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Doping: 23 athletes from London 2012 positive in retests

27 May 2016, 20:36

Twenty-three athletes from five sports tested positive for banned drugs in re-checks of 265 samples from the 2012 London Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.

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Athletics: Kenya passes anti-doping law amendments amid Olympic ban threat

27 May 2016, 20:36

Kenyan lawmakers passed Thursday amendments to an anti-doping bill to avoid a possible Olympics ban after being ruled non-compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Confident Kenyan volleyball queens land in Puerto Rico

25 May 2016, 14:22

The Kenyan women volleyball team is confident of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics by winning the FIVB World Qualifiers in Puerto Rico this weekend.

Kenya on line to meet WADA anti-doping code, says Rugut

24 May 2016, 19:19

Kenya hopes that in two months they will have amended the World Anti-Doping Law to conform with the international standard.

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Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan town

23 May 2016, 18:26

In Kenya's western town of Iten, known as the "Home of Champions" for drawing runners to train from around the world, athletes rise to pound the track and dirt roads at dawn.

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Friday, 20 May 2016

Kenya says it "well on the way" to fixing anti-doping law in time for Rio

20 May 2016, 16:29

Kenya is "well on the way" to complying with the code of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the government said on Wednesday after discussions to fix an anti-doping law whose shortcomings threatened Kenya's participation at the Rio Olympics.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Kenya Sevens beaten in Paris Cup quarter-finals

15 May 2016, 15:26

Kenya loses bid to retain world rugby sevens series title losing to hosts France in Paris.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Kenya into Paris Sevens quarter-finals

14 May 2016, 15:43

Kenya qualified for the main cup quarter finals of the Paris rugby sevens leg of the HSBC series Saturday.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Kenya faces Olympic threat after new revelations

13 May 2016, 10:44

The ban threat comes just three months to the Rio Games.

Russian sports minister dismisses Sochi doping report as nonsense

13 May 2016, 13:18

Allegations of extensive doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are nonsense, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko was quoted as saying on Thursday.

Kenya told by anti-doping agency how to fix law -minister

13 May 2016, 16:48

The WADA which on Thursday declared Kenya non-compliant with its code, has told the East African country what areas of its anti-doping law need to be changed to meet requirements, Kenya's sports minister told local media.

COMMENT: Throw Russia out but keep Kenya in the Olympic Games

13 May 2016, 20:33

Allowing Russia to compete in Rio would tarnish the Olympic games but Kenya deserves to be there.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Saturday, 07 May 2016

Olympics-Kipchoge heads Kenya's Rio marathon squad but record holder Kimetto out

07 May 2016, 09:01

Eliud Kipchoge, winner of the last two London Marathons, has been named in a preliminary Kenyan squad for the Rio Olympics, but there was no place for world record holder Dennis Kimetto.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Athletics Kenya sacks CEO amid doping claims

29 April 2016, 11:56

Athletics Kenya on Wednesday sacked its suspended CEO, Isaac Mwangi, after an annual general meeting (AGM) abolished the post and reinstated the position of the secretary general.

Athletics coaches rejected the Athletics Kenya draft amendments to the constitution

29 April 2016, 21:01

Athletics coaches in the country today rejected the Athletics Kenya draft amendments to the constitution saying it failed to capture the strategists’ input.

Monday, 25 April 2016

Kenya' s pioneer coach has trained many athletics greats

25 April 2016, 13:35

Samson Katam is one of the first Kenyans to hold qualification in sports coaching, and by his deft hands some of Kenya' s greatest athletes have passed.

Curry suffers knee sprain, faces two-week layoff

25 April 2016, 22:57

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry faces at least two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a sprained right knee, the NBA champions confirmed Monday.

Sunday, 24 April 2016

London Marathon wins for Kipchoge, Sumgong boost Kenya

24 April 2016, 18:15

Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong gave a timely boost to the tarnished reputation of Kenyan athletics on Sunday with courageous wins in the men's and women's London Marathons.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Uganda to open against rivals Kenya in 2016 ICC Women' s World Cup qualifiers

22 April 2016, 12:12

Uganda will open against arch rivals Kenya in the 2016 International Cricket Council Women' s Twenty20 Cricket World Cup qualifiers in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Kenyan boxer says match-fixing makes it hard to win against Western opponents

22 April 2016, 14:19

A former Kenyan international has said it is difficult for foreigner boxers to win against their opponents from the West on home soil due to biased officiating.

Kenya' s Keitany the woman to beat at the London marathon

22 April 2016, 15:19

The quest for Olympic ticket will inspire New York marathon champion Mary Keitany of Kenya in her bid to hit two birds with one stone in London marathon on Sunday.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Kenyans favoured in London marathon

21 April 2016, 15:05

Ethiopian athletes may have obliterated their opponents in Monday's Boston marathon, the opener in this season's World Marathon Majors (WMM), but Kenyans are strong favourites to win Sunday's London race.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Kenya's marathon runners defend 'clean' and 'noble' sport

20 April 2016, 22:15

Kenya's marathon runners on Wednesday defended the sport they train so hard to dominate, saying they did not resort to doping and that recent scandals were being dealt.

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