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Armstrong says ‘sorry,’ accepts blame for doping



This Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., shows talk-show host Oprah Winfrey interviewing cyclist Lance Armstrong during taping for the show “Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive” in Austin, Texas. The two-part episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter” will air nationally Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18, 2013. AP /Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns

LOS ANGELES–Disgraced US cycling star Lance Armstrong said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he was “sorry” for taking performance-enhancing drugs during his career and that it was a mistake.

“I made my decisions. They’re my mistake. And I’m sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say I’m sorry for that,” the seven-time Tour de France winner said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. “The culture was what it was.”


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Tags: Athlete , Lance Armstrong , Oprah Winfrey , Performance Enhancing Drug , Sports , Tour de France

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Tsk.tsk.. he was idolized by many as the greatest in that sport for quite a long time and now everything is gone..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KZEBAUGBBXOSZBPR5HUZGZXV5U andy bonifacio

    Si Marquez when will he admit to using steroids

    • PCD_2012

      It is not only Marquez even our own boxers are highly suspicious of taking banned substances.  Only Donaire is certified as a clean fighter among our fighters!

      • Meow Ming

        Then why hire a convicted PED supplier as strength & conditioning coach? They are all suspicious.



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