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Diamond League

DIAMOND LEAGUE NEWS

Diamond League 2020: World record in men's 5,000 caps track and field's return

August 15, 2020 10:29 am

Some of the world's top track and field athletes showed at Monaco on Friday what their sport has missed in the biggest international meeting so far of an outdoor season all but wrecked by the pandemic.

Karsten Warholm runs second-fastest 400 hurdles ever at Diamond League

August 30, 2019 10:25 am

The 23-year-old world champion from Norway took 0.20 seconds off his lifetime best, but was 0.14 behind the 27-year-old world record set by Kevin Young winning the 1992 Barcelona Olympics title.

Noah Lyles breaks Usain Bolt's 200-metre Paris Diamond League meet record

August 25, 2019 4:41 am

Noah Lyles of the United States set a meeting record for the 200 meters by clocking 19.65 seconds at the Diamond League in Paris on Saturday. The 22-year-old Lyles eclipsed Usain Bolt's previous best meet time of 19.73 from 2013.

Diamond League: Shivpal Singh finishes 8th in world-class field

June 15, 2019 10:03 am

Considering it was his first major world event in a top-level field, which included German giants Johannes Vetter and Thomas Rohler, Shivpal fared decently.

Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

March 15, 2019 10:54 am

Kenyan athletics chiefs said on Thursday they would oppose the decision by world governing body to drop the 5,000m and 10,000m from the lucrative Diamond League circuit.

Diamond League to cut meetings, disciplines by 2020

March 11, 2019 10:23 pm

Athletics' Diamond League circuit will have a trimmer look and fewer meetings beginning in 2020 as the one-day competitions aim for a more consistent, fast moving format, the IAAF said on Monday.

Neeraj Chopra misses bronze by a whisker in Diamond League Final

August 31, 2018 1:34 pm

Neeraj Chopra sent the spear to the best distance of 85.73m to end at the fourth position in the eight-man event on Thursday night.

Indian star Neeraj Chopra flickers on Paris horizon at Diamond League

July 03, 2017 9:43 am

Neeraj Chopra was the youngest in the field at the Paris leg of the Diamond League, which included the current Olympic champion and half a dozen other athletes who had far more experience than him when it came to competing at the elite level.