Armstrong Will Talk to Oprah

    US Lance Armstrong speeds in the descent of the Col d'Aspin pass during the 199,5 km and 16th stage of the 2010 Tour de France cycling race run between Bagneres-de-Luchon and Pau, Southwestern France,  on July 20, 2010.  AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

    Lance Armstrong during 2010 Tour de France. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty)

    Lance Armstrong better hope he doesn’t get the James Frey treatment. The disgraced cyclist will appear on Oprah Winfrey’s show in a “no-holds-barred” interview, the talk-show host announced Tuesday. Stripped of his Tour de France victories last year, Armstrong has denied any allegations of cheating, although reports surfaced earlier this week that he “has told associates and anti-doping officials that he is publicly admitting that he used banned performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career.” Meanwhile, new allegations surfaced Tuesday that Armstrong offered to donate “in excess of $150,000” to the United States Anti-Doping Agency, which polices the use of performance-enhancing drugs, prior to his seventh—and final—Tour de France victory.

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