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Olympic trials in figure skating to get under way this week

The national Olympic trials in figure skating will get under way this week, kicking off a series of three competitions that will determine who will represent the host nation at next year's PyeongChang...

Updated : 2017.07.26 11:25

Park Tae-hwan finishes eighth in 200m freestyle at swimming worlds

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has finished eighth in the men's 200m freestyle at the ongoing world championships.With a time of 1:47.11, Park came in last among eight finalists at the 2017 FINA W...

Updated : 2017.07.26 09:11

Brit Chris Froome wins 2017 Tour de France

Briton Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France victory on Sunday. The victory was Froome’s third consecutive victory, and made him only the fifth person ever to win the Tour de France four tim...

Updated : 2017.07.25 13:30

Korea's two leading short track stars say PyeongChang 2018 pressure no problem

South Korea's two leading stars in women's short track speed skating said Tuesday that they are not concerned about the pressure of satisfying home fans at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.Shim Su...

Updated : 2017.07.25 12:34

Korea wins men's team sabre gold at world championships

South Korea's men's sabre fencing team has won its first ever gold at the world championships.The quartet of Gu Bon-gil, Kim Jung-hwan, Oh Sang-uk and Kim Jun-ho beat Hungary 45-22 at the Internationa...

Updated : 2017.07.25 09:33

Park Tae-hwan reaches 200m freestyle final at swimming worlds

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has reached the men's 200m freestyle final at the ongoing world championships.Park squeezed into the final by ranking eighth overall in the semifinals with a season-...

Updated : 2017.07.25 09:32

Korean president vows full support for PyeongChang Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday promised all-out efforts to help ensure the country's successful hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in the eastern county of PyeongChang, noting the success of the games may bring hope to the local people."For the government, it will be th...

Updated : 2017.07.24 16:26

Korean Kim In-kyung picks up 2nd LPGA win of 2017

South Korean Kim In-kyung has picked up her second LPGA win of the season.Kim rallied to captured the Marathon Classic at the par-71 Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, on Sunday (local time...

Updated : 2017.07.24 09:15

Park Tae-hwan ranks 4th in 400m freestyle at swimming worlds

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has finished fourth in the men's 400m freestyle at the ongoing world championships.With a time of 3:44.38, Park ended three full seconds behind the champion, Sun Yan...

Updated : 2017.07.24 09:13

PyeongChang seeking more sponsorships from public sector

As the countdown to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics reaches 200 days, preparations for the quadrennial competition have entered the final phase.The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 O...

Updated : 2017.07.23 09:38

PyeongChang 2018 venues, infrastructure almost ready to host Olympics

The venues and infrastructure for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games are nearly ready to welcome visitors next year as the organizers are set to put the final touches on their construction projects.A d...

Updated : 2017.07.23 09:28

Korean women's table tennis team hires Chinese coach

South Korea's women's table tennis team has hired a former Chinese national team coach to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games, the sport's national governing body said Friday.The Korea Table Tennis A...

Updated : 2017.07.21 10:29

Park Tae-hwan chasing 1st world swimming title in 6 years in Hungary

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan will be chasing his first world title in six years in Hungary starting this weekend.The 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships began last week in Budapest with...

Updated : 2017.07.20 10:00

Korea hockey coaches undaunted ahead of Winter Olympic debuts

Despite their teams' underdog status at next year's Winter Games on home ice, coaches of the South Korean men's and women's squads on Wednesday seemed undaunted by the challenges ahead.Jim Paek, ex-Na...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:54

Korea hopes to use Olympics at home as launch pad for hockey

South Korea will try to use next year's Winter Olympics at home as a launch pad for its men's and women's hockey programs, the head of the sport's national federation said Wednesday.In a media briefin...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:17