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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

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