Sport in Short: Athletics

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The Independent Online
THE European Cup, previously staged every two years but now an annual event, will be held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham in 1994. The team competition, won by Great Britain at Gateshead three years ago, has become one of the most attractive fixtures in the calendar. Rome is the venue next year when separate teams from Ukraine and Russia will compete in place of the Soviet Union.

JERUSALEM MARATHON: Men: 1 Shangyan Cai (Ch) 2hr 30min 33sec; 2 J Cheboi (Ken) 2:49:17. Women: 1 Mei Wu (Ch) 2:50:22.