Mon, August 24, 2009

12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics

Bai Xue wins China's first gold medal

China finally won a gold medal through Bai Xue in the women's marathon in the last day's competition of the 12th World Athletics Championships, putting an end to their frustrating wait for an athletics title since the Beijng Olympics. Full story

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Merritt anchors 4x400m relay win for U.S. at worlds

2009-08-23 23:50:51 GMT Xinhua English BERLIN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Olympic and world 400 meters champion LaShawn Merritt anchored the 4x400m relay win for the United States at the World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.

Rodriguez wins women's 1500 meters title

2009-08-23 23:31:30 GMT Xinhua English BERLIN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Spain's Natalia Rodriguez won the women's 1500 meters world title here on Sunday.

Bekele completes golden double at Berlin

2009-08-23 23:27:40 GMT Xinhua English BERLIN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won his first men's 5,000 meters world title to complete a golden double at the 12th World Championships here on Sunday.

Olympic champion Thorkildsen wins men's javelin throw title

2009-08-23 23:21:53 GMT Xinhua English BERLIN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Olympic champion Andreas Thorkildsen of Norway won the men's javelin throw title at the world athletics championships here on Sunday.

Felix wins second gold when U.S. takes women's 4x400m relay

2009-08-23 23:18:25 GMT Xinhua English BERLIN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Allyson Felix won her second gold at the 12th world athletics championships after the U.S. team took the women's 4x400 meters relay here on Sunday.

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China wins marathon gold, world championships closes

2009-08-24 02:49:01 GMT China Daily China wins marathon gold, world championships closes

Usain Bolt breaks men's 200m world record

2009-08-21 05:29:57 GMT SINA.com

China's Shi Dongpeng, Ji Wei qualified to next round of 110m hurdles

2009-08-20 03:08:56 GMT Xinhua English China's Shi Dongpeng, Ji Wei, Cuba's Robles all qualified to next round of 110m hurdles.

Russia's Isinbayeva suffers first defeat in 6 years

2009-08-18 02:11:39 GMT Xinhua English World's all-time great women's pole vaulter Elena Isinbayeva suffered her first defeat in six years in major competitions.

Bolt shatters 100-meter world record

2009-08-17 03:15:10 GMT SINA.com