Aug 26, 2016

Shabab gunmen attack Mogadishu beach restaurant

Al-Shabab jihadis attacked a beach-front restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, setting off a car bomb before exchanging fire with security forces, an AFP correspondent said. Sporadic shots could still be heard coming from the scene several hours after the attack began, ...

Aug 5, 2016

WADA drops Kenya from non-compliant list

Kenya has been removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of “non-compliant” countries, three months after WADA described the nation’s anti-doping regulations as “a complete mess.” WADA said in a statement late Thursday that the new anti-doping legislation introduced by Kenya’s parliament is “now ...

Jul 14, 2016

Sports agent Rosa charged with doping offenses in Kenya court

Italian sports agent Federico Rosa, who managed disgraced former marathon star Rita Jeptoo, was on Thursday charged in a Kenya court with doping offenses. Rosa, 30, a director of Italy-based sports management company Rosa and Associati, denied six counts of doping athletes, including Jeptoo ...

Russia, Kenya track teams may miss Rio after doping rulings

May 13, 2016

Russia, Kenya track teams may miss Rio after doping rulings

Together, Russia and Kenya won 27 medals at the last Olympics in track and field. Their total at the next one could be zero. The Olympic hopes of the powerhouse teams from both countries took serious blows Thursday after the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered ...