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Doping inquiry widens into Olympic race walker

Updated: June 19, 2013, 4:07 PM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- Italian investigators have expanded their doping investigation into former Olympic race walk champion Alex Schwazer, looking into an alleged cover-up involving coaches and doctors.

Prosecutors in Schwazer's hometown of Bolzano on Wednesday identified five people who have been placed under investigation. They are Schwazer's former coach Michele Didoni, Italian track federation medical director Giuseppe Fischetto, federation doctor Pierluigi Fiorella, federation secretary Rita Bottiglieri ...

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