Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative

Athletes run on a road during a half marathon near the town of Eldoret in western KenyaBy Isaac Omulo ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals. Athletics Kenya, the governing body for track and field in the East African country, says elite athletes should only use the six doctors vetted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) if they want to compete.

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