London | British Athletics confirmed on Tuesday that the London Diamond League competition to be held in early July was canceled due to the corona virus. The competition was to be held at the London Stadium on July 4 and 5.
It was in this stadium that the 2012 Olympic Games were held. British Athletics chief Yohanna Coates said, “We are confirming this with great disappointment that an important competition in the global athletics calendar has been canceled.” But before taking any decision we have to keep the safety of the entire athletics family at the forefront. “
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The Diamond League season was to begin in Doha on 17 April but due to this global epidemic it has had a bad effect and its first six competitions have been suspended.
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