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2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Taylor wins Long Jump

With his last jump on the day, Christian Taylor (USA) moves up from 5th place into first, at 8.09 meters. It’s his first DL Long Jump win, as he already got a DL Triple Jump win this season.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Steeplechase trouble

Jairus Kipchoge Birech (KEN) completely owned the field, but as he reached the finish line and the final barrier things almost went really wrong.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 2 Mile

Mo Farah (GBR) owns the field and brings home the win, for the home crowd. He sets an area record in the two miles as well, at 8:07.85.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Kiprop wins Emsley Mile

Asbel Kiprop (KEN) runs the Emsley Carr Mile in 3:51.89, a meeting record.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Harper-Nelson wins 100m hurdles

Sally Pearson (AUS) managed to stay in the race today, but this time Dawn Harper-Nelson (USA) gets the win over Queen Harrison (USA) at 12.66, with great finishing speed.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Sharp wins 800m

As Brenda Martinez (USA) was challenging Diamond League winner leader Eunice Sum (KEN), Lynsey Sharp (GBR) blew passed both of them for the win at 1:59.14. Ajee Wilson (USA) disappointed in 6th lace.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Cherono wins 2 Mile

Mercy Cherono (KEN) gets the win, with the second fastest time in history at 9:11.49. Counting as a 5000m, it’s Cherono’s third win, with just the final left.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: Stewart wins 100m

Kerron Stewart (JAM) gets the win by .03 seconds at 11.22. Diamond League leader Tori Bowie (USA) unfortunately hurt herself in the race, which may prevent her from winning the season.

2014 Diamond League: Birmingham: James wins 400m

Kirani James (GRN) gets his second Diamond League win this season at 44.59 seconds. But it’s not enough as Leshawn Merritt (USA) has secured the Diamond earlier with four wins.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Birmingham, England: Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix

The star-studded Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium on Sunday 24th August. Now in its fourth year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as the best athletes in the world take to the track and field.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Ryan Brathwaite wins 110m hurdles

Ryan Brathwaite took the advantage after Davis Payne disqualified, finishing with a time of 13.13. Brathwaite also finished 1st in his previous event at Bridgetown Barbados.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 5000m

In the last 100m, Mo Farah (GBR) pushed away from Ethiopian runners Yenew Alamirew and Hagos Gebrhiwet to get the win. Farah finished with a time of 13:14.24, sitting 3rd in the overall standings with 4 points.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Okagbare beats Pryce in 200m

Blessing Okagbare (NGR) defeated Shelley-Ann Fraser Pryce (JAM) in a stunning victory, finishing with a time of 22.55. Pryce still leads in the overall standings with 6 points.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Javier Culson wins 400m hurdles

Javier Culson (PUR) lead the way in the men’s hurdles, finishing with a time of 48.59 over Rhys Williams (GBR). American Michael Tinsley finished 3rd in the event.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Mohammed Aman wins 800m

Mohammed Aman (ETH) finished with a winning time of 1:45.18 over Andre Olivier. Aman leads the overall standings with 10 points.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Ohuruogu wins 400m in photo finish

Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) just barely beat out Amantle Montsho (BOT) at the finish line, finishing with a time of 50.63. American Natasha Hastings finished 4th in the event.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Nesta Carter wins 100m

Nesta Carter (JAM) finished with a time of 9.99. Carter was the only competitor to go under the 10 second mark and sits in 2nd in the overall standings behind Justin Gatlin.

2013 Diamond League: Birmingham: Dawn Harper-Nelson wins 100m

American Dawn Harper-Nelson won with a time of 12.64 over American Kellie Wells by .03 seconds. Harper-Nelson was the Olympic silver medalist last year and leads the overall standings with 12 points.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Birmingham (mobile)

The star-studded Sainsbury’s Grand Prix – Birmingham returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium. Now in its third year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as the best athletes in the world take to the track and field. This event airs 6/30 @ 10:00amET. 

