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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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Kenyan Chepngetich Richer By $250,000 After Winning Nagoya Marathon

Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich ran the second ever fastest marathon time to defeat hard fighting Kenya-Isreal runner Chemtai Salpeter to win the Nagoya Women’s Marathon in a new race-record time on Sunday, thereby pushing Japan’s Yuka Ando to third place. The prize money for first place at the 2022 race was increased to $250,000, making it […]