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Sep 3, 2011

DAEGU Games (South Korea) News, Sep 03, 2011



Cambridge News
Eight athletes were disqualified based on the rule on just the first two days of competition at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu – the most high-profile being reigning Olympic sprints champion Usain Bolt, below. I doubt for one minute that ...
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Canada claims first gold at track worlds
Globe and Mail
I love to compete at conventional world championships,” Roy said after her race. Paralympics and wheelchair championships often have many empty seats but Saturday was a sellout in Daegu's main stadium, where wheelchair athletes shared the spotlight ...
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Globe and Mail
Kiprop seals rite of passage with golden touch
Capital FM Kenya
While the world focuses on the twist and turns of the IAAF produced programme cover jinx that has seen only two of the featured athletesgo on to win the world title in Daegu by Day 8, Kenya can at lastcelebrate the end of a hex that incidentally, ...
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Capital FM Kenya
Bolt back on track with 200 metre gold medal
CBC.ca
Bolt was unable to successfully defend his 100 metre worldchampionship last week, disqualified under the IAAF's new, controversial protocol for false starts. Dix won silver in the 100, a race in which Demaitre just missed the podium with a fourth ...
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CBC.ca
Sinking in the sands of underachievement
Herald Scotland
Of the 21 women who won world gold in 2007, only six won in Beijing (including Ohuruogu), and just 12 champions won an Olympic medal. So there is some evidence to suggest scope for Daegu also-rans to step up to the podium. ...
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Pearson delivers world championship gold
The Australian
Australian Sally Pearson has won gold in the women's 100m hurdles at the world athletics championships. SALLY Pearson is the new world 100m hurdleschampion after an extraordinary performance in Daegu tonight. Pearson, 24, ran the fastest 100m hurdles ...
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World Athletics Championships: Tiffany Porter misses out on medal after ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Simon Hart, in Daegu After breaking her own British record of 12.56sec to win her semi-final, the Michigan-born athlete had looked nailed on for the silver medal as she scorched down the track in pursuit of Australian Sally Pearson. ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Q &A with Vivian Cheruiyot
SuperSport.com
It continued an amazing last couple of years for the athlete who is now a two-time world champion in addition to the Commonwealth and African champion. SuperSport.com caught up with her minutes after the race. Q: How does it feel to retain your 5 000m ...
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Oregon's Matthew Centrowitz wins the bronze medal in the World Championships...
The Register-Guard
By David Monti Lee Jin-man/AP USA's Matthew Centrowitz, left, reacts after placing third in a Men's 1500m final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea on Saturday. DAEGU, South Korea — Matthew Centrowitz's storybook 2011 track ...
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Lightning fast again, the old Bolt is back
Chicago Tribune
What he did in Saturday's 200-meter final at the World Track & FieldChampionships in Daegu, South Korea - before, during and after the race -- showed again there may be no more entertaining superstar among the world's best professional athletes in any ...
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Chicago Tribune
Athletics: Felix earns 9th medal; Team USA wins four more medals at World ...
RunnersWeb
DAEGU, South Korea - The hits keep coming for Team USA with another four medals, including gold in the women's 4x400m relay, at the 13th IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday night. Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix earned their ...
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Felix and Richards-Ross power US women to relay gold
The National
It was the third straight victory in the event for the US, while Jamaica has now taken silver at the last four world championships. The IAAF says it has completed blood sampling of every athlete participating at the World Championships. ...
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Ryan shares sixth in high jump final
Irish Times
Athletics: Deirdre Ryan finished in a very creditable tie for sixth position in the final of the high jump at the World Championship inDaegu on a day when Ciaran O'Lionaird took another giant stride in his development as a top-class 1500 metres runner ...
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Irish Times
The hallmark of champions
Jamaica Observer
At another level, it seems fair to say that several big-name Jamaican and Caribbeanathletes have not been at their very best in Daegu. Yet we have seen several instances of the indomitable spirit exemplified by Mrs Campbell Brown yesterday....
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Oscar Pistorius: Sporting hero or 'cheat'?
The Province
By Ian Chadband, The Daily Telegraph September 2, 2011 Oscar Pistorius of South Africa comes out of the starting blocks during his men's 400 metres heats at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu August 28, 2011. A momentous event in sporting endeavour, ...
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Watt toughened by loss
The Age
■Australian Richard Colman won the men's 400 metres wheelchair race at the world athletics championships in Daegu yesterday. The 26-year-old Victorian was a clear winner of the exhibition event, clocking a time of 49.36 seconds to lead South Koreans ...
