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2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Cherono wins Diamond League

In the Women’s 3000m, Mercy Cherono (KEN) wins the final by .43 seconds, at 8:28.95, and claims the Diamond in the 5000/3000m. Jennifer Simpson (USA) was 4th.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Barshim wins Diamond League

In Men’s High Jump, with the second tallest jump in history, at 2.43m, Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT) takes the Diamond away from Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR). Barshim just barely missed clearing the world Record as well.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Birech wins Diamond League

In the men’s 3000 Steeplechase, Jairus Kipchoge Birech (KEN), who secured the Diamond earlier this season, becomes the 11th man in history to run under eights minutes at 7:58.41. Meanwhile Evan Jager (USA) in 3rd sets a new American record at 8:04.71

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Makhloufi final, Kiplagat Diamond

In the Men’s 1500m, Taoufik Makhloufi (ALG) gets the win at 3:31.78, beating Silas Kiplagat (KEN) by .02 seconds. But Kiplagat scored enough points to wins his second Diamond League (2012, 2014).

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Martinot-Lagarde wins Diamond League

In the Men’s 110m hurdles, Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA) secured the Diamond earlier this season, wins the final as well at 13.08 seconds. His only blemish this season is failing to win the European Championship.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Richard-Ross final, Williams-Mills Diamond

In the Women’s 400m, Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM) secured the Diamond earlier this season and in the final she took 3rd, .44 seconds behind Sanya Richard-Ross (USA) who won at 49.98.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Spencer wins Diamond League

In the Women’s 400m hurdles, Kaliese Spencer (JAM) secured the Diamond earlier this season and just proves her dominates winning final as well at 54.12 seconds, by .42. Spencer has now won four of the Five Diamond Leagues.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Gatlin wins 200m

In the non-Diamond League event, with only an hour between races, Justin Gatlin (USA) wins the 100m and then the 200m at 19.71 seconds. Beating this year’s Diamond League winner Alonso Edwards (PAN) who took 3rd.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Allyson Felix wins Diamond League

In the Women’s 200m, Allyson Felix (USA) posts the new world leading time at 22.02 seconds, winning the final and claiming her second 200m Diamond League (2010, 2014).

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Martinez final, Sum Diamond

In the Women’s 800m, Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN) secured the Diamond earlier this season, and in the final she takes 3rd. As Brenda Martinez (USA) wins her first career Diamond League race at 1:58.84.

2014 Diamond League Final: Brussels: Justin Gatlin Wins 100m

In the final Diamond League race of 2014,  Justin Gatlin (USA) gets the Men’s 100m win by .16 seconds over Michael Rodgers (USA), claiming the Diamond League title for the second year in a row. Only one hour after his 100m victory, Gatlin went on to claim the Men’s 200m win.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels, Belgium

Even in the absence of Usain Bolt the 100m of the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme promises to become absolutely exciting. With Justin Gatlin, Mike Rodgers, Tyson Gay and Kim Collins four world class athletes are lining up in the King Baudouin stadium.

2014 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne: Tom Boonen wins

Tom Boonen (BEL) riding for Omega Pharma-Quick Step becomes the only one to win three time in the Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne (2007, 2009, 2014) just holding off Moreno Hofland (FRA) for Belkin

2014 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne: Belgium: Cycling

The opening weekend of one-day classics remains strong thanks to the 61st Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Aman wins 800m

In the last Men’s 800m race of the season, Mohammed Aman (ETH) gets his 4th win and the Diamond League title as well with a world leading time of 1:42.37, Nick Symmonds (USA) was 2nd.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Hastings wins 400m

In the last Women’s 400m race of the season, Natasha Hastings (USA) beats out the Diamond League winner Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .05 seconds, while the newly crowned World Champ, Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) was 5th.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Hastings wins 400m

In the last Women’s 400m race of the season, Natasha Hastings (USA) beats out the Diamond League winner Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .05 seconds, while the newly crowned World Champ, Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) was 5th.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Usain Bolt wins 100m

In the non-Diamond League Men’s 100m race, the World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, gets it done in 9.80 seconds, just .10 faster than Michael Rodgers (USA) who posted his season’s best.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Fraser-Pryce wins 100m

In the last women’s 100m race of the 2013 season, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) gets the win at 10.72 seconds and claims both the 200m and 100m Diamond.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Gordon wins 400m hurdles

In the last Men’s 400m hurdles race of the season, newly crowned world champ Jehue Gordon (TRI) gets the win at 48.32, as Javier Culson (PUR) settled for 3rd, but it was enough to win the Diamond League for the second time.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels (mobile)

Less than four months after the opening meeting of the series, the 2013 IAAF Diamond League will reach a climax on Friday (6) in Brussels at the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial. This event airs Sept 6 @2:00pmET. 

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels

Less than four months after the opening meeting of the series, the 2013 IAAF Diamond League will reach a climax on Friday (6) in Brussels at the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Soumare wins 200m but Williams wins Diamond

In the final Women’s 200m, the regular stars didn’t come out, allowing Myriam Soumare (FRA) to get the win at 22.63 seconds, while Charonda Williams scored enough in 3rd to win the DL Title.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Aries Merritt Interviews

Merritt talks about breaking the 110m hurdles World Record and winning the Diamond League.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Kevin Borlee wins 400m

To the delight of the home crowd, the Borlee Brothers (Kevin and Jonathan) finish 1st and 2nd, and with the help of race drop outs, Kevin wins the DL title.

