Athletics: IAAF Golden League

For this prestigious meeting in Rome, the big guns will all be out. The concept is simple: to secure 50kg of gold on offer, contestants must come first in their discipline at five of the seven meetings.

American Gail Devers (pictured) nearly pocketed the lot last year but in the end it became a five-way split.

Hicham El Guerrouj, 1500m world record holder, will be looking to stay on top, while Marion Jones could be looking to get back there.

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