Country`s promising middle distance runner Tintu Luka has been dubbed as a challenger to the title "Revelation of 2010" by the International Association of Athletics Federations during its annual review of events on its webiste.
With the Athletics Federation of India cold shouldering the 8th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon to be held on January 16 next year, international athletics body AFI`s representative would ratify the results, it was learnt.
Beijing will host the 2015 world championships, the IAAF decided on Saturday, returning international athletics to the Bird’s Nest stadium Usain Bolt made famous with his lightning speed at the 2008 Olympics.
The IAAF will recommend the U.S. women`s 2004 Olympic 4x400 metres relay team be stripped of its gold medal because of the doping suspension of relay alternate Crystal Cox, federation spokesman Nick Davies said on Monday.
Morocco`s Jamel Chatbi withdrew from world championship men`s steeplechase final after testing positive for the stimulant clenbuterol, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said.