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