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[Gwangju Universiade] Ensuring pleasant experience top priority: Universiade manager Zhao

Jing Zhao, manager of the Summer Universiade for the International University Sports Federation, has an immense responsibility in the non-sports activities such as transportation, security and food a...

Updated : 2015.07.08 17:28

[Universiade] Ki Bo-bae wins gold in women's individual recurve archery

South Korean archer Ki Bo-bae won the gold medal in the women's individual recurve event at the Summer Universiade on Wednesday. Ki prevailed in the all-South Korean final over Choi Mi-sun by the se...

Updated : 2015.07.08 17:14

[Universiade] Han Ji-young wins women's shooting gold

South Korean shooter Han Ji-young picked up the gold medal in the women's 10-meter air pistol event at the Summer Universiade on Wednesday. It was Han's second gold of the competition at Naju Jeolla...

Updated : 2015.07.08 13:18

[Universiade] S. Korea eyes multiple taekwondo medals

The sparring rounds in taekwondo at the Summer Universiade will begin Thursday, with host South Korea eyeing multiple medals in its traditional martial art from the first day of competition. Four fi...

Updated : 2015.07.08 13:11

[Universiade] South Korea claimed two gold medals in recurve archery at the Summer Universiade on Wednesday.

The South Koreans won the first set 38-36, but Chinese Taipei returned the favor by taking the second set 39-38 and evening the score at 2-2. South Korea went up 4-2 after winning the third set 39-3...

Updated : 2015.07.08 10:51

[Universiade] Bae Jong-beom wins men's taekwondo poomsae gold

South Korean Bae Jong-beom won the gold medal in men's individual poomsae event at the Summer Universiade on Tuesday. Bae scored 7.930 points in the demonstrative form of the martial art, while Mahd...

Updated : 2015.07.07 16:58

[Universiade] S. Korea captures three compound archery gold medals

South Korea captured three compound archery gold medals at the Summer Universiade on Tuesday. First, it was the men's team over Mexico 230-229 for the title at Gwangju International Archery Center. ...

Updated : 2015.07.07 16:47

[Universiade] Universiade a festival for student athletes

The Universiade is an international multi-sport event for university athletes. The name is a combination of the words “University” and “Olympiad.” The International University Sports Federation (FISU...

Updated : 2015.07.07 16:36

S. Korea captures four compound archery gold medals

South Korea captured four compound archery gold medals at the Summer Universiade on Tuesday. First, it was the men's team over Mexico 230-229 for the title at Gwangju International Archery Center. T...

Updated : 2015.07.07 11:29

[Universiade] Judoka stays true to his roots

Born to second-generation Japanese-Korean parents in Kyoto, judoka An Chang-rim now competes for South Korea, proudly wearing the national flag on his left chest and patriotism on his sleeve. Repres...

Updated : 2015.07.07 09:22

[Universiade] S. Korea grabs three shooting titles

South Korea picked up three gold medals in shooting Monday at the Summer Universiade, taking a major step toward meeting its goal after just two days of competition. The host swept up both team and ...

Updated : 2015.07.06 15:22

[Universiade] S. Korean archer sets world record

Ki Bo-bae (Yonhap) South Korean archer Ki Bo-bae set a world record at the preliminary for the women's individual recurve archery competition at the Summer Universiade on Saturday. Ki shot a combin...

Updated : 2015.07.04 15:31

[Weekender] Nuribi ― Universiade’s angel of light

Nuribi ― the official mascot of the 28th Universiade Gwangju 2015 ― is the angel of light and messenger of hope. Its Korean name means “fly for the world,” deriving from the name of the host cit...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:47

[Weekender] Universiade pursues eco, peace, IT, culture

Universiade Gwangju 2015 pursues four visions: eco, peace, information technology and culture. Organizers have named the 2015 Universiade Ecoversiade, Peaceversiade, ITversiade and Cultureversiade, s...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:46

[Weekender] Athletes from 148 countries to vie for glory

Some 14,000 athletes and officials from about 170 countries will participate in the 28th Summer Universiade in Gwangju, July 3-14. They will compete for 272 gold medals at stake in 21 sports ― 13 c...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:45