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WILSON KIPSANG RUMORS

Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

LONDON (AP) With a field that features five of the seven fastest men's marathoners in history, Sunday's race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running. Yet, the specter of doping is casting a shadow over the London Marathon following a spate of positive tests by athletes from the sport's long-distance heartland in recent years - notably Rita Jeptoo, winner of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Kenyan athletes critical as agents suspended in doping probe

ELDORET, Kenya -- Leading Kenyan athletes have criticized the national federation for suspending their agents in a doping investigation, saying it has hurt their preparations for the world championships and other major competitions this season. A group of runners led by former marathon world record-holder Wilson Kipsang issued a joint statement questioning Athletics Kenya's move...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenyan athletes criticize federation for suspending agents

ELDORET, Kenya (AP) Leading Kenyan athletes have criticized the national federation for suspending their agents in a doping investigation, saying it could hurt their preparations for the world championships. A group of runners led by former marathon world record-holder Wilson Kipsang issued a joint statement questioning Athletics Kenya's move to suspend two European athlete management...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York City Marathon champ Kipsang missed out-of-competition doping test

Athletics Kenya says former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang missed an out-of-competition doping test last month.
Via Fox Olympics
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

World-record holder Kipsang to run NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) World-record holder Wilson Kipsang will make his New York City Marathon debut in November. The Kenyan set the mark of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 23 seconds in Berlin last year. The announcement Wednesday sets up a showdown with countryman Geoffrey Mutai, the two-time defending champion and course-record holder in New York. Mutai ran the fastest marathon in history in 2:03...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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