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Diack: Diamond League thrives despite sponsor loss

Updated: May 8, 2013, 3:46 PM ET
Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar -- Despite the loss of a title sponsor, the Diamond League track and field series remains strong, according to IAAF President Lamine Diack.

A new title sponsor hasn't yet replaced Samsung, but Diack said the loss of revenue will not affect the series or $8 million prize money at stake in the 14-meet competition held in venues around the world.

"While we are working hard to find a new partner for the circuit, it is not a question of life or death either," he told The Associated ...

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