Lance Armstrong apologizes to Livestrong staff—US media
This combination image made of file photos shows Lance Armstrong, left, on Oct. 7, 2012, and Oprah Winfrey, right, on March 9, 2012. After more than a decade of denying that he doped to win the Tour de France seven times, Armstrong was scheduled to sit down Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 for what has been trumpeted as a “no-holds barred,” 90-minute, question-and-answer session with Winfrey. AP FILE PHOTO
AUSTIN, Texas—Fallen cycling hero Lance Armstrong apologized Monday to staff members of the Livestrong cancer charity ahead of an interview with talk show diva Oprah Winfrey, US media reported.
Publicists for Livestrong could not be reached, but CNN and ABC News said Armstrong — who was stripped of his Tour de France titles over the biggest doping scandal in cycling history — delivered his apology in person.
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