Terrible results turned the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) is in Kenya. A group of local athletes invaded the headquarters of the athletics Federation of Kenya in Nairobi and took civil servants hostage, to attract the world's attention to their own tasks.
The action is aimed against the actions of the athletics Federation of Kenya, which did not respond to the statement by WADA threatening to suspend the Kenyan athletes from competition for violation of anti-doping legislation. The headquarters of the organization is surrounded by police, with athletes are conducted the negotiations.
As informs "R-Sport", athletes closed the civil servants in the offices. The journalist "Bi-bi-si" Matthew Kenyon on Twitter wrote that the head of Federation, Isaiah Kiplagat approved information on the protest. "Serious athletes train, they have no time for demonstrations," commented Kiplagat happening.
Remember, in November the head of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya Kipchoge Keino announced that WADA seriously evaluate the issue of dismissal of Kenyan athletes from participating in international tournaments for 4 years. The reason was a large number put their useful doping tests.
In addition, it was reported that a member of the Board of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) and Vice-President of the Kenyan Federation David Okeyo, Isaiah Kiplagat and 1 Federation official suspected of corruption. In mid-November have any information about what the IAAF investigates a possible cover-up doping tests Kenyan athletes since March.
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