But the federation should do more by helping the government to nab people involved in doping syndicates. We commend Athletics Kenya for moving fast to stop any convicted dopers from representing the country. By EDITORIALMore by this AuthorThe rate at which elite athletes, especially from Kenya, are getting suspended or banned for doping offences by the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF’s) Athletes Integrity Unit (AIU) is worrying. This week, the 2016 Rio Olympics women’s marathon silver medallist, Kenyan-born Eunice Kirwa of Bahrain, was suspended by AIU for testing positive for banned Erythropoietin (EPO). There are fears that with IAAF now focusing on the Athletics Biological Passport that will date back several years, more doping cheats will be netted.
Source: Daily Nation May 24, 2019 20:48 UTC