30 Jan '15, 3pm

This should be a four year ban. #disappointed

Rita Jeptoo , winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2013 and 2014, has been given a two-year suspension by her national federation Athletics Kenya after producing positive drug test results for the performance-enhancing drug EPO, Reuters reports . Jeptoo's ban was reportedly backdated to October 30, 2014. She produced a positive “A” test sample in September, a result that was announced on October 31, days before she was scheduled ceremony to honor as the winner of 2013/2014 World Marathon Majors series. That ceremony was canceled. Jeptoo’s “B” sample test in December yielded the same positive as the “A” test. Athletics Kenya gave Jeptoo the two-year suspension according to 2014 rules in place. The World Anti-Doping Agency expanded that minimum suspension to four years as of January 1. After Jeptoo's ban was announced, the World Marathon Majors released a statement ...

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