Chicago is on October 13th and the Doha 10,000 is on October 6th. Farah gets an automatic entry as the defending champ and said, “Anything is possible. I’m a reigning champion. I get an automatic spot. There’s nothing I have to do. I just thought why not?”
Apparently an assistant coach and athletes engaged in inappropriate and unsportsmanlike behavior with the coach and one athlete re-entering the meet after being escorted out. The coach and athlete were suspended from the next two NCAA champs and the school had to pay $3000.
"The situation bothers me because I don't see any movement. It gives the impression we are trying to hang on, that we will be cleared and then just go on like before. ... We need to understand that things have to change drastically."
They say they won't settle for less than $150 a day which is what they received at the 2015 African Games.
Olympic and World steeple champ Conseslus Kipruto returns to action for the first time this season to take on Morocco's Soufiane El Bakaali. Jakob and Filip Ingebrigtsen, Ronald Musagala and Ayanleh Souleiman in the 1500. Noah Lyles vs Ramil Guliyev in the 200m. Karsten Warholm vs Kyron McMaster in the 400H.
Jerry Schumacher was #16 on the list. Lopez Lomong was in the "near misses" list.
Bakulin was previously banned and stripped of his 2011 world title.
Peters was the British Triathlon CEO from 2008-2014. She takes over at UKA for Niels de Vos who left last year.
World 5,000 champ Hellen Obiri says she's undecided on whether she wants to run the 5k/10k double in Doha.