Kenyan athletics suffers from doping scandal

The new year rings in new changes for athletes found guilty of doping, with Kenya’s successful runners in the spotlight.

The new year rings in new changes for athletes found guilty of doping.

For first offenders, the World Anti-Doping agency has doubled automatic bans from two years to four, with athletes banned for life if they test positive again.

Kenya has sufferred in recent months after a number of runners tested positive – including champion Rita Jeptoo.

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Iten.

Source : Al Jazeera

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