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Figure skater Choi Da-bin wins women's short program

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- Figure skater Choi Da-bin won the women's short program at the Asian Winter Games here Thursday. Choi scored 61.30 points to lead the pack of 24 skaters at Makomanai Indoor Skati...

Updated : 2017.02.23 21:14

South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games. Seo Yi-ra won the men's 1,000 meters to kick off South Korea's gold medal run at the Makomanai S...

Updated : 2017.02.22 19:50

S. Korea picks up 2 short track titles

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- South Korea claimed both of the two gold medals up for grabs in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games here Monday. Two-time reigning world overall champion Choi Min...

Updated : 2017.02.20 20:26

Italian luger wins men's singles title at PyeongChang World Cup

Italian luger Dominik Fischnaller won the men's singles title at an International Luge Federation (FIL) competition here on Sunday. Fischnaller had a combined time of 1 minute, 37.229 seconds to fin...

Updated : 2017.02.19 21:24

Popular rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announces retirement

Popular South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announced her retirement on Saturday at age 22. An official at her agency, Galaxia SM, said Son will no longer compete in the sport and decided not...

Updated : 2017.02.18 12:28

Reigning Olympic champ wins World Cup aerial competition in PyeongChang

PYEONGCHANG (Yonhap) -- Anton Kushnir of Belarus, the reigning Olympic champion in men's aerial skiing, won the gold medal at an International Ski Federation (FIS) competition here on Friday. Kushni...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:40

Korean speed skater injured in fall

GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Lee Seung-hoon sustained an apparent leg injury in a fall during the world championships Friday. Lee lost his balance trying to turn a corner and fell in the latte...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:30

S. Korean Lee Sang-hwa takes silver at speed skating worlds

GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa claimed the silver medal in the women's 500m at the world championships here Friday. Lee finished second among 24 skate...

Updated : 2017.02.10 19:49

'Korean Zombie' returns home, eyes fight with Max Holloway

After earning a victory in his long-awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), South Korean mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jung Chan-sung said Monday he wants to face interim feath...

Updated : 2017.02.06 21:48

S. Korean short tracker captures World Cup title at home

GANGNEUNG -- South Korean short track star Shim Suk-hee captured her first medal of the ongoing International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating at home Saturday. Shim won the w...

Updated : 2016.12.17 16:24

Park Tae-hwan grabs 3rd gold at short course worlds

South Korean swimming icon Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his third gold medal at the world's top short course competition. He won the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming ...

Updated : 2016.12.12 13:03

Teen figure skater grabs milestone medal at junior event

South Korean teenage figure skater Cha Jun-hwan captured a milestone medal at a major junior competition in France on Saturday. Cha finished third among six skaters with 225.55 total points at the 2...

Updated : 2016.12.11 09:51

Park Tae-hwan grabs 2nd gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his second gold medal at the world's top short course competition. The South Korean star won the men's 200-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Champions...

Updated : 2016.12.08 17:43

Park Tae-hwan wins 1st gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his first gold medal at the world's top short course competition. The South Korean star won the men's 400-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championsh...

Updated : 2016.12.07 10:26

Park Tae-hwan anchors S. Korea to bronze in freestyle relay at Asian championships

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan closed out his Asian Swimming Championships in Tokyo with a bronze medal in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay event on Sunday. At Tokyo Tatsumi Interna...

Updated : 2016.11.20 21:47