Millar fears over Lance having night at the Oprah

BRITISH cyclist David Millar fears Lance Armstrong's appearance on Oprah Winfrey's show next week will be "stage-managed".

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Armstrong will break his silence over damning accusations of his drug doping on the Oprah show a week today.

But Millar, a member of the athletes' commission for the World Anti-Doping Agency, said the American needs to come clean in a proper arena.

A spokeswoman for the Oprah show said Armstrong was not being paid to appear and that Winfrey was free to ask him any question she wanted.

But Millar said: "Only Lance would get to have his moment of truth, if that's what it will be, in front of Oprah Winfrey.

"It is not sitting in front of a judge or a disciplinary hearing being properly questioned about the things he has done wrong. I doubt very much it will be a proper interrogation."

Millar himself served a two-year ban after admitting doping in 2004, since when he has become a campaigner against drugs in sport.

ICE HOCKEY: Braehead Clan coach Jordan Krestanovich has left the door open for Drew Miller to return if plans for an NHL season fall through.

He said: "As soon as he came in, he just slotted in like one of the guys. It was great to have a guy like him on the team.

"If the NHL season doesn't go ahead for any reason, then he knows where we are."

Weather

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

112102

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

How my view of the police has changed

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Twin problems have put years on me.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.