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ZARI: Bye Diamond!

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  South African based Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan “The Boss Lady”, posted a black rose on social media on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, with the message “sadly I have decided to end my relationship” with hubby Naseeb Abdul Juma “Diamond Platnumz”. Here’s the post: Understand that this …

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Largest diamond ever auctioned to go under hammer in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The largest diamond ever offered at auction is set to go under the hammer in Geneva Tuesday evening, with bids expected to top $25 million. The “sensational” 163.41-carat flawless diamond, suspended from an emerald and diamond necklace called The Art of Grisogono, will be one of …

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Sierra Leone unearths 476-carat gem in new diamond find

Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | Sierra Leone said Saturday miners had unearthed a huge 476-carat diamond, eight months after an even more valuable find in the country’s diamond-rich east. It appears to be the 29th largest diamond ever found, according to experts, but it is unclear what the hefty stone …

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World’s biggest uncut diamond sells for $53m

London, United Kingdom | AFP |British jeweller Graff said Tuesday it has purchased the world’s largest uncut diamond — roughly the size of a tennis ball — for $53 million (44.5 million euros). Canadian miner Lucara Diamond sold to Graff the 1,109-carat gem, the Lesedi La Rona, which was found …

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Farah motors home in victorious adieu to home crowd

Birmingham, United Kingdom | AFP | British athletics legend Mo Farah began the day taking a lap of honour in an open top Bentley and ended it by giving the crowd what they wanted in his final race on home turf — a victory. The 34-year-old, who had agonisingly fallen just …

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Bolt goes sub-10sec in Monaco 100m

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt ran a season’s best of 9.95 seconds to win the 100m at Friday’s Diamond League in Monaco. In his second appearance in Europe in his farewell season, Bolt produced a trademark strong second segment to beat out American …

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Farah eases to victory, Thompson edges Schippers

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  British athletics superstar Mo Farah eased to victory in the 3000 metres at the Diamond League meet in the London Stadium on Sunday and said off the track matters didn’t concern him. The 34-year-old — a quadruple Olympic and world champion having achieved the …

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‘Marked man’ Farah romps home at Prefontaine

Eugene, United States | AFP |  Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah fired a warning shot to his rivals with the fastest time of the year after powering to victory in the 5,000m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The British long distance king, racing in a track …

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Visa problems hit Eugene Diamond League – official

Eugene, United States | AFP |  Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov is among around 10 athletes who have been prevented from competing in this weekend’s Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting because of visa problems, race officials said Friday. Tom Jordan, director of the prestigious two-day meeting at Eugene, said 2015 110m …

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