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2005-10-18
More than 116 million viewers in Germany watched the World Games 2005 on TV




Media analysis:

The extraordinary success of the World Games 2005 in Duisburg is proven by the media analysis. WIGE MEDIA, Host Broadcaster of the games, announced the balance three months after the closing ceremony of the 7th World Games, which took part between July 14th and July 24th, 2005. German TV alone had 116 million viewers and pictures of the games were shown in 137 countries around the world. Nearly 450 hours of broadcasting were disclosed in the report.



2005-10-04
The World Games 2005: Thanks To You!




The fasciNATIONS of 2005 Duisburg get rekindled as the city thanks 3,500 volunteers for their contribution to the success of The World Games. "Once in a lifetime you're the one ..."




Sports
2005-07-24
Rugby: Fiji assure gold medal in final seconds



2005-07-24
Casting: Jana Maisel adds two gold medals to her collection

2005-07-24
Romanian women gain gold, silver and bronze in aerobic gymnastics

2005-07-24
US team win flying disc final against Australia

2005-07-24
Fistball: Austria retain World Games title

2005-07-24
Korfball: Netherlands defend their title successfully

2005-07-23
Aikido fascinated athletes and spectators

2005-07-23
Competition climbing: Surprise victory for Patxi Usobiaga

2005-07-23
Casting: First-round wins for title favourites

2005-07-23
Gold to Green and Benzel in water skiing

2005-07-23
Indoor hockey: Both German teams in the finals

2005-07-23
Repetition of the 2001 World Games final in fistball

2005-07-23
Brazil and Russia win beach handball gold medals

2005-07-22
China closes a gap in the market by producing casting rods

2005-07-22
Course set for dream final in korfball

2005-07-22
Thorsten Hohmann in the 9-ball pool semi-finals

2005-07-22
Fistball: World champions Brazil remains in the lead

2005-07-22
Victories for Chinese and Russian fin swimmers

2005-07-22
Beach handball: Favourites failed to make semi-finals

2005-07-22
USA are leading in flying disc with three wins

2005-07-22
Superior World rugby champions Fiji

2005-07-22
Casting: A Japanese shocks the favourites

2005-07-22
Water skiing: Green and Andriopoulou win tournament qualifications

2005-07-22
Halasz and Small the favourites in the final

2005-07-22
Flying disc: Tips for the opponents after the game

2005-07-22
Handmade sports equipment

2005-07-21
Live saving: Just one medal for ten team events

2005-07-21
Important visitors at billiards

2005-07-21
Dutch and Belgian korfball teams remain undefeated

2005-07-21
Rhythmic gymnastics: Second gold medal for Olga Kapranova

2005-07-21
Best jumps for Small and Gronvik in barefoot water skiing

2005-07-21
Beach handball: Full stands – exciting matches

2005-07-21
Wakeboarder qualified for semi-finals and finals

2005-07-21
Russians dominate fin swimming

2005-07-21
Colombia the number one in roller speed skating

2005-07-21
Megan Ross and Ryan Green lead after two disciplines

2005-07-21
Charitable „Black Widow“

2005-07-21
Special boats for wakeboarding and water skiing

2005-07-21
Roller speed skating: Three double wins in the 3,000 and 5,000 m

2005-07-21
16-year-old wakeboard star without his luggage

2005-07-21
The fastest swimmers in the world

2005-07-20
Billiards competitions drew capacity crowds

2005-07-20
US team captures gold medal in inline hockey

2005-07-20
Rhythmic Gymnastics: All medals to Russia and the Ukraine

2005-07-20
Ross and Boettcher lead after water skiing tournament slalom

2005-07-20
Boule: Both pétanque gold medals to France

2005-07-20
Roller speed skating: Third medals to Dobbin and Caicedo

2005-07-20
Korean bowler gains second medal

2005-07-19
Boule: Both French teams march through to the finals

2005-07-19
1,000m roller speed skating titles to Gonzalez and Dobbin

2005-07-19
Denise de Haan and Josh Rice win gold in cable wakeboard

2005-07-19
Canada and the USA meet in the inline hockey final

2005-07-19
Inline hockey: A question of honour

2005-07-19
Surprise victory of French bowling mixed doubles

2005-07-19
Sumo wrestling: first two gold medals to Ukraine

2005-07-19
Roller speed skating: sprint titles to Italy

2005-07-18
Boule: All favourites won except Belgium

2005-07-18
Wakeboard World champion Hinterberger dominated qualification

2005-07-18
Russians take second gold in dragon boat racing

2005-07-18
Canada reigned round robins supreme in inline hockey

2005-07-18
German canoe polo women win by Golden Goal

2005-07-18
Malaysian bowling mixed team best in qualifying

2005-07-18
„Flee Fleaker“ decided football final

2005-07-18
Canoe polo: Semi-finalists determined

2005-07-17
All world top players in the semi-finals

2005-07-17
Germany first World Games champions in American football

2005-07-17
Second German gold in synchronised trampolining

2005-07-17
Last in qualifying – first in men’s tumbling final

2005-07-17
First ever World Games title in Rock’n’Roll to France

2005-07-17
Acrobatic gymnastics: Ukraine wins close final

2005-07-17
Swiss pullers gain expected gold medal

2005-07-17
Thrilling final in heavyweight powerlifting

2005-07-17
Field Archery: Sweden with three, Germany with two World Games champions

