IAAF Diamond League

News

In this section you will find the latest news from the IAAF Diamond League and from each of the 14 meetings across the world.

IAAF Diamond League News

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    28.08.2014 - Zurich: Rohler gets Redemption after Euro Disaster

    After some outstanding men’s javelin throwing in the same stadium barely two weeks ago, there was another fine display in the IAAF Diamond League final but instead of it being the 2014 European champion Antti Ruuskanen who took the honours, it was Germany’s Thomas Rohler turn to shine instead on Thursday (28). more

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    28.08.2014 - Zurich: Kuchina conquers her nerves to capture the Diamond Trophy

    Mariya Kuchina may not be the world leader, but she has still been the most consistent female high jumper this year. She has also shown she has strong nerves and that quality was particularly on display when winning her discipline at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich on Thursday (28). more

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    28.08.2014 - Zurich: Simpson and Campbell-Brown triumph after tight finishes

    Several races at the first of this year’s IAAF Diamond League finals had thrilling finishes but the one that had the packed Letzigrund Stadium gasping was the women’s 1500m, when the USA’s Jenny Simpson held off a desperate charge from her compatriot Shannon Rowbury to win in 3:59. more

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    27.08.2014 - Zurich: Press Conference Highlights

    The traditional press conference the day before any IAAF Diamond League meeting saw four athletes who had made their mark in Zurich at the European Athletics Championships earlier in August take the stage to talk about their achievements in the Swiss city and look ahead to the first of this year’s Diamond League finals. more

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    27.08.2014 - Zurich: All is set for first 16 Diamond Race finals

    The first of two IAAF Diamond League finals will take place as part of the famous Weltklasse meeting in Zurich, with no fewer than 16 Diamond Races to be concluded on Thursday. more

Meeting News

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    31.08.2014 - Zurich - Champions, stars, and diamonds - a sparkling night of athletics at Letzigrund Stadium

    Weltklasse Zürich 2014 was a sell out once again. And to the delight of the 25 000 stadium visitors, there were all the expected duels between international stars, and also two exciting highlights involving local heroes. more

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    27.08.2014 - Brussels - The Smurfs become the mascots of the Memorial

    The AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme now has its own mascot. And it is a worthy mascot for the event ! The Memorial also allies with the Comic Festival. more

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    24.08.2014 - Birmingham - New heights scaled in Birmingham

    As has been the case for most of this season, the men’s high jump stole the show on a fantastic day of Diamond League action at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix. more

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    22.08.2014 - Stockholm - World lead in 5000m – Third DN Galan 200m victory for Allyson Felix

    Photo: Jonas Hedman more

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    11.08.2014 - Lausanne - See you on the 9th of July!

    The emotions of the 2014 edition of the meeting are fading away and already the team of Athletissima is preparing the 2015 edition. more

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    12.07.2014 - London - Rudisha back to his best at Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix

    The grand finale of a great weekend’s athletics at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix was a fitting end to meet nine of the fourteen meet Diamond League season, as David Rudisha returned to his usual dominant self with a commanding 800m victory. more

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    05.07.2014 - Paris - Stars out in force as records tumble

    Not the first time, the MEETING AREVA served up some superb entertainment for track and field fans at the Stade de France, with a host of champion athletes turning on the style, though home supporters were hoping for more from Renaud Lavillenie and Christophe Lemaitre. more

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    01.07.2014 - Monaco - Live a privileged moment at the Meeting Herculis


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    15.06.2014 - New York - Bondarenko Prevails at adidas Grand Prix in History's Greatest High Jump

    The 10th-annual adidas Grand Prix played host to the greatest men's high-jump competition in history. more

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    11.06.2014 - Oslo - Four World Leads the Highlight in Oslo’s Bislett Stadium

    The ExxonMobil Bislett Games on Wednesday evening enjoyed four world leads as the fifth stage of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League arrived in Oslo for the prestigious athletic event. more

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    05.06.2014 - Rome - Golden Gala: Barshim flies to 2,41

    Barshim set asian, meeting and all-comers record of high jump more

  • 30.05.2014 - Eugene - Women's One-Lap Talent Galore at Pre Classic

    Women's One-Lap Talent Galore at Pre Classic more

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    18.05.2014 - Shanghai - Xie steals the headlines with hurdles win

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    09.05.2014 - Doha - Seven World Leads, Historic Men’s High Jump and Women’s 3000m Highlight Diamond League Opener in Doha

    Doha – 09.05.2014 - Seven world-leading performances, capped by the finest men’s high jump and women’s 3000m contests ever, highlighted the IDL Doha 2014 meeting at the Qatar Sporting Club on Friday, the kick-off of the 14-meeting IAAF Diamond League series. more

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