• Kenya's Julia Muraga Gets 2-year Doping Ban for EPO

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Kenya's Julia Muraga,  who won the 2014 Cologne marathon,  has failed a doping test  and has been handed a 2-year doping ban the Athletics Kenya (AK) announced on Thursday.

The 30 year old Muraga tested positive for Erythropoietin (EPO) AK told in a statement.

After the German Anti Doping Agency discovered her positive test results. Muraga was stripped of her Cologne marathon title.

The athlete still has a time to appeal the test result. 

Muraga is just one of many Kenyan athletes that recently have failed doping tests.

Muraga set a marathon personal best of 2:26:00 in 2008 in Osaka marathon.

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