Doha

The US has been negotiating with the Taliban in the last few months at Doha despite the group's reluctance to hold direct talks with the Afghan government, which it views as a US puppet.

Chand has been in remarkable form this year as she recorded a gold medal earlier this year at the World University Games in Napoli.Chand had won the gold medal in just 11.32 seconds in the tournament.

Ridgeon invited Usha to attend the award ceremony which will take place on the opening ceremony of the 52nd IAAF Congress on September 24 in Doha.