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[Universiade] S. Korea grabs three shooting titles

South Korea picked up three gold medals in shooting Monday at the Summer Universiade, taking a major step toward meeting its goal after just two days of competition.The host swept up both team and individual titles in the women's 25-meter pistol shooting at Naju Jeollanamdo Shooting Range...

Updated : 2015.07.06 15:22

[Universiade] S. Korean archer sets world record

Ki Bo-bae (Yonhap)South Korean archer Ki Bo-bae set a world record at the preliminary for the women's individual recurve archery competition at the Summer Universiade on Saturday.Ki shot a combined 68...

Updated : 2015.07.04 15:31

[Weekender] Nuribi ― Universiade’s angel of light

Nuribi ― the official mascot of the 28th Universiade Gwangju 2015 ― is the angel of light and messenger of hope.Its Korean name means “fly for the world,” deriving from the name of the host city, ...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:47

[Weekender] Universiade pursues eco, peace, IT, culture

Universiade Gwangju 2015 pursues four visions: eco, peace, information technology and culture. Organizers have named the 2015 Universiade Ecoversiade, Peaceversiade, ITversiade and Cultureversiade, su...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:46

[Weekender] Athletes from 148 countries to vie for glory

Some 14,000 athletes and officials from about 170 countries will participate in the 28th Summer Universiade in Gwangju, July 3-14.They will compete for 272 gold medals at stake in 21 sports ― 13 comp...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:45

[Weekender] World-renowned competitors vie for gold

World-renowned athletes have gathered in Gwangju for the 2015 Summer Universiade, the biennial university sports competition organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).As some ...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:39

[Weekender] Korean stars to watch at Universiade

There are quite a few must-watch Korean athletes at the 28th Universiade 2015 in Gwangju. Some of them are already familiar to sports fans, while others have kept a relatively low-profile. Here are so...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:36

[Weekender] Let the games begin

The Gwangju Universiade opened with a bang at its main stadium Friday.Under the event’s slogan of “Light Up Tomorrow,” traditional Korean percussion musicians and a Western marching band celebrated...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:25

[Weekender] Universiade all about uniting young people: ceremony director

The Gwangju Universiade opening ceremony was designed to unite young people from all over the world and encourage them to work for peace and harmony, according to Park Myung-sung, chief director of th...

Updated : 2015.07.03 20:33

[Gwangju Universiade] Gwangju a great host city with sights on future: FISU president

Gwangju is a great place to host the 28th edition of the Summer Universiade -- the largest international sporting event after the Summer Olympics -- which is set to unite the world’s youth, said International University Sports Federation president Claude Gallien. The South Korean city ha...

Updated : 2015.07.01 21:47

S. Korea vigilant against N. Korea's provocation during Universiade

South Korea's top military officer warned Monday about a possible North Korean provocation with the Summer Universiade just around the corner.  "Given North Korea's decision not to join the event, there could be the possibility of North Korea's terror attempts before or after the event a...

Updated : 2015.06.29 16:45

Park Tae-hwan may have heard about banned substance prior to injection

Reversing his earlier claims, Park Tae-hwan has said he may have heard about a banned substance in the contested injection that led to his positive doping test, a legal statement showed Thursday.Park, suspended after testing positive for testosterone, had earlier claimed he didn't know he ...

Updated : 2015.06.04 21:03

Police investigating basketball coach over match-fixing allegations

Police said Tuesday they're investigating an active professional basketball coach over match-fixing allegations.   Seoul police said the coach, Chun Chang-jin of the Anyang KGC in the Korean Basketball League (KBL), allegedly bet against his own team and inserted bench players in the sec...

Updated : 2015.05.26 20:15

Gwangju Universiade torch arrives in S. Korea

The torch for the 2015 Summer Universiade has arrived in Seoul, an organizer said Monday, as South Korea prepares to launch a relay across the country for the competition.The torch arrived in Seoul on Sunday after being carried through such French landmarks as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tow...

Updated : 2015.05.25 20:52

Puma’s 10K race ‘Ignites’ Seoul

Ten thousand runners raced from Hongdae to Yeouido Park on Sunday, passing landmarks and trendy spots.The run, jointly organized by Puma and Herald Corp., publisher of The Korea Herald, and sponsored ...

Updated : 2015.05.17 20:33