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Kenya says another 'high-profile athlete' failed doping test Friday, 28 Apr 2017

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test, just weeks after it emerged Rio Olympics marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tested positive for performance enhancing drugs.  Full Article

 
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First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 

(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe became the first African-born player to appear in a Major League Baseball game on Wednesday and marked his debut by getting a hit in his first at-bat.  Full Article  

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FIFA suspends official who pleaded guilty in U.S. bribery case Friday, 28 Apr 2017 

(Reuters) - A member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty in a U.S court to taking bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global soccer body.  Full Article  

 
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