Oprah Winfrey

Usada chief Travis Tygart accuses Lance Armstrong of lying to Oprah

Usada chief Travis Tygart says Armstrong lied again. Photo: AP

Travis Tygart said in an excerpt of an interview with the CBS network that Armstrong failed to tell Winfrey the truth about several key points over doping - including a claim that he raced drug-free in his comebacks in 2009 and 2010.

Sunday, 27 January, 2013, 4:44am

Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban is well-deserved

Lance Armstrong in the interview by Oprah Winfrey. Photo: Reuters

Again and again, cyclist Lance Armstrong lied. Race after race, he cheated, using drugs to win his sport's greatest accolades and riches. He bullied those who came after him, suing those who made accusations, using his influence to silence and even banish opponents. His story of untruths and deception has now been revealed; he must never be allowed to compete again.

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Lance Armstrong doping confession fails to satisfy critics

Lance Armstrong. Photo: Reuters

The formerly defiant Lance Armstrong once said, "As long as I live, I will deny ever doping," but sitting face to face with Oprah Winfrey in an interview broadcast on Thursday, he reversed course.

19 Jan 2013 - 4:37am

No apologies expected from Armstrong on Oprah

Lance Armstrong on Oprah Winfrey's CBS morning show is due to be aired early on Friday Hong Kong time. Photo: AFP

Lance Armstrong may be ready to admit to doping but his old nemesis, former-World Anti-doping Agency chief Dick Pound, does not expect any apologies coming his way.

17 Jan 2013 - 2:38pm

Timeline: a decade of doping denials by Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has spent more than a decade vehemently denying accusations of doping. Photo: Reuters

Lance Armstrong spent more than a decade vehemently denying accusations of doping, his reported confession on Monday coming only after the testimony of others had forever tainted his cycling legacy.

Below are some of Armstrong’s doping denials since 2001:

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Armstrong tipped to tell all to Oprah

Armstrong tipped to tell all to Oprah

Lance Armstrong reportedly plans to admit to doping for the first time in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will be taped tomorrow at the disgraced cyclist's home in Austin, Texas.

13 Jan 2013 - 5:03am 1 comment

Lance Armstrong to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about doping scandal

Lance Armstrong to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about doping scandal

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will discuss the doping scandal that dramatically brought down his stellar career during an interview with Oprah Winfrey next week.

The talk show host said a 90-minute special would address "years of accusations of cheating, and charges of lying about the use of performance-enhancing drugs" throughout Armstrong's "storied cycling career".

10 Jan 2013 - 3:53am

Don't rest on your past achievements


March 21 - April 19

First, the good news. You're healthy and generally happy, so that counts for a lot. The teensy bit of bad news, though, is that you may be surrounding yourself with people who don't have your best interests at heart.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:29pm

A good week for ...

Oprah Winfrey

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am



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22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Women Food and God

Women Food and God by Geneen Roth Simon & Schuster HK$187

1 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

The price Tiger Woods looks likely to pay

In control one moment, the butt of ridicule the next - that is the personal tragedy of the spectacular fall from grace of Tiger Woods, perhaps the best golfer the world has ever seen.

11 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

From misery to mogul - the real story of O

Name: Oprah Gail Winfrey

Age: 55

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi

29 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Is there stock advice in property guru's book recommendation?

The Kwok brothers of Sun Hung Kai Properties have an uncanny ability for calling the market's tops. They did so at the peak of the dotcom era, and not once but twice ahead of the current credit crisis through exquisite timing when they issued new company shares.

18 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Hollywood West

With the US now in what looks like full-fledged recession (corporations haemorrhaging employees, average families having to rent their spare rooms to strangers, young people going back to live with their parents), the television networks aren't off the hook either.

6 Dec 2008 - 12:00am