The IAAF is delighted to confirm that the IAAF website for the nine days of competition of the IAAF World Championships in Berlin received a huge level of traffic, more than doubling the figures received for the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, which were themselves impressive at the time.
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Huge unique user figures and page hits – IAAF website, Berlin 2009

The IAAF is delighted to confirm that the IAAF website for the nine days of competition of the IAAF World Championships in Berlin received a huge level of traffic, more than doubling the figures received for the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, which were themselves impressive at the time.... Read more

Capping a sensational rise, Caster Semenya captured the 800m World title, the first ever for South Africa in the middle distances.
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Semenya rockets to the top of the world

Capping a sensational rise, Caster Semenya captured the 800m World title, the first ever for South Africa in the middle distances.... Read more

- Berlin – Es ist erst sechs Wochen her, da hatte&nbsp;Mbulaeni Mulaudzi genug. Nach Verletzungen und einer Krankheit in der Vorbereitungsphase auf die WM-Saison kam er nicht in Form. Also packte er seine Sachen und verließ Europa, um in seine Heimat nach Südafrika zurückzukehren.</P>
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Vor sechs Wochen hatte Mulaudzi genug, jetzt ist er Weltmeister

- Berlin – Es ist erst sechs Wochen her, da hatte&nbsp;Mbulaeni Mulaudzi genug. Nach Verletzungen und einer Krankheit in der Vorbereitungsphase auf die WM-Saison kam er nicht in Form. Also packte er seine Sachen und verließ Europa, um in seine Heimat nach Südafrika zurückzukehren.</P>... Read more

Six weeks ago Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was ‘fed up’. Fed up that he had been unable to recover his form after illness and injuries had knocked him off his stride in his build up towards the World Championships here. So he packed his bags, left Europe, and returned home to South Africa.
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‘Fed up’ Mulaudzi breaks his outdoor World Championships jinx

Six weeks ago Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was ‘fed up’. Fed up that he had been unable to recover his form after illness and injuries had knocked him off his stride in his build up towards the World Championships here. So he packed his bags, left Europe, and returned home to South Africa.... Read more

Andreas Thorkildsen made a breakthrough when he won the World title in Berlin. Finally, he had done something no other javelin thrower has done which is hold World, Olympic and European titles simultaneously. Not even the great Jan Zelezny achieved that; he always fell short at the European championships.
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Thorkildsen does what Zelezny couldn't!

Andreas Thorkildsen made a breakthrough when he won the World title in Berlin. Finally, he had done something no other javelin thrower has done which is hold World, Olympic and European titles simultaneously. Not even the great Jan Zelezny achieved that; he always fell short at the European championships.... Read more