Armstrong says words were 'twisted' over doping claim

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has sought to clarify recent comments made in French newspaper Le Monde about winning the Tour de France.

He was quoted as saying it would be impossible to win the famous race without doping, however he took to Twitter to say

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For the record, there is a significant difference between WAS and IS. Past and present tense.

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Appreciated the opp 2 speak 2 @stephanemandard from @lemondefr however didn't appreciate the twisting of my words. Sorry for the confusion.

Read: Armstrong: 'Impossible' to win Tour without doping

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Armstrong Tour doping claim

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who cheated his way to win seven Tour de France titles, said it would have been impossible to win the famous race without doping.