Lance Armstrong pleads for fair treatment in doping probe

After years of denials, cancer-survivor Lance Armstrong - who has been stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles won between 1999-to-2005 - finally admitted in January he'd used performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with US television personality Oprah Winfrey.

updated: November 11, 2013 21:26 IST
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London: Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he will co-operate in a bid to discover the extent of doping in the sport so long as he's treated the same as his fellow drug cheats.

"If everyone gets the 'death penalty', then I'll take the 'death penalty'," said Armstrong in an interview with the BBC World Service.

"If everyone gets a free pass, I'm happy to take a free pass. If everyone gets six months, then I'll take my six months," added the 42-year-old.

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