China condemns US after warship sails near South China Sea reef

The Korea Herald > Sports > More sports

Korean Air CEO to lead Korea's pro volleyball league

The chief of South Korea's largest flagship carrier has been appointed as the new leader of the nation's professional volleyball league, officials here said Tuesday. The Korea Volleyball Federation,...

Updated : 2017.04.25 16:21

Korean to run unopposed for 4th term as int'l taekwondo chief

South Korean Choue Chung-won will run unopposed for a fourth term as the international taekwondo chief, the martial art's governing body said Tuesday. The World Taekwondo Federation said Choue is th...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:03

Korea stuns Kazakhstan for 2nd straight win at men's hockey worlds

South Korea stunned Kazakhstan for its second straight victory at the men's hockey world championships in Ukraine. South Korea, ranked 23rd, rallied with four third-period goals to take down No. 16 ...

Updated : 2017.04.24 10:09

Korea defeats Poland to open men’s hockey worlds

South Korea has opened the men’s hockey world championship in Ukraine with a victory. Four different players scored for South Korea in the 4-2 win over Poland on Saturday at the International Ice H...

Updated : 2017.04.23 15:52

Park Tae-hwan to make season debut in US in May

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan will make his season debut in the United States next month, officials said Friday, as he's gearing up for his first world championships in six years. H...

Updated : 2017.04.21 15:06

King Sejong Institutes to promote PyeongChang Winter Games

South Korea will promote the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to foreigners visiting state-run King Sejong Institutes set up overseas to teach the Korean language, a public foundation that manages th...

Updated : 2017.04.20 17:22

Murray returns from injury and reaches Monte Carlo 3rd round

MONACO -- Top-ranked Andy Murray returned from an elbow injury to beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-5, 7-5 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday. The right elbow injury promp...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:17

Korean men looking for fast start at hockey worlds

South Korea will be looking for a quick start at the men's hockey world championship opening in Ukraine this weekend. Coached by former National Hockey League defenseman Jim Paek, South Korea will c...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:29

PyeongChang 2018 organizers call test events success, with some work to be done

Organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games said Tuesday their Olympic test events over the past 14 months have mostly been a success, though there's still room for improvement before the real co...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:47

Men's nat'l hockey team departs for site of world championship

The South Korean men's hockey team on Tuesday departed for Ukraine, the site of the upcoming world championship, with an eye on a promotion to the sport's highest division next year. Coached by form...

Updated : 2017.04.18 09:06

Torch relay for PyeongChang 2018 to start in Nov.

The torch relay for the first Winter Olympics in South Korea will begin on the day when the countdown reaches 100 days, the event's organizers said Monday. The organizing committee for the 2018 Pyeo...

Updated : 2017.04.17 11:04

Govt. confirms additional budget for Korean athletes at PyeongChang Olympics

The South Korean government on Monday said it will earmark an additional 2 billion won ($1.75 million) to fund athletes' training and help their preparations for next year's Winter Olympics at home. ...

Updated : 2017.04.17 09:32

Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada bids farewell

TOKYO (AP) -- One of Japan’s most popular athletes should have known she couldn’t leave quietly: Mao Asada’s press conference Wednesday to officially announce her retirement from figure skating at...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:03

Anyang Halla win 2nd straight Asian hockey title

ANYANG, South Korea -- South Korean club Anyang Halla captured their second straight Asian hockey title with an overtime victory at home on Tuesday. Kim Ki-sung scored the championship-clinching goa...

Updated : 2017.04.12 10:01

Badminton star Lee Yong-dae welcomes daughter

Korean badminton player Lee Yong-dae became a father Monday. Lee shared the moment with fans via his Instagram account. “Han-bang’s mom went through difficulties during the delivery, but she made ...

Updated : 2017.04.11 17:24