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Korean short track legend back home as Singapore coach

South Korean short track legend Chun Lee-kyung has dabbled at many things since the end of her decorated career in 1998 -- TV commentary, ice hockey and even politics. This week, Chun is back on hom...

Updated : 2016.03.11 11:38

Teenage figure skater captures first int'l title

Teen figure skating phenom You Young captured her first international title on Thursday in Austria. You, 11, won the advanced novice girls' competition at the Cup of Tyrol in Innsbruck with a combin...

Updated : 2016.03.11 11:32

Host Korea looking to extend short track dominance at worlds

South Korea will look to extend its dominance in short track speed skating when it hosts the sport's world championships this week. The International Skating Union World Short Track Speed Skating Ch...

Updated : 2016.03.07 11:04

Toughened drug testing protocols put gov't, sports leagues at odds

When a law giving the government full control of doping tests for all athletes passed the parliament last fall, it was with an attitude of grudging resignation that the professional federations accep...

Updated : 2016.03.07 10:58

S. Korean Jang Ha-na picks up 2nd LPGA win of season in Singapore

South Korean Jang Ha-na picked up her second LPGA Tour win of the season in Singapore on Sunday. Jang cruised to a four-stroke victory at HSBC Women's Champions at Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong Cours...

Updated : 2016.03.06 20:53

Son Yeon-jae wins season's first title in Finland

Son Yeon-jae Yonhap South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae captured her first title of the season in Finland on Sunday. Son won the gold medal in ball at the first World Cup of the season in E...

Updated : 2016.02.28 22:06

Son Yeon-jae wins World Cup all-around silver with personal-best score

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae established a personal best to grab silver in the individual all-around at the season's first World Cup stop Saturday in Finland. Son earned a career-high ...

Updated : 2016.02.28 09:32

Korean bobsleigh tandem secures season-ending No. 1 ranking

The South Korean bobsleigh team of Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo secured a season-ending No. 1 ranking with a victory in Germany on Saturday. Won, the pilot, and Seo, his brakeman, captured their s...

Updated : 2016.02.28 09:31

Korean Go player confident of beating Google's AI

Lee Se-dol, a top-class Go player from South Korea, is known for his exceptional strategy and skills at the ancient board game, but at the same time, he is also known for his provocative comments tow...

Updated : 2016.02.23 13:03

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wins top nat'l sports award

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae was honored with the top national sports award Monday. The 21-year-old was the recipient of the grand prize at the 62nd annual Korean Olympic Committee Awards. This was...

Updated : 2016.02.22 15:20

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wins Grand Prix silver

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae has claimed a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Russia, showing promise for a podium finish at the upcoming Olympics. Son earned a combined 72.964 points i...

Updated : 2016.02.21 15:50

Norwegian-Korean skier wins his second gold medal at Winter Youth Olympics

Cross-country skier Kim Magnus took his second gold medal at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, after winning the men's 10-kilometer free cross-country skiing on Thursday. Kim, b...

Updated : 2016.02.19 11:53

Korean Yun Sung-bin in third midway through skeleton worlds

South Korean skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin ranked third midway through the world championships on Thursday in Austria, poised for the country's first medal at the worlds. Yun had the time of 1 minute...

Updated : 2016.02.19 11:03

Court rejects arrest warrant application for Olympic weightlifting champ

A local court has rejected an arrest warrant application for former Olympic weightlifting champion Sa Jae-hyouk, who's facing assault charges. The Chuncheon District Court in Chuncheon, Gangwon Prov...

Updated : 2016.02.18 11:39

Ministry, KOC still divided over amalgamation of sports bodies

With the deadline for the establishment of a new public sports federation promoting lifestyle and everyday sports fast approaching, the government and the Korean Olympic Committee remain far apart ov...

Updated : 2016.02.18 11:18