Lance Armstrong turns emotional in 2nd part of interview with Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey also drew Armstrong out on his ex-wife, Kristin, whom he claimed knew just enough about both the doping and lying to ask him to stop. He credited her with making him promise that his comeback in 2009 would be drug-free.

updated: January 19, 2013 10:34 IST
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Chicago: Lance Armstrong said he finally cracked after he saw his son defending him against allegations from anti-doping authorities.

Authorities and disillusioned fans might have wanted it differently — perhaps while expressing deep remorse or regrets, though there was plenty of that in Friday night's second part of Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Armstrong didn't break over the $75 million in lost sponsorship deals, or after being forced to walk away from the Livestrong cancer charity he founded and called his "sixth child." He didn't crack after his lifetime ban from competition.

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