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AIU hands Kipkorir four years ban for doping

Athletes Integrity Unit (AIU) has handed Gold Coast marathon bronze medalist Japheth Kipchirchir Kipkorir four years ban after he was found guilty for doping allegations. According to AIU, the athlete violated the World Athletics (WA) anti-doping rules following the announcements on Friday that he tested positive to prohibited substance Norandrosterone. His ban started on 11th […]

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Jepkosgei spends time in farming

With coronavirus on the rise, cancelling all races, world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei has taken her efforts to the farm. As she was preparing to run New York City Half marathon and London that were postponed Full report https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/athletics/2020-04-30-jepkosgei-seeks-distractions-after-races-are-postponed/

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Wilson Kipsang arrested for allegdly taking alcohol in covid-19 curfew

Former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang and Kapchemutwa Ward Representative Ambrose Kiplagat were arrested after they were allegedly found drinking alcohol in a popular club in Iten town past the curfew time. Elgeyo Marakwet sports officials, however, distanced themselves from the matter saying “The case is not related to sports but it is a […]

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Keitany’s training quarantined

Reigning New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany has termed coronavirus pandemic as a devil in the world of sports especially in athletics world since she is undergoing ‘self-quarantine.’ The former world half marathon champion and silver medalist who was to compete at the Boston Marathon in April pulled out of the race due to […]