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IAAF President Coe warns Kenya could face Rio 2016 ban

IAAF President Coe warns Kenya could face Rio 2016 ban

Christopher Kelsall February 19, 2016 0

Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has warned that Kenya could be banned from competing at this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should they be declared non-compliant

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Dozens of Kenyan athletes protest at Athletics Kenya headquarters

Dozens of Kenyan athletes protest at Athletics Kenya headquarters

Christopher Kelsall November 23, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Kenyan athletes have occupied the Athletics Kenya (AK) headquarters in Nairobi. According to an unnamed Kenyan athlete, “it is a peaceful demonstration with dozens of athletes; some of

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Athletics Kenya President Isaiah Kiplagat Steps Down

Athletics Kenya President Isaiah Kiplagat Steps Down

Dick Straight April 13, 2015 0

Long serving Athletics Kenya (AK) president, Isaiah Kiplagat has stepped down for three months to campaign for the IAAF Vice-President post when the world governing body holds its next congress just before the start

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Athletics Kenya Suspends Rosa and Volare for six months, amid an increase in doping

Athletics Kenya Suspends Rosa and Volare for six months, amid an increase in doping

Dick Straight April 13, 2015 0

Athletics Kenya takes a step earlier promised to consider suspending or banning athletes as well as enablers including coaches, agents and medical personnel. AK suspended Rosa Associati and Volare Sports for six months pending investigations

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Athletics Kenya Admits that Kenya has a doping problem

Athletics Kenya Admits that Kenya has a doping problem

Christopher Kelsall December 29, 2014 1

From the online publication, Coastweek.com, it appears that Kenya or more accurately Athletics Kenya (AK) and their president Isaiah Kiplagat are now admitting that Kenya has a major doping problem. The following truncated excerpt

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Doping: Is this Kenya’s “Lance Armstrong Moment of Shame?”

Doping: Is this Kenya’s “Lance Armstrong Moment of Shame?”

Christopher Kelsall November 23, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Not for the first time, Athletics Kenya has come under fire for failing to address their home-grown issue of elite athlete doping by some of the top names

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Nairobi may host world youth track and field championships 2017

Nairobi may host world youth track and field championships 2017

Dick Straight August 20, 2014 0

Athletics Kenya is in the process of bidding to host the World Youth Championships in Nairobi in 2017. The bidding process started in March 2014 when Athletics Kenya submitted to IAAF a letter of

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Kenya in “Rightful Place” as athletics medal leaders at Commonwealth Games

Kenya in “Rightful Place” as athletics medal leaders at Commonwealth Games

Christopher Kelsall August 7, 2014 0

Athletics Kenya was apparently quite satisfied with their 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games performance by saying that they “took their rightful place as leaders,” in the medal haul in the sport of athletics. Fair enough,

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World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On the eve of The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) conference that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, ‘to help shape the future of one of the most pressing

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