Jamaica big 4 at Prefontaine Classic

Seven Jamaicans, all of them female, will be in action at Saturday’s (21 Aug) Prefontaine Classic, the ninth stop in the Wanda Diamond League Series.

The meeting will stage 15 Diamond League disciplines – the 100m, 200m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m steeplechase, 400m hurdles, high jump and pole vault for women, and the 100m, 200m, 800m, mile, 2 miles, triple jump and shot put for men.

Prefontaine Classic (Diamond League) schedule in Jamaican time:

3:03 pm Men’s 800m

3:12 pm Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase

3:33 pm Men’s 200m (Noah Lyles, Rai Benjamin, Kenneth Bednarek, Aaron Brown)

3:41 pm Women’s 100m (Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, Briana Williams, Sha’Carrie Richardson, Marie-Josee TA Lou)

3:48 pm Women’s 800m (Athing Mu, Natoya Goule, Raevyn Rogers, Keely Hodgkinson, Jemma Reekie)

3:56 pm Men’s 2-mile

4:12 pm Women’s 1500m (Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir)

4:24 pm Women’s 400m hurdles ( Dalilah Muhammad, Shamier Little, Janieve Russell, Leah Nugent, Ronda Whyte)

4:37 pm Men’s 100m (Fred Kerley, Justin Gatlin, Andre De Grasse, Ronnie Baker, Trayvon Bromell, Akani Simbine, Michael Norman)

4:45 pm Women’s 200m (Dina Asher-Smith, Allyson Felix, Sha’Carrie Richardson, Gabrielle Thomas, Marie-Josee TA Lou, Jenna Prandini)

4:52 pm Men’s Bowerman Mile

How to watch Prefontaine Classic live stream

Entry lists

Saturday’s action will be streamed live in a number of territories on the Wanda Diamond League YouTube page.

The livestream will not be available in all territories.

To find out where the meeting may be broadcast in your country, check the list below. The list is subject to change, and some broadcasters may only show highlights coverage, while others will show the meeting live. Please check your local listings to find out more information.

The below list applies for Saturday 21 August. Friday’s action will be shown on USATF.tv.

Broadcaster Territories
Match TV Russia
A1 BULGARIA – Sport Max Bulgaria
ERT Greece
BBC United Kingdom, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man
C MORE – TV4 /SVT Sweden
CBC Canada
CCTV China, Macao
Ceska Televize Czech Republic
Charlton Israel
Cineplex Thailand
Flow Sports Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba), Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands
SKY- Mexico (Nova vision) Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic
Fox Sports Australia
Globo / Band Sports Brazil
Ziggo Sports /NOS Netherlands
Measat Malaysia
Mono Streaming / Saigon Tourist Cable Vietnam
NBC Sports USA
Nent Denmark
Nordic Entertainment Iceland
NRK Norway
Sky Italy and the Vatican City
RTVS Slovakia
Ssport Turkey
Sky Deutschland Germany
Spark New Zealand
Sport TV Portugal Portugal
SPORTALL/ L’Équipe France
SRG Switzerland
Starhub Singapore
SUPERSPORT (english speaking) and CANAL + International (french speaking) Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Reunion, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Mayotte, Morocco, Saint Helena, Somalia, Togo, Tunisia, Western Sahara
Tele Red Argentina
Movistar Spain
Polsat Poland
SPORTKLUB Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia
VRT Belgium
MTV Finland
Sentana Ukraine
Belarus Sport Belarus
Wanda Diamond League YouTube / Facebook Bhutan, Bolivia, Chile, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, South Korea, North Korea, paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Venezuela


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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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