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.
No changes are to be made to this player