Gold Coast organisers confirm reports that athletes from Rwanda and Uganda are thought to have gone missing.
Winnie Nanyondo finishes second in her heat to qualify automatically while Dorcus Ajok is third in her heat but progresses thanks to her very good time....
With one gold in the bag already, Joshua Cheptegei has been cleared to participate in the 10,000m final on Friday. Can the Ugandan pull off a double?
Nanyondo run in 4:08.49 to qualify for the finals.
Few people would have placed their money on Stella Chesang winning a medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Stella Chesang executes a spirited final sprint to clinch gold as countrymate Mercyline Chelangat wins bronze in the women's 10,000m final in Australia's...
Ugandan Winnie Nanyondo finishes second in heat two with an automatic qualifying time of 4:08.49 minutes, behind Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech
Joshua Cheptegei executes a tactical race in the men's 5000m final to win gold and Uganda's first medal at this edition in Gold Coast, Australia.
Scovia Ayikoru advances to the women's 100 semi-finals after finishing among the next six best finishers in the heats.
The birthday run is co-sponsored by Vision Group, Airtel, Rwenzori Water and Post Bank.