a seventh win in the world's most gruelling race, after which he plans to retire The father-of-three has said: "I think the biggest inspiration for this decision is my children "They are the ones who have told me that it's time to come home"

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