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CONI to probe Cipollini doping allegations

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Italy's Olympic Committee (CONI) said Monday it had launched a probe following newspaper allegations that retired cyclist Mario Cipollini was a client of a sports doctor currently on trial in Spain on doping charges. 

Former World Champion Mario Cipollini of Italy is pictured on February 20, 2008 in California. Italy's Olympic Committee (CONI) said Monday it had launched a probe following newspaper allegations that retired cyclist Cipollini was a client of a sports doctor currently on trial in Spain on doping charges.

Cipollini, world champion in 2002, was accused Saturday by La Gazzetta dello Sport of being a client of Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, who is currently standing trial in Spain on charges of administering doping products.

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