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Ineligible for Olympics, swimmer Park Tae-hwan undecided on entering nat'l team trials

Disgraced former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan remains undecided on entering the upcoming national team trials, after he has been ruled out of this year's Summer Games, his agency said Tues...

Updated : 2016.04.12 10:53

International triathlon Ironman to take place in Busan

Ironman, a triathlon course that requires participants to finish a 1.9-kilometer swim, 90.1-kilometer cycling track and 21.1-kilometer marathon in under 8.5 hours, is coming to the southern port city...

Updated : 2016.04.06 16:38

Son Yeon-jae earns personal-best score in individual all-around at Pesaro World Cup

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae established a personal best in the individual all-around at an International Federation of Gymnastics competition in Italy on Saturday but failed to grab a ...

Updated : 2016.04.03 11:21

Korea struggles to maintain presence on ice

South Korea is struggling to maintain its once-high profile in figure skating. Tension is especially high now, with the 2016 ISU World Figure Skating Championships set to take off on Wednesday in Bo...

Updated : 2016.03.29 16:14

[Newsmaker] Lydia Ko takes 11th LPGA Tour title

Lydia Ko won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara, reaffirming her position as the top player in the world heading into the first major championship of the season. Ko birdied the final three holes fo...

Updated : 2016.03.28 18:17

Korea's Anyang Halla to take on Sakhalin for Asian hockey championship

South Korean club Anyang Halla will begin its quest for its third Asian hockey championship on the weekend against their Russian rival. Anyang Halla will host Sakhalin in Game 1 of the 2015-2016 Asi...

Updated : 2016.03.24 11:35

Yang to miss Rio Games due to injury

The reigning Olympic vault champion Yang Hak-seon is likely to miss this year's Rio de Janeiro Summer Games due to an injury, officials have said. An official from Yang's Suwon City Hall gymnastics ...

Updated : 2016.03.24 09:43

Son Yeon-jae marks career-high scores in Portugal

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae achieved career-high scores in ball and clubs Sunday en route to winning three medals at an International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) competition in Port...

Updated : 2016.03.21 11:36

Naturalized Russian short tracker to retire after Olympics in native land

South Korean-born Russian short tracker Victor An said Friday he plans to retire after the next Winter Olympics in his native land. An, born Hyun-soo in South Korea and a Russian citizen since 2011,...

Updated : 2016.03.18 16:09

U.S. Go chief says emergence of new player AlphaGo 'tantalizing'

The emergence of the computer Go player AlphaGo is "tantalizing" as it showed unheard-of moves and may take humans to a higher level of the ancient board game, the president of the American Go Associ...

Updated : 2016.03.17 11:42

Korean skeleton slider eyes to win more awards

South Korean skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin said Wednesday he wants to be honored frequently in the future as he feels surreal at being in the awards ceremony. Yun was named top rookie athlete at the ...

Updated : 2016.03.16 17:03

Korean bobsleigh tandem still wants to improve

The South Korean bobsleigh tandem said Wednesday despite being No. 1 in the world, they still have things to improve upon if they want to win a medal at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. At...

Updated : 2016.03.16 16:34

Korean bobsleigh tandem wins nation's top amateur athlete award

World No. 1 South Korean bobsleigh duo won the grand prize at the nation's amateur athlete award ceremony on Wednesday for their solid performances last season. At the annual Coca-Cola Sports Awards...

Updated : 2016.03.16 14:21

Korean Choi Min-jeong defends world short track title at home

South Korean short tracker Choi Min-jeong defended her world overall title on home ice Sunday. Choi finished first among all female skaters with 66 points over two days at the International Skating ...

Updated : 2016.03.13 17:44

Lee Sang-hwa ends speed skating World Cup season at No. 4

South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa finished her 2015-2016 World Cup season ranked No. 4. The International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup season wrapped in the Dutch city of Heerenv...

Updated : 2016.03.13 14:07