Kenya’s Kiptum gets four-year ban for doping

Athletics - London Marathon Preview Press Conference - The Tower Hotel, London, Britain - April 24, 2019 Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola, Kenya's Abraham Kiptum, Great Britain's Mo Farah, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopia's Tola Shura Kitata pose ahead of the London Marathon Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

(Reuters) – Kenya’s former world half marathon record holder Abraham Kiptum has been banned for four years over an anti-doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said https://www.athleticsintegrity.org/downloads/pdfs/disciplinary-process/en/191105-IAAF-v-Kiptum-Decision.pdf. The AIU, which oversees integrity issues in international athletics, including doping, had provisionally suspended the 30-year-old on April 26 for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation. The […]

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