AMSTERDAM (NED): Yvonne Wisse-Van Langen confirms in an interview with Losseveter.nl that she is training for a comeback. The Dutch heptathlete injured her knee while competing in Gotzis earlier this year and was forced to use crutches for 8 weeks following surgery. Van Langen anticipates to return to competition for the 2011 outdoor season, while her main goal is to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games.
KINGSTON (JAM): TrackAlerts writes there are growing concerns that a number of major track and field events for next year could be jeopardised because of the state of the track inside the National Stadium. The May 7 International Invitational meet, which has been upgraded to IAAF World Challenge long with Boys and Girls Champs as well as the Gibson Relays are among the events which could be affected. The upgrading work on the track and that of Stadium East, the warm-up area, was scheduled to begin in February after the Government was reported to have secured US one million dollars from the Singapore. This was later rescheduled to July of this year after Jamaica’s National Championships.
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