Athletics: Haile Gebrselassie slams IAAF move to cut Diamond League disciplines

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - Great CityGames Manchester 2015 - Manchester - 10/5/15 Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie waves as he approaches the finish line at the end of the Morrisons Great Manchester Run, during an interview afterwards he announced his retirement Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic/File Photo

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The IAAF’s decision to limit the longest event in the Diamond League circuit to 3,000 meters will “disproportionately affect” Ethiopia and Kenya, two powerhouses of middle and long-distance events, running great Haile Gebrselassie has said. After a meeting in Doha, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council said on Monday […]

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