Sporting Digest: Athletics

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The Independent Online
Spain's Fermin Cacho, the world championship 1,500m silver medallist and European 1,500m record holder, said yesterday that he will return to competition in a road race in Madrid on 15 May. Cacho injured an ankle while weight training in November and was unable to run for two months.

Next week's IAAF Grand Prix meeting in Jakarta, scheduled for 16 May, has been called off because of Indonesia's economic crisis, the organisers announced yesterday.