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Birmingham

The star-studded Sainsbury’s Grand Prix – Birmingham returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium. Now in its third year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as the best athletes in the world take to the track and field.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Mo Farah wins 2 Miles

The home favorite, Mo Farah, all but cruises to victory by 1.04 seconds, as Heath Garrett (USA) takes 3rd at 8:29.43.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Cherono beats Cheruiyot in 3000m

Mercy Cherono (KEN) gets the win by only 0.01 seconds, taking the Diamond League lead from Vivan Cheruiyot (KEN), at 8:41.21

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Ashmeade beats Tyson Gay in 200m

Nickel Ashmeade (JAM) gets the win over Tyson Gay (USA) at 20.12, and moves into 2nd in the Diamond League, with his second event win.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Merritt edges Richardson in 110m hurdles

The newly crowned Olympic champ Aries Merritt (USA) edges out last years World Champ Jason Richardson (USA) by .04 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Jeter beats Fraser-Pryce again

For the second time since the conclusion of the 2012 Olympics, Carmelita Jeter (USA) has given Olympic Champ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) a run for her money.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Angelo Taylor wins 400m

Angelo Taylor (USA) gets his first Diamond League win of the season, barely holding off the newly crowned 400m junior champ, Luguelin Santos (DOM), by .03 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Jenn Suhr wins Pole Vault

Jenn Suhr (USA) gets the win at 4.65 meters, clearing on her first attempt, and moves into 4th in the Diamond League Birmingham.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Anna Pierce wins 1500m

In the non-Diamond League race, Pierce (USA) gets the win with a final kick, by .46 seconds, winning at 4:11.33.

IAAF Diamond League: Birmingham – Aviva Grand Prix (REPLAY)

The Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium. Some of the world’s best athletes will go head-to-head as the most exciting summer of athletics the UK has ever seen draws to a close.

Gay racing over 200 meters in Birmingham on Sunday

Tyson Gay (USA), right, celebrates with fans in the stands after winning the men’s 4x100m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – American sprinter Tyson Gay, fourth in the 100 meters at the London Olympics, will race over 200 for the […]

Farah leads heavyweight lineup in Birmingham

Mohamed Farah (GBR) celebrates after winning the gold in the men’s 5000m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s double gold medalist Mo Farah will lead a glittering cast of 42 London Olympic medal winners, including 16 champions, when he races over […]

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Blanka Vlasic wins high jump

July 10, 2011: Blanka Vlasic wins the women’s high jump competition, clearing 1.99 meters.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Amantle Montsho wins 400m

July 10, 2011: Amantle Montsho runs away with the women’s 400m, as American Sanya Richards-Ross settles for fourth.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Bianca Knight wins 200m

July 10, 2011: American Bianca Knight edges Marshevet Myers and Carmelita Jeter at the line in a tight 200m race.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Sally Pearson runs world-leading 100m hurdles

July 10, 2011: Sally Pearson runs a world-leading time in the women’s 100m hurdles, while Danielle Caruthers notches a personal best.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Phillips Idowu wins triple jump

July 10, 2011: Phillips Idowu wins the men’s triple jump, while rival Teddy Tamgho struggles to a fifth-place finish.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Mohammed Farah wins 5000m

July 10, 2011: Great Britain’s Mohammed Farah wins the men’s 5000m, as American Galen Rupp finishes second.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Dai Greene wins 400m hurdles

July 10, 2011: Dai Greene of Great Britain edges Bershawn Jackson of the U.S. in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham.

2011 Diamond League Birmingham: Asafa Powell wins 100m

July 10, 2011: Jamaica’s Asafa Powell wins the men’s 100m final in a time of 9.91 seconds.

