IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011
Daegu Athletics Championships 'Earn Korea W269 Billion'
The 13th World Championships in Athletics in Daegu on Aug. 27-Sept. 4 generated W269.4 billion (US$1=W1,194) in economic effects and created jobs for 2,053 people, a study claims....
Oct. 05, 2011 12:45
Organizers Blamed for Glitches at Athletics World
The Athletics World Championships in Daegu was by and large successful in promoting the city of Daegu, but some critics say many things could have been managed better. For one...
Sep. 06, 2011 13:33
Bolt Leaves Daegu Determined to Make Up for 100-m Wipe Out
Usain Bolt left the country on Monday after 21 days in Daegu. He arrived for the World Championships in Athletics on Aug. 16 and stayed until after he had bagged a new world...
Sep. 06, 2011 10:25
New National Record Gives Korea's Relay Sprinters Hope of Olympics
Korean men's 4x100-m relay team set a new national record at the World Championships in Athletics on Sunday. The team consisting of Yeo Ho-suah, Cho Kyu-won, Kim Kuk-young and Lim...
Sep. 05, 2011 11:13
Wheelchair Athletes Win First, Last Medals for Host in Daegu
Korean fans got to see their national flag, the taegeukgi, hang over the podium for the first time on Saturday when home athletes picked up a medal in the T53 400-m wheelchair...
Sep. 05, 2011 10:41
Bolt Nails World Record for Jamaica in Men's Relay as Daegu Wraps Up
Jamaica ensured the World Athletics Championships ended on a high note on Sunday when Usain Bolt accelerated like a firework down the final stretch of the 4x100-m relay to nail...
Sep. 05, 2011 10:32