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Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES): Ethiopian elites dominate the entry list in the women’s competition for the 2023 Dubai Marathon with Ruti Aga and compatriots Gutemi Shone and Gelete Burka all targeting the biggest Marathon in the Middle East on February 12.

Former Champion Confirmed for February 12 Race – Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES): Former winner and unofficial junior world record holder Tsegaye Mekonnen Asefa will return to the scene of his greatest triumph when he lines up at the start of the 2023 Dubai Marathon on February 12.

Thousands of fans in the arena, top athletes from 19 countries aiming to outdo each other including many of Germany’s favourites, debuts and the hunt for records, that is the dish to be served up at the ISTAF INDOOR Düsseldorf this Sunday when the PSD BANK DOME stages its third edition of one big indoor track and field party.

Germany’s Olympic long jump champion Malaika Mihambo and Poland’s sprinter Ewa Swoboda produced the highlights at the ISTAF INDOOR Düsseldorf. Mihambo left it late before producing a fine 6.83 m jump while Swoboda was just ahead of crowd favorite Gina Lückenkemper in 7.18 seconds in the 60 m final in front of around 6,100 spectators in the PSD BANK DOME arena. Polish athletes had a great day in Düsseldorf, taking three of the six competitions.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 38th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Irene Riggs of Morgantown High School in Morgantown, W. Va. is the 2022-23 Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Player of the Year. Riggs won the prestigious award for her accomplishments on and off the field, joining an impressive group of former Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Players of the Year who have combined for more than eight National Championships and five bronze medals.

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