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March 18, 2016

1999 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

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    1999 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

    August 20 - 29, Seville, Spain

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    Greene and gold!

    By TERRY JONES -- Edmonton Sun
      SEVILLE, Spain - Maurice Greene had the chance to say it.
     '`Who is the king of the world?'' he was asked after he won his third gold medal at the worlds here.
     '`Who is the king of these championships?'' he re-phrased it.
     '`I don't know.''
  • Aug. 30: Full story
  • Aug. 30: Women's relay team surprises
  • Aug. 29: Maurice Greene anchors relay for third gold
  • Aug. 29: Full World Championships Notebook

    More magic might await Michael Johnson

     SEVILLE, Spain (AP) -- The magic of Michael Johnson's 400-meter world record was the defining moment of the World Championships. There could be more magic in his future.
     While Johnson has accomplished more than any track and field athlete during the '90s, his career is far from over at 31.
  • Aug. 30: Full story

    Surin relays terse message

    By STEVE BUFFERY -- Toronto Sun
      SEVILLE, Spain -- The Cinderella story that was the Canadian men's 4x100-metre team is now a bad joke.
     Bruny Surin, the designated goat after the team's miserable showing Saturday, lashed out yesterday, aiming most of his verbal arrows at training partner and longtime teammate Donovan Bailey.
  • Aug. 30: Full story
  • Aug. 30: Case of malpractice
  • Aug. 29: Canada out of the zone
  • Aug. 29: Ego trips up Canada
  • Aug. 28: Canada disqualified

    2001 here we come!

    By TERRY JONES -- Edmonton Sun
      SEVILLE, Spain - Adios Sevilla. Hello, Edmonton.
     They're our worlds now.
     Mayor Bill Smith broke all protocol by grabbing the microphone after International Amateur Athletic Federation President Primo Nebiolo presented him the IAAF flag. Smith tried to say '`thank you'' in Spanish and French. But he didn't drop-kick the flag.
  • Aug. 30: Full story

    Paris, London, Tokyo, Berlin to stage worlds

     SEVILLE, Spain (AP) -- Paris, London, Tokyo and Berlin have been lined up to stage the World Championships from 2003-2009, the president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation said Sunday.
     In addition, IAAF chief Primo Nebiolo said London would be added to the sport's elite "Golden League" circuit next year and Doha, Qatar, might hold the 2000 Grand Prix final.
  • Aug. 29: Full story

    More 1999 World Championships Headlines

  • Aug. 29: Hurdling over adversity
  • Aug. 29: Marathon man runs home happy
  • Aug. 28: Abelicious!
  • Aug. 28: Devers an over-achiever
  • Aug. 28: Injured Jones flies home; season in doubt

    Archive of 1999 World Championships Headlines





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