Banned Lance Armstrong says he wants to compete again

Lance Armstrong said that if confession could help him regain a place in sport -- in triathlons or marathons -- he'd jump at it.

updated: January 19, 2013 13:33 IST
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Los Angeles: Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong wants to return to competitive sport, but says the driving force behind his belated doping confession was the well-being of his five children.

"The biggest hope and intention was the well-being of my children," Armstrong told talk show host Oprah Winfrey in the second segment of their televised interview that aired on Friday.

In the first installment aired on Thursday, the 41-year-old Texan admitted for the first time that an array of performance-enhancing drugs helped sweep him to a record seven Tour de France titles from 1999-2005.

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