Surprise pick for Asian Cup football tourney shocked at his own selection

When the South Korean men's football team for the AFC Asian Cup tournament was unveiled on Monday, Lee Jeong-hyeop, a virtually unknown forward, was easily the biggest surprise.Hours after the announcement, the 23-year-old player ...

Injuries, inconsistency cost World Cup members spots on Asian Cup squad

Injuries and inconsistent performances have proven costly for veterans of the South Korean World Cup squad, as they were left off the 23-man roster for the AFC Asian Cup announced on Monday.Head coach Uli Stielike unveiled the squ...

Expansion KBO club KT Wiz sign veteran pitcher Chris Oxspring

South Korean expansion baseball club KT Wiz announced Monday they've signed right-hander Chris Oxspring.The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) team said they acquired the 37-year-old right-hander for US$350,000, a figure that inclu...

Few surprises as S. Korea announces roster for Asian Cup football tourney

There were few surprises as South Korea on Monday announced its 23-man roster for the AFC Asian Cup, the continent's largest football tournament scheduled to kick off next month in Australia.Head coach Uli Stielike, who once said ...