Lance Armstrong's Winfrey Interview: Expected to Admit to Doping

The cyclist is "ready to speak candidly" on eve of interview where he is expected to come clean.
1:31 | 01/14/13

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We begin with lance armstrong. He's speaking out this morning, ahead of the big interview with oprah winfrey today. Once one of the most revered athletes ever is now expected to admit to blood doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Neal karlinsky has followed the story from day one. What is lance saying? What are we expected to hear today? Reporter: We expect a confession. Sources close to armstrong say we can expect to see his human side. He'll speak openly, honestly, and directly with oprah but likely only offer a limited confession. He has standing offer on the table with the u.S. Anti-doping agency that could reduce his lifetime ban to eight years or less even now, if he comes clean and names names. From the perspective of armstrong's camp, what is to be gained and lost here? Reporter: The stakes are huge for armstrong. There are at least three civil suits that could cost him tens of millions of dollars. He's been under oath denying he used performance-enhancing drugs. He's likely outlasted perjury charges. Criminal investigators will be watching. He needs to keep himself out of more trouble and at the same time, getting back some sympathy and rebuild his reputation. Thank you, neal karlinsky. Meanwhile, president obama revealed that u.S. Forces

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