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The 32-year-old army officer tested positive for the banned blood-boosting drug Erythropoietin (EPO) on February 28 and was provisionally suspended on April 3, ruling her out of that month's 2017 London Marathon.
Iten attracted controversy last month when claims emerged 50 athletes had been given blood-boosting drug erythropoietin there.
Secret undercover footage shows medics claiming they treated British, Kenyan and other athletes with erythropoietin (EPO), the blood-boosting drug used by sporting cheats such as the disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong, according to the Sunday Times.
The Scottish cyclist served a two-year ban after admitting to using blood-boosting agent EPO early in his career.
It included allegations blood-boosting drug EPO may have been used and oxygenincreasing transfusions.
The crisis in Kenyan sports follows the disgrace of top marathoner Rita Jeptoo, a two-time Chicago and Boston winner, who was caught using the blood-boosting drug EPO.
Bassons refused to join the gang when blood-boosting was rife.
It's not that different from taking EPO (the blood-boosting agent which was the drug of choice in the Armstrong era) because you're tired and your haematocrit is low.
However, race winner Albert Cova was later tainted by his involvement in a blood-boosting programme administered by the Italian track and field federation which meant Mike was the only clean finisher of the lot.
Armstrong told to Winfrey that he had used a banned cocktail of the blood-boosting agent EPO, blood transfusions and testosterone.
Tygart also took issue with Armstrong's claim that his favored drug cocktail of blood-boosting EPO, blood transfusions and testosterone included just a small amount of EPO.
The disgraced rider took the blood-boosting agent EPO, human growth hormone and blood transfusions to gain an edge over his rivals.