Oprah Winfrey will sit down with cyclist Lance Armstrong for his first interview since he was banned from the sport for life.

The interview is billed as a "no-holds barred" exchange with Armstrong.

He is expected to talk about the doping scandal and accusations that he cheated and used performance enhancing drugs.

The 90 minute special is set to air on OWN on Thursday January 17th.

It will also be simulcasted on oprah.com.