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SOME mouth-wa­ter­ing headto-heads are due to take place when the Di­a­mond League se­ries con­tin­ues in Paris on June 30 and Lau­sanne on July 5.

The French meet­ing will fea­ture a women’s high jump that in­cludes world No.1 Maria La­sitskene and hep­tath­lete Nafi Thiam, while the 400m hur­dles sees a 400m hur­dles re­match be­tween Ab­der­rah­man Samba and Karsten Warholm.

In Lau­sanne, mean­while, Laura Muir faces Caster Se­menya and Gudaf Tsegay over 1500m, while Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schip­pers, Murielle Ahoure and MarieJosée Tal Lou clash in the 100m, Noah Lyles and Michael Nor­man are in the 200m, Muk­tar Edris and Sele­mon Barega in the 5000m, Sam Ken­dricks and Ar­mand Du­plan­tis in the pole vault and Ryan Crouser and Tom Walsh in the shot.

Laura Muir: 1500m clash with Caster Se­menya

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