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Tue, February 27, 2024 | 14:03
Australia sets eyes on first gold
DAEGU — At Daegu Stadium, the most enthusiastic response from Korean fans are in the high and the long jump events, as the fans rhythmically clap to encourage the athletes.
Curse of cover broken in women’s race walk
DAEGU -- Olga Kaniskina of Russia won the women's 20-kilometer race walk, finally breaking the so-called curse of the "Daily Programme" that has been plaguing the 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Wednesday.
Daegu athletics meet going astray
DAEGU — Looking for genuine brewed coffee or a reasonably priced meal at Daegu Stadium? Not likely, at least not for now.
Patience advised for spectators
DAEGU — Pawel Wojciechowski of Poland wrapped his national flag round his body, celebrating victory in the men’s pole vault event at the 13th IAAF World Championships after clearing 5.90 meters, Monday.
’2.13m possible in women’s high jump’
DAEGU — Dick Fosbury, the U.S. athlete who revolutionized the high jump event in the 1960s, predicted that women could jump as high as 2.13 meters. “I think the women have a better chance to jump a little higher, in English terms seven feet (2.13 meters),” Fosbury told The Korea Times at the adidas Media Center in the Daegu Stadium, Monday.
More surprise wins in Daegu
DAEGU – The 13th IAAF World Championships took another unexpected turn Monday as Dayron Robles, the favorite for the gold medal in the men’s 110-meter hurdles was later disqualified after crossing the finish line first.
Volunteers struggle to redress Daegu’s faults
Here in Daegu Stadium over 5,000 volunteers work an average of eight hours a day to assist spectators and the media.
Kenyans make six-medal sweep
The Kenyans’ dominance was only checked when Valeriy Borchin of Russia won in the men’s 20-kilometer race walk Sunday.
’Blade Runner’ to prove himself through worlds
DAEGU — When Oscar Pistorius, wearing jeans and green t-shirt, entered the conference room at Novotel in Daegu, the gathered newsmakers didn’t see anything to suggest a man of limitations.
Bolt hopes to build on legend in Daegu
DAEGU ― Usain Bolt has been the talk of the Daegu Athletic Worlds and the Jamaican superstar sprinter is eager to put the hype machine into overdrive.
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