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Neeraj Chopra injury-free after Kuortane Games slip, looks forward to Stockholm Diamond League
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Neeraj Chopra injury-free after Kuortane Games slip, looks forward to Stockholm Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra has confirmed he is feeling good after slipping at the Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday before claiming gold medal with an 86.69 metre throw. The 24-year-old Olympic Champion said he is looking forward to kick off his Diamond League season in Stockholm on June 30.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce storms to impressive 100m victory in Paris Diamond League
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce storms to impressive 100m victory in Paris Diamond League

The veteran Jamaican sprinter triumphed in 10.67sec, shrugging off the crushing 30-degree heat at the city's Charlety stadium.

Diamond League: Avinash Sable breaks own national record for 8th time; finishes creditable 5th
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Diamond League: Avinash Sable breaks own national record for 8th time; finishes creditable 5th

The 27-year-old army man from a humble family in the Beed district of Maharashtra clocked 8:12.48 in a high-quality field late Sunday night to shave off more than three seconds than his own previous national record of 8:16.21

Trayvon Bromell, Elaine Thompson-Herah bag 100m wins at Diamond League in Eugene
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Trayvon Bromell, Elaine Thompson-Herah bag 100m wins at Diamond League in Eugene

Jamaica's Thompson-Herah, who won back-to-back Olympic 100m-200m doubles in 2016 and last year, captured the women's 100m in 10.79.

Neeraj Chopra to shift training base from Turkey to Finland in build-up to Diamond League
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Neeraj Chopra to shift training base from Turkey to Finland in build-up to Diamond League

Chopra, who is currently training at Turkey's Gloria Sports Arena, is scheduled to fly out on Thursday to train in Finland's Kuortane Olympic Training Centre till 22 June.

Noah Lyles claims key win amid Diamond League desert storm
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Noah Lyles claims key win amid Diamond League desert storm

Fred Kerley crept up late on but could not stop Noah Lyles winning in 19.72 seconds, though none of the meeting times will count because of the wind.

Sports18 secures Diamond League rights until 2024
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Sports18 secures Diamond League rights until 2024

Sports18, India’s newest premier sports network, has announced a new rights deal that will see every Wanda Diamond League event broadcast live on Sports18 until 2024.

Diamond League final: Cream of Olympic athletics crop rises in Zurich in front of 20,000 fans
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Diamond League final: Cream of Olympic athletics crop rises in Zurich in front of 20,000 fans

Hailed as an "Olympics in one night", the staging of 25 finals over the course of three hours on Thursday more than lived up to its billing, in front of a crowd of more than 20,000 at the Letzigrund Stadium.

Elaine Thompson-Herah headlines raft of stars for Diamond League finale in Zurich
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Elaine Thompson-Herah headlines raft of stars for Diamond League finale in Zurich

Thompson-Herah picked up three golds in the Japanese capital in the 100m, 200m and sprint relay, and will not have to face her compatriot and great rival Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Zurich.

Jamaica's 100m Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah says Florence Griffith-Joyner's record 'in reach'
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Jamaica's 100m Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah says Florence Griffith-Joyner's record 'in reach'

Thompson-Herah, 29, defended her Olympic title in July with a time of 10.61sec and will run on Thursday in dry conditions with minimal wind in Switzerland.

Elaine Thompson-Herah 'on a mission' at golden Lausanne Diamond League
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Elaine Thompson-Herah 'on a mission' at golden Lausanne Diamond League

19 Olympic gold medallists had signed up for the 'Athletissima' meeting in Lausanne, the ninth leg of the Diamond League, the most eye-catching is sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah, who says she is on "a mission".

Dutch star Sifan Hassan cruises to win 5,000m event at Prefontaine Classic
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Dutch star Sifan Hassan cruises to win 5,000m event at Prefontaine Classic

Hassan, who won gold in the 5,000m and 10,000m at the Tokyo Games earlier this month, finished well ahead of runner-up Senbere Teferi of Ethiopia

Reigning Olympics 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs out of action untill 2022
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Reigning Olympics 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs out of action untill 2022

Almost unknown a year ago, the Texas-born Italian sprinter claimed a shock triumph in the 100m at the Tokyo Olympics as well as gold in the 4x100m relay.

Diamond League: Armand Duplantis clears 6.02 metres, Femke Bol runs fourth-fastest 400m hurdles of all time
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Diamond League: Armand Duplantis clears 6.02 metres, Femke Bol runs fourth-fastest 400m hurdles of all time

Duplantis cleared 6.02 metres before having three efforts at 6.19m, failing all three times in his bid to better the 6.18m mark he made last year.

Diamond League: Norway's Karsten Warholm clocks 46.70 seconds in 400m hurdles to break Kevin Young's 29-year record
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Diamond League: Norway's Karsten Warholm clocks 46.70 seconds in 400m hurdles to break Kevin Young's 29-year record

Warholm, the world and European champion, clocked 46.70 seconds in his first hurdles race of the season to beat the previous best of 46.78sec set by American Kevin Young back in 1992.

Diamond League athletics meetings in China postponed due to COVID-19
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Diamond League athletics meetings in China postponed due to COVID-19

Shanghai was to have hosted a meeting on 14 August, following the Tokyo Olympics, with a second meeting, dubbed China2 but without a named city to date, to have welcomed participants on 22 August.

Dina Asher-Smith stuns Sha'Carri Richardson in women's 100m as Armand Duplantis fails
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Dina Asher-Smith stuns Sha'Carri Richardson in women's 100m as Armand Duplantis fails

Britain's Asher-Smith, 25, started the final strongly in wet and cool conditions and crossed the line to take gold in a time of 11.35 seconds, with Richardson second in 11.44.

Armand Duplantis, Sha'Carri Richardson head top-class field as Diamond League launches
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Armand Duplantis, Sha'Carri Richardson head top-class field as Diamond League launches

After a 2020 season turned on its head because of the coronavirus pandemic, there is no shortage of athletes in search of competition just 61 days before the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World champion Salwa Eid Naser gets court date for doping rules case
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World champion Salwa Eid Naser gets court date for doping rules case

Naser ran the fastest women’s 400 since 1985 to win the world title 18 months ago in Doha, Qatar, while she was under investigation.

Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held
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Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held

Neeraj will be competing in his first Olympics and he has already qualified for the Tokyo Games early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. He said he will be disappointed if the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled.