12 August, 2011

World premiere for Brussels: a 'reverse' 400m

In September the 2011 Belgacom Memorial Van Damme will certainly have a world first in staging a "reverse" 400.

This idea was suggested by Professor ...

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12 August, 2011

'Blade Runner ' Oscar Pistorius against the Borlée brothers

At the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme on 16 September, Oscar Pistorius, the fastest athlete in the world "without legs", will compete against the Borléeb...

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12 August, 2011

Belgacom Youth Memorial Van Damme

After the success of the previous years, the “Belgacom Youth Memorial Van Damme” is taken on board again. A few hourse before their national and...

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12 August, 2011

Collaboration with the Belgian Paralympic Committee

The Belgian Paralympic Committee (BPC) together with Belgacom and the Memorial Van Damme, will have a disabled athlete in the spotlights again. Jerome...

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23 June, 2011

Bekele eyes the 10,000m in Brussels again

Now that the 10,000m, after a break of two years, is scheduled again for the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme, the organisation is happy to announce the...

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23 June, 2011

Sang Hoon Degeimbre will cook for Memorial VIPs

As the the World Championships Athletics will take part from 27 August to 4 September in Daegu, Korea, the organisers of the Belgacom Memorial Van...

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02 May, 2011

Date World Championships affects Belgacom Memorial Van Damme

The Worlds Championships athletics in South Korea affects the date of the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme . Because of the Worlds the Memorial now moves...

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02 May, 2011

Gay, Thorkildsen, Felix, Vlasic ...

Already many big names have acknowledged their participation in the "Samsung Diamond League: Tyson Gay takes part in both the 100 and 200 meters,...

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02 May, 2011

10k back on track at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme:

After a break of two years the 10,000m will be scheduled again during this year's Belgacom Memorial Van Damme.

For many years, the 10k belonged to...

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02 May, 2011

Event poster by Monique Bilcke, inspired by Luc Tuymans

The poster of the 35th edition of the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme is produced by Monique Bilcke.

The former teacher embodies a "vocation late in...

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