Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong tells Oprah he doped to win

CBS News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
On Tuesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Armstrong must confess under oath to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping. WADA said it "read with interest media reports suggesting a television 'confession' made by Lance Armstrong" to ...

Oprah extends Lance Armstrong interview to two nights

Washington Post (blog) - ‎5 minutes ago‎
So clear your calendar for Thursday at 9 p.m. (as originally announced) — and now also Friday at 9 — for “Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive” on OWN network. In Tuesday's special-inflation announcement, OWN promised that the cyclist ...

Lance Armstrong's doping confession: An American ritual

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this Jan. 14 photo, cyclist Lance Armstrong listens to a question from Oprah Winfrey during taping for the show "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" in Austin, Tex. The two-part episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air nationally Jan.

Column: Time to kill off myth Lance Armstrong was an exceptional athlete

Washington Post - ‎29 minutes ago‎
PARIS — Two enduring myths about Lance Armstrong should be laid to rest after his confession to Oprah Winfrey. One is that even if he doped, Armstrong was still a truly exceptional athlete, so naturally gifted and determined that he could have won the Tour ...

WADA: Lance Armstrong needs to confess under oath

The Associated Press - ‎33 minutes ago‎
LONDON (AP) — Lance Armstrong must make a full confession under oath — not just an admission in a television interview with Oprah Winfrey — if he wants authorities to consider lifting his lifetime ban from sports, the director of the World Anti-Doping ...

Lance Armstrong ruined 'Dodgeball'

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
The collateral damage from the reported Lance Armstrong confession continues and a cable-television staple is the next victim. Here's how. Armstrong had a cameo in the 2004 comedy Dodgeball. Without going too deeply into the intricate plot of a film that ...

Olympics To Drop Cycling? Lance Armstrong Confession Could Spur IOC Action

Huffington Post - ‎40 minutes ago‎
30, 2000 file photo, U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong waves after receiving the bronze medal in the men's individual time trials at the 2000 Summer Olympics cycling road course in Sydney, Australia. Add the International Olympic Committee to the list of parties ...

The L words that define Lance Armstrong

Chicago Tribune - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Ten observations on the Lance Armstrong saga, which took on a new dimension once the Big O got involved and apparently got the defrocked 7-time Tour de France winner to tell the truth, or some of it, about his doping: 1. It would be a lot easier to have a ...

Lance Armstrong apologizes to staff

ESPN (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
AUSTIN, Texas -- Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of ...

Winfrey: Armstrong Interview Intense

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oprah Winfrey said today that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong came well prepared for their highly anticipated interview, although he "did not come clean in the manner [she] expected." Winfrey, who discussed the interview on "CBS This Morning" today, said ...

Lance Armstrong And Other Celebrity Confessions: When Celebrities Are On ...

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By now, we all know that Lance Armstrong will admit to doping on Thursday's much-anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey. But the segment has already spurred its own questions: Will he apologize? Does he explain why? Will he admit to blackmailing ...

Lance Armstrong confesses to Oprah Winfrey about his doping

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Asked if Lance Armstrong came across as contrite in confessing to having used performance-enhancing drugs during his taped interview on Monday, Oprah Winfrey told “CBS This Morning” that she'd leave that to the viewer to decide when the program airs ...

Lance Armstrong: How will his apology compare to Tiger's, Mel's, and Hugh's?

Entertainment Weekly - ‎53 minutes ago‎
No holds will be barred during Oprah Winfrey's exclusive Next Chapter interview with Lance Armstrong, which airs in two parts this Thursday and Friday. We already know that Armstrong admits to doping in the interview — which means that in it, he'll also ...

The Lance Armstrong apology tour

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Yet details have leaked out about cyclist Lance Armstrong's doping confession to the talk show queen, who said Tuesday on “CBS This Morning” that Armstrong came clean in an interview that will air Thursday, although not “in the manner I expected.

Oprah: Lance Armstrong confesses

ESPN - ‎7 hours ago‎
Armstrong confessed to doping during an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday, just a couple of hours after a wrenching apology to staff at the Livestrong charity he founded and has now been forced to surrender.

Lance Armstrong confession puts heat on Thomas Weisel; $120 million ...

MarketWatch (blog) - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Lance Armstrong's reported confession to Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs in his bicycling career has put renewed scrutiny on his main financial backer, San Francisco financier Thomas Weisel, according to published reports.

Source: Armstrong told Oprah he doped before he had cancer

USA TODAY - ‎7 hours ago‎
Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he started using performance-enhancing drugs to gain an edge in cycling in the mid-1990s, before he was diagnosed with cancer, a person familiar with the interview told USA TODAY Sports. Armstrong and ...

Oprah says Lance Armstrong 'did not come clean' like she thought he would

Fox News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Oprah Winfrey said Lance Armstrong, who she said confessed to her that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his string of Tour de France victories, did 'not come clean in the manner' she expected, Reuters reported. Winfrey went on to say that she ...

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