Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season
The Diamond League on Tuesday released its provisional calendar for the 2021 season, which will consist of 14 athletics meetings beginning in Rabat in May and ending in Zurich in September.
Doha will stage a meeting on May 28 after which Rome will host the first European event of the season on June 4, with Oslo hosting a week later.
Meetings in Stockholm, Monaco and London are scheduled for the first two weeks of July.
After a one-month break for the rearranged Tokyo Olympic Games, action will resume in Shanghai on August 14.
Eugene will host its first Diamond League meeting on August 21, with China to hold its second event of the season the following day.
The final leg will take place in Europe with meetings in Lausanne, Paris and Brussels before the season finale in Zurich from September 8-9.
The calendar remains provisional and is subject to changes depending on the global health situation, the Diamond League said.
The 2020 calendar was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with several events cancelled and others rescheduled.
2021 Diamond League calendar:
Rabat - May 23
Doha - May 28
Rome - June 4
Oslo - June 10
Stockholm - July 4
Monaco - July 9
London - July 13
Shanghai - August 14
Eugene - August 21
China - August 22
Lausanne - August 26
Paris - September 28
Brussels - September 3
Zurich - September 8-9