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Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU

18 Jul 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another blow to Kenya's sporting reputation.

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers

14 Jul 2019

(This July 12 story has been refiled to correct and re-writes story published on Friday to reflect source of doping figures not an AIU report.)

Athletics: Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU

09 Jul 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

27 Apr 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.

Athletics: Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

15 Mar 2019

(This March 14 story removes quote erroneously attributed to IAAF CEO Jon Ridgeon and inserts new quotes in final three paras.)

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

11 Sep 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.

Athletics - Kenya says WADA lab in Nairobi will help curb doping

27 Aug 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

24 Aug 2018

NAIROBI Kipyegon Bett, Kenya's world 800 metres bronze medallist, 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

07 Aug 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

01 Aug 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.

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