Emily Chebet (center) at the 2013 World Cross Country Championships:Two-time world cross-country world champion Emily Chebet is among the Kenyan athletes to have been banned for doping offences
Kenya’s Participation in Rio Olympics Is at Risk After Global Officials Declare the Nation’s Anti-Doping Agency Inadequate.
Kenya’s participation in Rio Olympics is at risk after global officials declare the nation’s anti-doping agency inadequate.
Kenya faces fresh anti-doping crisis following surprise Wada move
Kenya is set to be declared in breach of global anti-doping rules, the BBC has learned.
The surprise move will mean some of the world’s top athletes are at risk of missing August’s Olympic Games in Rio.
Kenya, one of the major forces in world athletics, has already missed two World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) deadlines to show it is tackling cheating in sport.
Now Wada is expected to rule the country ‘non-compliant’ when its board meets in Montreal on Thursday.
After a series of drugs and corruption scandals, Kenya had been warned to comply with Wada’s rules or face sanctions.READ MORE