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Former Olympic and three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop banned for four years after Kenyan's claim that failed drugs test was tampered with is thrown out by Athletics Integrity Unit Kenyan runner Absel Kiprop has been banned for four years for testing positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO after failing test in November 2017 Kiprop is a three-time world champion and won 1500m Olympic gold in 2008  He appealed the ban after claiming his urine samples had been tampered with But the Athletics Integrity Unit rejected all of Kiprop's explanations

By Matt Lawton for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 19:16 BST, 20 April 2019 | Updated: 23:14 BST, 20 April 2019

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The reputation of Kenyan distance running has taken another battering with the announcement on Saturday that Asbel Kiprop, at one stage widely regarded as the greatest 1500m runner, has been banned for four years after testing positive for the blood-boosting drug, EPO.

Sportsmail revealed the 2008 Olympic champion and three-time world champion failed an out-of-competition test in Kenya in

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