Lance Armstrong admits to doping, calls his career “one big lie” in Oprah Winfrey interview

Lance and OprahWATCH PART TWO: The second installment of Armstrong’s interview airs on OWN at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. CT, 7 p.m. MT. Or stream it here.

The first night of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Lance Armstrong saw the disgraced rider formally admit to doping and come clean about other details from his career.

In brief, he admitted to using performance enhancing drugs, that he fell victim to his own “mythic” image and, in sum, his success was “one big lie.” Read more.

But Lance’s admissions weren’t the only story: Reaction was swift and, in many cases, outraged from those who know Armstrong and know the sport. The New York Times blogged during the show, then rounded up reaction afterward. Read more.

Hours before his interview with Winfrey aired, the International Olympic Committee announced it has stripped Armstrong of his bronze medal in the Time Trial at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Read more.

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