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Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers

Jul 14 2019

NAIROBI Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences.

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU

Jul 09 2019

NAIROBI The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation.

Kenya promises ugly future for dopers after Kiptum ban

Apr 27 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said dopers must brace for "an ugly future" until substance abuse is eradicated from the sport, a senior Athletics Kenya official said on Saturday.

Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

Mar 14 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said on Thursday they would oppose the decision by the sport's world governing IAAF to cut the 5,000m and 10,000m from the lucrative Diamond League circuit.

Athletics: Kenya's Kipchoge eyes marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday

Sep 11 2018

NAIROBI Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leaves for Berlin on Tuesday, with his sights trained on running his best ever race in the German capital on Sunday.

Kenya says WADA lab in Nairobi will help curb doping

Aug 27 2018

NAIROBI Setting up a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in Nairobi is a huge step in the fight against doping in the African country, Kenyan athletics and anti-doping chiefs said on Monday.

Athletics: Bett latest Kenyan athlete to test positive for EPO

Aug 24 2018

NAIROBI Kipyegon Bett, Kenya's world 800 meters bronze medalist, has tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoeitin (EPO), Athletics Kenya (AK) officials said on Friday.

Athletics - Kalalei is third Kenyan to fail doping test in 10 days

Aug 07 2018

NAIROBI Kenyan Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last November, is the third athlete from the African nation to have been found in breach of anti-doping rules within 10 days, officials said on Tuesday.

Athletics: Kenya's Mweresa fails dope test ahead of African showpiece - ADAK

Jul 31 2018

NAIROBI Kenyan sprinter Boniface Mweresa has failed a doping test and been dropped from the team for the African Championships which start in Asaba, Nigeria on Wednesday, a senior official from the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) has told Reuters.

Kenya wants no discrimination in new IAAF anti-doping rules

Jul 31 2018

NAIROBI Doping is a global menace and there should be no discrimination in the tough new anti-doping rules announced by the sport's governing IAAF at its council meeting in Buenos Aires last week, a senior Kenyan athletics official said on Monday.

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