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2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Sum wins 800m

Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN) remains undefeated this season, winning today with a season best at 1:58.48. .31 seconds faster than Yekaterina Poistogova (RUS).

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Pole Vault Fail

Former junior world champ Thiago Braz (GRA) second try at 5.87 meters goes about as wrong as it can. Still he managed to finish 2nd, after walking away, seemingly, unharmed by his drop in the box.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Culson wins 400m hurdles

Javier Culson (PUR) holds off a late charge by Michael Tinsley (USA) by .08 seconds, winning at 48.32 seconds and now ties Tinsley for the lead in the Diamond League.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Kwemoi wins 1500m

18 year old Ronald Kwemoi (KEN) shows off his speed getting the win, beating Silas Kiplagat (KEN) by .33 seconds with a personal best at 3:31.48. Kiplagat leads the Diamond League.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Lagarde wins 110m hurdles

After a false start, Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA) gets his third straight Diamond League win with a world leading time of 13.06, winning by .07 seconds over Sergey Shubenkov (RUS). David Oliver was 4th, 13.23.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Cherono wins 3000m

Mercy Cherono (KEN) gets the win at 8:50.24, by .57 seconds in the last meters over Genzebe Dibaba (ETH). Combined with 5000m races as well, Cherono has seasons lead.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Kirani wins 400m

As he did in Eugene (which was a non-Diamond League race), Kirani James (GRN) held off Lashawn Merritt (USA) to get his first DL win this season at 43.74, by .18 seconds, though Merritt leads with three wins.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Henderson wins Long Jump

Newly crowned American Champ Jeff Henderson gets his second Diamond League win, beating the Olympic Champ, Greg Rutherford (GBR) by .12 meters, at 8.31 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Gatlin vs Gay in 100m

Team USA packs a 1, 2, 3 punch sweeping the 100 meter race during the 2014 Diamond League Lausanne. Tyson Gay, returning from a recent ban, settles for second place, falling only .13 seconds behind Justin Gatlin. Gatlin, who remains undefeated this season, took first place with the best time of 9.80 and Michael Rodgers landed in third place with a final time of 9.98.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Lausanne, Switzerland (Mobile)

Renowned the workd over for fast times on the track and a passionate crowd off it, the 2014 edition will be the 38th Athletissima and the fifth to be held as part of the IAAF Diamond League.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Lausanne, Switzerland

The Lausanne meeting is one of two IAAF Diamond League events to be held in Switzerland., alongside Zurich’s Weltklasse. Known as Athletissima, the meeting was first held in 1977 at the Stade Stade Pierre de Coubertin, but now takes place in the Stade de la Pontaise. Renowned the workd over for fast times on the track and a passionate crowd off it, the 2014 edition will be the 38th Athletissima and the fifth to be held as part of the IAAF Diamond League.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Men’s High Jump: Bondarenko wins

Although he failed at his World Record attempt at 2.46 meters, Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR) gets the win, beating the Americans Erik Kynard and Dusty Jonas by clearing 2.41 meters. American World Champ Jesse Williams is still out with injury.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Men’s 400h: Culson wins

In 48.14, Javier Culson (PUR) takes his second Diamond Legaue win this season, matching Michael Tinsley’s (USA) win, who faded all the way down into 8th.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Men’s 100m: Tyson Gay wins

After winning the 100m and 200m in the USA Championships, Tyson Gay (USA) claimed his second Diamond League win of the 2013 season with a time of 9.79 seconds in the 100, beating Asafa Powell (JAM) by .11 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Women’s 100m hurdles: Harper-Nelson wins

Dawn Harper-Nelson (USA) gets her 4th win of the season in the 100m hurdles at 12.53. World and Olympic champ Sally Pearson (AUS) returns to her first race since injury, finishing in 7th place.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Women’s 200m: Ryemyen wins

Mariya Ryemen (UKR) steals the win during the last few meters by only .06 seconds, finishing with a time of 22.61 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Women’s 1500m: Aregawi wins

Abeba Aregawi (SWE) gets her 5th win of the 2013 Diamond League season, besting the field by 1.62 seconds, with a finishing time of 4:02.11.

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Women’s 400m: McCorory wins

Amantle Montsho (BOT) was looking for her 5th Diamond League win, but it took a photo finish to give Francena McCorory (USA) her first win by just .01 seconds.

Usain Bolt wins 200m in Lausanne

Usain Bolt (JAM) set a new meet record with his 19.58 time in the 200m during the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

Yohan Blake beats Tyson Gay in 100m at Lausanne

Yohan Blake finished with a meet’s best time of 9.69, winning the 100m over Tyson Gay by .14 seconds, during the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

Jelimo upsets Savinova in 800m at Lausanne

2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, Pamela Jelimo (KEN) beat Olympic champ Mariya Savinova (RUS) with a time of 1:57.59 in this Diamond league event. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)

Bolt wins 200 in Lausanne, Blake sets personal best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (C) celebrates after winning ahead of his compatriot Warren Weir (R) and Netherlands’ Churandy Martina in the men’s 200m race during the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) LAUSANNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran 19.58 seconds for victory in the 200 metres at […]

Jason Richardson wins 110m hurdles in Lausanne

After the Olympic champ Aries Merritt (USA) disqualified, Jason Richardson (USA) seized the moment, finishing first in the 110m hurdles of the 2012 Diamond League Lausanne, with a time of 13.08.

Jeter upsets Fraser-Pryce in 100m at Lausanne

Carmelita Jeter and Shelley-Ann Fraser- Pryce both went through the line with a time of 10.86. A photo finish separated Jeter by an mere inch, allowing her to win during the 2012 Diamond League Lausanne.

