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S. Korean athletes make triumphant homecoming after historic Asian Winter Games

South Korean athletes made a triumphant homecoming Monday following their record-setting performances at the Asian Winter Games in Japan. The main delegation of 72 athletes and officials in cross-country skiing, women‘s hockey and biathlon received a hero’s welcome at Incheon Internatio...

Updated : 2017.02.27 20:28

Figure skater Choi Da-bin wins women's short program

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- Figure skater Choi Da-bin won the women's short program at the Asian Winter Games here Thursday.Choi scored 61.30 points to lead the pack of 24 skaters at Makomanai Indoor Skating ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 21:14

South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games.    Seo Yi-ra won the men's 1,000 meters to kick off South Korea's gold medal run at the Makomanai Skating Rink.    Seo clocked 1 minute, 24.097 seconds for his first Asian Winter Gam...

Updated : 2017.02.22 19:50

S. Korea picks up 2 short track titles

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- South Korea claimed both of the two gold medals up for grabs in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games here Monday.Two-time reigning world overall champion Choi Min-je...

Updated : 2017.02.20 20:26

Italian luger wins men's singles title at PyeongChang World Cup

Italian luger Dominik Fischnaller won the men's singles title at an International Luge Federation (FIL) competition here on Sunday.Fischnaller had a combined time of 1 minute, 37.229 seconds to finish first among 32 lugers in the men's singles race at the FIL Luge World Cup in PyeongChang,...

Updated : 2017.02.19 21:24

Popular rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announces retirement

Popular South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announced her retirement on Saturday at age 22.An official at her agency, Galaxia SM, said Son will no longer compete in the sport and decided not to enter the national team trials scheduled for next month.Son had been mulling over retirem...

Updated : 2017.02.18 12:28

Reigning Olympic champ wins World Cup aerial competition in PyeongChang

   PYEONGCHANG (Yonhap) -- Anton Kushnir of Belarus, the reigning Olympic champion in men's aerial skiing, won the gold medal at an International Ski Federation (FIS) competition here on Friday.   Kushnir, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics winner, scored 199.47 points in the aerials final...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:40

Korean speed skater injured in fall

   GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Lee Seung-hoon sustained an apparent leg injury in a fall during the world championships Friday.   Lee lost his balance trying to turn a corner and fell in the latter stage of the men's team pursuit race at the International Skating Union (ISU) Wor...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:30

S. Korean Lee Sang-hwa takes silver at speed skating worlds

   GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa claimed the silver medal in the women's 500m at the world championships here Friday.   Lee finished second among 24 skaters with her season best time of 37.48 seconds at the International Skating Union (I...

Updated : 2017.02.10 19:49

'Korean Zombie' returns home, eyes fight with Max Holloway

After earning a victory in his long-awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), South Korean mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jung Chan-sung said Monday he wants to face interim featherweight champion Max Holloway next. Jung, better known by his nickname "Korean Zombie" for...

Updated : 2017.02.06 21:48

S. Korean short tracker captures World Cup title at home

GANGNEUNG -- South Korean short track star Shim Suk-hee captured her first medal of the ongoing International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating at home Saturday.Shim won the wome...

Updated : 2016.12.17 16:24

Park Tae-hwan grabs 3rd gold at short course worlds

South Korean swimming icon Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his third gold medal at the world's top short course competition.He won the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Sunday (local time), with a record time of 14 minutes, 1...

Updated : 2016.12.12 13:03

Teen figure skater grabs milestone medal at junior event

South Korean teenage figure skater Cha Jun-hwan captured a milestone medal at a major junior competition in France on Saturday.Cha finished third among six skaters with 225.55 total points at the 2016-2017 International Skating Union Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Marseille, ...

Updated : 2016.12.11 09:51

Park Tae-hwan grabs 2nd gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his second gold medal at the world's top short course competition.The South Korean star won the men's 200-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Wednesday (local time), with a record time of 1 minute, 41.03 sec...

Updated : 2016.12.08 17:43

Park Tae-hwan wins 1st gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his first gold medal at the world's top short course competition.The South Korean star won the men's 400-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Tuesday (local time), with a time of 3 minutes, 34.59 seconds.Alek...

Updated : 2016.12.07 10:26