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Athletics

EPO Doping Ethiopian Runner Who Alleged He Was Injected By Colleague Banned For Six Years

The 31 years old Ethiopian marathon runner, Getaye Fisseha Gelaw has been banned for six years for taking ban substance erythropoietin (EPO); Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced. AIU did not buy into Getaye colourful submittion. The Ethiopian distance runner argued that following a September 2021 injury, colleagues had advised him to use painkillers which […]

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Physiotherapy Corner

Stress Fracture In Sport: Symptoms And Why Doping Can Induce It

Sighting escalation of stress fracture which is medically called complication can be frightening by all and sundry. Mere standing or simple innocuous jump run by an athlete may bring instant fracture. When this happens, the big questions that are always followed are: why will a trained athletes’ limp succumb to fracture suddenly by mere standing […]

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Athletics

My Nightmare- Horn (African Medalist And South Africa Record Holder)

Finally, the African 100m silver medalist and South Africa, Carina Horn has breaths a sigh of relief after completing her two years doping ban. Recounting her ordeal, “from an emotional perspective, the last two years had been tough. There were many evenings that I could not stop myself from crying as it felt as if […]

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Athletics

Another Kenya Star Athlete Ban For Two Years

Another Kenya star athlete has been found guilty again for doping despite despirate attempt by Kenya authority to curb the doping excess. Philip Cheruiyot Kangogo , a 36-year-old Kenyan long distance runner and the winner of the 2015 Barcelona Marathon has been suspended for two years ( from 31 April 2019 to July 31 2021) […]

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Athletics

Athletics Integrity Unit Open Whistle blower Hot Line

In a genuine way to clean the sport from doping and help those who are silently facing sexual harassment and other form of misconduct to speak up; the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has opened a whistle blower Hot line. The statement released by AIU reads: The Athletics Integrity Unit operates one of the most universal […]