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Marathon runner Jeptoo’s ‘B’ sample positive

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo’s “B” sample tested positive, Kenya’s athletics federation said Friday, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

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Kenyan marathoner Kipsang misses doping test

In this Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 file photo, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya celebrates on the finish line after winning the men's division of the 44th annual New York City Marathon in New York. Athletics Kenya says former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang missed an out-of-competition doping test in Nov. 2014, but that no sanction will be imposed against Kipsang since it's his first failure to be evaluated. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang accused Kenya’s athletics federation on Wednesday of smearing his name by disclosing that he missed an out-of-competition doping test last month.

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