Kirani James wins 400m in Lausanne

Kirani James (GRN) finished with a time of 44.37, beating second place Santos (DOM) by .66 seconds.

Dawn Harper wins 100m hurdles in Lausanne

Dawn Harper finished with a time of 12.43, beating out american teammate Harrison by .19 seconds, during the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

Kaliese Spencer wins 400m hurdles in Lausanne

Spencer finished with a time of 53.49, beating out teammate Melaine Walker by .25 seconds, in the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne-Athletissima (REPLAY)

This year’s meet will take place just 10 days after the end of the Olympic Games – a perfect date which is likely to attract a host of Olympic champions and medal winners, including Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay and others. (Full event replay)

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Brittney Reese wins 2nd long jump

Reese, the world champ, now ties fellow American Funim Jimoh with two long jump wins in the Diamond League, the winning jump at 6.85 meters.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Disappointment for Blanka Vlasic in high jump

with too many failed jumps Vlasic (CRO) stuns the crowd finishing in 6th, while Anna Chicheroa (RUS) wins at 1.95 meters. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Pearson beats American Women in hurdles

Danielle Carruthers, Virginia Crawford-Powell, and newly crown us champ Kellie Wells fail to beat Pearson (AUS), wining at 12.47.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Kipeop Chepkok wins 5000m

Chepkok pull away from Kipchoge (KEN), and Merga (ETH) in the last lap for the win at 12:59.13, winning by .34 seconds. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: David Rudisha wins 800m

Rudisha (KEN) wins his first Diamond league this season, at 1:44.15, winning by .86 seconds.

Robles cruises to 110m hurdles win in Lausanne

July 8, 2010: Dayron Robles of Cuba wins the 110m hurdles in 13.01 seconds at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Brittney Reese wins long jump

June 30, 2011: Brittney Reese of the U.S. edges Darya Klishina of Russia in the women’s long jump at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Sally Pearson edges Danielle Carruthers 100m hurdles

June 30, 2011: Sally Pearson of Australia nips American Danielle Carruthers in the 100m hurdles at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Anna Chicherova stuns Blanka Vlasic in HJ

June 30, 2011: Anna Chicherova of Russia wins the women’s high jump as Blanka Vlasic of Croatia tumbles to 6th at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: David Rudisha wins 800m

June 30, 2011: Kenya’s David Rudisha runs away with the 800m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Amantle Montsho wins 400m

June 30, 2011: Amantle Montsho of Botswana beats Sanya Richards-Ross in the 400m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

2011 Diamond League Lausanne: Vincent Chepkok kicks to 5000m win

June 30, 2011: Vincent Kiprop Chepkok of Kenya kicks down the final straight to win the men’s 5000m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

Usain Bolt Chides Doping Officials Over Tyson Gay Ban

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports) By Kayon Raynor (Reuters) – Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a “bad message to the sport,” after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid. “I’m not really happy with the situation and with how it was done,” […]

Diamond League Monaco Preview

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Tune in to IAAF Diamond League from Monaco Friday, July 18 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full IAAF Diamond League schedule.  By Mike Rowbottom Monaco’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (18) has much to live up to this year after 2013’s […]

IOC Has to Explain Merits of Games Better, says Bach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do a better job of explaining the merits of hosting the Games to cities considering an application, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Only three cities – Oslo, Almaty in Kazakhstan and Beijing – were confirmed as official candidates to host the […]

IOC President Discusses Brazil’s Preparations for 2016 Rio Games

Brazil is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Games (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Nebehay LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 9 (Reuters) – Brazil has presented an “encouraging report” about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas […]

Justin Gatlin Defeats Tyson Gay in Gay’s Comeback Race

(Reuters) – Former world 100 meters champion Tyson Gay finished second behind fellow American Justin Gatlin on his return to competition after a one-year doping ban at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Gatlin, the 2004 Athens Olympics gold medalist who was later banned for four years for doping, clocked a season’s best 9.80 […]

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 […]

IAAF will not appeal Gay’s one-year doping ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States’s second-place finish in the 4×100 meters relay at the 2012 London Olympics in jeopardy. Gay, the world’s joint second fastest man, was banned for […]

Olympic Flag Turns 100 in 2014

Olympic flag at the 2014 Winter Games (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports) The Olympic flag – one of the most recognisable symbols of the Olympic Games – is celebrating its centenary this year. The flag was created for the Olympic Jubilee Congress in 1914 in Paris in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Olympic Movement. […]

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay’s one-year ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, it said on Tuesday. The global agency said the ban, which has been widely criticized in Europe as too lenient, was “compatible with the World Anti-Doping Code.” Gay, the world’s joint second fastest […]

Tyson Gay Announces Return After Doping Suspension

Tyson Gay (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) CLICK HERE to see the entire 2014 Diamond League Viewing Schedule.  By Max Meyer American sprinter Tyson Gay will return from his one-year doping ban on July 3 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 31-year-old runner holds the American record in the 100m by clocking a 9.69 in 2009. “Lausanne has always […]

Lawsuit by Gay’s ex-coach ‘baseless': USADA

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – A lawsuit filed by Tyson Gay’s former coach Jon Drummond, who claims he was falsely accused of supplying the sprinter with performance-enhancing drugs, is ‘baseless’, the United States Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday. The lawsuit comes as USADA is seeking a lifetime ban against Drummond for supplying the joint […]

Olympic Relay Medals in Jeopardy after Tyson Gay’s Ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay’s 4×100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter’s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters. Gay received a one-year suspension on Friday after testing positive for a banned anabolic […]

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay suspended one year for doping

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE RALEIGH, North Carolina – Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team […]

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 […]

 
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