Kenya athletics chiefs provisionally suspended by IAAF commission

President Isaiah Kiplagat and two other Kenya Athletics officials have been provisionally suspended for 180 days by the ethics commission of the IAAF. Athletics’ world governing body is looking into allegations of “subversion” of the anti-doping process in Kenya and “improper diversion” of funds received from Nike. Athletics Kenya vice-president David Okeyo and ex-treasurer Joseph Kinyua have also been provisionally suspended. Their suspensions begin immediately. The IAAF is … Continue reading Kenya athletics chiefs provisionally suspended by IAAF commission

Kenya Cross Country World Champion Handed Four-Year Doping Ban

Seven Kenyan athletes, including two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet received bans for doping offences on Friday.  Chebet, the cross-country world champion in 2010 and 2013, was banned for four years after testing positive for the diuretic and masking agent furosemide. Chebet was also a bronze medalist in the 10,000 meters at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Her ban was backdated to July 17 and … Continue reading Kenya Cross Country World Champion Handed Four-Year Doping Ban