No mention of Kenya despite cases of banned substance use

Barrister & Solicitor Richard McLaren, chairman of the WADA independent commission Richard W Pound, and Head of Department Cybercrime with Bavarian Landeskriminalamt (LKA) Guenter Younger after the presentation before the press of a report on corruption and money-laundering within international athletics on November 9, 2015 in Geneva. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • It’s the same report that Kenya featured prominently with Seppelt, of ARD, implicating top Kenyans athletes in doping and cover-up. 

  • Wada said Russian “sabotaged” the 2012 London Olympics and called for life ban of five athletes’ including the women’s 800m gold medallist Maroya Savinova and bronze medallist Ekaterina Poistogova.

  • However, Athletics Kenya vice President David Okeyo, who sits at the IAAF council said he can’t comment on the report since it didn’t touch on Kenya.

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