Kenyan Marathon Runner Jeptoo Banned for Doping
Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons, has been banned for two years after failing a drugs test.
She became Kenya’s first high-profile athlete to fail a test, when she tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in September.
Jeptoo, 33, says she may have been prescribed some banned substances at a local hospital after a road accident.
She has become the 45th Kenyan athlete to have…