Oprah to Interview Disgraced Lance Armstrong

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Lance Armstrong | Photo Credits: Michael Stewart/Getty Images
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Lance Armstrong | Photo Credits: Michael Stewart/Getty Images

Lance Armstrong will sit down with Oprah Winfrey in his first interview since the seven-time Tour de France winner was stripped of his titles amidst doping allegations.

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In June, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency charged Armstrong with using performance-enhancing drugs; in August they instituted a lifetime ban from the sport. Armstrong soon after announced that he would no longer fight the charges. Two months later, the 41-year-old stepped down as chairman of his cancer charity, LiveStrong.

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The 90-minute episode of Oprah's Next Chapter will air Thursday, Jan. 17 at 9/8c on OWN. The interview will also be simultaneously streamed on Oprah.com.

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