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Yet another piece of shoddy journalism from the west accuses Kenya of doping

Just days before the start of the 2019 World Athletics Championships, new claims of widespread doping in Kenya have emerged. A report from Germany’s ZDF purports to show top athletes regularly use the endurance-boosting substance EPO in training. The shoddily … Continue reading

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Doping: Kenya being unfairly lumped with Russia

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

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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

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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

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