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Reportedly -- double play against Armstrong today visited that live strong cancer charity founded to apologize for letting his staff down.
And putting the foundation at risk.
That's according to the reporting of the Associated Press.
Lance Armstrong made the visit before he was set to sit down with Oprah Winfrey.
To reportedly apologize and give a limited confession.
To using performance enhancing drugs that's how they put it limited confession.
This comes just months after he called the investigation into his alleged doping -- quote.
The interview was set to -- on Oprah's own network on Thursday.
If Lance Armstrong does admit that he -- -- -- a dramatic shift in his tone following the ruling that stripped him of his seven tour of France titles and banned him from competitive cycling for life.
In August Lance Armstrong called the US anti doping agency's investigation -- charade.
The only physical evidence here is the hundreds of controls I have passed.
With flying colors.
He goes on -- have made myself available around the clock and around the world in competition.
Out of competition blood urine whatever they ask for our provider.
Trace Gallagher is with the news and he's live -- -- -- that he he we we know what he did -- he cheated.
And and now he's he's apologized but he hasn't confessed to live strong people.
-- that's exactly there was no confession seven fact live strongest contacted us and saying that Lance Armstrong came -- and he apologized to the staff for causing them undue stress.
In recent months and that he vowed to restore the reputation of the foundation and the reputation of live strong in recent months has in fact taken a beating.
Not reportedly one of the big reasons that Lance Armstrong is making this semi apology and confession is to try.
And restore the reputation of -- -- this sit down with Oprah was supposed to happen that Lance Armstrong's house we have now learned.
It's been moved to a downtown Austin hotel Oprah's people.
Were saying they wanted to keep this interview buttoned up until Thursday night ship which means that never happens are we likely we'll have some good -- for -- Tonight on now.
Fox report sounds like he has become pretty careful -- this.
-- this confession or whatever turns out to me.
Well because he's into a whole bunch of legal trouble right he's facing lawsuits that could amount to well over ten million dollars and those are just the lawsuits that have already been filed the could be more coming.
And -- line he wrote for the US postal bike teams so there's a possibility that he could be facing fraud charges from the federal government.
And then there's always perjury.
Even though the statute -- limitations may have run out there's a chance he could face charges.
On that and legal experts say the apology confession and just not a great strategy -- I just don't think that strategy works either on -- PR level.
On a legal level level or really any level I mean -- there something to be said for.
Admitting -- relying.
But that only invites the question even among his strongest supporters why ever you -- the whole time and why should we believe you now.
The good news is Lance Armstrong still worth an estimated 100 million dollars the feds have so far not shown any appetite.
For prosecuting him.
And the US -- the Anti Doping Agency says if he comes clean there is a road to redemption.
To be found for Lance Armstrong.
-- and he could actually get back into the game.
Yeah I think it convene again you know he's been in triathlon but he can't do anything until they allow him to right now as a lifetime probation or.
Dan and that could be limited to eight years possibly down to three or four years if he comes clean depends how fully clean he -- who raced against and Trace Trace Gallagher an LA traces could see things.
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