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Review: Sam Kendricks wins 2019 IAAF Diamond League competition in Zurich Special

Zurich - On August 29, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks had a major reason to celebrate. He won the 2019 IAAF Diamond League in Zurich. He was named 2019 "Diamond League Champion."

Review: Pawel Wojciechowski clears 5.87 meters in Monaco, new season best Special

July 12 was a great day for Polish pole vaulters at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco. Pawel Wojciechowski and Piotr Lisek triumphed.

Review: Thiago Braz scores comeback in Monaco, clears 5.92 meters Special

On July 12, Olympic gold medalist Thiago Braz had a major reason to be proud. He scored a major comeback in the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Review: Piotr Lisek improves personal best to 6.02 meters in Monaco Special

Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek has been on fire lately and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. He won the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Review: Mondo Duplantis claims 3rd place at IAAF Diamond League Lausanne Special

Lausanne - On July 5, Swedish pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis claimed 3rd place at the IAAF Diamond League event in Lausanne.

Semenya to race 3,000m at Diamond League's Prefontaine

Los Angeles - Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on June 30, a distance she can contest without reducing her testosterone levels.

'I won't take medication': Defiant Semenya wins first race since gender ruling defeat

Doha - Caster Semenya won the 800 metres at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday in her first race since losing her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, claiming "actions speak louder than words".

Rare pink diamond aims to make $50 million

Geneva - The Pink Legacy, an exceptionally large pink diamond, is set to go under the hammer at Christie's in Geneva next week, when it is expected to bring in up to $50 million.

Neil Diamond reveals Parkinson's, ends touring

New York - Neil Diamond, one of the best-selling singers of all time, announced Monday he was immediately retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Sierra Leone's huge 'peace diamond' fetches $6.5 mn

New York - A huge so-called "peace diamond" sold by the government of Sierra Leone to discourage crime-tainted "blood diamonds" fetched $6.5 million on Monday.

Largest diamond ever auctioned sold for record $34 mn in Geneva

Geneva - The largest diamond ever offered at auction went under the hammer in Geneva Tuesday evening for nearly $34 million, a world record for a gem of its kind, the Christie's auction house said.The 163.

Mugabe's wife sues over $1.35-mn diamond ring: report

Harare - The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sued a Lebanese businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35-million diamond ring she ordered for her wedding anniversary, state media reported Wednesday.

Louis XIV, Napoleon diamond to be auctioned off in Geneva

Geneva - A large, pink diamond once set in the crowns of numerous French kings and emperors will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, the Christie's auction house said Wednesday."Le Grand Mazarin", a 19.

In US, diamonds are a millennial's best friend

New York - Diamonds are making a comeback in America as more millennials fall for crystals long associated with "eternal" love.US diamond demand hit $40 billion in 2016, up 4.

'Pink Star' diamond fetches record $71.2 million in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - A giant diamond named the "Pink Star" broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction when it fetched $71.2 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday.The 59.

'Pink Star' diamond fetches record $71.2 million in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - A giant diamond named the "Pink Star" broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction when it fetched $71.2 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday.The 59.

'Pink Star' diamond set to fetch record price in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - A plum-sized pink diamond is expected to break the world record for a gemstone early next month when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby's auction house said Wednesday.The 59.

Divine diamonds: Sierra Leone pastor's 709-carat find

Freetown - Evangelical preacher Emmanuel Momoh prayed for five years that he would discover the diamond he needed to pull his family out of poverty in eastern Sierra Leone.

Mugabe's wife denies seizing properties over diamond ring spat

Harare - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has denied seizing three properties from a Lebanese businessman who she claims duped her in a messy $1.35 million diamond ring deal.

Diamond battery built from nuclear waste lasts for 10,000 years

Scientists have demonstrated a new battery that could simultaneously solve the power issues plaguing modern devices and alleviate the problem of nuclear waste. By placing a diamond inside a radioactive field, the researchers found a current is created.

Adele's latest studio album '25' has been certified diamond

Global music star Adele has a major reason to be proud. Her latest studio album "25" has been certified diamond, for sales of over 10 million units.

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

Sydney - A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

Sydney - A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

Sydney - A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.

India accused of flipflop on Koh-i-Noor diamond

New Delhi - India's government has said it will make "all possible efforts" to get back the Koh-i-Noor diamond, part of the British Crown Jewels, sparking accusations of a u-turn after the solicitor general said the priceless gem was given to Britain.

India says Koh-i-Noor diamond belongs to Britain

New Delhi - A priceless diamond that is part of the Queen Mother's Crown was given to Britain and not stolen, India's government on Monday told the Supreme Court, which is hearing a suit seeking its return.

Asian appetite for luxury boosts global art and jewel auctions

Ginebra - They are not in the room rubbing shoulders with traditional wealthy buyers, instead choosing to remain in the shadows, making their multi-million bids by telephone.

UN blacklists C. Africa diamond firm, three militia leaders

New York - The United Nations slapped sanctions on a diamond firm from the Central African Republic and three militia leaders for undermining security in the troubled country.

Hong Kong police hunt young girl over diamond heist

Hong Kong - Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than HK$36 million (US$4.6 million) from a luxury jewellery store.

30,000 diamonds found in rock in Russian mine

Workers at Russia’s Udachnaya diamond mine have found a golf-ball sized stone containing over 30,000 tiny little diamonds.
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