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Alex Schwazer discusses EPO

Updated: August 8, 2012, 10:31 AM ET
Associated Press

ROME - The 2008 Olympic race walk champion who was expelled from the London Games for doping broke down in tears while recounting how he hid the banned substance in the home he was sharing with star figure skater Carolina Kostner.

"I made a huge error," Alex Schwazer said. "And I can only repeat, I'm sorry."

Schwazer said he flew alone to Turkey in September with 1,500 euros (now $1,850) to buy the blood booster EPO at a pharmacy. He said he disguised it in a box of vitamins in a ...

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