Noah Lyles, Grant Holloway highlight Lausanne Diamond League; TV, Live Stream Schedule

Watch Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce and many fan favorites compete at 2022 Diamond League Lausanne this weekend on Peacock and CNBC!
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The 2022 Diamond League action continues this Friday, August 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland with an encore presentation Saturday, August 27. Live coverage will be available on Peacock and CNBC. See below for additional information on how to watch/live stream the 2022 Diamond League.

This weekend’s competition is loaded with talent featuring a variety of fan-favorite Olympians, world champions, and rising stars. You can find all of the 2022 Diamond League Lausanne entry lists here but here are five key events that you won’t want to miss.

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Five Events to watch at the 2022 Diamond League Lausanne:

Men’s 200m – One of track and field’s most exciting rivalries continues this weekend as two-time 200m world champion Noah Lyles (Alexandria, Virginia) and world bronze medalist Erriyon Knighton (Tampa, Florida) go head-to-head. When these two met in the world championship final in Eugene, Lyles broke the American record in 19.31 ahead of Kenny Bednarek (Rice Lake, Wisconsin) in second and Knighton third. It’s also a return of the podium from the Monaco Diamond League meet with Michael Norman (Murrieta, California), who took the world title in the Men’s 400m last month, also in the field.

RELATED: Noah Lyles breaks Michael Johnson’s American record; U.S. sweeps world 200m

Women’s 100m – Shericka Jackson, and Elaine Thompson-Herah, two members of the Jamaican powerhouse trio that swept the podium at the Tokyo Olympics and 2022 World Championships, will attempt another act of dominance. Their countrywoman Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was originally scheduled to compete in Lausanne but will miss the event due to hamstring discomfort. Twanisha Terry (Miami, Florida), who was part of the U.S. team that pulled off an incredible upset victory in the women’s 4x100m at Worlds, will represent the Americans alongside Aleia Hobbs (New Orleans, Louisiana), and Tamari Davis (Clermont, Florida).

RELATED: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs world’s fastest 100m this year

Men’s 110m Hurdles – This race will feature Americans Grant Holloway (Chesapeake, Virginia) who became the first repeat world champion in this event since American Allen Johnson (2001/2003), and world silver medalist Trey Cunningham (Winfield, Alabama). Tokyo Olympic champion Hansle Parchment of Jamaica is also in the field.

Women’s 100m Hurdles – Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan, the reigning world champion who notably broke the world record in her semifinal heat in Oregon, is set to compete against Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn and Keni Harrison (Clayton, North Carolina), the gold and silver medalists from Tokyo. 2019 world champion Nia Ali (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and Tia Jones (Marietta, Georgia) will also represent the U.S. in this event.

Men’s Shot Put – This event features Ryan Crouser (Boring, Oregon), Joe Kovacs (Nazareth, Pennsylvania), and Josh Awotunde (Franklinville, New Jersey)–all three of this year’s world medalists. American Darrell Hill (Darby, Pennsylvania), a 2016 Olympian, will also be in the field.

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How to watch 2022 Lausanne Diamond League:

Friday, August 26:

Saturday, August 27:

  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET – CNBC

Where is the 2022 Lausanne Diamond League?

The 2022 Lausanne Diamond League will take place at La Pontaise Olympic Stadium in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Paris 2024 Olympic marathon route unveiled

Paris 2024 Olympic Marathon
Paris 2024

The 2024 Olympic marathon route will take runners from Paris to Versailles and back.

The route announcement was made on the 233rd anniversary of one of the early, significant events of the French Revolution: the Women’s March on Versailles — “to pay tribute to the thousands of women who started their march at city hall to Versailles to take up their grievances to the king and ask for bread,” Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet said.

Last December, organizers announced the marathons will start at Hôtel de Ville (city hall, opposite Notre-Dame off the Seine River) and end at Les Invalides, a complex of museums and monuments one mile southeast of the Eiffel Tower.

On Wednesday, the rest of the route was unveiled — traversing the banks of the Seine west to the Palace of Versailles and then back east, passing the Eiffel Tower before the finish.

The men’s and women’s marathons will be on the last two days of the Games at 8 a.m. local time (2 a.m. ET). It will be the first time that the women’s marathon is held on the last day of the Games after the men’s marathon traditionally occupied that slot.

A mass public marathon will also be held on the Olympic marathon route. The date has not been announced.

The full list of highlights among the marathon course:

• Hôtel de ville de Paris (start)
• Bourse de commerce
• Palais Brongniart
• Opéra Garnier
• Place Vendôme
• Jardin des Tuileries
• The Louvre
• Place de la Concorde
• The bridges of Paris
(Pont de l’Alma; Alexandre III;
Iéna; and more)
• Grand Palais
• Palais de Tokyo
• Jardins du Trocadéro
• Maison de la Radio
• Manufacture et Musées
nationaux de Sèvres
• Forêt domaniale
des Fausses-Reposes
• Monuments Pershing –
• Château de Versailles
• Forêt domaniale de Meudon
• Parc André Citroën
• Eiffel Tower
• Musée Rodin
• Esplanade des Invalides (finish)

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International Boxing Association lifts ban on Russia, Belarus

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The International Boxing Association (IBA) lifted its ban on amateur boxers from Russia and Belarus over the war in Ukraine that had been in place since early March.

“The IBA strongly believes that politics shouldn’t have any influence on sports,” the federation said in a press release. “Hence, all athletes should be given equal conditions.”

Most international sports federations banned athletes from Russia and Belarus indefinitely seven months ago, acting after an IOC recommendation. It is believed that the IBA is the first international federation in an Olympic sport to lift its ban.

The IOC has not officially changed its recommendation from last winter to exclude Russia and Belarus athletes “to protect the integrity of the events and the safety of the other participants.”

Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with an Italian newspaper that Russian athletes who do not endorse their country’s war in Ukraine could at some point be accepted back into international sports, competing under a neutral flag.

IBA, in lifting its ban, will also allow Russia and Belarus flags and national anthems.

“The time has now come to allow all the rest of the athletes of Russia and Belarus to participate in all the official competitions of their sports representing their countries,” IBA President Umar Kremlev, a Russian, said in a press release last week. “Both the IOC and the International Federations must protect all athletes, and there should be no discrimination based on nationality. It is the duty of all of us to keep sports and athletes away from politics.”

In 2019, the IOC stripped the IBA — then known as AIBA — of its Olympic recognition following an inquiry committee report into finance, governance, refereeing and judging. The IOC ran the Tokyo Olympic boxing competition.

The IBA will not run qualifying events for the 2024 Paris Games, but it does still hold world championships, the next being a men’s event in Uzbekistan next year.

Boxing, introduced on the Olympic program in 1904, was not included on the initial program for the 2028 Los Angeles Games but can still be added. The IBA must address concerns “around its governance, its financial transparency and sustainability and the integrity of its refereeing and judging processes,” Bach said last December.

On Sept. 23, the IBA suspended Ukraine’s boxing federation, citing “government interference.” Ukraine boxers are still allowed to compete with their flag and anthem.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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