It was the first question she asked him, and he finally said yes. "Yes or no. In all seven Tour de France of your Tour De France victories did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? LANCE ARMSTRONG: "Yes" After denying it for years, Lance Armstrong stately plainly and without emotion that he did use drugs to help him win seven Tour de France titles during an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Armstrong said he did not believe he could have won without doping.