'Saddened' Roger Federer says Lance Armstrong doping scandal has hurt every sport

Roger Federer

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has sad he is saddened by the entire Lance Armstrong doping scandal, adding that the American's doping confession has not only hurt cycling, but every sport.

Federer claimed Armstrong's confession that he cheated his way to seven Tour de France titles would leave a negative impact on every sport, the Daily Mail reports.

Armstrong admitted in a televised interview with chat show host Oprah Winfrey this week to using banned performance-enhancing substances to establish himself as one of the biggest names in sport.

Federer said it saddens him to see that Armstrong cheated everyone for such a long time, adding that the banned cyclist has hurt his sport in a big way, even though he helped it in the beginning.

The seventeen-times Grand Slam champions added that now the every sport would face the burden of Armstrong's misdoings.

Federer added he is an active athlete right now and it's not fun times really to be in sports to a degree right now, adding he just needed to see the first few minutes of the interview and then he knew what the deal was, and the rest he didn't really care about.

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