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Doha 2014 prepares for Diamond League

pryce-fraser

Reigning World and Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will kick off her 2014 IAAF Diamond League campaign at the Doha 2014 meeting on 9 May, organisers announced on Sunday (16). [Read more…]

Diamond League 2014 details

IAAF Diamond League

The IAAF Diamond League is delighted to announce the distribution of event disciplines for the 2014 season.

Commencing on 9 May 2014 in Doha (QAT), the fifth season of the IAAF Diamond League comprises 14 of the best invitational track and field meetings in the world. The meetings are spread across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA, and compose the top tier of the IAAF’s global one-day meeting competition structure. [Read more…]

Olympic champions for Shanghai

Meseret Defar

Meseret Defar

Three more Olympic gold medallists and one world champion have been added to the star-studded roster for the 2013 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 18 May. Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, British long jumper Greg Rutherford, and Ethiopian distance legend Meseret Defar have joined the entry lists for the second meeting in the IAAF’s 2013 Diamond League calendar, while world sprint hurdles champion Jason Richardson has been lined up to face Olympic champion and world record holder Aries Merritt. [Read more…]

2012 Diamond League series

Diamond League Series 2012

Diamond League Series 2012

2012 Diamond League series

Doha, Qatar May 11
Shanghai, China May 19
Rome, Italy May 31
Eugene, United States June 2
Oslo, Norway June 7
New York, United States June 9
Paris, France July 6
London, Great Britain July 13
Monaco, Monaco July 20
Stockholm, Sweden August 17
Lausanne, Switzerland August 23
Birmingham, Great Britain August 26
Zurich, Switzerland August 30
Brussels, Belgium September 7

Top line-ups for Shanghai

Liu Xiang for Shanghai

Liu Xiang for Shanghai

China’s Liu Xiang defends his Shanghai Diamond League title on May 19th, taking on Daegu gold medallist Jason Richardson of the USA. In last year’s controversial IAAF World championship final in Korea where Liu’s arm clashed with the arm of Cuban Dayron Robles, Richardson was the man to benefit, lifting a surprise gold. Richardson is not the only American Liu should worry about. [Read more…]

Stars Headline Diamond Doha

Vivian Cheruiyot for Doha 2012

Vivian Cheruiyot for Doha 2012

Doha, Qatar – Kenenisa Bekele, Vivian Cheruiyot, Genzebe Dibaba and Pamela Jelimo will be among the headline acts when the 2012 Samsung Diamond League season of 14 meetings blasts off on Friday 11 May in Doha, Qatar. [Read more…]