IAAF Diamond League

News Archive

Please find below the historical news of the Samsung Diamond League.

IAAF Diamond League News Archive

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  • 25.03.2013 - Lausanne: Pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie to set at great show

    Preparations for Athletissima 2013 are progressing quickly. First contacts with the athletes and their managers show that this night will provide excellent events as most of the world’s top athletes will compete. more

  • 05.06.2012 - NY: adidas Grand Prix Update - Defar in, Robles out

    Meseret Defar joins 5000m field, will face Tirunesh Dibaba - Gay and Murer added; Robles withdraws more

  • 05.06.2012 - NY: Allyson Felix, Tianna Madison join adidas Grand Prix 100m

    Marquee women’s sprint features 3 fastest times of 2012; match-ups set more

  • 04.06.2012 - Oslo: 2012 the Year of Thorkildsen

    Oslo - In 2012 Norway’s Andreas Thorkildsen will have just one focus ….retaining his Olympic Gold Medal in the Javelin & therefore achieving “legendry” status by winning three consecutive Olympics. more

  • 03.06.2012 - Eugene: Sanya Richards-Ross Back on Track

    Brimming with enthusiasm, Sanya Richards-Ross jogged through the athlete’s cool down area adjacent to Eugene’s Hayward Field shortly after she had recorded a world leading 400m time of 49. more

  • 03.06.2012 - Eugene Wrap Up: Liu Xiang stuns with 12.87w victory at Pre Classic

    Eugene – China’s Liu Xiang ran to what initially seemed a World record equalling run of 12.87 seconds in the men’s 110m Hurdles at today’s 38th Prefontaine Classic - Samsung Diamond League, but soon discovered the wind was over the 2m/s allowable legal limit for records. more

  • 02.06.2012 - Eugene: Electric First Night - World Leads for Kiprop & Dibaba in 10k

    A torrential downpour might have affected some of the events on the first night of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic Samsung Diamond League meeting but in the aftermath the temperature cooled and spectators were treated to a pair of terrific 10,000m races. more

  • 02.06.2012 - Eugene: Press Conference - Kiprop Set for Hard Pace in Challenge with Kiplagat

    Defending world and Olympic 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop journeyed to Eugene looking for a fast time in the Bowerman Mile - named in honour of the late University of Oregon coach Bill Bowermann, the man who coached Steve Prefontaine. more

  • 01.06.2012 - Eugene Preview: Stacked Field of Talents at Prefontaine Classic

    Eugene - Meeting Director Tom Jordan obviously subscribed to the mantra 'something for everyone’ when compiling this year’s Prefontaine Classic - Samsung Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon this weekend (1 / 2 June). more

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