Assuming that $g$ is a metric on the ndimensional sphere $S^n(n\geq 3)$ satisfying sectional curvature bounded: $K(g)\leq 1$, is the diameter of $g$ at least $\pi$? How about if we only assume that $K(g)\leq 1$?
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3$\begingroup$ I don't have time for a full answer now, but there is a paper by Buser and Gromoll (with title something about almost nonnegative metrics on $S^3$) which shows that under the assumption $K(g)\leq 1$, the diameter may be as small as you wish. $\endgroup$– Jason DeVitoMar 2 '17 at 19:52
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If $0<h\leq K \leq H$ everywhere, then it is a result of MeiChin Ku (PAMS, 1976) that
$$D\geq \frac{2\pi}{3\sqrt{H}}.$$

1$\begingroup$ In my understanding, his proof is wrong because he used Klingenberg's estimate of injectivity radius without the assumption of even dimension or pinching of positive curvature. $\endgroup$ Mar 4 '17 at 4:19

$\begingroup$ @FengWang Interesting! Is this wellknown (that this is wrong), or did you just notice it? $\endgroup$ Mar 4 '17 at 17:21

$\begingroup$ I don't hear of the paper before. I just read and thought it's wrong. $\endgroup$ Mar 4 '17 at 18:45