Found January 12, 2013 on The Juicy Online:
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Lance Armstrong plans to admit that he INDEED took steroids during his legendary cycling career when he's interviewed by Oprah on Monday, according to USA Today.A source says that the interview is scheduled for Monday and will be taped at Armstrong's Austin, TX home. The taped interview will be seen by ALL later in the week, on Thursday, on the OWN Network. However, Armstrong may not get into get detail about specific cases and events where he started doping.Armstrong is risking being sued and being liable by those who believe he defrauded them by lying about his performance and use of drugs. He also could be looking at criminal charges, but that's highly unlikely to happen.


Anti-doping expert Don Catlin on Lance Armstrong’s confession, state of PED testing in sports

Lance Armstrong is scheduled to record an interview with Oprah on Monday where he reportedly will confess to doping and using other performance-enhancing drugs throughout his cycling career. Armstrong spent the past several years vigorously defending his reputation against all cheating allegations. At one point a few years ago, Armstrong was so intent on proving he was clean that...

Swiss lab chief disputes USADA claim

The director of Switzerland's anti-doping lab has disputed claims by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart that he helped Lance Armstrong avoid being caught for doping. Lab director Martial Saugy called a news conference Friday to challenge accusations that he provided Armstrong with information on how to avoid detection for use of EPO. Tygart told the television program...

Armstrong to help 'clean up cycling'

An attorney for Lance Armstrong told the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency the cyclist will cooperate with efforts to ''clean up cycling,'' though it's the sport's governing body and world anti-doping officials who should take the lead. In letters sent this week between attorneys for Armstrong and USADA, and obtained by The Associated Press, USADA attorney William...

Swiss lab chief disputes USADA claim on Armstrong

The head of Switzerland's anti-doping laboratory described as ''nonsense'' claims by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart that he helped Lance Armstrong avoid being caught for doping. Lab director Martial Saugy called a news conference Friday to answer accusations by Tygart that he provided Armstrong with information on how to avoid detection for use of...

News crews stake out Armstrong's house

Local and international news crews are staking out positions in front of Lance Armstrong's lush, Spanish-style villa ahead of the cyclist's interview with Oprah Winfrey later Monday. News crews began arriving before dawn, hoping to catch a glimpse of Winfrey or Armstrong, who jogged through the neighborhood on Sunday. After a decade of denials, Armstrong is expected to...

Lance Armstrong will reportedly admit to doping during appearance on ‘Oprah’

Last week, a New York Times report indicated that Lance Armstrong is considering admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career. It appears that admission of guilt could come as early as next week. According to USA Today, Armstrong is scheduled to tape an interview with Oprah Winfrey at his home in Austin, Texas on Monday. During...

Can Lance Armstrong regain part of his reputation in an interview with Oprah?

Lance Armstrong knows a thing or two about the PR machine. And so it's not surprising that the embattled cyclist is beginning an attempt to get back into the good graces of the public by sitting down with one of America's most influential and sympathetic people, Oprah Winfrey.  The interview, which will air next Thursday on Winfrey's network, will give Armstrong...

Report: Lance Armstrong to admit to Oprah about doping

For the past week or so, rumors have persisted that Lance Armstrong was having internal discussions with those closest to him about admitting to doping. That in itself would appear to be an admission, but until he goes public with it, he will never be able to move forward. Now comes a report that in a planned sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey, that Armstrong will admit to doping...

Oprah arrives for interview with Lance

Days of preparation dwindled to hours for Lance Armstrong whose scheduled interview with Oprah Winfrey transformed his quiet upscale neighborhood into a destination for media waiting for word of an apology and onlookers snapping pictures of it all for souvenirs. After more than a decade of denying that he doped to win the Tour de France seven times, Armstrong was set to sit down...

Please Ignore Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah

Today is D Day for Lance Armstrong. Decision day. Does he tell the truth to Oprah, or continue to drag out the lie that has consumed him for the last 10-plus years? This will make news, whatever he says because of who he is as well as the person doing the interview. I encourage you to ignore it.The interview is scheduled for today at his "compound" in Houston. So, Armstrong...

Report: Armstrong Apology Tour Official: Will Admit to Doping

((ht: So, you are surprised about what you are reading in the headline of this story? Nah, you shouldn't be. USA Today reports that disgraced bicycling champ Lance Armstrong plans to fess up to Oprah about doping during his run to Tour De France glory. He supposedly won't do much other than say he did it and spare us the details of how. And after...

Report: Lance Armstrong to Admit to Doping in Interview With Oprah Winfrey Next Week

Could this be any more textbook? Lance Armstrong, looking to somewhat recover his name, star power and athletic eligibility, is going to sit down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday and admit that he used performance-enhancing drugs in the pursuit of his record (and now defunct) seven Tour de France titles, according to USA Today. It’s not new for an athlete to admit...

NFL playoffs: another weekend in January, another day of deciding who to root for

So hockey is coming back, the Knicks & Nets are floundering, nobody got into the baseball Hall of Fame this year, and the rumor is that Lance Armstrong is going to admit to doping, which if he does, I will address in another post, but right now, football is still in play, and I need to decide who I'm going to root for.Today we have the Ravens playing the Broncos at 4:30,...

Armstrong awaits interview with Oprah

Lance Armstrong says he is ''ready to speak candidly'' as he prepares to discuss doping allegations against him in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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