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Foxtel secures broadcast rights for 2020 Diamond League

Foxtel’s Fox Sports will broadcast the 2020 Diamond League in April.

The announcement:

The world’s best athletes are coming to FOX SPORTS with Foxtel today announcing it had secured rights to air the prestigious 2020 Wanda Diamond League, the top tier global athletics series with competitions across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and USA.

Starting in Doha in April, the 2020 Diamond League has been expanded to 15 events this year and takes on even more importance in an Olympics year.

FOX SPORTS will broadcast coverage of all 2020 Diamond League events with selected events live. Coverage of each event will be available on Foxtel, Foxtel Go, Foxtel Now and to stream on Kayo Sports.

The 2020 Dimond League series will showcase star athletes including US sprint star Noah Lyles, British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, Ethiopian born Dutch middle and long distance champion Sifan Hassan, US pole vaulter Sam Kendricks, Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers, Jamaican hurdler Omar McLeod and Russian high jumper Mariva Lasitskene.

The action-packed series, which previously aired on Eurosport, will include 24 disciplines, with each meet focusing on just 12 disciplines in the main program, thus ensuring world class performances and record-breaking moments.

Source: Foxtel media release

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