Diamond League cuts eight disciplines for 2020 season

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There will be no 200 meters, steeplechase discus throw and triple jump for the 2020 IAAF Diamond League season.

This after the IAAF General Assembly agreed that 24 disciplines 12 men and 12 women will be staged during the season.

This for a faster pace more exciting programs across 14 meetings and a single final.

Popularity of athletes, head to head competitions and excitement of the individual competition were cited as reasons for the choice of the most popular events in the largest consumer survey into the disciplines hosted in the IAAF Diamond league.