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Doha DL, Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

May 8th, 2013
11:04 pm PDT

OK, now that we've had our first sub10 of the year, it finally feels like track season. And right on time we get the first of the Diamond League meets in Doha on Friday, which means a lot more elite athletes should be competing. While I have many issues with the way the DL has been set up - chief among them the lack of promised head to heads with the upper tier elite sprinters - this series of meets does run through some of the sport’s best venues Read More...

Doha Should Start the DL Off With a Bang

May 9th, 2012
5:00 pm PDT

Kingston was pretty hot, and over the last few weeks we've had bits and pieces of high quality action in various meets - like Mt SAC, Penn, and Drake. But now we get to finally get the start of the Diamond League on Friday, and looking at the provisional start lists Doha is going to crank things up a couple notches! With the relay season history, the Diamond League is the next "phase" of competition on the road to London - and with Doha sporting some of the best fields I've seen outside of the DL "finals" it looks like the Diamond League may finally begin to deliver on its promise of great match ups Read More...