Lance Armstrong Admits to Oprah He Doped

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    Lance Armstrong admits doping to Oprah - CBS News

    AUSTIN, TEXASA person familiar with the situation says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

    The admission -- made in an interview to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey's network -- was first revealed by the Associated Press and later confirmed by CBS News. Winfrey will appear on "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday to talk about the Armstrong interview.

    After the interview, Winfrey tweeted: "Just wrapped with @lancearmstrong More than 2 1/2 hours . He came READY!"
     
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    Good thing he said so or we'd never have known. Like Jodie Foster being a lesbian.
     
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    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been stripped of the bronze medal he won in the 2000 Olympics...
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    Lance Armstrong: The claims, the denials and the demands
    17 January 2013 - Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which he is reported to have admitted using performance-enhancing drugs, will be broadcast at 02:00 GMT on Friday.
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    Lance Armstrong stripped of Olympic medal as airing of Oprah interview nears
    Thu January 17, 2013 - Lance Armstrong is stripped of his 2000 bronze medal; International Olympic Committee made decision in December; Armstrong was stripped of his Tour de France titles in October; First part of his interview with Oprah Winfrey airs Thursday night
     
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    Well, if he didn't inhale the stuff.....he can be the Democrat nominee for President.
     
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    John Hinckley, Jr. called.....he wants your address......that OK?
     
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    This admission will cost him millions. I don't know what he is thinking, but if he is thinking this is the way back into the sport, he's nuts. He will never be allowed back in the sport, and he should be banned for life anyway.
     
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    Did he cry?
     
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    ^^^ Why would he cry??

    That is only for disgraced television evangelists......... :cool:
     
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    I don't really get the whole banning of PED's thing. There are all kinds of ways to enhance your muscle growth and performance that aren't banned. Protein and creatine aren't banned substances, but they can give an athlete an edge over others when used accordingly. Prohormones and even steroids just change the hormone levels in the body and the muscles react.

    At the end of the day, there's really no difference when you consider it in a "performance enhancing" light.
     
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    This is supposed to be the Media forum. Why isn't this thread in Sports??
     

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