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Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Banned 2 Years for Doping

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    File - Rita Jeptoo of Kenya celebrates after winning the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping.

    Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October.

    But traces of the banned blood-booster EPO were found in her out-of-competition test in Kenya on Sept. 25.

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