The first phases of a £26 million plan to renovate Birmingham's National Indoor Arena have been completed.
Work on the outside of the building will now start. The whole project is due to be completed by the end of next year.
The British Athletics Grand Prix is underway at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena (NIA).
Olympic gold medallist, Mo Farah, has returned this year alongside other athletes made famous during the London 2012 Games, including Jamaican field sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, GB high jumper Robbie Grabarz, and American sprinter Carmelita Jeter.
Britain's Dwain Chambers – one of Europe's fastest sprinters in the history of athletics, is also competing in Birmingham.
Music superstar Madonna will perform in the Midlands for the first time ever tonight, at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.
It is one of three UK dates on her latest world tour.