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Korea eyes record medal haul at 2018 Winter Olympics at home

Host South Korea will eye a record medal haul at the 2018 Winter Olympics, a senior sports official said Thursday. Lee Jae-kun, head of the National Training Center in Seoul, said South Korea's goal...

Updated : 2017.03.30 14:24

All-Korea women's hockey showdown scheduled south of border amid tension

The Koreas are set for a women's hockey showdown south of the border next week, a match taking place against the backdrop of increasing tension on the peninsula. Gangneung, Gangwon Province, some 23...

Updated : 2017.03.30 11:11

Olympic archery champion misses nat'l team cut

The double Olympic archery gold medalist Ku Bon-chan missed the national team cut for this season on Thursday. The Korea Archery Association said Ku finished 10th among 12 archers in the national te...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:58

Pyongyang world youth judo event can be delayed due to inter-Korean tension

The head of the International Judo Federation has indicated a possibility of putting off the World Junior Championships set for October in North Korea, citing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, a US b...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:53

Korean snowboarder wins halfpipe title at Junior World Championships

South Korean snowboarder Cho Hyeon-min has won the men's halfpipe title at the International Ski Federation Junior World Championships in Switzerland. Cho, 15, scored 240 points in the halfpipe fina...

Updated : 2017.03.21 12:44

Junior figure skater hoping to improve spins

On the heels of a strong showing at her world championships debut, South Korean junior figure skater Lim Eun-soo said Monday she will try to improve her spins for the new season. Lim arrived home Mo...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:45

Teen figure skater looking to add quad jump to new program

South Korean teenage figure skater Cha Jun-hwan said Monday he'll add a quadruple jump to his new program next season. Cha, 15, completed his junior career last week at the International Skating Uni...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:30

S. Korean Yun Sung-bin wins silver at skeleton World Cup

South Korean slider Yun Sung-bin captured the silver medal at the first skeleton World Cup held at the new Olympic track at home on Friday. Yun finished runner-up to Martins Dukurs of Latvia by one...

Updated : 2017.03.17 21:05

German skeleton slider wins inaugural race at Korean Olympic track

German skeleton slider Jacqueline Loelling won the inaugural race at the new South Korean Olympic venue on Friday. Loelling captured the women's skeleton gold medal at the International Bobsleigh an...

Updated : 2017.03.17 17:45

NK submits roster for women's hockey tournament in S. Korea

North Korea has submitted a roster for an upcoming women's hockey tournament in South Korea, local organizers said Friday, though its participation will still need Seoul's approval. The Internationa...

Updated : 2017.03.17 15:15

Korean snowboarder takes 5th place in parallel giant slalom at worlds

South Korean snowboarder Lee Sang-ho took fifth place in the men's parallel giant slalom competition at the International Ski Federation Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. Lee, 21, reach...

Updated : 2017.03.17 10:47

Figure skater Cha Jun-hwan 2nd in short program at junior worlds with new personal best

South Korean teen figure skater Cha Jun-hwan ranked second in the short program with a new personal best score at the junior world championships on Wednesday. Cha scored 82.34 points to open the Int...

Updated : 2017.03.15 18:47

Veteran speed skater wary of European rivals

Veteran South Korean speed skater Lee Seung-hoon said Tuesday he's wary of emerging European rivals in his main event ahead of the Winter Olympics on home ice. Lee returned home after winning the me...

Updated : 2017.03.14 16:35

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