DOPING CASE

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Associated Press

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 6 at 3:30 PM

Defending Olympic 50K race walk champion Alex Schwazer has been caught doping and will miss the London Games. The 27-year-old Schwazer had been due to defend his 2008 Olympic title in the 50-kilometer walk on Sunday.

Schwazer won gold at the Beijing Games in an Olympic record time of 3 hours, 37 minutes, 9 seconds.

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