Tag Archives: Kenya doping

Doping: Kenya being unfairly lumped with Russia

Image: refuga.com

Kenya’s reputation as one of the pre-eminent athletics nations has taken a severe beating in the past year. Rumblings about doping in Kenya started to pick up steam when Boston marathon winner Rita Jeptoo was busted for using EPO in … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Sports news and commentary, Profiles and articles on Kenyan runners | Tagged | Leave a comment

Kenya imposes the harshest sanctions on its athletes

Kenya banned seven athletes for various doping offenses. Most prominent among these is Emily Chebet who is a two time world cross country country champion. Also banned are two athletes who failed doping tests at the 2015 world world athletics … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Athletics News, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Marion Jones went to prison, so should Kenyan athletes

On March 8, 2008, a tearful Marion Jones was carted off to prison to start a 6 month sentence for lying to investigators about her use of performance enhancing drugs. She had been arguably the most popular athlete. When she … Continue reading

Posted in Profiles and articles on Kenyan runners | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment