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Calls for Olympic Stadium to be Diamond League venue

The head of UK Athletics is calling for next July's high profile athletics fixture at Crystal Palace to be moved to the Olympic Stadium.

Ed Warner has called the delay in reopening the Olympic Stadium 'a farce'. Credit: Locog

Speaking on the radio earlier today, Ed Warner said he was frustrated at the slow pace of the stadium's redevelopment.

He said staging July's Diamond League fixture there would be a great way to celebrate a year since the Olympics.