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Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae honored as nation's top amateur athlete

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae was honored on Tuesday as South Korea's top amateur athlete of 2014.  Son, one of the country's most visible athletes, was named Athlete of the Year at the annual Coca-Cola Sports Awards, which has been honoring amateur athletes since 1995.  Last fall, Son...

Updated : 2015.02.24 12:07

[Newsmaker] Korea’s Formula 1 dream coming to an end?

The ambitious plan to make the southern part of the Korean Peninsula a stop on the global racing circuit may have come to a halt as the organizing committee of the Formula 1 race in Yeongam, South Jeo...

Updated : 2015.02.09 20:13

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan's doctor indicted for negligence

A doctor who allegedly injected a banned substance into South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan was indicted Friday on charges of professional negligence, prosecutors said.  The move comes after Park, a four-time Olympic medalist and two-time world champ, tested positive for testosterone in a...

Updated : 2015.02.06 13:12

PGA’s Bae charged with violating conscription law

PGA Tour golfer Bae Sang-moon has been charged with violating South Korea’s law on military conscription for his failure to return home after his overseas travel permit expired, officials said Monday...

Updated : 2015.02.02 19:50

Patriots win Super Bowl

GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) ― Tom Brady and the Patriots made this Super Bowl all about football, not footballs.Clutch football, spiced by a sensational fourth-quarter rally and a goal-line, game-saving i...

Updated : 2015.02.02 19:48

McIlroy wins in Dubai

DUBAI (AP) ― An unrelenting Rory McIlroy secured his second Dubai Desert Classic title in six years with a 2-under 70 in the final round to win by three shots on Sunday.The Northern Irishman’s 22-un...

Updated : 2015.02.02 19:46

Messi, Neymar lead Barca to 3-2 comeback, Arsenal wins

BARCELONA (AP) ― Lionel Messi and Neymar both scored to help Barcelona come from behind twice to beat Villarreal 3-2 and stay in the hunt for the Spanish league title on Sunday.Messi and Neymar netted their 22nd and 15th league goals of the season respectively as Luis Enrique’s Barcelona...

Updated : 2015.02.02 19:45

Four Koreans named to team of tournament at AFC Asian Cup

Four players from the runner-up South Korea were named on Monday to the team of the tournament at the AFC Asian Cup.Winger Son Heung-min, midfielder Ki Sung-yueng and defenders Kwak Tae-hwi and Cha Du-ri were among the 11 players selected to the AFC Asian Cup Dream Team.Son led South Korea...

Updated : 2015.02.02 19:44

[Newsmaker] Stielike praised for success in Asian Cup

 SYDNEY  ― Uli Stielike coached his first match for South Korea last October, barely three months before the start of the AFC Asian Cup. He would coach only four more friendly matches before the co...

Updated : 2015.02.01 21:29

Korean officials meet over Park’s doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met on Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.Representatives from the Korean Olympic Committee, the Korea Swimming Federation and from Park...

Updated : 2015.01.30 20:48

S. Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's impending doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met on Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.Representatives from the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC), the Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) a...

Updated : 2015.01.30 10:29

Park hires foreign attorney ahead of doping hearing

Beleaguered South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, reeling from a positive doping test, has hired a foreign attorney in preparation for an international doping hearing, officials here said Thursday.FINA,...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:35

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of doping hearing

Beleaguered South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, reeling from a positive doping test, has hired a foreign attorney in preparation for an international doping hearing, officials here said Thursday.FINA, the sport's international governing body, told South Korean officials Wednesday that the ...

Updated : 2015.01.29 09:28

Doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan set for Feb. 27

The international governing body of swimming has scheduled a hearing on South Korean star Park Tae-hwan’s doping case for late next month, officials here said Wednesday. The Korea Swimming Federation...

Updated : 2015.01.28 21:10

Serena through to Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ― Serena Williams moved one step closer to her 19th Grand Slam title by beating Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes Wednesday to advance to the Australian Open semifinals.The No. 1-ranked Williams displayed her immense power, reeling off heavy returns that ...

Updated : 2015.01.28 21:05