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01.09.2014 - Two members of Borlée family in action

Two members of the Borlée family will come in action next Friday at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme. They are both entered in the 400m. For Kevin that is a familiar event, for Olivia it is the beginning of a new chapter in her career.

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27.08.2014 - The Smurfs become the mascots of the Memorial

The AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme now has its own mascot. And it is a worthy mascot for the event ! The Memorial also allies with the Comic Festival.

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22.08.2014 - 49 European Medal Winners at Brussels Diamond League

The European Athletics Championships offered a lot of spectacular performances. The AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme organizing committee is very satisfied to have convinced a large number of European athletics stars to line up in Brussels.

The preliminary entry list contains no less than 49 European medal winners so far. more

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22.08.2014 - Mahiedine Mekhissi Benabbad tempting for a European record in 3000m steeplechase

French steeplechaser Mahiedine Mekhissi Benabbad is looking for revenge in his favourite event after being disqualified at the European Championships in Zürich last week.

The French athlete lost his title because he took off his shirt when entering the finishing straight. more

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22.08.2014 - Ozark Henry in concert to close the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme

As soon as the sporting events of the 38th Memorial Van Damme are finished and the Diamond League winners have received their honors, time is ready for music and entertainment in the King Baudouinstadium.

This year Ozark Henry, a Belgian act with a solid international reputation, goes in concert. more

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24.07.2014 - Extraordinary 100m at Brussels Diamond League

Even in the absence of Usain Bolt the 100m of the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme promises to become absolutely exciting. With Justin Gatlin, Mike Rodgers, Tyson Gay and Kim Collins four world class athletes are lining up in the King Baudouin stadium.

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27.06.2014 - Olympic Champion Valerie Adams for the first time in Brussels

Another global champion and international athletics star will make her first appearance in Brussels. The 29 year old Valerie Adams from New Zealand is 1.

93m tall and weighs 120 kg and she dominates the Women’s Shot Put for several years now. more

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27.06.2014 - Barshim joins Bondarenko and Ukhov in the High Jump

The Men’s High Jump is likely to become one of the highest level competitions at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme on September, 5th. After World Champion Bondarenko and Olympic Champion Ukhov World Indoor Champion Mutaz Essar Barshim also joins the field.

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27.06.2014 - Philip Milanov, home in Bruges but with Bulgarian roots

The new national Discus Throw record holder from Belgium Philip Milanov is home in Bruges but he has Bulgarian roots. His father and coach Emil moved from Sofia to Bruges in 1989 where son Philip was born on July, 6 in 1991.

So, Philip celebrates his birthday next week. more

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29.05.2014 - High Jump Super Clash: Bondarenko vs. Ukhov

If you’re suffering from vertigo, stay away from the King Baudouinstadium on September, 5th for the 38th edition of the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme!

In two corners of the stadium the most dazzling heights that human beings can reach will be attacked. more

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