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2011 F1 Korean Grand Prix 3 weeks away
Sep 27, 2011
As the 2011 F1 Korean Grand Prix is less than a month away, final preparations are being made, such as signing sponsorships with major companies and completing reinforcement work on the facilities. The F1 Korean Grand Prix Organizing Committee announced on September 18 that two ...

See you in Moscow!
Sep 05, 2011
The 2011 IAAF World Championships ended on September 4 with the closing ceremonies at Daegu Stadium. Nearly 2,000 athletes from 201 countries participated in the nine-day event. Moscow, Russia, will be the next country to host the championships in 2014 (Photo: Yonhap News). By...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 ends with world rec...
Sep 05, 2011
The 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics came to a close on September 4 after nine days of athletic competitions.Jamaica set a world record of 37.04 seconds in the men’s 400-meter relay finals earlier that day, and the country’s leading sprinter Usain Bolt won his second go...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 entertains sports f...
Aug 31, 2011
Daegu is bustling with sports stars and sports fans from around the world, as world-leading athletes gather in the city for the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics which began on August 27. During the nine-day event, the championships entertain people with not only cutthro...

Foreign athletes wearing Hanbok
Aug 29, 2011
President Lee Myung-bak poses for a picture with foreign athletes wearing Hanbok, or Korean traditional clothing. The 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu, which those athletes are participating in, runs from August 27 to September 4. (Photo: Yonhap News)By Jessica Seoyoung Cho...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 to be held as envir...
Aug 25, 2011
The IAAF Green Project is an environmental initiative of the IAAF to promote the environmentally sound implementation of athletic events. The aim of the project at the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011, taking place from August 27 to September 4, is to nurture environmental con...

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Kim Yu-na appointed honorary ambassador of 2013 Pyeongc...
Aug 24, 2011
Figure skater Kim Yu-na guides one of the Korean Special Olympians on August 18, prior to the appointment ceremony. (Photo: Yonhap News)Figure skater Kim Yu-na, who made an instrumental contribution to Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, will be on...

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Korean athletes, local support to shine in Daegu IAAF C...
Aug 24, 2011
The Korean city of Daegu will be bustling with one of the world’s largest athletics events this weekend as the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics will take place there on August 27.Athletes and a staff of nearly 3,500 workers from more than 200 countries, the largest numb...

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Daegu introduces athletes’ village, improved drug testi...
Aug 17, 2011
* Daegu introduces strengthened drug test system The upcoming Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) championship games, which will begin on August 27, will showcase top-class athletes from around world.To ensure the fairness of the upcoming event, the Da...

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Korea players take trophies at World Junior Tennis game...
Aug 12, 2011
  Photo: ITF homepageKoreans took home trophies from the World Junior Tennis games in Prostejov, Czech Republic.  Organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the games are for youth players between 14 and 18 years of age.  It was held from Au...