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Ethiopia in ‘Critical Care’ Over Doping: IAAF

Ethiopia along with Kenya named one of the five countries World athletics governing body, the IAAF, believed are in critical care over their anti-doping programmes.


World athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, on Friday named five countries including east African track giants Ethiopia and Kenya as being in “critical care” over their anti-doping programmes.

“The reform process has led to more information being shared and recommendations owed at Council level around the fight to protect clean athletes,” IAAF president Sebastian Coe said.

“To this end, our review by anti-doping teams has identified five countries who the IAAF Council have agreed are in critical care at different degrees.”

Coe said Ethiopia and Morocco had to “implement as a matter of urgency a robust and adequate national testing programme, both in and out of competition”. Continue reading Ethiopia in ‘Critical Care’ Over Doping: IAAF