Shericka Jackson wins the women's 100m in a championship record 10.83 at the NACAC Open Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahamas.
Shericka Jackson wins the women's 100m in a championship record 10.83 at the NACAC Open Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahamas.

DOHA, Qatar – Jamaican sprint sensation Shericka Jackson is gearing up for the 2023 Wanda Diamond League, which is set to commence this Friday, May 5th, at the Seashore Group Doha Meeting.

The event promises to be an exciting one, with 15 reigning individual Olympic and world champions set to compete, including Qatar’s very own Olympic and World high jump champion, Mutaz Barshim, and a host of major championship medallists.

Jackson will open her Diamond League campaign over 100m against British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, while Faith Kipyegon, the reigning Olympic champion, will lead the field in the women’s 1500m. The women’s pole vault field is also expected to be a highlight, with the podium trio from the last World Championships – Katie Moon, Sandi Morris, and Nina Kennedy – reuniting for the event.

Clash of the Titans: De Grasse, Norman, Kerley, and Bednarek Set to Face Off in Men’s 200m

In the men’s 200m event, a clash of the titans is expected as Andre De Grasse, Michael Norman, Fred Kerley, and Kenny Bednarek go head-to-head.

Meanwhile, reigning Olympic and World champion Soufiane El Bakkali will headline the impressive men’s 3000m, while Indian superstar and reigning Diamond League champion Neeraj Chopra will lead the field in the men’s javelin, alongside World champion Anderson Peters.

With such a star-studded lineup, the 2023 Wanda Diamond League is set to be an unforgettable event for sports fans worldwide.

How to watch the Doha Diamond League Live Stream will be available 24 hours before the event.

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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.