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World Taekwondo Federation to hold demonstration in Pyongyang for 1st time

MUJU -- The taekwondo demonstration team of the sport's South Korea-led world governing body will perform for the first time in Pyongyang this fall, the organization's leader said Friday. Choue Chun...

Updated : 2017.06.30 10:01

IOC President Bach saving talks on joint Korean Olympic team for Moon

MUJU -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Thursday he'd withhold further talks on a joint Korean delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics south of the border, saying he'd discu...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:53

Korea adds 2 more medals at taekwondo world championships

MUJU -- Host South Korea added two more medals at the ongoing taekwondo world championships on Thursday, the penultimate day of the competition. Oh Hye-ri won silver in the women's under-73kg at the...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:48

Oh Hye-ri takes silver at taekwondo world championships

South Korean Oh Hye-ri grabbed a silver medal at the taekwondo world championships on Thursday. Oh lost to Milica Mandic of Serbia 17-13 in the final of the women's under-73kg at the World Taekwondo...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:42

In Kyo-don earns bronze at taekwondo worlds

MUJU -- South Korea's In Kyo-don earned a bronze medal at the ongoing taekwondo world championships on Thursday. In lost to Vladislav Larin of Russia 8-6 in the semifinals of the men's under-87kg at...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:39

IOC President Bach says joint Korean team at PyeongChang 'in spirit of Olympism'

INCHEON -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Thursday expressed his support for a South Korean proposal for a unified Korean delegation to next year's Winter Olympics here, say...

Updated : 2017.06.29 18:06

Surprise world taekwondo champion eyes 2020 Olympics

MUJU -- By winning the world taekwondo title in the men's under-58kg here Wednesday, South Korea's Jeong Yun-jo surprised even himself. The 21-year-old is so green that he entered the World Taekwond...

Updated : 2017.06.29 09:38

Korean An Sae-bom takes bronze at taekwondo worlds

South Korean An Sae-bom took a bronze medal at the ongoing taekwondo world championships on Wednesday. An lost to the top-ranked Bianca Walkden of Britain 9-3 in the semifinals of the women's over-7...

Updated : 2017.06.29 09:21

2 more bronze medals secured for Korea at taekwondo world championships

MUJU -- Host South Korea secured two more bronze medals at the ongoing taekwondo world championships on Wednesday. The reigning world champion Oh Hye-ri reached the semifinals in the women's under-7...

Updated : 2017.06.28 17:56

Jordanian taekwondo hero wants to learn from Korean rival

MUJU -- Jordanian taekwondo star Ahmad Abughaush is best known as the first athlete from his country to win an Olympic medal after taking gold in the men's 68kg category at last year's Rio de Janeiro...

Updated : 2017.06.28 17:28

Kim Jan-di grabs bronze at taekwondo worlds

MUJU -- South Korean Kim Jan-di grabbed a bronze medal at the ongoing taekwondo world championships on Tuesday. Kim lost to Nur Tatar of Turkey 11-9 in the semifinals of the women's under-67kg at th...

Updated : 2017.06.28 10:52

Mixed feelings for Korean star as much-anticipated taekwondo rematch fails to materialize

MUJU -- It was with a bag of mixed feelings that South Korean taekwondo fighter Lee Dae-hoon learned that a much-anticipated rematch with a Jordanian rival wouldn't happen on Tuesday. Lee won the go...

Updated : 2017.06.28 10:52

N. Korean official says 2 taekwondo bodies should integrate

Two international organizations for the Korean martial art of taekwondo should integrate in honor of their common root, the North Korean leader for one of the bodies said Tuesday. Ri Yong-son, head ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 10:52

Ex-NHL coach for Korean club demands excellence, warrior mentality

INCHEON -- South Korean hockey club Daemyung Killer Whalers won just seven games in regulation out of 48 in the 2016-2017 Asia League Ice Hockey season, finishing eighth among nine teams. But their ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 10:15

Lee Dae-hoon wins gold at taekwondo worlds

MUJU -- South Korean Lee Dae-hoon captured gold at the ongoing taekwondo world championships at home on Tuesday. Lee easily defeated Huang Yu-Jen of Chinese Taipei 26-8 to claim the men's under-68kg...

Updated : 2017.06.27 21:38