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Son becomes 1st Korean to make top 5 in rhythmic gymnastics
Rising star Son Yeon-jae finished 10th in the all-around event Wednesday (KST) and ranked fifth with 27.975 points in the hoop final at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics’ World Cup in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Thursday. The yearly tournament is hosted by the Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG). Son also finished sixth with the clubs, scoring 27.375.
Korean baseball legend Jang dies at 55
Jang Hyo-jo, manager of Samsung Lions’ second tier team, died Wednesday at the age of 55. Jang had been suffering from stomach cancer.
Korean women footballers unlikely to make London Olympics
The women’s football team is desperate to qualify for the London Olympics as it would be the first time for the squad to appear at the Summer Games.
Lessons for PyeongChang from Daegu
DAEGU — The finale of the nine-day 13th IAAF World Championships was held Sunday. The organizing committee had hoped to advertise Daegu to the world with positive images but actual foreigners who came may return to their countries with the opposite view.
Grand finale
DAEGU — The world’s fastest man did not disappoint. Usain Bolt may have started out with a whimper by being disqualified in the men’s 100-meter final Aug. 28 in the 13th IAAF World Championships. But running as the last man for his nation’s team in the 4X 100-meter relay event, he ended with a bang. Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter and Michale Frater got off to a great...
Golden redemption - Bolt blazes to 200 gold
DAEGU — Reconfirming his superiority as the world’s best sprinter Usain Bolt won gold in the 200 meters at the 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Saturday. Bolt’s time was the world’s fourth fastest at 19.40 seconds, just .21 seconds slower than the world record he himself set in Berlin two years ago.
Bolt wins 200 meters without false start
DAEGU -- Bolt proved he is still the best.
Campbell-Brown triumphs in 200
DAEGU – Veronica Campbell-Brown became the IAAF World Championships 200-meter champion in Daegu, Friday denying Allyson Felix a fourth title. The Jamaican sprinter crossed the finish line in 22.22 seconds followed by Carmelita Jeter and Felix of the United States in second and third.
Veteran photographer to capture ’sense’ of Daegu
DAEGU — The IAAF World Championships saw the world’s top athletics head to Daegu, South Korea for exciting and unexpected tests of endurance and excellence.
Kim 1st Korean athlete to reach final in Daegu
DAEGU — Korea will finally see one of its athletes in a final. Guangzhou Asian Games gold medalist Kim Deok-hyeon is one of 12 who will compete for the medals in the men’s long jump at the 13th IAAF World Championships, Friday.
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