Doping – Marathon organisers invest heavily in ‘intelligent’ testing

FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Women's Marathon - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Jemima Sumgong of Kenya celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the race REUTERS/David Gray

ZURICH (Reuters) – The organisers of six of the world’s most prestigious marathon races are spending a six-figure sum on an “intelligent”, targeted anti-doping programme in an attempt to root out cheats. The Abbott World Marathon Majors, which groups six of the world’s best-known races, says the lucrative rewards on offer in road racing make […]

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