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Gay picks Bolt as winner of 100m
DAEGU — Since Tyson Gay of the United States announced he wouldn’t be able to run in the Daegu world championships due to a hip injury, the 100 meters has been viewed by many as a two-horse race between Usain Bolt and his Jamaican teammate Asafa Powell. But Gay is here in town, not to participate, but to give his take on Daegu giving his predictions for the 100, 200, a...
Local triple jumper looks to set new Asian record
Korea is a rising sports powerhouse. As host of the 2002 World Cup Games it reached the semifinals and has made the top 10 in the medal standings in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games on several occasions.
Volunteers at Daegu to be identified by color
If you are in Daegu for the IAAF World Championships and happen to lose your way at Daegu Stadium, there are numerous volunteers to help you out. There will be some 5,000 helpers ready to give instant assistance, but it’s the color of their shirt that will be your best clue to just whom you should speak to.
Korean hurdlers aim to run in final
The hurdle events often end up being close calls. The men’s 110-meter hurdles at the upcoming World Championships in Athletics in Daegu is expected to be a close race among the top three contenders because of the margin of their personal bests.
Marathon hero bids to join IAAF cross-country committee
A Korean marathon hero is making a bid for a seat at the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) cross-country committee, according to media reports.
Norwegian javelin star to defend title
Over 1,950 athletes from 206 countries will compete in 47 events at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu. The javelin, hammer, discus throwers and shot putters are usually among the biggest competitors because they have to exert tremendous power.
Choo hits first homer after return
Cleveland Indians Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo smashed his first home run since returning to the diamond following a thumb injury, Sunday (KST).
Two long jumpers to battle for gold
The long jump is one of the most attractive events in the athletics. But since Mike Powell set a world record of 8.95 meters in the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo in 1991, no one has come close to that mark.
Gay to visit Korea during world athletics
Injured United States sprinter Tyson Gay will visit Daegu during the IAAF World Championships.
Ahn likely to skate for Russia in Sochi Olympics
Former Korean Olympic gold medalist Ahn Hyun-soo is likely to skate not for Korea but for Russia in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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