Kiprop gives up fight to prove innocence after positive test for EPO

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Kiprop, the Beijing 2008 Olympic champion and third fastest 1,500 metres runner ever, tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) in the out-of-competition test in November 2017.

The Athletics Integrity Unit admitted last month it was “very disappointed” after confirming that the Kenyan had been given advance notice of the test, a breach of the anti-doping rules, but denied his allegations that drug-testers asked him for money. Read More