ABC Offered Lance Armstrong a Spot on 'Dancing with the Stars' EW

ABC offered disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong a spot on "Dancing with the Stars," reports's Inside TV, adding that Armstrong declined the invitation.

The network reportedly approached the cyclist before he admitted to doping in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the story notes.

“Lance has been offered the show each and every year since its inception. Although flattered he has passed on their generous offers," Armstrong's spokesperson said.

"DWTS" returns March 18.