In what might be the biggest television audience since the Royal wedding, Oprah Winfrey’s team have confirmed that Lance Armstrong will be coming in for a ‘no-hold-barred’ interview. Click through for dates and times.
According to CNN:
Lance Armstrong will give his first television interview since being stripped of his Tour de France titles to Oprah Winfrey, her network announced Tuesday.
A news release from the Oprah Winfrey Network said the 90-minute “no-holds-barred” interview will air at 9 p.m. ET January 17 and will be simulcast on Oprah.com.
Winfrey will ask the disgraced cycling star to address the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s report, which said there was overwhelming evidence he was directly involved in a sophisticated doping program, the statement said.
The International Cycling Union, which choose not to appeal the USADA’s lifetime ban, stripped Armstrong of his record seven Tour victories in October.
The World Anti-Doping Agency also agreed with the sanctions, which means Armstrong may not compete in sports governed by WADA code.
Before the ban, he was competing in Ironman triathlons and had won two of the five events he had entered.
According to his Twitter feed, Armstrong has been biking, running and swimming in Hawaii. The Winfrey interview will take place at Armstrong’s home in Austin, Texas.
The New York Times reported last week that Armstrong, 41, was contemplating publicly admitting he used illegal performance-enhancing drugs. Such an admission might lead toward Armstrong regaining his eligibility.
Wow – this is going to be quite something. Do you think he will cry? Will Oprah hold him in her strong arms and tell him everything will be ok?
Or will he continue telling the lie?
Or will Dr. Phil appear from behind the curtains and explain to him what is going on with his brain?
All will be revealed..
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