Kenya’s track federation is investigating accusations of doping among its famed distance runners and has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency for help.
Athletics Kenya chairman Isaiah Kiplagat told The Associated Press that his organization was looking into allegations by a German reporter and a Kenyan athlete’s claim that performance-enhancing substances were being made available to runners by people posing as doctors.
Although Kiplagat insisted Kenyan runners were “very clean,” the federation was still apparently concerned enough to investigate after earlier denying there was a problem.
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