Ethiopians Gelete Burka and Tirunesh Dibaba and Deresee Mekonnen posted impressive showing today at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham.
Nigerian sprinter Franca Ene Idoko-Isaac is up for a new challenge after having been out of competition for almost two years to have her baby.
Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot, will tussle with Ethiopia's double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba in the two-mile race at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday with Ethiopian Meseret Defar's world record of 9:06.26 minutes in their sights.
A year and a half ago, UTEP track coach Bob Kitchens assumed he had seen the last of Blessing Okagbare in a Miner uniform.
Alhaji Abdul Karim Ohimai Amu, the longest-serving President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), who had influenced the athletics career of many and was an icon of Nigerian athletics, has died at the age of 77.
Kenya's David Rudisha, the fastest man over 800m in the world in 2009 will throw down the gauntlet to Australia's top track athletes when he lines up at the Sydney and Melbourne legs of the Australian Athletics Tour across two fast and furious nights of track and field action.