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The Age
Kenya: 'Kenyans Impossible to Beat, I Give Up'
AllAfrica.com
Coming five days after the world's most popular athlete, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, was disqualified from the 100 metres final, Kemboi's triumph Thursday provided some comic relief to the expectant Daegu crowd, that included a handful of Kenyans ...
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O'Rourke faces challenge to progress
Irish Times
Either way it will make for some exciting morning viewing fromDaegu: while it seems only another false start will deny Usian Bolt the men's 200 metres, the 1500m, featuring Macroom's Ciarán O'Lionaird, should be a little more unpredictable. ...
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Irish Times
Bakulin wins 50km to completes Russian sweep of Daegu walks
digibet.info
Russia won all three walks in Daegu just as 2009 in Berlin, and had two athletes on each podium for six of the nine overall medals. Apart from Bakulin, Valeriy Borchin repeated his 20km gold and Olga Kaniskina got a third women's 20km title in a row. ...
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digibet.info
World Athletics Championships 2011: Mo Farah in perfect shape to win 5000m ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Simon Hart, Daegu Farah, says Salazar, has not only recovered fully from his exertions in winning silver in the 10000m final at the World Championships last Sunday but is actually in even better physical shape than he was a week ago. ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Bad day at the office for Team GB as Meadows and Malcolm miss out on finals
Daily Mail
By Sportsmail Reporter Britain dropped from fourth to sixth in the medal table after failing to even threaten to add any more medals to their total on a disappointing day seven of the World Championshipsin Daegu. The day after Dai Greene claimed the ...
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Daily Mail
Track & Field World Championships: Winners and Losers from Day 8
Bleacher Report
Panama—The country only sent two athletes to the WorldChampionships, but both of them flopped in spectacular fashion. On Day 8, Alonso Edward caught a cramp and had to hobble off the track in the middle of the men's 200-meter final. ...
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Bleacher Report
World Athletics Championships - Chicherova ends Vlasic's reign
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Croatian Vlasic, last year's International Association of Athletics Federations' women's athlete of the year, has spoken the past of having to deal with what she describes as "demons" when she is struggling, but was happy with her performance. ...
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Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Girls going for gold, bronze for boys in Maputo
The Nation Newspaper
Charged with impunity, the same attitude was exported abroad as we attempted to field two ineligible athletes at the World Championships. Kudos to international sports federations where rules are no respecters of individuals or nations, we were humbled ...
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'New' Canadian hurdlers encouraged by 100m final
CBC.ca
“It feels good to have two athletes in the final,” McCleary said while he waited for them at the practice track. “They have seen what Priscilla has done and they want a piece of it. They've worked hard and they belong out there. ...
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CBC.ca
London the next goal for England
The Press Association
The 24-year-old produced a storming finish as she came from seventh place on the final bend to take silver in the 1500 metres at Daegu Stadium on Thursday. Holmes was just a year older when she finished second at the 1995 World Championshipsin ...
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Athletics: Hitting new heights
New Zealand Herald
Eleven of the 22 current world records in the women's Olympic track and field events were set between 1985 and 1988. Most of the athletes came from the Soviet Union, as well as the late American sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner and, though nothing has ...
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Armstrong explodes for Canada's first world throwing medal
Toronto Star
You hone your craft in your formative years in an old bomb shelter in Kamloops, BC Armstrong went where no Canadian has gone before Friday — onto the podium in a throwing event with a silver medal at the world track and championships in Daegu,...
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Congrats to Kelly-Ann, Kirani
Trinidad & Tobago Express
UP to yesterday, Trinidad and Tobago's athletes had not exactly set the arena alight at the 2011 World Athletic Championships in Daegu, South Korea, but there are a few reasons to cheer. Taking pride of place this week is Kelly-Ann Baptiste, ...
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Carruthers Strikes Silver in Daegu
Indiana Athletics
Carruthers is a two-time US champion in the hurdles. At Indiana, she was a three-time All-American and an NCAA runner-up. She won seven Big Ten titles and was named Big Ten Athlete of the Year twice. For complete coverage of all things IU track and ...
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Indiana Athletics
Hylton Wins Bronze with Jamaica at IAAF Worlds
LSUSports.net
by Will Stafford, Associate SID DAEGU, South Korea - Tiger junior Riker Hylton captured the second bronze medal for the LSU track and field program during this year's IAAF World Championships in Athletics while running the third leg of Jamaica's ...
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Sorrillo in 200m final
Trinidad & Tobago Express
By Kwame Laurence in Daegu Rondel Sorrillo will follow in Ato Boldon's strides at 8.20 this morning (T&T time), here in Daegu, Korea. Before Boldon's golden run in 1997, Trinidad and Tobago had never been represented in an IAAF WorldChampionship 200 ...
