Oprah to Interview Lance Armstrong for Episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter

SoCalCycling.com January 8, 2013 0
Oprah to Interview Lance Armstrong for Episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter

On the heels of rumors that Lance Armstrong will confess to doping, it looks like Oprah will get the chance to ask Armstrong the hard questions in his “first no-holds-barred interview.”

According to Oprah.com, “Armstrong will address the alleged doping scandal, years of accusations of cheating, and charges of lying about the use of performance-enhancing drugs throughout his storied cycling career.

The special 90-minute Thursday night episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter will air Thursday, January 17 (9:00 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT) on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In addition-the interview will be simultaneously streamed LIVE worldwide on Oprah.com.

In the interview, Winfrey speaks with Armstrong at his home in Austin, Texas in the only interview since the seven-time Tour de France winner was stripped of his titles and dropped from millions of dollars in endorsement deals after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released an extensive report accusing the renown cyclist of doping throughout his career. Armstrong was given a lifetime ban on competing professionally. Late last year, Armstrong resigned as chairman of the foundation he created, Livestrong, which has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in the fight against cancer.”

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