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File photo of a Livestrong bracelet, a symbol synonymous with Lance Armstrong and his charity the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Sampling Of Lance Armstrong’s Doping Denials

Before his abrupt U-turn in an interview this week with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong had, many times and in many forums, consistently denied that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Here is a sample of some of the cyclist’s choicest comments on the subject before he finally admitted to doping:

01/16/2013

Lance Armstrong, left, during his interview with Oprah Winfrey. (credit: Getty Images)

Livestrong Calls For Complete Truth From Armstrong Amid Doping Admission

The Livestrong charity Lance Armstrong founded says it expects the disgraced cyclist was “completely truthful and forthcoming” in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/16/2013

File photo of Lance Armstrong, left, and Oprah Winfrey. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY,TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

WADA: Armstrong Needs To Confess To Doping Under Oath

The World Anti-Doping Agency says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping during seven Tour de France victories.

01/15/2013

File photo of Lance Armstrong. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

UCI Urges Armstrong To Testify Before Its Panel

Cycling’s governing body is urging Lance Armstrong to testify before its independent commission on doping.

01/15/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on Oct. 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Attorney: Feds Highly Likely To Join Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Against Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has finally come clean.

01/15/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on Oct. 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Apologizes To Livestrong Staff Ahead Of Oprah Interview

A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation. He did so before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/14/2013

File photo of Lance Armstrong. (credit: Getty Images)

News Crews Stake Out Armstrong’s House

Local and international news crews are staking out positions in front of Lance Armstrong’s lush, Spanish-style villa ahead of the cyclist’s interview with Oprah Winfrey later Monday.

01/14/2013

File photo of cyclist Lance Armstrong. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Report: Lance Armstrong Weighs Doping Admission

The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

01/05/2013

U.S. team Radioshack's manager Johan Bruyneel attends the presentation of the cycling Leopard Trek team in Bereldange on Feb. 16, 2012. (credit: JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Armstrong Coach: Lance Victim Of ‘Unjust’ Legal Case

Lance Armstrong’s longtime coach came to his defense on Friday, saying the Texan is the victim of an “unjust” legal case that is likely to cost him his seven Tour de France victories.

08/24/2012

Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his 7 Tour de France titles after discontinuing his fight against the USADA's doping charges. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Armstrong Stripped Of 7 Tour De France Titles Over Doping Charges

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart says the agency will ban Lance Armstrong from cycling for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles for doping.

08/23/2012

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