OMEGA and IAAF Diamond League launch smartphone app

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OMEGA, the official Timekeeper of the global premier athletics series, IAAF Diamond League, has launched a mobile application designed to complement their partnership.

The new IAAF Diamond League application offers a wide range of useful information about the whole series and the 14 meetings that make up each competitive season, including live results during each of the competitions and after the meetings.

Users of the new app will be able to enjoy live results transmitted during each of the events. It has never been easier to follow all disciplines at the Diamond League meetings.

Timetables, schedules,ticketing details and interesting news are also available in advance of a meeting day and following each meeting, the app presents a three-minute highlights video, photographs of the action and a comprehensive summary of the results.

Fans of great athletics competitions will be excited to find that the application also has some features that are always available, including a dedicated news section with all of the latest information about the Diamond League and its competitors, a gallery of photographs from the meetings, and an interactive Diamond Race menu that allows fans to keep track of their favourite stars’ progress towards the League’s prestigious Diamond Trophies that are awarded at the end of each season.

The new application is available for iPhones and Android smartphones through the App Store and Google Play respectively.

Patrick Magyar, Vice-Chairman of the Diamond League and Meeting Director of the Final in Zürich, said, “With this new app, OMEGA has created something that will be used and enjoyed by athletics fans all over the world.

“It allows for an enhanced experience for sports enthusiasts and makes it possible for us to reach out to them even more. It is fitting that our timing partner that always provides state-of-the-art timekeeping services has also delivered this cutting-edge communications tool,” he added.