Three-time world champion and Beijing 2008 Olympic 1,500 metres gold medallist Asbel Kiprop has been given a four-year ban after he tested positive for a banned substance.
Kenya are facing a fresh wave of doping problems after distance runner Lucy Wangui Kabuu and sprinter Boniface Mweresa were each been suspended following failed drugs tests.
Three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop says he has given up trying to prove his positive doping sample was contaminated.
Three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop has claimed he gave drug-testers money because he trusted the cash was not "anything to do" with the sample he provided on the day he tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO).
Former 1,500 metres Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop has claimed to be "devastated" after testing positive for EPO.
Kenya's Olympic 1500 metres gold medallist Asbel Kiprop did receive advance warning of the out-of-competition drugs test where he failed for erythropoietin (EPO), the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) admitted today.
Asbel Kiprop has rejected claims that he took performance enhancing drugs while also claiming that an Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) doping control officer informed him of a test and took money from him.
A "high profile" Kenyan distance runner who has "dominated" World Championships in recent years has reportedly been embroiled in a doping scandal.
Once, and only once, a long, long time ago, I met an athlete who openly confessed that he had taken drugs. Not unknowingly. Not unwittingly. Had knowingly taken drugs because he thought he needed them to be competitive.
Sir Mo Farah stressed he has "never failed a blood test" following the release of hacked documents from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which appear to show a blood test result from him and from 46 other athletes that caused initial suspicion and required further checking.
After the home heroics of Norway's athletes on Thursday (June 15), Sweden's track and field performers will step up here tomorrow in an effort to provide a similar flourish at the sixth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
Four runners under the team leadership of Kenya's Tegla Loroupe will form an Athlete Refugee Team in the mixed relay event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Kampala.
A week today, in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, something wonderful/dispiriting will take place: the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships.
If you want a pointer as to how the athletics competition will go at next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, tomorrow’s Herculis meeting at the Stade Louis II in Monaco - whose participants include Dafne Schippers, Asbel Kiprop, Mo Farah, Mutaz Essa Barshim and Caster Semenya – will offer telling information.
Australia’s Olympic TV network, 7Olympics, has just put out a short clip of footage from the London 2012 Olympics featuring home race walker Jared Tallent en route to his eventual golden glory in the 50km race walk - eventual in the sense that he had to wait until June 17, 2016, 1,405 days later, to claim the medal originally won by Sergey Kirdyapkin.