128th International Olympic Committee Session: Day Two

128th International Olympic Committee Session: Day Two

By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler and David Owen in Kuala Lumpur






Exclusive: Dibaba allowed to double in 1500m and 5,000m by Ethiopia at IAAF World Championships

Exclusive: Dibaba allowed to double in 1500m and 5,000m by Ethiopia at IAAF World Championships

Genzebe Dibaba, controversially selected only for the 5,000 metres at next month’s International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing four days after breaking the 22-year-old world record in the 1500m, will double up in China - and her coach, Jama Aden, believes she is capable of becoming the first woman under 3min 50sec for the latter distance.