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Ex-Dutch Olympic champion to coach Korean speed skating team

Former Dutch Olympic speed skating champion Bob de Jong will coach the South Korean national team for next year's Winter Olympics, the sport's national federation said Wednesday. The Korea Skating U...

Updated : 2017.04.27 10:03

Four cross-country skiers suspended from nat‘l team for drinking

Four male South Korean cross-country skiers have been suspended from the national team after they were caught drinking during the Asian Winter Games, the sport's national governing body said Thursday...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:32

Reigning Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champ to visit Korea

GOYANG -- Reigning Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Margarita Mamun will visit South Korea to promote tourism in a local city, officials here said Wednesday. Margarita Mamun (Yonhap) The Goyang...

Updated : 2017.04.26 18:04

Korean scorer 'not surprised' with team's winning streak at hockey worlds

South Korea has taken the hockey world by storm this week, emerging as the only undefeated nation at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Division I Group A in Ukraine. South K...

Updated : 2017.04.26 12:58

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