Diamond League announces changes to its 2020 calendar

Written By: Fredrick Muoki

The Wanda Diamond League has announced a further change to its 2020 calendar, with the date for the Doha Diamond League brought forward by around a fortnight.

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The fifth meeting of the season was scheduled for 9th October after it could not be held as the traditional season opener in April, but will now take place on 25th September.

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World Athletics confirmed that due to the ongoing global health situation and ever-changing COVID-19 regulations, the 2020 Wanda Diamond League calendar remains provisional and subject to further changes.

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Following exhibition events in Oslo and Zurich earlier this summer, the competitive season is set to begin in Monaco on 14th this month.

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Athletes will therefore not earn Diamond League points this season, and there will not be a single, 24-discipline final in Zurich as originally planned.

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