Austrian ski federation chief cleared

Updated: July 6, 2012, 9:14 AM ET
Associated Press

TURIN, Italy -- An Italian court has cleared Austrian ski federation president Peter Schroecksnadel and biathlon chief Markus Gandler of any involvement in the blood-doping scandal at the 2006 Turin Games.

Following a court case Friday in Susa, near Turin, the Austrian federation says, "the trial has shown that many accusations against Austria ski federation representatives were false."

At the 2006 Olympics, Italian police raided the Austrian cross-country and biathlon team lodgings, ...

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