The dates for the 2011 Diamond League series have been announced. Notable change on the schedule is the opening Diamond League meeting in 2011 on England soil which sees the meeting moving from Gateshead to Birmingham, the IAAF has announced Wednesday.
The Diamond League, which replaced the Golden League last season, will see competition in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
There will still be 14 events on the calender.
Diamond League calendar 2011:
Friday 6 May – Doha, Qatar
Sunday 15 May – Shanghai, China
Thursday 26 May – Rome, Italy
Saturday 4 June – Eugene, USA
Thursday 9 June – Oslo, Norway
Saturday 11 June – New York, USA
Thursday 30 June – Lausanne, Switzerland
Friday 8 July – Paris, France
Sunday 10 July – Birmingham, Great Britain
Friday 22 July – Monaco
Friday 29 July – Stockholm, Sweden
Friday 5/Saturday 6 August – London, Great Britain
Thursday 8 September – Zurich, Switzerland
Friday 16 September – Brussels, Belgium