BURKA FOR MILE WR, GEZAHEGN FOR JUNIOR WB
TUNE AND ABEYLEGESSE FOR RAK
NEW ZEALAND SO FAR 2 ATHLETES FOR DOHA
LAST WEEK FOR COMBINED EVENTERS
ZINUROVA WORLD LEADING 800 M
OTHER NEWSNAIROBI (KEN): Kenya‘s Prime Minister Raila Odinga has suspended the ministers of agriculture and education for alleged involvement in two corruption scandals. Among them is Education Minister Samuel Ongeri who was formerly head of Athletics Kenya from 1974 to 1982 and went through boycott situations in 1976 and 1980.
VALENCIA (ESP): Spanish 1500 m runner Natalia Rodriguez has not been able to compete at the Valencia indoor meeting on Saturday due to flue. The Spanish runner is currently national record holder in the 1500m outdoors and was hoping to beat the indoor record set by Nuria Fernandez, 4:01.77, last year. Rodriguez is coached by Miguel Escalona and is in great form for the upcoming world indoor championships in Qatar in March.