Kenya avoids track doping ban; Russia gets mixed news


              FILE - Junior athletes run past a sign for Athletics Kenya at the Discovery cross country races, an annual race held to identify up-and-coming new young talent, in Eldoret, Kenya on Jan. 31, 2016. World Athletics President Seb Coe said Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 that reports about a possible full-scale ban for Kenya due to a protracted doping crisis were misguided, and that increased funding and vigilance from the Kenyan government persuaded authorities to stop short of the most radical sanctions. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - A fan of Kenya holds up a national flag during the final in the women's 5000-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. World Athletics President Seb Coe said Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 that reports about a possible full-scale ban for Kenya due to a protracted doping crisis were misguided, and that increased funding and vigilance from the Kenyan government persuaded authorities to stop short of the most radical sanctions. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
            
              CORRECTS UKRAINIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION PRESIDENT NAME - World Athletics President Sebastian Coe, left, confers to Ukrainian Athletics Federation Acting President Yevhen Pronin the World Athletics Best 2022 President's Award during a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting at the Italian National Olympic Committee, headquarters, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              World Athletics President Sebastian Coe holds a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting at the Italian National Olympic Committee, headquarters, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              World Athletics President Sebastian Coe, left, World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon, center, and Head of the World Athletics Russia Taskforce Group Rune Andersen attend a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting at the Italian National Olympic Committee, headquarters, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              World Athletics President Sebastian Coe holds a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting at the Italian National Olympic Committee, headquarters, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Kenya avoids track doping ban; Russia gets mixed news