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.
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.
ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's former Olympic and three-time world 1500-metres champion Asbel Kiprop said on Friday he will not fight doping charges against him and accused his country and management of abandoning him in his hour of need.
ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's former Olympic and world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop said he was traumatised by the news that he failed a doping test for the banned blood-booster EPO and vowed to prove his innocence.