Category Archives: Diamond League

What I Would Do as USATF CEO, part 2

Yesterday I posted part 1. Today I continue with the goals I would set out if anyone were insane enough to make me USA Track and Field’s new CEO. Attempt to create some more domestic professional and semi-pro meets. The … Continue reading

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>What’s On The Weekend

>The Memorial Van Damme, the final meet in the IAAF Diamond League tour, will be held tomorrow at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.Live web coverage: begins at 2 PM at UniversalSports.com and CBCSports.caTV coverage: tape-delay broadcasts at 9 PM … Continue reading

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>Van Damme

>Tomorrow’s Van Damme Memorial meet in Brussels will crown the remaining half of the inaugural Diamond League champions. Many of the titles are already clinched, but some others are still in play. I’m trying out a new rankings system this … Continue reading

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>Guest Post: Why Zurich is Awesome

>Friend of the blog and Swiss thrower Martin Bingisser went to the Weltklasse Zurich meet today and offered up the following guest post.  Additionally over at his own blog he wrote up a piece on the Big Shot competition in … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? The Prefontaine Classic is the best meet in the USA.  The Olympic Trials might be a better meet, and might not.    It’s not merely the big marks that the meet gets.  I’m not a … Continue reading

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>On Field Events and Wise Use of Resources

>I remember hearing a while back that some Hollywood types were seriously pursuing making a movie out of Micheal Lewis’ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.  Apparently the plan has been shelved.  Too bad, as it might have … Continue reading

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>Oslo Diamond League Preview

>The meet will be webcast live staring at 2 PM EDT at UniversalSports.com. CBCSports.ca will also stream the meet. TV coverage is at 8 PM Friday on Universal Sports, and at 2 PM Saturday on CBC. 1:15 PM: Women’s Discus … Continue reading

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>Shanghai Diamond League Preview

> The meet will be webcast live at www.universalsports.com at 8 AM on Sunday (fee req’d). TV coverage will be on Universal Sports at 6:00 PM and on CBC next Saturday at 5:00 PMMeet websiteIAAF previewUniversal Sports preview 6:20 AM … Continue reading

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>Fan’s Guide to Diamond League Doha

>LATE EDIT: The meet WILL be at UniversalSports.com, or at least that’s what a recent press release seems to indicate. If not, you can try cbcsports.ca. TV coverage will be on Universal Sports from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on … Continue reading

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>Diamond League Changes Everything?

>Today the IAAF released its Diamond League calendar for 2010. The Diamond League format changes a lot of things, and almost all for the better. One of the big problems in getting the top athletes to compete against each other … Continue reading

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