Lance Armstrong is ''ready to speak candidly'' as he prepares to discuss doping allegations against him in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Armstrong was out for a morning run Sunday when he spoke briefly with The Associated Press. The man who once ruled cycling was wearing a red jersey with black shorts, sunglasses and a white hat pulled down low.
He would not divulge what he will tell say in Monday's interview from his home that is to be broadcast Thursday on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
''I'm calm, I'm at ease and ready to speak candidly,'' he said from the side of the road. ''I hope we'll talk for a couple of hours.''
The prospect of such a talk has brought international TV crews to Armstrong's hilly neighborhood in West Austin.
A person with knowledge of the situation has told the AP that Armstrong will give a limited confession and apologize. That would be his first public response to a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report accusing him of using banned drugs to win the T...