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Cyling: WADA want the whole truth from Armstrong

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THE World Anti-Doping Agency has told Lance Armstrong to inform the authorities of the details of his sordid past after Oprah

Winfrey revealed the cyclist admitted to doping during an interview, which will be broadcast in the early hours of Friday morning.

Armstrong, aged 41, was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last year and banned for life after the United States Anti-Doping Agency found he had been at the heart of “the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has seen”.

The motives for an admission are unclear but the Texan was competing in triathlons until he was banned last year.

WADA director general David Howman said: “Only when Mr Armstrong makes a full confession under oath - and tells the anti-doping authorities all he knows about doping activities - can any legal and proper process for him to seek any reopening or reconsideration of his lifetime ban commence.”

 

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