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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.

Kenya’s marathon queen Jeptoo fails second doping test

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/THOMAS MUKOYA (Reuters) – Kenyan Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons for the last two years, has tested positive for a banned substance in a B sample taken after she failed an out-of-competition check in September. “The results of the analysis of the B sample which was conducted on 17th to 19th December […]

Tyson Gay’s Former Coach Suspended Eight Years

Tyson Gay (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) Dec 17 (Reuters) – American sprinter Tyson Gay’s former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. An independent arbitration panel found that Jon Drummond possessed, trafficked, and administered banned performance enhancing substances to an athlete under his care as a coach, […]

IOC plans new HQ, picks Lima to host 2024 Games vote

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ERIC GAILLARD (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday unveiled plans for new headquarters in Lausanne to accommodate growing staff and centralize its operations by 2020. The IOC said the new building, on the site of their current HQ on the shores of Lake Geneva, would cost a total of 160 million Swiss […]

Olympic Agenda 2020: Strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement unveiled

On November 18, 2014, IOC President Thomas Bach revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. During the public launch of the recommendations at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (SUI), Bach called the 20+20 proposals “the culmination of a year of open, transparent and […]

IOC Opens Door for Joint Olympics Organizers

IOC President Thomas Bach (L) and alpine ski racer Maria Hoefl-Riesch (REUTERS/Jean-Christophe Bott/Pool) By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday cracked open the door for more than one city or country to host the same Olympics as it looks for ways of cutting costs and making its […]

IOC to Improve Olympic Bidding Process

Could baseball return to the Olympics? (Shutterstock) By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Bidding for the Olympics will become cheaper, easier and more attractive while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said on Tuesday, presenting the biggest changes in decades in the way the Games are organized and run. “We have […]

IOC Will Unveil Major Olympic Changes Next Week

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (REUTERS/Aly Song) By Karolos Grohmann Nov 14 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee will unveil plans to overhaul parts of the sporting extravaganza next week as they look to make the Games more attractive to fans and sponsors alike. IOC President Thomas Bach will present 40 recommendations at the […]

FIVB calls for release of jailed Iranian protestor

(Reuters) – Volleyball’s governing body (FIVB) has called for the release of an imprisoned Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration at a match in Tehran against a ban on females attending some men’s sporting events. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was sentenced to a year in jail on Nov. 2 for spreading anti-state propaganda, Iranian […]

Bach tells IOC members ‘it’s time’ for change

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has called on sports leaders to quit talking and start taking action to reform the way the body runs the Olympics. Bach used his opening address at the Association of National Olympic Committees general assembly (ANOC) in Bangkok on Friday to urge delegates […]

IOC new host contract is gold medal for human rights: HRW

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Human Rights Watch has heaped unusual praise on the International Olympic Committee for including human rights clauses in new contracts to be signed by future Olympic host cities, saying other organizations should follow suit. The IOC has for years been criticized by human rights groups including HRW, especially after awarding […]

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 […]

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 […]

 
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