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Junior figure skater looking to make history at worlds

After making national history at virtually every stop this season, South Korean teenage figure skater Cha Jun-hwan will look to make even more in his season finale this week. Cha, 15, will take the ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 16:51

Korean speed skater Lee Seung-hoon wins mass start gold at World Cup Final

South Korean speed skater Lee Seung-hoon has capped off a strong season with yet another international title. Lee won the mass start gold medal at the International Skating Union World Cup Speed Ska...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:30

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae bids farewell to her rewarding

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae on Saturday officially bid farewell to her 17-year-long career in the sport. Son called time on her performing days following her decision last month to no...

Updated : 2017.03.05 10:07

Korean athletes make triumphant homecoming after historic Asian Winter Games

South Korean athletes made a triumphant homecoming Monday following their record-setting performances at the Asian Winter Games in Japan. The main delegation of 72 athletes and officials in cross-co...

Updated : 2017.02.27 20:28

Figure skater Choi Da-bin wins women's short program

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- Figure skater Choi Da-bin won the women's short program at the Asian Winter Games here Thursday. Choi scored 61.30 points to lead the pack of 24 skaters at Makomanai Indoor Skati...

Updated : 2017.02.23 21:14

South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games. Seo Yi-ra won the men's 1,000 meters to kick off South Korea's gold medal run at the Makomanai S...

Updated : 2017.02.22 19:50

S. Korea picks up 2 short track titles

SAPPORO (Yonhap) -- South Korea claimed both of the two gold medals up for grabs in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games here Monday. Two-time reigning world overall champion Choi Min...

Updated : 2017.02.20 20:26

Italian luger wins men's singles title at PyeongChang World Cup

Italian luger Dominik Fischnaller won the men's singles title at an International Luge Federation (FIL) competition here on Sunday. Fischnaller had a combined time of 1 minute, 37.229 seconds to fin...

Updated : 2017.02.19 21:24

Popular rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announces retirement

Popular South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae announced her retirement on Saturday at age 22. An official at her agency, Galaxia SM, said Son will no longer compete in the sport and decided not...

Updated : 2017.02.18 12:28

Reigning Olympic champ wins World Cup aerial competition in PyeongChang

PYEONGCHANG (Yonhap) -- Anton Kushnir of Belarus, the reigning Olympic champion in men's aerial skiing, won the gold medal at an International Ski Federation (FIS) competition here on Friday. Kushni...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:40

Korean speed skater injured in fall

GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Lee Seung-hoon sustained an apparent leg injury in a fall during the world championships Friday. Lee lost his balance trying to turn a corner and fell in the latte...

Updated : 2017.02.10 21:30

S. Korean Lee Sang-hwa takes silver at speed skating worlds

GANGNEUNG (Yonhap) -- South Korean Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa claimed the silver medal in the women's 500m at the world championships here Friday. Lee finished second among 24 skate...

Updated : 2017.02.10 19:49

'Korean Zombie' returns home, eyes fight with Max Holloway

After earning a victory in his long-awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), South Korean mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jung Chan-sung said Monday he wants to face interim feath...

Updated : 2017.02.06 21:48

S. Korean short tracker captures World Cup title at home

GANGNEUNG -- South Korean short track star Shim Suk-hee captured her first medal of the ongoing International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating at home Saturday. Shim won the w...

Updated : 2016.12.17 16:24

Park Tae-hwan grabs 3rd gold at short course worlds

South Korean swimming icon Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his third gold medal at the world's top short course competition. He won the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming ...

Updated : 2016.12.12 13:03