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Andreas Schmid fined in probe

Updated: August 29, 2012, 12:31 PM ET
Associated Press

FREIBURG, Germany -- The doctor of a former top German cycling team was fined Wednesday in connection with a doping investigation.

Dr. Andreas Schmid agreed to pay a fine equivalent to three months' salary, prosecutors said.

The prosecutors dropped a criminal probe of Schmid and his Freiburg University clinic colleague Lothar Heinrich for doping activities with the former Telekom and T-Mobile cycling team. However, they decided to fine Schmid for violating medicine distribution laws.

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