Is There a Bigger Cheat Than Lance Armstrong? (PHOTOS)

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Prince Charles, Tiger Woods, Bernie Madoff and more... 30 rogues who make up the world's greatest hall of shame.

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Lance Confesses
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Lance's Fall From Grace
Lance Armstrong Steps Down From Lifestrong
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Even before Lance Armstrong's fall from grace following his admission to Oprah Winfrey about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, the seven-time Tour de France winner was at the heart of the biggest doping conspiracy in sports history.

In October, the International Cycling Union (UCI) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned the cyclist for life, after it released more than 1,000 pages of evidence from its probe on his doping.

Still, like he did for more than a decade, the 41-year-old denied he'd used performance-enhancing drugs. I am not a cheat, he declared, over-and-over-and-over-and-over-and-over again.

But come Thursday night, it's the ultimate about-face: Armstrong will reportedly use his interview on Oprah’s Next Chapter to overturn more than a decade of strenuous denials, the talk show host has previewed.

So just how big of a cheat is the man once considered an American hero? How does he compare to other rogues from the world of business, entertainment and sport?

We've compiled a list of 30 infamous identities who cheated at one point during their lives.

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