Muir won gold in both the 1500m and 3,000m at the European indoor championships past year but faces stern opposition from Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba, the world record holder in both events.
Meanwhile, six World Indoor Championships medals will be reallocated during ceremonies at the IAAF World Indoors in Birmingham tomorrow and Saturday. "This day is for me and my country", said Dibaba. This is a great competition and the race was fantastic.
There was more disappointment for Great Britain in the women's high jump as Morgan Lake's season's best jump of 1.93m wasn't enough to sneak into the medal positions as she finished fourth, with Italy's Alessia Trost taking bronze.
Twenty-one year old world 100 metres silver medallist Christian Coleman is one of their marquee names, having staked a growing claim to the position of world's most paramount sprinter following the departure of Usain Bolt with two world best timings over 60m this indoor season - with a startling 6.34sec now awaiting official status as a record.
Other possible medal contenders were expected to be Shelby Houlihan, who finished with a 28-second last 200m to win the US Champs, Germany's European under-23 1500m champion Konstanze Klosterhalfen and former European 5000m champion Meraf Bahta of Sweden.
Muir clocked four minutes 06.23 seconds, behind Dibaba (4:05.27), with Netherlands' Sifan Hassan third.
Hassan was second in 8:45.68, and Muir third in 8:45.78 in Arena Birmingham.
Qatar's world outdoor champion Mutaz Essa Barshim looks similarly untouchable in the men's high jump, although after clearing 2.38m at this month's Asian Championships he has reportedly suffered from "technical problems".
Barshim landed four flawless jumps before failing three times at 2.36m, leaving the window open for the 20-year-old Lysenko.
The 2014 world indoor co-winner is on a 37-strong unbeaten run going back to July 2016 and leads this year's world lists with 2.04m, while Cunningham has reached 1.97m. Germany's Mateusz Przybylko took bronze.
'I've previously finished fourth, sixth and seventh in world (and Olympic) finals before so to win two medals this time around is unbelievable.
"The 2014 Commonwealth Games was an insight into just how well Scotland can play host to global sporting events, and I am sure that Glasgow 2019 will be another step forward in cementing Scotland's status as a first-class deliverer of world-class sporting events". I went out hard which was the plan and I'm so pleased with the result. While Keni Harrison won her first ever world title in the women's 60m hurdles.
Lasitskene cleared a best of 2.01m for her 38th successive competition victory, an incredible record dating back to 2016. This year she goes in with a realistic chance of setting a new national record and breaking into the medals.
White House chief of staff John Kelly joked on Thursday that "God punished me" with his West Wing appointment. However, in a February 7 statement, Kelly said that he had accepted Porter's resignation earlier that day.
NBC cited unnamed people familiar with Mueller's investigation , as well as witnesses who have been interviewed by Mueller's team. Russian Federation has denied interfering in the election , and Trump has said there was no collusion .
A pretty comparable event for how this could turn out locally would be Superstorm Sandy's effects on October 29, 2012. Rain and snow are in the forecast for the next few days, but the biggest worry might be high, gusting winds.
Ryanair has announced that it is now planning for a return to full operations, in all Irish airports, this Saturday, 3 March. The unsafe flying conditions have also caused the popular budget airline easyJet to cancel further flights.
Friday when the university was expecting parents to arrive on campus to pick students up for the beginning of spring break. Friends and teachers who knew the suspect personally, said they could not imagine he was capable of such a crime.
If I drop the ball, it's because I have one hand, not because of anything else, even if people with two hands drop the ball. He got stronger as games got longer, too, showing unbelievable endurance and an indomitable will to thrive under pressure.
This is the first time such a mix-up has occurred in the country, according to the board regulating medical practice. The names of the patients, who were operated on over the weekend, had not been released on Friday.
The United Democratic Party ( UDP ), which is a part of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), has won six seats. UDP president and RDA chairman Donkupar Roy said that NPP was extended support on the condition that Sangma is made the CM.
The scientists who studied Adélie penguins wrote that the population was lowering on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula. Scientifically, while this is a huge number of "new" penguins, they are only new to science.
This fight may have been booked on three weeks' notice, but it's actually many years in the making. "I've got nothing scheduled". T-CITY'S TURN: An upset victory by Ortega (13-0, 1 no-contest) would herald the arrival of an intriguing new UFC star.
Amid Poll Debacle, Rahul Returns Home From Italy
Two of the three remaining states - Karnataka and West Bengal - are under the radar of BJP's master strategist Amit Shah . Although the two parties did not form a pre-poll alliance, they could come together like they did in Manipur past year .
County under High Wind Advisory Monday
The latest, local NWS forecast says we should expect rain and snow Monday after 5 p.m., with little or snow accumulation expected. Wednesday will see an 80 percent chance of rain and snow with a high of 39 and a low around 30.
Michigan, Purdue surge into Big Ten title game
The Wolverines are led by sweet shooting big man Mo Wagner, a German import who leads the team with 14.5 points per game. Michigan State (12-21-2), the 7th seed, and Ohio State (22-8-5), the No. 2 seed, meet in Game 2 at 7 p.m.