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13 Jun 2019 | 1:31 AM

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison.

16 Jan 2017 | 10:20 PM

Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals.

10 Jan 2017 | 10:34 PM

Kenya sets up doctors network to fight doping

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Athletics Kenya (AK) has drawn up a list of accredited doctors who will be responsible for examining samples from elite athletes and ensure they are not tempted to use banned drugs, AK's chairman said on Tuesday.

13 Jul 2016 | 5:01 AM

Kenya starts probe on fresh doping allegations - Minister

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya is investigating newspaper allegations that doctors from the country supplied prohibited performance enhancing drugs to British athletes, a government minister said on Tuesday.

15 Jun 2016 | 4:18 AM

Kenya reacts angrily to German call for Rio ban

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya reacted angrily on Tuesday to calls by the German Athletics Federation (DLV) that its athletes be barred from the Rio Olympic Games due to doping concerns.