Ethiopia is to begin doping tests on about 200 athletes.
The alternative is to face further action by the World Anti-Doping Agency and a possible ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Ethiopia is one of five countries the IAAF says are in “critical care” over their drug-testing system. The others are Kenya, Morocco, Ukraine and Belarus.
Kenya missed two WADA deadlines and has until May 12 to fix its drug-testing system.
Russia is banned from international track and field competitions, after WADA discovered problems with the country’s anti-doping regime.
Ethiopia national track team doctor Ayalew Tilahun told Reuters 75 percent of the tests …read more