Korean Lee Mi-rim earns third career LPGA win

South Korean Lee Mi-rim has picked up her third career LPGA Tour title in California.Lee cruised to a six-shot victory at Kia Classic at par-72 Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California, on Sunday (local time). In this Associated P...

Korea football coach calls for improvement in away matches

South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said Friday he will try to improve the team's performance away from home after suffering a painful defeat to China in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. South Kore...

Four football teams looking to enjoy U-20 World Cup test event

The four participants in a U-20 World Cup prep tournament in South Korea said Friday they'll try to enjoy football and gain experience ahead of the FIFA competition.With the FIFA U-20 World Cup less than two months away, South Kor...

Nat'l football coach taking beating for lack of tactical acumen

On the heels of yet another uninspired performance against a lower-ranked opponent, South Korean men's football head coach Uli Stielike finds himself in hot water again.South Korea dropped to China 1-0 Thursday in the final Asian ...

S. Korean football players' visit to NK not against sanctions

South Korea's plan to send female football players to Pyongyang for the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifying matches does not violate international sanctions against North Korea, a government official said Friday.The Asian Football Co...

Uli Stielike safe as Korea football coach

Uli Stielike's job as the South Korean men's national football head coach is safe, despite a stunning loss to China in a World Cup qualifier, the sport's top national official said Friday.Chung Mong-gyu, head of the Korea Football...

S. Korea suffers stunning 1-0 loss to China in World Cup qualifier

South Korea suffered a stunning 1-0 loss to China in the World Cup qualifying campaign on Thursday.South Korea surrendered the winner to Yu Dabao in the first half to pick up their second loss in the final Asian qualifying round f...

Korea beaten by China in away match

South Korea lost to China 1-0 in its away match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, which was held at a stadium in Changsha on Thursday. (khnews@heraldcorp.com)

After strong spring start, lefty ace claims to be ready for season

After a strong preseason start Thursday, Doosan Bears' left-hander Chang Won-jun said he's fully ready for the regular season.The ace for the two-time reigning Korea Baseball Organization champion threw five shutout innings in a 9...

Veteran pitcher wins rotation job with strong spring

Veteran left-hander Jang Won-sam has won a starting rotation job for the Samsung Lions on the strength of a strong preseason.Kim Han-soo, manager of the Korea Baseball Organization club, said Thursday Jang will take the fifth spot...

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 team trials held in Gwangju, some 3...

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 broadcaster said Thursday. "We a...

Korea to face Honduras, Zambia, Ecuador in prep for FIFA U-20 World Cup

South Korea will host an international football tournament featuring Honduras, Zambia and Ecuador this week to fine-tune their preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup at home.The U-20 national team was assembled on Sunday and has...

Korean women win Asian handball title

South Korea won the Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday with a 30-20 win over Japan at home.Host South Korea claimed its third straight Asian title at West Suwon Chilbo Gymnasium in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, thanks to...

Veteran pitchers turning back clock in preseason

Two veteran hurlers are turning back the clock in preseason baseball this month, as they battle for a spot on their respective rotations.Bae Young-soo of the Hanwha Eagles tossed four scoreless innings in a 7-4 win over the NC Din...