Race in memory of Olympic marathon champion Wanjiru stopped by police in  Kenya

A 10-kilometre race in Kenya in memory of the country’s 2008 Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru was stopped by police before it could start, according to the news website TUKO. Police were reportedly called to stop the event from beginning after it was supposedly forbidden by Athletics Kenya (AK).  From insidethegames.biz  

IAAF clear nationality transfers for 10 more athletes

Eight of the athletes are now eligible to represent their new nation with immediate effect, while the other two will have their transfers completed in 2019 and 2021 respectively.  Three of the transfers see athletes switch allegiance to Sweden, two of whom, Adhanom Abraha and Samrawit Mengsteab, have transferred from Eritrea.  From insidethegames.biz