31 Oct '14, 2pm

Jeptoo

Jeptoo

The Kenyan was tested in late September before defending her Chicago Marathon title. According to the website RunBlogRun , Kenyan Rita Jeptoo, winner of the last two Boston and Chicago marathons, tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test in late September, just weeks before winning for the second straight year in the Windy City. Jeptoo, who failed her “A” test, has yet to have her “B” sample tested. Jeptoo, or one of her representatives, may be present when the B sample is tested. Should Jeptoo fail the “B” test, she will likely be stripped of her most recent marathon titles and face suspension from competition. The 2013-2014 World Marathon Majors awards ceremony was set to take place in New York this weekend but due to the circumstances, the organization has decided to postpone the event. Jeptoo was set to be awarded with the $500,000 first priz...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2014/10/news/rita-jeptoo-te...

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runblogrun.com 31 Oct '14, 5am

In an exclusive to RunBlogRun, trusted sources have confirmed that, at the end of September 2014, Rita Jeptoo tested posit...

WMM awards ceremony postponed following reports of Rita Jeptoo positive test - #RitaJeptoo #WMM

WMM awards ceremony postponed following reports...

athleticsweekly.com 31 Oct '14, 12pm

WMM awards ceremony postponed following reports of Rita Jeptoo positive test by Athletics Weekly October 31, 2014 World Ma...

#BREAKING: Statement by World Marathon Majors r...

runblogrun.com 31 Oct '14, 12pm

(Editor's note: The following piece was posted on the World Marathon Majors site this morning). Statement By World Maratho...

Report: Rita Jeptoo, who won Boston and Chicago...

runnersworld.com 31 Oct '14, 12pm

The awards ceremony to recognize the winners of the 2013-2014 World Marathon Majors series has been postponed from its sch...

Reacciones al positivo d R. Jeptoo: Paula Radcliffe y Claudio Berardelli, su entrenador.

Reacciones al positivo d R. Jeptoo: Paula Radcl...

letsrun.com 31 Oct '14, 8pm

By LetsRun.com October 31, 2014 NEW YORK — The news of Rita Jeptoo ‘s positive “A” drug test for EPO was only a few hours ...

The world's top marathoner just got busted for EPO:

The world's top marathoner just got busted for ...

runningmagazine.ca 01 Nov '14, 2pm

Jeptoo is the top female marathon runner in the world, having won the previous two Boston and Chicago marathons and was sc...

Rita Jeptoo's coach and manager profess ignorance of reported drug use:

Rita Jeptoo's coach and manager profess ignoran...

runnersworld.com 31 Oct '14, 6pm

Claudio Berardelli, who has coached Boston and Chicago Marathon Rita Jeptoo champion for 11 months, said “I feel stupid” u...

Rita Jeptoo, Part two, Twenty four hours later, by Larry Eder: Just about twenty-four hours ago, I released t...

Rita Jeptoo, Part two, Twenty four hours later,...

runblogrun.com 01 Nov '14, 7am

I had been reticent of writing about A samples in the past, but, in this situation I was not. One, I felt that my confirma...

EXCLUSIVE:

EXCLUSIVE:

running.competitor.com 05 Nov '14, 12am

In the days that followed, it was reported that the banned substance in question was Erythropoietin, or EPO, the same bloo...

Rita Jeptoo requests test of her "B" sample

Rita Jeptoo requests test of her "B" sample

runnersworld.com 04 Nov '14, 6pm

Boston and Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo , whose “A” sample in an out-of-competition drug test in Kenya in Septemb...

Rita Jeptoo, Part 3: What is my agenda and thos...

runblogrun.com 04 Nov '14, 5am

Telling stories that engage the reader and viewer is paramount. Showing the breaks in marathons, which was missed in both ...

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letsrun.com 02 Nov '14, 10am

One further consideration : the Majors gave a budget for allowing out of competition tests in Kenya and Ethiopia, and all ...