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French marathon runner Mehdi Frere to miss Paris Olympic Games with two-year suspension

French Paris Olympic Games marathon runner Mehdi Frere failed to be present for three doping tests over a 12-month period. He was subsequently suspended...

Anti-doping efforts increased by International Testing Agency and Athletics Integrity Unit leading up to...

In the battle against drug use at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, the International Testing Agency (ITA) will employ a streamlined, high-tech approach to...

Chaos in Kenya: Doping is completely out of control

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated During the early 2000s, there were scientific studies suggesting that East African athletes carried no genetic advantage...

Ethiopian Ebsite Tilahun Asres and Kenyan Reuben Kiprop Kipyego provisionally suspended

Ebsite Tilahun Asres whose last race was Košice Marathon in October is provisionally suspended for testing positive for the banned triamcinolone acetonide. Kenyan Reuben...

World record holder, Rhonex Kipruto, suspended six years for doping

On May 17, 2023 Athletics Illustrated reported that Kenyan distance runner, Rhonex Kipruto, had been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for...

Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya suspends 33 athletes for doping

In November 2023, Athletics Illustrated reported that the Anti-Doping Agency (ADAK) of Kenya will suspend up to 50 athletes for doping. Now 33 more...

Coe on doping: “No athlete who thinks they’ve got away with it on one...

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics warns would-be dopers leading up to the 2024 Paris Olympic...

Moroccan, competing for Spain, suspended for evading doping control

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced the provisional suspension of Abderrahim Ougra, a Moroccan athlete based in Girona (he competed with a license from...

Repeat offender Josephine Chepkoech banned 7 years for doping effectively ending her “career”

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Thirty-five-year-old marathon runner Josephine Chepkoech has been banned for seven years for her second offence. She was...

Brazilian pole vault champion banned for presence of ostarine glucuronide

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned 2016 Rio Olympic Games pole vault champion Thiago Braz for 16 months for the presence of ostarine...
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