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Report: IOC probing Alex Schwazer

Updated: August 9, 2012, 8:39 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The IOC has opened an investigation into the Italian race walker expelled from the London Games for doping and could retest the 2008 gold medalist's samples from Beijing.

Two Olympic officials familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that the IOC launched a disciplinary case Thursday against Alex Schwazer. He was removed from the team by the Italian Olympic Committee on Monday after testing positive for EPO in a pre-competition test.

The officials spoke on condition ...

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