Former CEO of Athletics Kenya Mwangi during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Former senior Kenyan athletics official David Okeyo, who was last week banned from the sport for life for siphoning sponsorship funds, has been cleared of extorting money from athletes in exchange for lighter sentences in doping cases.Despite the verdicts, however, the panel noted deep concerns about the evidence and the procedures and structures of the sport's governing body in Kenya, the dominant force in distance running for decades, and said that extortion may well have taken place and recommended changes.The panel is thus left in the uncomfortable position of having heard contradictory evidence from witnesses that, in the main, it has found to be credible.The panel noted two particular concerns.
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