Morceli had threatened to boycott because athletes were not being paid prize- money. 'Noureddine will come to the championships,' Brahmia said. 'I had a talk with Primo Nebiolo (the IAAF president) for 45 minutes on Sunday and the result was very positive.'
A senior IAAF official confirmed that Morceli had decided to run in the event, which has its first round on Thursday. He maintained that no money had been offered to the Algerian.
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