Lance Armstrong, who last year lost the titles to his seven Tour de France wins over charges related to taking performance enhancing drugs, finally came clean to Oprah in a no-holds-barred interview after years of denial. Watch some of the highlights from the first part of the interview, below:
Armstrong reveals the range of banned substances for 13 years. He says was not possible to win the Tour de France seven times without the drugs:
When Oprah asks, "Why now admit it?" Armstrong responds, "I don't know that I have a great answer," adding, "this is too late." He explains that having "the perfect story" compelled him to maintain the lie:
Oprah challenges Armstrong to acknowledge the pressure and expectations that his doping placed on his team members. Armstrong admits, "I was a bully" to others:
Armstrong reveals the details of the elaborate doping scheme set up among elite cyclists:
Part 2 of the Oprah interview will air tonight at 9 pm ET on OWN.