[Asian Games] S. Korea gains baseball win over Thailand

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[Asian Games] S. Korea gains baseball win over Thailand

South Korea on Monday easily defeated Thailand 15-0 after five innings in a mercy rule. At the Asian Games, a game is called after five innings if a team is winning by at least 15 runs, or after seven innings if one side is leading by 10 runs or more.Starter Kim Kwang-hyun, slated to pit...

Updated : 2014.09.22 22:18

S. Korean judoka Jeong defends under-78kg title

South Korean  female judoka Jeong Gyeong-mi defended her Asiad under-78 kilogram title after defeating North Koreas's Sol Kyong at the Asian Games on Monday.Zhang Zhehui from China and Mami Umeki from Japan shared bronze.Ranking eighth in the world, Jeong became the first South Korean fem...

Updated : 2014.09.22 22:10

[Asian Games] S. Korea nabs two fencing silver medals

South Korea won two silver medals in fencing at the Asian Games on Monday to end the gold streak in individual competitions. In the women's epee, Shin A-lam lost to Sun Yujie of China 6-5 in the final, while Heo Jun in the men's foil was defeated by Ma Jianfei of China 15-13.As the Asian...

Updated : 2014.09.22 22:02

[Asian Games] N. Korean lifter lands gold in women's 58㎏

North Korean lifter Ri Jong-hwa seized the gold medal in the women's 58-kilogram division at the 2014 Asian Games on Monday.Ri lifted a total of 236 kg -- 102㎏ in the snatch and 134㎏ in the clean and jerk -- to claim the top spot on the podium, defeating her Chinese opponent Wang Shua...

Updated : 2014.09.22 21:58

[Asian Games] Silver in sepak takraw

South Korea grabbed the sepak takraw silver on Monday at the ongoing Asian Games, losing to defending champion Myanmar 2-0 (21-19, 21-18). In the closely contested final held at Bucheon Gymnasium, jus...

Updated : 2014.09.22 19:37

[Asian Games] Olympic champ Kim Jae-bum re-claims Asiad gold

South Korean Olympic champion Kim Jae-bum won gold in the men’s under-81 kilogram judo at the Asian Games on Sunday for the second time in the continental competition.Kim outdueled Nacif Elias from L...

Updated : 2014.09.21 22:08

[Asian Games] Asiad flame goes out due to technical issues

The Asian Games cauldron, a symbol of the athletic event that is supposed to be kept lit during the 16-day run in Incheon, temporarily went dark due to technical problems, organizing committee officials said Sunday.The torch lost its flame at around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday after experiencin...

Updated : 2014.09.21 21:43

[Asian Games] Korean teen wins two shooting golds

South Korean teen shooting prodigy Kim Cheong-yong outgunned Olympic and world champions Sunday to become the first athlete to pick up two gold medals at the Incheon Asian Games. On the second day of...

Updated : 2014.09.21 20:33

[Asian Games] Park Tae-hwan wins bronze in 200m freestyle

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan captured bronze in the men’s 200 m freestyle at the Incheon Asian Games on Sunday, failing in his bid for a third straight Asiad gold in the distance.Park finished ...

Updated : 2014.09.21 20:01

[Asian Games] S. Korea adds silver, bronze to wushu medal tally

South Korea claimed silver and bronze in wushu at the Asian Games on Sunday.South Korea's Lee Yong-hyun scored a total of 19.36 points in men's daoshu and gunshu to win silver at the competition, which took place at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium in Incheon, west of Seoul.China's Sun Peiyua...

Updated : 2014.09.21 16:13

[Asian Games] Gymnast Yang's injured leg 'getting better': coach

South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-seon has made progress in his recovery from a leg injury, his coach said Sunday, reviving hopes for a team gold at the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon.Yang, the 2012 Olympic champ in the men's vault, hurt his right hamstring right before the start of the contin...

Updated : 2014.09.21 15:21

[Asian Games] OCA president confident with next Asian Games in Jakarta

The president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Sunday that Jakarta is fully ready to host the next Asian Games, blowing away concerns that the newly elected city has little time for preparation.Asia's top sporting governing body rubber stamped Indonesia's capital as the host of th...

Updated : 2014.09.21 14:35

[Asian Games] S. Korean baseball has first match against Thailand

South Korea's baseball team will have its opening match against Thailand, taking the first step toward two straight Asiad golds on Monday, the third day of competition.Left-hander Kim Kwang-hyun will start the game against the Southeast Asian country at 6:30 p.m. at Munhak Baseball Stadium...

Updated : 2014.09.21 12:05

[Asian Games] S. Korean teenager wins gold in men's 10m pistol shooting

South Korea's teenage shooting prodigy Kim Cheong-yong won gold in the men's 10-meter air pistol event at the Asian Games on Sunday, earning his second gold of the day at the Asiad.The 17-year-old rose to the top of the podium after scoring 201.2 points in the thrilling competition at Ongn...

Updated : 2014.09.21 12:00

[Asian Games] Asian Games flame goes out due to technical issues

The Asian Games cauldron, a symbol of the athletic event that is supposed to be kept lit during the 16-day run in Incheon, temporarily went dark due to technical problems, organizing committee officials said Sunday.The torch lost its flame at around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday after experiencin...

Updated : 2014.09.21 11:33