(Universiade) S. Korean archer sets world record

Ki Bo-bae (Yonhap)  South Korean archer Ki Bo-bae set a world record at the preliminary for the women's individual recurve archery competition at the Summer Universiade on Saturday.   Ki shot a combined 686 points out of a poss...

[Weekender] Nuribi ― Universiade’s angel of light

Nuribi ― the official mascot of the 28th Universiade Gwangju 2015 ― is the angel of light and messenger of hope.Its Korean name means “fly for the world,” deriving from the name of the host city, Gwangju, which translates to “...

[Weekender] Universiade pursues eco, peace, IT, culture

Universiade Gwangju 2015 pursues four visions: eco, peace, information technology and culture. Organizers have named the 2015 Universiade Ecoversiade, Peaceversiade, ITversiade and Cultureversiade, summing them up with the acronym...

[Weekender] Athletes from 148 countries to vie for glory

Some 14,000 athletes and officials from about 170 countries will participate in the 28th Summer Universiade in Gwangju, July 3-14.They will compete for 272 gold medals at stake in 21 sports ― 13 compulsory and eight optional.The ...