2012 DIamond League Brussels: Kiplagat wins 1500m

With his third win in the final, Silas Kiplagat (KEN) takes the DL title, at 3:31.98. Olympic Champ Makhloufi was 8th.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Cheruiyot wins 5000m

Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN) gets the 5000m win at 14:46.01, as well as the Diamond League title, over Mercy Cherono (KEN).

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Usain Bolt wins 100m

Bolt gets his first Diamond League Title, finally running enough races to get three wins and leading a Jamaican sweep.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Yohan Blake wins 200m

In a non Diamond League race, all eyes were on Blake (JAM), the Silver medalist from London, who grabbed the win at 19.54 seconds, by a 38 second lead.

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Aries Merritt sets World Record

The newly crowned Olympic champ, Merritt (USA) sets a new World Record in the Men’s 110m hurdles, at 12.80 seconds, .07 seconds faster than Dayron Robles’s four year old record.

2012 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels – Belgacom Memorial (REPLAY)

One thing is for certain in the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme 2012: the runs will be fast. The top three in the men’s 100m, the top six in the 200m and the four Jamaican gold medal winners and world-record holders on the 4x100m are participating.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Anna Chicherova wins High Jump

September 16, 2011: World champion Anna Chicherova won the women’s high jump while Blanks Vlasic claimed the Diamond League trophy in Brussels.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Carmelita Jeter wins 100m

September 16, 2011: Carmelita Jeter won the women’s 100m in 10.78 and claimed her second Diamond League trophy.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Danielle Carruthers claims 100m Hurdles win

September 16, 2011: World silver medalist Danielle Carruthers won the women’s 100m Hurdles in 12.68 after world champion Sally Pearson crashed into the seventh hurdle in Brussels.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Reese Hoffa wins Shot Put

September 16, 2011: On his last throw of the competition, Reese Hoffa threw a season’s best 22.09m/72-5.75 to win the men’s shot put.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Javier Culson wins 400m Hurdles

September 16, 2011: Puerto Rico’s Javier Culson won the men’s 400m Hurdles in a season best 48.32.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Blake runs WL in 200m

Sept. 16, 2011: Jamaica’s Yohan Blake runs a world-leading 19.26 in the men’s 200m, good for the second-fastest time in history.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Usain Bolt runs WL in 100m

Sept. 16, 2011: Usain Bolt runs a world-leading time of 19.76 in the men’s 100m.

2011 Diamond League Brussels: Kenenisa Bekele runs WL in 10,000m, Rupp sets AR

September 16, 2011: Just weeks after dropping out of the world championships, world record holder Kenenisa Bekele won the men’s 10,000m in a world-leading 26:43.16 while Galen Rupp shattered the AR in Brussels.

Gatlin out of running for World Athlete of the Year

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE/FILES (Reuters) – Controversial United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is out of contention to win the IAAF’s athlete of the year award after failing to make the final three-man shortlist, the sport’s governing body announced on Friday. As widely expected, double-doper Gatlin was among those cut from the final shortlist after a two-week-long […]

Justin Gatlin Not a Finalist for World Athlete of the Year

Justin Gatlin (REUTERS/Eric Vidal) LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Controversial United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is out of contention to win the IAAF’s athlete of the year award after failing to make the final three-man shortlist, the sport’s governing body announced on Friday. As widely expected, double-doper Gatlin was among those cut from the final […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

Allyson Felix Races for Diamond Race Trophy

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) Brussels will host the second of two finals for the 2014 IAAF Diamond League series as 16 more Diamond Race winners will be crowned on Friday, September 5 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports Network. Of those 16 events, the Diamond Race champions have already been decided […]

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, UniversalSports.com will live stream both races […]

Galen Rupp Sets U.S. 10,000m Record

  Galen Rupp (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) The IAAF Diamond League continues from Rome Thursday, June 5, at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. CLICK HERE for Diamond League highlights. (Reuters) – American Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp ran the year’s fastest 10,000 meters to break his national record at the opening session of […]

2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships: Copenhagen, Denmark

This will be the 20th edition of the championships (including the two editions that were renamed the ‘IAAF World Road Running Championships’) and Denmark is the 16th country to host the World Half Marathon Championships. The event is being held in Scandinavia for just the second time ever, 20 years after Oslo hosted it. It’s also just the second time in the history of the championships that it is being held in spring. Brussels in 2002 was the only other World Half Marathon Championships that was held at this time of year.

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 Boston Marathon (mobile)

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins 4/15 @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @ 9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon Elite Runner Press Conference

John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Eldoret, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Milan, New York City, Paris, Porto, Rome, Shanghai, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin, and the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Elite field at April 12 press conference

BOSTON, MA – John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media on Friday, April 12th at 10 AM at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. All credentialed media will have the opportunity to interview elite athletes during the event. The 117th running of […]

Boston Marathon updated 2013 Elite Field

Courtesy of http://www.baa.org BOSTON, MA, January 15, 2013 – In its 28th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. A complete field list follows. EDITOR’S NOTE – As of March 13, John Hancock has updated […]

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 […]

Hurdler Merritt ready to smash more barriers

By Gene Cherry March 5 (Reuters) – After perhaps the greatest year ever by a high hurdler, world record holder Aries Merritt has visions of conquering another barrier. The American Olympic champion, whose whirlwind 2012 brought him every major hurdles title and the outdoor world record, believes running under his top mark of 12.80 seconds […]

 
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