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American athlete Christian Taylor fears for triple jump as Diamond League changes

As athletics` Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won five gold medals.

Jul 19, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei said it was 'totally unfair' to drop the two events in which African athletes have traditionally done very well.

Mar 15, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Ronnie Baker dominates Christian Coleman again to win 100m in Rome

  Ronnie Baker sprinted to a second men's 100m triumph in less than a week, winning the Rome Diamond League meet as US rival Christian Coleman faded to fourth.

Jun 01, 2018, 11:08 AM IST

Neeraj Chopra shatters own national record, finishes 4th in Doha Diamond League

Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 87.43m en route finishing fourth in a star-studded field in the season-opening Diamond League series meet.

May 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

'Proud' Semenya back on track after IAAF rule change

The South African, the double Olympic 800 metres champion, will race in the 1500m in the opening of the IAAF's elite 14-meet competition. It will be her first outing since the rule changes were announced.

May 03, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Diamond League: Usain Bolt, Wayde van Niekerk set to shine in Monaco

The event offers one final tune-up ahead of next month's world championships in London, from August 4-13, where eight- time Olympic gold medallist Bolt will bring down the curtain on his incredible career.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to take part in Monaco Diamond League Meeting

He has a personal best of 86.48m, which he did while setting the world junior record in Poland last year.

Jul 19, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Diamond League: Mo Farah eases to victory, Elaine Thompson edges Dafne Schippers in London

Whilst Farah posted an impressive warm-up run for the world championships and his track swansong in London in three weeks' time, there were others too who made statements of intent.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set for Diamond League debut in Paris leg

This will be Chopra's first taste of top-level competition at the senior level. He won a gold in the World Junior Championships last year with a throw of 86.48m which remained his personal best.

Jun 29, 2017, 20:54 PM IST

Usain Bolt eases to victory, Kendra Harrison hurdles to glory

Bolt ran a solid time of 19.89sec in his first competitive 200m of this season.

Jul 23, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

Jamaican National Olympic Trials: Usain Bolt's withdrawal raises Rio doubt

Bolt must also prove his fitness and that bid comes in his planned run in three weeks.

Jul 02, 2016, 09:59 AM IST

Usain Bolt confirms his place at London Anniversary Games

World`s fastest man, Bolt, will compete in London`s world-class Diamond League event on July 22-23.

Dec 15, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Usain Bolt to skip season-ending Brussels meet

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will skip the season-ending Diamond League meet in Brussels on Friday to enjoy a break after storming to treble gold at the world championships in Beijing last month.

Sep 07, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

Kemboi wins fourth straight world steeplechase gold

Kenya`s Ezekiel Kemboi continued his amazing medal streak by winning a fourth consecutive world steeplechase gold in Beijing on Monday.

Aug 24, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

Jamaican Shelly-Ann​ Fraser-Pryce targets world treble

 Jamaica`s double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will look to capture an unprecedented world 100 metres treble in Beijing on Monday.

Aug 23, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

David Oliver eyes Diamond League 110m title

 Reigning world 110 metres hurdles champion David Oliver of the United States revealed his ambition to win the Diamond Race title ahead of the meet here.

Jul 30, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Usain Bolt, Mo Farah bury troubles with London wins​

Usain Bolt and Mo Farah put recent troubles behind them in the London Diamond League meeting with victories on the track where they won five Olympic golds between them in 2012.

Jul 25, 2015, 07:16 AM IST

I`m ready for Justin Gatlin in Beijing: Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt insisted Thursday he would be ready for the challenge of toppling the in-form American Justin Gatlin at the World Championships in Beijing next month.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Usain Bolt sacrifices nuggets to prolong career, but says no to 400m

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt has admitted to sacrificing fast food in a bid to extend his stellar sprinting career.

Jul 21, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Never underestimate Usain Bolt, says Justin Gatlin

American sprinter Justin Gatlin believes that Usain Bolt, who is currently suffering from a pelvic injury, should never be underestimated, even for the upcoming World Championships in next month.

Jul 17, 2015, 11:05 AM IST