Echesa: Doping cheats will be punished

Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid (second left) shares a light moment with boxer Christine Ongare (second right) ) on May 8, 2018 at Nairobi's Intercontinental Hotel. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Among the athletes who face consequences as a result of doping are 2016 Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong and marathoner Suleiman Simotwo, who were banned for taking performance-enhancing substances after the 2016 Laws came into act.
  • Doping cheats and their accomplices face up to three years in jail if they fail to pay fines.

Sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa Tuesday warned doping cheats that the 2016 Anti-Doping laws will be followed to the letter.


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