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• Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned for 10 years

The Kenyan track team coach Michael Rotich who was sent home from the Rio Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests in Kenya. In video footage released by the newspaper during the Rio Games, Rotich asked undercover reporters for the money to help a group of British runners dope with EPO and get away with it in the region in Kenya where he was the senior track official. It said the "purpose of the agreement" was to "assist those athletes to flush their systems of banned substances before taking doping tests".

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