An investigation has been launched in Kenya after a banned runner competed in a race in Malaysia.
First WADA approved laboratory in East Africa hailed as "major development" following AIU funded project
The first World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) approved laboratory in East Africa is to open in Kenya's capital Nairobi, a move hailed as a major development for the region's drug crisis.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has agreed a 12-month partnership with the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) which will see the organisation provide advice, guidance and training to its counterparts in the East African nation at different points throughout the year.
Coaches and agents working with Kenya's top runners have been warned that they will face extra monitoring as part of an increased crackdown on doping in the country.
A Kenyan coach expelled from the Olympic Games here for impersonating an athlete claimed he was only attempting to have a "decent and free meal".
Suspicions over the level of doping in Kenya have again been raised less than a month before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following the latest joint investigation by German television channel ARD and British newspaper The Sunday Times.