Xinhua News AgencyNovember 27, 2013 04:32
NAIROBI, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- World athletics governing body IAAF and Kenyan government are to build a blood center to hold and test blood and urine samples from regional athletes in Nairobi starting January.
Athletics Kenya (AK) President Isaiah Kiplagat confirmed on Wednesday that the plans are at an advanced stage to start building a laboratory to be used as the blood center, in their fight against doping.
"We are going to build a blood center in Nairobi starting January. The center will serve Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and the central Africa region," he said.