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Nadal struggles but moves on

INDIAN WELLS, California (AP) ― Rafael Nadal survived his strongest challenge yet at the BNP Paribas Open, beating qualifier Somdev Devvarman 7-5, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals. The world’s top-r...

Updated : 2011.03.17 17:01

Chinese gymnastics judge faces discipline over disputed Asiad gold

The global governing body of gymnastics has opened disciplinary proceedings against a Chinese judge for altering scores to help a Chinese athlete share a gold medal with a South Korean gymnast at las...

Updated : 2011.03.17 12:02

Sports stars show support for Japan

Korean sports stars have pledged to support victims of Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, joining the nationwide effort to assist the country’s closest neighbor. Former Major Leaguer Park C...

Updated : 2011.03.16 19:18

London marks countdown with launch of ticket sales

LONDON (AP) _ London is preparing to mark the 500-day countdown to the 2012 Olympics with the launch of ticket sales for the first home games since 1948. With Tuesday marking exactly 500 days to go ...

Updated : 2011.03.16 10:50

KBL CROWN

KBL CROWN -- Players and officials from the Busan KT Sonicboom celebrate after securing the top spot in the Korean Basketball League with a 87-67 victory over the Wonju Dongbu Promy, in Wonju, Gangwo...

Updated : 2011.03.14 21:24

ISU postpones Japan World Figure Championships

ISU postpones Japan World Figure Championships LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) --The International Skating Union has called off the world figure skating championships which were scheduled to start in Tok...

Updated : 2011.03.14 21:09

Figure skating world championships in Tokyo to be postponed after quake: report

The 2011 World Figure Skating Championships, scheduled for March 21-27 in Tokyo, will be postponed following the massive earthquake in Japan last week, a news report claimed Monday. Kim Yu-na Organ...

Updated : 2011.03.14 19:06

Korean clubs eye knockout stage

Jeju United, FC Seoul open action The season is just getting into stride but that doesn’t mean there are not already some must-win, or at least, don’t-lose games this week. That doesn’t apply to...

Updated : 2011.03.14 19:00

Korean short trackers win overall titles at worlds

South Korea’s Noh Jin-kyu and Cho Ha-ri grabbed the men’s and women’s overall titles at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships that concluded in Sheffield, England, early Monday, Korean ti...

Updated : 2011.03.14 17:55

Lockout, lawsuit put NFL on hold

WASHINGTON (AP) ― All along, the NFL said it was certain the union would dissolve itself and players would head to court for antitrust lawsuits. All along, the union insisted the league’s owners w...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:50

Japanese players try to get news

Boston pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka tried to get in touch with his grandmother. Oakland slugger Hideki Matsui prayed for the victims. Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi stayed up all night to see the devastat...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:49

Federer primed for another run at top spot

INDIAN WELLS, California (AFP) ― Roger Federer says his priority in the coming months is to reclaim the No. 1 ranking, but before he can achieve that the Swiss star knows he has to start winning Gra...

Updated : 2011.03.11 20:49

IOC to mediate financial dispute

LONDON (AP) ― The IOC agreed Wednesday to step in to settle a financial dispute between two British Olympic bodies responsible for delivering the 2012 London Games. The British Olympic Association c...

Updated : 2011.03.10 18:26

Taekwondo governing body to hold art contest

The World Taekwondo Federation will hold an international art contest for students, aged between 10 and 12, as a part of its “World Peace through Taekwondo” projects. With the theme “Peace and Taekw...

Updated : 2011.03.10 18:03

Fairness discussed in assessing Korean sports federations

The South Korean government’s positive evaluation of two local sports federations has come under fire for its oversight of some recent wrongdoings by those bodies. The Korea Volleyball Association a...

Updated : 2011.03.09 18:35