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Korea, Indonesia seek better cooperation in sports after MOU

Korea and Indonesia will bolster cooperation in sports as they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) this week following a summit between two countries. The Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports a...

Updated : 2016.05.19 11:11

Lee Se-dol to leave Korean pro Go players association

Korean Go master Lee Se-dol, who is known for having faced Google's artificial intelligence (AI) program AlphaGo in the ancient board game, has decided to withdraw from the local professional Go play...

Updated : 2016.05.19 10:04

Park Tae-hwan has no legal grounds to take Olympic ban appeal to sports tribunal: official

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has no legal grounds to take his Olympic ban appeal to the world's top sports tribunal, a national sports official said Sunday. Park on April 26 filed an appeal fo...

Updated : 2016.05.16 11:07

Hong Kong pull out the stops to defeat South Korea

Hong Kong opened their account in the Asia Rugby Championship in Incheon on Saturday, defeating South Korea 34-27 in a thrilling contest. Both teams fought hard but it was Hong Kong who stood up whe...

Updated : 2016.05.14 16:25

Park Tae-hwan takes Olympic ban appeal to top sports tribunal

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has taken his appeal against an Olympic ban to the world's top sports tribunal, officials confirmed Saturday. Team GMP, Park's agency, said the swimmer asked the C...

Updated : 2016.05.14 11:06

Park Tae-hwan not on preliminary nat'l swimming team for Rio 2016

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan didn't make the preliminary South Korean squad for this year's Summer Olympics announced Wednesday, as he remains under a national team ban for his dopi...

Updated : 2016.05.11 15:38

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae completes gold medal sweep at Asian Championships

South Korean Son Yeon-jae completed a gold medal sweep at the eighth Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championships in Uzbekistan on Tuesday, brightening hopes for her first Olympic medal this summer. Son ...

Updated : 2016.05.10 21:43

Park Tae-hwan needs motivation to compete: coach

Roh Min-sang, the coach of disgraced former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan, said Tuesday that his pupil is still training, but the lingering uncertainty surrounding the swimmer's status for ...

Updated : 2016.05.10 17:43

In taekwondo, South Korea and Iran are friendly rivals

South Korea is the birthplace of taekwondo and the martial art has become a dominant force in international sports including the Olympics. But if there is an Asian country that can beat South Korea a...

Updated : 2016.05.10 17:41

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wins individual all-around at Asian Championships

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae won the individual all-around at the eighth Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championships in Uzbekistan, becoming the first athlete to triumph in the event three ...

Updated : 2016.05.10 09:37

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae takes lead at Asian Championships

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae ranked first midway through the individual all-around at the eighth Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championships in Uzbekistan, setting herself on course for her...

Updated : 2016.05.09 09:52

Park Tae-hwan wins 400m freestyle with 4th best time of season

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan collected his third gold medal in a local competition Wednesday with the fourth best time of the season in the men's 400-meter freestyle as he continues...

Updated : 2016.04.27 14:25

Park Tae-hwan captures his second gold in local swimming

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan captured his second gold medal in a local competition Tuesday as he continues to display solid performance after an 18-month exile from competitive swim...

Updated : 2016.04.26 21:28

Park Tae-hwan wins race in long-awaited return

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan won a race in his first competition in nearly 18 months on Monday. Park captured the men‘s 1,500m freestyle race at the 88th Dong-A Swimming Competiti...

Updated : 2016.04.25 21:17

Korean-German hockey official hoping for 'miracle' for host at PyeongChang 2018

It will take nothing short of a miracle for South Korea to defeat powerhouse Canada in men's hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. After all, South Korea will be making its first Olympic...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:24