Rio’s challenges, doping in Russia and Kenya top IOC agenda

By AP With five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the challenges keep piling up. From the Zika outbreak to severe water pollution, from behind-schedule venues to delayed metro lines, from sluggish...

World 1500m champion Aregawi fails drugs test

By BBC World indoor 1500m champion Abeba Aregawi has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance. The Ethiopia-born Swede, 25, failed an out-of-competition test conducted by governing body the IAAF. Aregawi, who won gold...

Helah Kiprop wins Tokyo Marathon

By Kennedy Langat Kenya’s Helah Kiprop stormed to victory in the Tokyo Marathon clocking a time of 2 hours 21 minutes and 27 seconds ahead of the defending Tokyo champion Birhane Dibaba of Ethiopia. Ethiopia's...

IAAF suspends AA Chief for possible doping felony

By The Associated Press/ Bernard Okumu Former head of Kenya's track and field federation was temporarily suspended by the sport's world governing body on Monday for "potential subversion" of anti-doping procedures in the country. Isaac Mwangi,...

Cosmas Lagat retains Zurich Marathon title

By Kennedy Langat Kenya’s Cosmas Kiplimo Lagat retained the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla title he won on his marathon debut in 2014, improving his own course record at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race to...

Coe ready to ban Kenyan athletes from Olympics

By BBC Lord Coe is ready to ban Kenya's track and field team from the Olympics if the country's athletics federation is declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) code. Kenya missed a deadline last...

Athletics Kenya chief to step down over doping, corruption claims

BBC The chief executive of Athletics Kenya wants to step down temporarily amid allegations he asked athletes for bribes to reduce doping bans. Isaac Mwangi denies wrongdoing but wants to leave his post for 21 days...

Florence Kiplagat wins Barcelona Half marathon

By KBC Reporter Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat emerged victorious at the 26th edition of the Barcelona eDreams Half Marathon, clocking 1 hour 09 minutes and 19 seconds. Her timing is more than four minutes outside the half...

Police investigating doping claims against Kenyan athletes

By Bernard Okumu Police have launched investigations into doping allegations among athletes in Kenya. Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said already the police are following up “persons of interest” in the doping claims. Boinnet noted that...

Kenya misses athletics doping deadline

By BBC Kenya has missed a deadline to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) it is tackling cheating in athletics. It comes after a spate of positive drugs tests among the country's athletes and fresh...
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