Park asks S. Korean firms to sponsor PyeongChang Winter Olympics

President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday asked South Korea's top business leaders to actively sponsor the country's first-ever Winter Olympics to be held in 2018 as part of efforts to stage a successful competition.  "We urgently need...

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae honored as nation's top amateur athlete

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae was honored on Tuesday as South Korea's top amateur athlete of 2014.  Son, one of the country's most visible athletes, was named Athlete of the Year at the annual Coca-Cola Sports Awards, which has ...

Golf: Ko beats Yang for Australian Open crown

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Teenage world No.1 Lydia Ko added the Australian Open to her growing list of achievements with a two-stroke win at Royal Melbourne on Sunday.The 17-year-old New Zealander became the youngest-ever world No.1 earli...

17-year-old golfer Lydia Ko already looking to retirement

Only 17, top-ranked Lydia Ko says she's already planning to retire from golf by the time she's 30, and become a psychologist.Ko makes her second start at No. 1 in Thursday's first round of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Melb...