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S. Korean short tracker captures World Cup title at home

GANGNEUNG -- South Korean short track star Shim Suk-hee captured her first medal of the ongoing International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating at home Saturday.Shim won the wome...

Updated : 2016.12.17 16:24

Park Tae-hwan grabs 3rd gold at short course worlds

South Korean swimming icon Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his third gold medal at the world's top short course competition.He won the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Sunday (local time), with a record time of 14 minutes, 1...

Updated : 2016.12.12 13:03

Teen figure skater grabs milestone medal at junior event

South Korean teenage figure skater Cha Jun-hwan captured a milestone medal at a major junior competition in France on Saturday.Cha finished third among six skaters with 225.55 total points at the 2016-2017 International Skating Union Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Marseille, ...

Updated : 2016.12.11 09:51

Park Tae-hwan grabs 2nd gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his second gold medal at the world's top short course competition.The South Korean star won the men's 200-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Wednesday (local time), with a record time of 1 minute, 41.03 sec...

Updated : 2016.12.08 17:43

Park Tae-hwan wins 1st gold at short course worlds

Park Tae-hwan has grabbed his first gold medal at the world's top short course competition.The South Korean star won the men's 400-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada, on Tuesday (local time), with a time of 3 minutes, 34.59 seconds.Alek...

Updated : 2016.12.07 10:26

Park Tae-hwan anchors S. Korea to bronze in freestyle relay at Asian championships

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan closed out his Asian Swimming Championships in Tokyo with a bronze medal in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay event on Sunday. At Tokyo Tatsumi Internati...

Updated : 2016.11.20 21:47

New competition scheduled for Korea's top archers

The national archery governing body said Tuesday it will hold a new competition pitting the top homegrown archers against each other this fall.The Korea Archery Association said the event, tentatively titled "Korea Archery Competition 2016," will be held from Oct. 20 to 22. After the offic...

Updated : 2016.08.30 11:21

Integrated nat'l sports body to have new face for president

South Korea's top sports body will see new faces running for its presidency as the current leaders have decided not to enter the race.Kang Young-joong, who is the co-chief of the integrated Korean Olympic Committee along with Kim Jung-haeng, said Friday he will not enter the sports body's ...

Updated : 2016.08.26 10:23

Korean goalie to depart for NWHL

South Korean goaltender Shin So-jung will depart for American women's professional ice hockey league this week, officials here said Thursday. Shin, 26, became the first South Korean to play in the National Women's Hockey League last month after she signed a contract with the New York Rivet...

Updated : 2016.08.26 09:47

Despite lack of training, Park Tae-hwan hopeful for medal in Rio

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan is worried that time may just be his biggest enemy as he gears up for the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics next month. Still, it doesn‘t mean he has lost any hope of...

Updated : 2016.07.14 20:03

Incheon looking to host top Asian sports body headquarters

South Korean city Incheon is looking to host the headquarters of the top Asian sports governing body in a bid to raise the city's international profile, officials said Friday.The Incheon municipal government said it has recently submitted an offer to the Olympic Council of Asia that the ci...

Updated : 2016.07.08 11:47

Ironman triathlon to take place in Chungju

An Ironman triathlon is set to take place in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, on Aug. 14. The Ironman 70.3 Chungju includes a 1.9-kilometer swimming course, 90.1-kilometer cycling course and 21.1-...

Updated : 2016.07.04 18:00

Former world judo champ Wang Ki-chun to retire

Former world judo champion Wang Ki-chun on Friday said he plans to retire from international competition and prepare for a coaching career.Wang said he will end his national team career and work as a ...

Updated : 2016.06.24 13:24

Park Tae-hwan to take legal steps in S. Korea over Olympic ban

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan is taking legal steps at home in addition to his international appeal over an Olympic ban. Park's legal representatives said on Thursday they have appli...

Updated : 2016.06.23 16:39

International surfing championship comes to Busan

The 8th Busan Mayor’s Cup International Surfing Championship will take place at Busan’s Haeundae beach from Friday to Sunday. Busan Metropolitan City anticipated more than 400 surfers from five coun...

Updated : 2016.06.22 16:00