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Sixth place finish for Debbie!
Nassau Guardian
All athletes want to be number one and she has been the most consistent.” Ferguson-McKenzie will now prepare herself for the Women's 4x100m relay which will be held on Sunday. The semi-final heats and final will be held Sunday evening here in Daegu. ...
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Cuban Javelin Thrower Wins a Bronze Medal at Worlds
Radio Cadena Agramonet
This is the second time Martínez ends up as a medallist in a competition of this kind, because he became runner-up in Berlin's World Championships in Athletics two years ago. Despite a leg injury, the local athlete did his best now in Daegu, ...
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Radio Cadena Agramonet
VI's Peter 8th in 200 meters at World Championships
Virgin Islands Daily News
Unfortunately, her run at the Senior World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, ended Thursday in the semifinals of the women's 200 meters. The Texas University sophomore clocked a time of 23.56 seconds, finishing eighth in her heat and failing to ...
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TREVOR BARRY: 'I'M SO HAPPY, BUT I HAD A RESTLESS NIGHT'
Bahamas Tribune
He was second at the CAC Championships last year and second at Commonwealth Games. For him to finally rise up out of the shadow of Donald (Thomas, the champion) and now to put himself on the world scene to be a bronze medallist is an achievement," she ...
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Kemboi and Chemos return after Korea exploits
The Standard
She praised Russian winner Yuliya Zarapova as a strong athlete and admits she lost to a better competitor. "She has beaten me several times in the past and I have also won against her so I always knew anything could happen when we met inDaegu. ...
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Sorillo bids for 200m medal
Trinidad Guardian
The final is set for 8:20am (TT time)/9:20pm (Daegu time). The national championwas beaten to the line by defending champion and world record holder Usain Bolt (Jamaica) who won in 20.31. Also finishing ahead of Sorillo was Norway's Jaysuma Saidy ...
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Djokovic in supreme form
PakistanToday.com.pk
Bolt's untimely bolt: In a stunning upset at the World Athletics Championships atDaegu, South Korea, the world 100 meters champion Usain Bolt was disqualified from the event on account of a false start. In the past, a false starter had a second chance ...
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Latest News - lAAF World Championships Daegu 2011
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BBC Sport - World Athletics 2011: British athletes struggle in Daegu
... Britain's athletes struggle on day seven of the World Championships in Daegu.... Page last updated at 13:11 GMT, Friday, 2 September 2011 14:11 UK ....Manchester Evening News Athletics: Disappointment for Jenny Meadows in Daegu...
www.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/athletics/14764295.stm
All JA athletes now in Daegu | RJR News
HomeSportsAthleticsAll JA athletes now in Daegu ... the last set of athletes to arrive at Jamaica's pre-IAAF World Championship camp in Daegu, South Korea on ...
rjrnewsonline.com/sports/athletics/all-ja-athletes-now-daegu
IAAF World Championships 2011: Dwain Chambers welcomes ...
The championships, which open in Daegu on Friday, have been .... All the news, comment and analysis from the latest round of qualifying games for Euro 2012 ...
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Only one TZ athlete for Daegu meet
Home · Sport · Other Sports Only one TZ athlete for Daegu meet ... when competing in one of the invitational championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil lastweek. ...
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Pak athlete records personal best in Daegu - The News
KARACHI: Pakistani athlete Farhan Ahmad recorded his personal best timing in the 800-metre race in the World Athletics Championships being held in Daegu ...
www.thenews.com.pk/TodaysPrintDetail.aspx?ID=65773...
USA athletes dominant at Daegu world champs - I4U News
USA athletes dominant at Daegu world champs ... Published: 9/1/2011 1:51 PM |Last update: 9/1/2011 1:56 PM (Associated Press) The USA's Jennifer ...
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World Athletics Championships: Latest News on World Athletics ...
Read Latest news and Updates on World Athletics Championships, World Athletics ... at the Daegu athletics world championships, according to Maurice Greene, ...
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allAfrica.com: Botswana: Daegu 2011 - Montsho Targets ...
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience. ... "It is the ambition of every athlete to want to improve his or her time in any event. For Amantle to get ...At the last World Championships in Berlin in 2009, Montsho finished eighth. ...
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IAAF Championship at Daegu | Latest sports news - General sport ...
The IAAF Championship in Athletics is currently being held in Daegu, Korea. ...Latest sports news – General sport & Sport extra blog ... The on-going world athletics event gives the best athletes around the world an opportunity to showcase...
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