August 12, 2016 / 4:16 PM / 3 years ago

Athletics: Kenyan team boss Rotich suspended by IAAF

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Kenya’s athletics manager Michael Rotich has been suspended by the IAAF’s ethics commission, the governing body said on Friday, following allegations of corrupt practices surrounding anti-doping.

Rotich was sent home to Kenya last week after allegations in Britain’s Sunday Times that he had requested money to let undercover journalists, posing as athlete representatives, know when drugs testers would call. Rotich has denied any wrongdoing.

Editing by Alison Williams

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