Report: Armstrong Admits to Oprah That He Doped

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey’s network. Armstrong was […]

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Lance Armstrong (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Did He or Didn’t He? Lance Armstrong Reveals All to Oprah

Amid reports that beleaguered athlete Lance Armstrong is considering admitting to charges that he was doping during races, OWN announced Tuesday that the famed cyclist will sit down with Oprah Winfrey for a “no-holds-barred” interview for “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” In the interview, Armstrong will take on the alleged doping scandal, years of cheating accusations, and […]

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‘South Park’ Takes Aim at…Lance Armstrong?

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Animated TV comedy satire “South Park” is taking aim at a disgraced icon who seems a lot like seven-time Tour de France winning cyclist Lance Armstrong. In a teaser clip released on Monday by Comedy Central, an episode titled “A Scause for Applause” shows residents of the fictional American town standing […]

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Lab Chief Told Feds of Suspicious Armstrong Test

BY: GREG RISLING LOS ANGELES – The director of the Swiss anti-doping laboratory informed federal authorities last fall that Lance Armstrong’s test results from the 2001 Tour de Suisse were “suspicious” and “consistent with EPO use,” The Associated Press has learned. Martial Saugy made the statement in September, according to a person familiar with the […]

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Lance Armstrong’s Lawyers Want Apology From ’60 Minutes’

By GREG RISLING LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from “60 Minutes” after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse. In a letter sent Wednesday to CBS News Chairman and “60 […]

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Armstrong, Wonder Join Anti-Cancer Telethon

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – Lance Armstrong, Robin Roberts and Michael C. Hall are among the celebrities affected by cancer who will take part in a TV fundraiser next month. ‘Stand Up to Cancer‘ announced Thursday appearances by other actors, athletes and musicians who have faced the disease, including Maura Tierney, Christina Applegate and […]

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