Discus Throwers Cry Foul Over Cut From Diamond League Program

“By doing what you did yesterday you are seriously destroying the historical and cultural heritage of the sport of Athletics because of some short-term marketing strategy. As the elected head of the governing body of IAAF or as you now like to call yourself World Athletics, this is not your task to do. You are supposed as an elected representative to serve all nations and importantly all events within the sport.” Just one plank in Global Throwing’s fervent plea “on behalf of throwers, coaches, and supporters of field events everywhere.” Click on image below to read the group’s full letter to Sebastian Coe after the discus was named one of four events to be axed from the 2020 DL slate.