Stop to allegiance changes will protect young Kenyan athletes

What you need to know:

  • The International Association of Athletics Federations on Monday said it was freezing all new transfers of allegiance.
  • IAAF president Sebastian Coe said that the "present rules are no longer fit for purpose".

Under-age Kenyans are being "lured" without their consent or knowledge to compete for other countries, a top official said Tuesday, welcoming a move to stop athletes switching allegiances.

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