The 31-year-old stands tied with Jamaican great Merlene Ottey as the most decorated track and field female Olympian with nine medals.
The two-times Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion eventually plans to turn to road racing as he continues his athletics career.
South African Semenya in line for promotion to world and Olympic gold
The Ethiopian's time of 5:23.75sec sliced almost seven seconds off the previous indoor world record of 5:30.53 set by Romania's Gabriela Szabo in 1998.
Russia's 15-month ban from athletics was prolonged at the IAAF's Council meeting in Monaco.
A mail sent by Coe to Ethics Committee head Michael Beloff suggested he was aware of the detail of the allegations.
Bolt is considered the greatest sprinter of all time, having won an unprecedented treble of consecutive golds in the 100m, 200m and 4x100 relay in three straight Olympics.
Henry Kilagat and Georgina Rono emerged as winners in the Ooredoo Marathon which was dominated by Kenyan runners.
Two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton announced his retirement, saying he had given everything he could to the sport.
QATAR Olympic Committee (QOC) Secretary General Dr Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari was elected unopposed as the new president of Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF) at its General Assembly held last week.
Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General Dr Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari was elected unopposed as the new president of Qatar Athletics Federation.
TILL August, 2015, the lingering question in the minds of hammer throw fans all over the world was who would be the first woman to break the 80M barrier.
WHEN one talks about Anita Wlodarczyk, the first name that comes to everybody’s mind is that of Kamila Skolimowska, her idol.