Two Kenyan runners suspended after failing drugs tests at the IAAF World Championships

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Athletics' fight against the curse of doping suffered a setback Wednesday after two Kenyan athletes failed drugs tests.

The 21-year-old Koki Manunga and the 29-year-old Joyce Zakary -- who are both 400 meter runners -- were provisionally suspended by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) after returning positive samples on August 20 and 21 respectively at the World Championships in Beijing, China.

"These targeted tests were conducted by the IAAF at the athlete hotels during the pre-competition phase," said an IAAF statement.

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