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NHL playoff capsules

Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game each. After Washington's two stars - Ovechkin le...

Updated : 2015.04.18 14:48

Gwangju Universiade OC celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace at the UN Headquarters

On Wednesday, April 15, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) was invited to a special event to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) at the Uni...

Updated : 2015.04.17 09:59

Gwangju holds heads of delegation meeting for Summer Universiade

The International University Sports Federation and the 2015 Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee has held heads of delegation meetings in Gwangju over the past three days to assess progress for th...

Updated : 2015.04.15 10:06

Preparations for Gwangju Universiade HOD Meeting are on track

As one of the most important information and communication platforms, the Universiade Heads of Delegation (HOD) Meeting will be held for 5 days from April 11 to 15 in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. Two h...

Updated : 2015.04.10 10:55

FISU CSU Inspection for Gwangju Universiade wraps up on April 8

The FISU Universiade Supervision Committee (CSU) has wrapped up its 3 day inspection on April 8th in Gwangju. The CSU inspection was to assess the final preparation stage of the Universiade Gwangju 20...

Updated : 2015.04.10 10:51

FISU CSU inpects Gwangju’s readiness for the 2015 Summer Universiade

With less than three months until the opening ceremony of the 28th Summer Universiade, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) welcomed the Universiade Supervision Committee (CSU) to ...

Updated : 2015.04.10 10:49

The ROK government rolls its sleeves up for Gwangju Universiade

With only 93 days left until the opening ceremony of the 28th Summer Universiade, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) invited all areas and departments of the government, includin...

Updated : 2015.04.10 10:46

DPRK delegation is coming to Gwangju

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) delegation is coming to Gwangju, Republic of Korea (ROK). The delegates will be attending the Heads of Delegation (HOD) Meeting from April 11 to 15.Re...

Updated : 2015.04.10 10:34

Suspended swimmer Park Tae-hwan apologizes for doping

Disgraced South Korean Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan on Friday apologized to the public for his recent doping scandal, saying he was ashamed of himself for letting down so many people.Park h...

Updated : 2015.03.27 20:01

Suspended swimmer Park Tae-hwan apologizes for doping

Disgraced South Korean Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan on Friday apologized to the public for his recent doping scandal, saying he was ashamed of himself for letting down so many people.(Yonha...

Updated : 2015.03.27 16:41

Gwangju Universiade marks D-100

The organizers of the Gwangju Summer Universiade will mark 100 days until the games on Wednesday with various promotional events in Seoul and Gwangju.The event will be held from July 3 to 14, during which some 20,000 staff and student athletes from 170 nations will compete in 21 sports.As ...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:28

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