2005-07-17
Germany II wins the 2,000m dragon boat race

2005-07-17
USA win nations rankings in parachuting

2005-07-17
Trampoline: Olympic runner-up eliminated in qualifying

2005-07-17
Tarasenko victorious in middleweight powerlifting

2005-07-17
Niggli-Luder gains second gold in orienteering

2005-07-17
Canada still undefeated in inline hockey

2005-07-17
Dragon boat race: First World Games gold to Russia

2005-07-17
Chinese Taipei’s women win gold in tug of war

2005-07-17
Gold and two World junior records for Kazakov

2005-07-16
Czech Republic lost 6-2 to Canada in inline hockey

2005-07-16
Favourites on course in squash

2005-07-16
Americans win World Games title in Latin-American dancing

2005-07-16
Family on the ropes…

2005-07-16
Rachev retains World Games title in double mini tramp

2005-07-16
Germany comes out top in body building

2005-07-16
German nine pin bowlers win two events

2005-07-16
Netherlands retain their title in tug of war

2005-07-16
Orienteering: World champion Gueorgiou grabs gold for France

2005-07-16
Russians dominate acrobatic gymnastics

2005-07-16
World champion dominated women’s tumbling

2005-07-16
Larysa Vitsyevska wins middleweight powerlifting

2005-07-16
Asztalos and Wiesner jpoint leaders in accuracy landing

2005-07-16
Field archery: Germans and Swedes with strong performance

2005-07-16
World champions USA beat host team 8-3

2005-07-16
Blown away parachuters…

2005-07-15
First gold for the host country in men’s trampoline synchro

2005-07-15
Joint leaders in archery with maximum points

 
Breaking News
2005-10-31
IWGA: Board Meeting In Duisburg



2005-10-18
More than 116 million viewers in Germany watched the World Games 2005 on TV
2005-10-04
The World Games 2005: Thanks To You!
2005-08-18
World Games 2005: That's Them!
2005-08-03
World Games website: numbers very impressive in July
2005-08-03
Mascot Allwin has supported World Games charity partner
2005-08-03
Relocation and holidays at the World Games 2005
2005-07-26
Organisers of the 2005 World Games very pleased
2005-07-24
Second gold to Russia’s Alexander Guerunov in karate
2005-07-24
Indoor hockey: Both gold medals to Germany
2005-07-24
World champion Daniel Sanchez defended World Games title
2005-07-24
Dr. Peter Langner: “Our efforts have paid off“ - World Games in Duisburg boast half a million visitors
2005-07-24
Two positive doping cases at World Games
2005-07-24
10th competition day: Eight sports and 24 titles at stake
2005-07-24
TV-Tips
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-23
Successful debut of indoor trial at the World Games
2005-07-23
Sports Aerobics: Tight final in the men’s event
2005-07-23
Australia’s life savers superior with seven gold medals
2005-07-23
Netherlands and Belgium for gold in korfball
2005-07-23
Germany the best nation in karate
2005-07-23
Italians superior in artistic roller skating
2005-07-23
Billiards finalists decided
2005-07-23
USA and Australia meet in the flying disc final
2005-07-23
Clear warning to Kaohsiung by IWGA President Froehlich
2005-07-23
TV-Tips
2005-07-23
9th competition day with a record 32 titles
2005-07-22
Spain, Japan, Great Britain and France in indoor trial final
2005-07-22
Wakeboarders were freezing in their finals
2005-07-22
German favourites start the indoor hockey tournament with wins
2005-07-22
Competition climbing: Two gold medals and World records for Russia
2005-07-22
Italy dominated artistic roller skating
2005-07-22
Denmark and Germany dominate in ju-jitsu
2005-07-22
Germany’s life saving swimmers continue success
2005-07-22
Klaus-Peter Tomberg & Co: “The Lord of the Passes”
2005-07-22
16,000 tickets sold for Closing Ceremony
2005-07-22
Medical department draws positive conclusion
2005-07-21
„Gorina“ let the balls roll
2005-07-21
8th competition day: seven new sports
2005-07-21
Two titles each to Italy, Germany and the Netherlands
2005-07-21
Four medals for German Ju Jitsu athletes
2005-07-21
Favourites win in fistball
2005-07-21
IWGA President Froehlich praises media
2005-07-21
High praise for wakeboarding and water skiing events
2005-07-21
Another spectators’ rush expected on the final weekend
