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BBC To Broadcast Wanda Diamond League Until 2024

By Taruka Srivastav | May 13, 2021

Wanda Diamond League event will be shown live on the BBC until 2024.

The BBC’s four-year-deal begins with coverage from Gateshead on Sunday, 23 May on BBC Two – the first of 14 meetings in the 2021 series.

The Diamond League offers the chance to see leading British athletes compete against the world’s best track and field stars.

All meets will be available live on either BBC TV or BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio and BBC Red Button.

Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport said: “These events showcase the very best talent that athletics has to offer as well as the emergence of the stars of the future. In what is set to be a thrilling year for the sport, we’re delighted to bring viewers a wealth of live athletics coverage from the Diamond League.”

The series takes place throughout the summer, ending with a two-day meet in Zurich in September.

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