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S. Korean short track coach claims innocence after being suspended for abuse allegations

Kim Dong-sung, front, of South Korea, and Apolo Anton Ohno, of the United States, battle for position in the men's 1000-meter short track speedskating preliminary race in the Winter Olympics at the S...

Updated : 2011.03.04 18:20

Muju Taekwondo Park to be a martial arts hub

Work to build a grand scale taekwondo theme park in Muju, North Jeolla Province, is well underway, according to the head of the sport’s promotional body. The construction of Taekwondo Park, coverin...

Updated : 2011.03.03 20:28

K-League clubs off to mixed starts at AFC Champions League

Four teams from South Korea’s K-League got off to mixed starts at the ongoing Asian Football Confederations Champions League this week. Jeju United, making its debut at the continent’s top club co...

Updated : 2011.03.03 19:37

S. Korean cycling recruits help of retired French racer

Chasing their first Olympic medal on tracks, South Korean cyclists have recruited help of a former world champion French cyclist. The Korea Cycling Federation announced Thursday that Frederic Magne ...

Updated : 2011.03.03 10:42

Mungyeong hopes to host 2015 Military World Games

For most South Korean people, Mungyeong in North Gyeongsang Province is associated with “Mungyeong Saejae,” a mountain trail that helped Koreans in the Joseon era living in the southeastern peninsu...

Updated : 2011.03.02 19:29

Coaches agree to reach beneficial solution on roster problems

The head coaches of South Korea‘s senior and U23 men’s national football teams agreed on Wednesday to work toward a mutually beneficial solution to the problem of recalling young players for internat...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:44

Korea F1 lowers ticket prices

Ear-piercing engine sounds and the smell of burning tires. Formula One, the world’s fastest sport, is back again this year. Korea held its inaugural F1 Grand Prix in Yeongam, South Jeolla Province,...

Updated : 2011.03.02 17:31

Lee makes debut at championships

Lee Dong-won performs in the preliminary round of the World Junior Figure Skating Championships at the Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink, Gangwon Province, Monday. (Yonhap News) GANGNEUNG, Gangwon Province ...

Updated : 2011.03.01 16:32

Gangneung calls on young skaters

GANGNEUNG, Gangwon Province ― Less than a month before the World Figure Skating Championships, promising young skaters from across the world arrived in Gangneung for the World Junior Figure Skating ...

Updated : 2011.02.28 17:07

Orser coming to Korea for first time since split

Figure skating coach Brian Orser is coming to Korea next week for the first time since parting with Olympic medalist Kim Yu-na, his agent confirmed Tuesday. Orser is coming for the ISU World Junior ...

Updated : 2011.02.25 10:33

Olympic torch may travel into space

The Olympic Torch is lit during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (MCT) The next Winter Olympic Games’ torch relay is to be the longest one ever, if...

Updated : 2011.02.24 18:34

Korea vows support for PyeongChang bid

The government assured Thursday that it would continue to back PyeongChang’s 2018 bid and work to bring the Winter Olympics for the first time here. “2018 Winter Games is our top priority this year,...

Updated : 2011.02.24 17:29

James ready for playoff push

MIAMI (AP) ― LeBron James acknowledges there is a point in the NBA schedule where regular-season games start carrying a little bit more significance. It’s now. He’s not shy about saying that, ei...

Updated : 2011.02.22 18:36

Hero marathoner juggling duties for Olympic bid, world championships

Hwang Young-jo, a South Korean Olympic gold medalist in the men's marathon, has a busy summer ahead of him, as he tries to juggle his duties for his home province and also for a future generation of ...

Updated : 2011.02.22 11:55

Honduras president shows passion for taekwondo

Honduran President Porfirio Lobo showed Sunday his passion for taekwondo during a visit to Korea. Lobo had a special dinner with Choue Chung-won, president of the World Taekwondo Federation and othe...

Updated : 2011.02.21 19:22