10 African Athletes Banned For Doping

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Written by Lillian Mutiso

In recent years, doping has become a major concern in the global athletics fraternity as competitors from all over the world, including African athletes, resort to performance enhancing drugs to help them emerge victorious in cut-throat competitions.

African athletes, renowned for their prowess on the track have also fallen victim to this sporting evil and paid the ultimate price of career-destroying bans.

Here are 10 great African athletes that were banned due to doping;

Sources: BBC Sport, The Guardian, The New Zealand Herald