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Korean women's table tennis team hires Chinese coach

South Korea's women's table tennis team has hired a former Chinese national team coach to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games, the sport's national governing body said Friday.The Korea Table Tennis A...

Updated : 2017.07.21 10:29

Park Tae-hwan chasing 1st world swimming title in 6 years in Hungary

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan will be chasing his first world title in six years in Hungary starting this weekend.The 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships began last week in Budapest with...

Updated : 2017.07.20 10:00

Korea hockey coaches undaunted ahead of Winter Olympic debuts

Despite their teams' underdog status at next year's Winter Games on home ice, coaches of the South Korean men's and women's squads on Wednesday seemed undaunted by the challenges ahead.Jim Paek, ex-Na...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:54

Korea hopes to use Olympics at home as launch pad for hockey

South Korea will try to use next year's Winter Olympics at home as a launch pad for its men's and women's hockey programs, the head of the sport's national federation said Wednesday.In a media briefin...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:17

Korean hockey chief, coach tiptoe around joint Korean team controversy

South Korea's top hockey official and the women's national team head coach on Wednesday tiptoed around the controversy surrounding a potential joint Korean team at next year's Winter Olympics.Sports M...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:01

Moon govt. aims to enhance sports participation, accessibility

South Korea's Moon Jae-in administration will aim to improve the recreational sports environment in the country during its five-year term, so that more people can enjoy sports and activities, accordin...

Updated : 2017.07.19 15:24

Korea's fastest man aims to break 10-sec. barrier with new technique

South Korean sprinter Kim Kuk-young said Wednesday he aims to break the 10-second barrier in 100 meters next year, hoping his revised sprint technique will pay off.Kim last month set the men's 100m na...

Updated : 2017.07.19 13:15

Ex-NHL forward Matt Murley signs with Korean club

Former National Hockey League forward Matt Murley has signed with a South Korean club, his new team announced Wednesday.The Daemyung Killer Whales in the Asia League Ice Hockey said they've acquired t...

Updated : 2017.07.19 11:37

Korean-born Russian short tracker wants to enjoy self at PyeongChang 2018

At the advanced age of 31, Victor An, South Korean-born Russian short track speed skater, knows next year's Winter Olympics in his native land could well be his last.And when the PyeongChang Winter Ga...

Updated : 2017.07.17 15:44

Korea to host Sweden in women's hockey friendlies

South Korea will host Sweden in two women's hockey friendly games later this month, officials said Wednesday.The Korea Ice Hockey Association said the 22nd-ranked South Korea and No. 5-ranked Sweden w...

Updated : 2017.07.12 14:07

Now is not right time to discuss unified Korean team at PyeongChang: Korean Olympic chief

JINCHEON -- South Korea's Olympic body chief said Thursday it is too early to talk about a unified team or joint march between the two Koreas at the 2018 Winter Games because North Korea has yet to co...

Updated : 2017.07.06 17:33

World champion Sagan disqualified from Tour de France

Peter Sagan, the reigning cycling world champion, has been disqualified from the 2017 Tour de France for his role in a crash that occurred during the fourth stage of the Tour on Tuesday in Vittel, Fr...

Updated : 2017.07.05 17:17

Chief organizer of PyeongChang 2018 optimistic about N. Korean participation despite missile provocation

The chief organizer of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Wednesday that he is optimistic about North Korea's participation in the Winter Games south of the border next year despite Pyongyang's rece...

Updated : 2017.07.05 15:21

Bach reiterates IOC to support N. Korea's Winter Olympic participation

INCHEON -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach reaffirmed Monday that the top Olympic body will support North Korea's participation in the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea.Bach a...

Updated : 2017.07.03 15:46

PyeongChang 2018 opens website for environmental info on venues

The organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games said Monday they have opened a website that provides environmental information, such as air and water quality, on competition venues. (Yonhap)The P...

Updated : 2017.07.03 13:45