The International Athletics Federation was founded in 2010 at the Diamond League, a championship of fourteen free sports contests, which are held annually in between May and september. Below is a description of one of the major track and field.
Diamond League replaces the previously established the IAAF Golden League, which had taken place in 1998-2009.The major differences are in the global nature of the Diamond League, while the Golden League was some games in Europe. Disciplines also extended to 32. athletes in various disciplines the fourteen matches gathers the most points will be declared the winner of the Diamond Race in their discipline. As the name already gives the impression there is prize money win a real diamond. The creation of the Diamond League, accompanied also by announcing the abolition of the Grand Prix events.
The fourteen games
Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix
Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix or the Doha Meeting, which takes place in Qatar SC Stadium in Doha, Qatar. The competition is organised around May 10 and is the first major international event of the season. The first edition is still just for men was held in 1997.
Shanghai Golden Grand Prix
Shanghai Golden Grand Prix viindt room at the Shanghai Stadium in Shanghai. The competition at that time also belonged to the Grand Prix races and was in the creation of the Diamond League in place at the highest level.
The Golden Gala will take place at the Rome Olympic Stadium at the end of May and the first meeting of the season in Europe. The event was first held in 1980 as an alternative to the Olympic Games. The Golden Gala involved previously in the Golden League and moved it to Diamond League..
After Rome, we go to the United States, which takes place at the Eugene Prefontaine. Athletics service Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. The Prefontaine Classic Grand Prix events belonged to before. .
The Bislett Games are held at Bislett Stadion in Oslo, and has previously belonged to the Golden League. The competition is organised since 1965 under its current name.
Adidas Grand Prix
This former Grand Prix was founded in 2005 and takes place at Icahn Stadium in New York.
This meeting takes place at the Stade de France in Paris in 2005 and reached the highest attendance at a sporting contest ever. The competition was founded in 1999, shortly after the construction of the arena eigelijk which was built in 1998 for the World Cup. For 2010 the meeting was part of the Golden League.
London Grand Prix
The London Grand Prix, formerly a part of the Super Grand Prix, held at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London. It is the only Diamond League match will be held over two days.
The Herculis is at Stade Louis II in the Principality of Monaco. The event was founded in 1987 and is headed in the right direction by Monegasque Athletics organization FMA. For 2010 the meeting was also part of the Grand Prix events. Previously, it was the setting for the World Athletics final.
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Athletissima takes place at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise at in Lausanne, Switzerland.Athletissima was founded in 1977 and was before the Super Grand Prix circuit.
Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix
Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix and the British Grand Prix is one of only two Diamond League events taking place in England. The competition used to go through in Gateshead before it moved to the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham 2010. Insurer Aviva is the main sponsor for the event.
Weltklasse Zürich will take place at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich. The match belonged successively to the Golden Four and then Golden League. Along with the Memorial Van Damme, this is the last game in the Diamond Race.
The event is already since 1928 and is one of the oldest major contests
Van Damme Memorial
The last event in the Diamond Race, Memorial Van Damme, Golden League, which once belonged to, will take place at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels. The meeting was set up in 1977 in memory of Ivo Van Damme, Belgian athlete to deceased miserably that year. The Memorial has since become one of the most prestigious international sporting competitions