2005-07-20
Anti-Doping express DPD
2005-07-20
7th Competition Day: Roller Speed Skating events postponed
2005-07-20
Opening wins for Germany, Netherlands and Belgium
2005-07-20
Three medals to Japan in the final sumo wrestling events
2005-07-20
Russia and Germany lead in medals table
2005-07-20
Closing Ceremony themed „Duisburg says Thank You“
2005-07-20
Wind does not endanger competitions
2005-07-19
6th competition day: Four more sports conclude the 2005 World Games
2005-07-19
50th international title for Peter Nicol in men’s squash
2005-07-19
Sumo: Gold to Sandra Koeppen in heavyweight
2005-07-19
Sumo: Three Japanese medals in middleweight
2005-07-19
Surprising victory for Nicol David in squash
2005-07-19
About 300,000 spectators at “halftime“ - Record of Akita already broken
2005-07-19
Paralympics champion in dragon boat
2005-07-19
World’s top players in two squash dream finals
2005-07-19
Cultural programme is already writing black figures
2005-07-19
Roller speed skating hopes for good weather
2005-07-18
5th competition day: Heavy medals
2005-07-18
Japanese fans cried for joy
2005-07-18
Quotes of the Day
2005-07-18
Spectators’ boom on the first three competition days
2005-07-18
A victory would be a bad omen…
2005-07-17
3rd competition day: 14 sports and 26 titles
2005-07-17
31 goals in inline hockey – Canada and USA remain undefeated
2005-07-17
In top shape even after losing a front-tooth
2005-07-17
Accuracy landing: Decision after two jump-offs
2005-07-17
Capacity crowds at many event – 20,000 spectators on Saturday
2005-07-17
Special praise for Duisburg crowds at powerlifting
2005-07-17
Langner: “Enthusiasm of opening taken over to competitions“
2005-07-16
Women’s powerlifting marked by World records
2005-07-16
2nd competition day: 21 gold medals in nine sports
2005-07-16
Favourite Lafina wins lightweight powerlifting gold with World record
2005-07-16
IOC President Rogge wants to intensify co-operation with IWGA
2005-07-15
IOC President Rogge visits doping control centre
2005-07-14
2005 World Games officially opened
2005-07-14
Press conference with IOC President Jacques Rogge
2005-07-14
QUOTES OPENING CEREMONY
2005-07-14
Schily calls World Games „Highlight of the 2005 Sports Calendar“
2005-07-14
2005 World Games at betandwin: The Netherlands favourites in korfball
2005-07-13
Dr. Peter Langner: “Arena will be full at opening ceremony“
2005-07-13
Olympic, World and European champions as flag bearers
2005-07-13
World Games Welcome Center starts the day early
2005-07-13
IWGA President: Questions and Answers
2005-07-12
2005 World Games Opening Ceremony live on WDR
2005-07-11
Karate, Roller Sports, Rugby, Squash: Well Done!
2005-07-10
Rugby: Decision Disappoints Rugby World
2005-07-08
IOC Session: Two Sports Dropped
2005-06-27
Duesseldorf International is Official Airport of World Games 2005
Rainbow
2005-07-24
Duisburg said „Thank you“



2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Russia has its own website
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-24
Closing Ceremony - Impressions
2005-07-23
Trick billiards World champion Massey in Bottrop
2005-07-23
Hockey is in the genes
2005-07-23
Talking, explaining, stimulating: 50 experts present the 40 sports
2005-07-23
“Handiwork” – The 26 chiropractors at the 2005 World Games
2005-07-21
Sports accompanying programme a great success
2005-07-20
42,000 meals and 20,000 lunch packages daily
2005-07-20
Free Internet access at 2005 World Games
2005-07-20
Two Duisburgers try a new juggling World record
2005-07-19
Special surface for inline hockey
2005-07-19
An unusual catwalk
2005-07-19
Sunny start for wakeboarders
2005-07-17
The Sign of the Dragon: Ceremonious inauguration of two boats
2005-07-16
World Games 2005 +++ in brief
2005-07-15
Dr. Peter Langner taken with bowling nine pin competitions
2005-07-15
www.worldgames2005.de: Five million hits on the opening day
2005-07-14
World Games 2005 +++ in brief
2005-07-14
Catering tent for athletes functioning
2005-07-13
Rogge will attend World Games competitions
2005-06-23
Heavy Food at the World Games 2005

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