Livestrong ‘Disappointed’ After Armstrong Doping Confession

The cancer foundation established by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong said it was “disappointed” with its longtime leader’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs but remained grateful for his work on behalf of fellow cancer survivors, according to Reuters and The Hollywood Reporter.

Livestrong, which serves cancer survivors and their families, issued a statement following Thursday’s broadcast of Mr. Armstrong’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which he acknowledged doping in his seven Tour de France wins.

“We at the Livestrong Foundation are disappointed by the news that Lance Armstrong misled people during and after his cycling career, including us,” the charity said. “Even in the wake of our disappointment, we also express our gratitude to Lance as a survivor for the drive, devotion and spirit he brought to serving cancer patients and the entire cancer community.”

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