Female Athletes Make Bobsled History

Elana Meyers Taylor (Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. Team USA garnered 10 medals in Calgary’s North American Cup, and another historic milestone was reached today when American Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Canadian Kaillie Humphries became the first women to medal in […]

2014 Diamond League Final: Zurich: Taylor wins Diamond League

In the Men’s Triple Jump, Christian Taylor (USA) turned it on when he needed it, winning last week in Birmingham, and today in the Final at 17.51 meters to scores enough points over the leader Will Claye (USA) to win his third straight Diamond League

Aaron Gwin, Luca Shaw Shine at MTB World Cup in Windham

Aaron Gwin (Rob Jones/USA Cycling) (August 10, 2014) — Silver-medal downhill runs by Aaron Gwin (Wildomar, Calif./Factory Specialized) and Luca Shaw (Hendersonville, N.C./SRAM-Troy Lee Designs) highlighted the weekend for U.S. riders at the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Windham, N.Y. In Saturday’s elite men’s downhill competition, Gwin was just 1.581 seconds off of winner Josh Bryceland’s (GBR) 2:24.332 finish. […]

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, will live stream both races […]

Records Could Tumble At Inaugural World Relays

Yohan Blake (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Gene Cherry May 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and world champions will gather in the Bahamas this weekend for a special global meeting that has no field events or individual competitions but the promise of world records and rich cash prizes. The inaugural IAAF World Relays are all about speed […]

Mo Farah Races Into Unknown Territory

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Watch Mo Farah race at the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports and online. LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Like many of the 30,000 who will toe the line at the London Marathon on Sunday, Mo Farah will do so with a certain amount […]

2014 Diamond League Viewing Schedule

Air Date Episode Title Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 5/09 Diamond League Doha: Doha, QA 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 5/18 Shanghai Diamond League: Shanghai, CN 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 6/05 Golden Gala: Rome, IT 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 6/11 Bislett Games: Oslo, NO 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 7/03 Athletissima: Lausanne, CH 2:00 PM 2:00 […]

2013 Samsung Diamond League Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Samsung Diamond League. Get LIVE online streaming and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change) Is the 2013 Samsung Diamond League available for purchase/PPV Online? Universal Sports […]

10-time World medalist Sacramone retires from competitive gymnastics

Courtesy of INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 29, 2013 – 2008 Olympic team silver-medalist Alicia Sacramone of Winchester, Mass/Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, whose 10 World Championships medals is a record for the United States in gymnastics, today announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics. Sacramone won two individual World titles (floor, 2005; vault, 2010); helped Team USA to its […]

Farah to race 3,000m at indoor British Grand Prix

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Double Olympic distance champion Mo Farah will run the 3,000 meters at the British Athletics Grand Prix in Birmingham on Feb. 16, his only indoor race in 2013, organizers said on Thursday. Farah, Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, finished fourth in the 3,000m at the world indoor championships in Istanbul […]

2012 Full Event Replays

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Looking for the link to a full event replay? Find it below by month … Note: BendBroadband, DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers can log in and view all of these full event replays for free by accessing the (SIGN-IN WITH CABLE/SAT PROVIDER) button above. Authentication, or verification, is the […]

Rudisha suffers shock loss, shivering Bolt wins

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman (C) celebrates as he won the men’s 800m race in front of David Rudisha of Kenya (R) during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered a shock defeat at the Weltklasse diamond […]

Double champion Farah eases to victory

Mo Farah of Great Britain during the Samsung Diamond League 2012 Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix at Alexander Stadium on August 26, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Aug 26 (Reuters) – Sleep-deprived double Olympic champion Mo Farah was almost caught napping during the two-mile race at a Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, […]

Olympic star Blake to miss weekend’s Aviva Grand Prix after ‘insulting’ offer

Yohan Blake (JAM) and Jared Connaughton (CAN) and Bruno De Barros (BRA) compete in the men’s 200m semifinals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Courtesy of Sportcal Yohan Blake, the Jamaican sprinter who won three medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, will not compete at athletics’ Aviva […]

Gay healthy but nervous as 100m approaches

Tyson Gay warms up during a United States track and field team open training session for the 2012 Summer Olympics, in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super) By Gene Cherry BIRMINGHAM, England July 25 (Reuters) – The surgically repaired hip that kept Tyson Gay off the track for nearly a year showed […]

Don’t bet against Bolt in 100m, says Frater

Nesta Carter (L), Michael Frater (2nd L), Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt (R) of Jamaica celebrate winning their men’s 4×100 meters relay final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu in this September 4, 2011 file photo. Jamaica set a new world record with a time of 37.04 seconds. Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, […]


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