Govt Interference: Kenya Escapes World Athletics Hammer

World Athletics Council has said that Kenya would not be banned by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after the interference of the Kenyan Government

World Athletics president Seb Coe made the announcement in Monaco immeadiately after the council meeting where he categorically stated that AIU will continue monitoring the Kenya after the Government commitment of over 5 million dollars towards the fight against doping.

World Athletics president said, “As WA, we have been concerned with situation in Kenya with the high numbers of positive cases which constitute to 40 percent of global athletes coming from Kenya.”

We are happy with what the Kenyan Government has done after committing money that will help to fight the vice. It was of great importance that the government came in to save the situation and we will continue to follow the progress,” he said.

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