Lance Armstrong

1:41pm

Fri January 18, 2013
Planet Money

Lance Armstrong's Confession Could Cost Him Millions

Originally published on Fri January 18, 2013 3:09 pm

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In an interview that aired last night on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Lance Armstrong confessed that he doped. That confession, added to mountains of other evidence, could cost him millions of dollars. There are three groups of people he may owe money to:

1. SCA Promotions

SCA is a company that underwrote millions of dollars of bonuses that Lance received for winning the Tour de France. Now that he's been stripped of those titles — they want their money back.

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6:14am

Fri January 18, 2013
The Two-Way

Livestrong 'Disappointed' By Lance Armstrong, But Still Grateful To Him

Originally published on Fri January 18, 2013 3:09 pm

Lance Armstrong, during the interview with Oprah Winfrey that was recorded Monday and began airing Thursday night.
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12:00pm

Thu January 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Up Next For Lance Armstrong: Post-Confession Court Cases

Originally published on Thu January 17, 2013 7:14 pm

Lance Armstrong, right, faces several court cases tied to evidence that he cheated. One of the suits was filed by his former U.S. Postal Service teammate Floyd Landis. Here, the pair ride during the 2003 Tour de France.
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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's confession to doping isn't just a matter of passing interest to sports fans, it has the potential to be pivotal new evidence in a raft of legal matters that have swirled around the cycling star for years.

Armstrong already has lost his battle with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which detailed "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program" in sports when it announced a lifetime ban of the cyclist last October.

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8:02am

Thu January 17, 2013

5:45am

Tue January 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Lance Armstrong Admits Doping, Oprah Winfrey Confirms

Originally published on Tue January 15, 2013 7:34 am

Lance Armstrong in 2010.
Timothy A. Clary AFP/Getty Images

Update at 8:10 a.m. ET. Confession Confirmed:

On CBS This Morning moments ago, Oprah Winfrey confirmed that Lance Armstrong admitted to her in an interview recorded Monday that he did use performance-enhancing drugs during a cycling career that included seven Tour de France victories (titles he has since been stripped of).

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