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Kenya's marathon-winning couple

Kenya's husband-and-wife marathon runners Paul Lonyangata and Purity Rionoripo won the men's and women's races in Paris.

Olympic champion fails drugs test

Jemima Sumgong tests positive for EPO

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has failed an out-of-competition drugs test. The 32-year-old tested positive for the banned substance EPO in a test by athletics governing body the IAAF. Sumgong also won the 2016 London marathon and was due to defend her title later this month. "We can confirm that an anti-doping rule violation case concerning Jemima Sumgong (Kenya) has commenced this week," the IAAF said in a statement. Newsday's Matthew Kenyon has more. (Picture - Jemima Sumgong at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Credit: Johannes Eisele Getty Images)

Kenya's high court rules that one third of MPs must be women

Kenya's High Court has ordered parliament to enact a law that will ensure women get at least a third of all elective seats.