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US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart says Lance Armstrong lied in his confessional interview with Oprah Winfrey, and the shamed cyclist has until February 6 to "cooperate fully" if he wants to lessen his life ban. 

A man watches Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey on a television on January 17, 2013. US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart says Armstrong lied in his confessional interview with Oprah, and the cyclist has until February 6 to "cooperate fully" if he wants to lessen his life ban.

In an excerpt of an interview with the CBS network, which will air in full on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, Tygart said Armstrong lied about several key points -- including his claim that he raced clean in his comeback in 2009 and 2010.

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