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Pro wrestling returns to N. Korea

North Koreans watch a pro wrestling exhibition in Pyongyang on Saturday. (Yonhap)PYONGYANG (AP) ― North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20 years on Saturday when an ex-NFL line...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:34

Djokovic, Murray sail on as Serena stands up for U.S.

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering U.S. Open quarterfinal showdown Saturday as five-time women’s champion Serena Williams stood alone as America’s last singles title hope.But as the heavyweights of the sport eased into the fourth round,...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:33

Chelsea wins big

LONDON (AP) ― Chelsea showed off its newfound attacking sparkle in a 6-3 win over Everton on the day Manchester City slipped to a surprise first defeat in its Premier League title defense.City’s 1-0 home loss to Stoke on Saturday was exacerbated by its title rival’s wild victory at Good...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:33

Star-studded lineup to open Asiad

The upcoming Incheon Asian Games’ opening ceremony can hardly be described as a lavish showpiece extravaganza, as was the case in some recent mega sports events. It will send a simple but powerful me...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:21

Gun-toting mission

JINCHEON (Yonhap) ― South Korean shooter Kim Jang-mi was one of the country’s surprising gold medalists at the 2012 London Olympics, where she won the women’s 25-meter pistol event.London was her f...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:18

Weightlifter Sa wants to prove his worth

On the right elbow of the South Korean weightlifter Sa Jae-hyouk, you can see stitch marks from an operation he had two years ago to repair a dislocated elbow. What you can’t see is an emotional scar...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:24

Asiad athletes’ village opens

Organizers of the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon opened their athletes’ village for the first time on Tuesday, allowing a sneak peek into newly constructed facilities that will accommodate some 14,5...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:23

[Newsmaker] Korea wins Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania (AP) ― In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Sin Don-wan realized how he wanted to celebrate.“I want to go to the Blu...

Updated : 2014.08.25 21:22

N.K. to send 273 delegates to Asian Games

The two Koreas have agreed to resume their talks on issues about North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon next month, the Unification Ministry said Friday. Inter-Korean dialogue on the sports event has been stalled since their last work...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:05

Serena Williams to face Townsend in U.S. Open

NEW YORK (AP) ― Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major tournament. Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:05

More than a pretty face

Son Yeon-jae, the South Korean rhythmic gymnast, has emerged as one of the most visible athletes in the country in recent years, thanks as much to her frequent appearances in commercials as to her ath...

Updated : 2014.08.21 19:52

(Photo News) Asian Games flame

President of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee Kim Young-soo (right) and Incheon Mayor Yoo Jeong-bok combine two flames for the Games separately lit in New Delhi, India, and at Mount M...

Updated : 2014.08.13 21:37

Two torches for Asian Games come together as relay begins

The two torches lit in the lead-up to this year's Asian Games came together in the South Korean host city of Incheon on Wednesday, as the month-long relay got underway.The 17th Asian Games will run from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4 in Incheon, with some 13,000 athletes and officials in 36 sports to ...

Updated : 2014.08.13 21:08

Woods ready to play

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) ― Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to play in the PGA Championship.Woods caused the biggest sensation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply...

Updated : 2014.08.07 20:39

Djokovic, Murray advance in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) ― Top-ranked Novak Djokovic edged Gael Monfils 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) on Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup. After a lopsided tiebreaker, Djokovic fist-pumped and yelled at t...

Updated : 2014.08.07 20:39