[Asian Games] S. Korea beats N. Korea for men's football gold

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[Asian Games] Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae finishes first in qualifying

South Korea's rhythmic gymnastics star Son Yeon-jae grabbed a berth for the individual all-round finals after finishing first in the qualifying round at the Asian Games on Wednesday.She received a combined 71.732 points from the four apparatus of ball, hoop, ribbon and clubs in the individ...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:46

[Asian Games] Not backing down

On the eve of their big-ticket men’s soccer final at the Asian Games, the head coaches of South Korea and North Korea on Wednesday both expressed confidence in a monumental victory.The tantalizing sh...

Updated : 2014.10.01 20:45

[Asian Games] S. Korea regains gold medal in women's handball

Powered by right back Ryu Eun-hee's eight goals, South Korea thrashed Japan 29-19 to win the women's handball gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday.The Seonhak Handball Gymnasium in the western port city was filled with thousands of South Korean spectators waiting to see their home co...

Updated : 2014.10.01 20:00

[Asian Games] N. Korea captures gold in women's football

North Korea defeated Japan 3-1 for the women's football gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday.Kim Yun-mi, Ra Un-sim and Ho Un-byol scored a goal apiece to give their country a third Asiad title and first since 2006.North Korea also avenged a loss to Japan in the final at the2010 Asian...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:59

[Asian Games] S. Korea sweeps two golds in Greco-Roman wrestling

South Korea raked in two gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Asian Games on Wednesday, fewer than it had hoped for but enough to dispel concerns that it had ceased to be a premier wrestling force on the continent.Ryu Han-su opened the night with a 2-0 victory over his Japanese riva...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:45

[Asian Games] S. Korea reaches finals in men's, women's basketball

South Korea reached the gold medal games in both the men's and women's basketball at the Asian Games on Wednesday.In the men's semis, South Korea defeated Japan 71-63 to advance to the final where It will take on Iran, which edged out Kazakhstan 80-78 in the other semis. The men's final ti...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:44

[Asian Games] S. Korea sweeps 3 taekwondo golds

South Korea swept up three taekwondo gold medals at the Asian Games on Wednesday, showcasing its dominance in the traditional Korean martial art.Kim So-hui triumphed in the women's under-46㎏ division with a10-4 victory over Chinese Taipei's Lin Wan Ting in the final at Ganghwa Dolmens Gym...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:43

[Asian Games] S. Korea beats China to win gold in women's hockey

In a measure of redemption after four years, South Korea beat China 1-0 to clinch the gold medal in women's hockey at the Asian Games on Wednesday.Kim Da-rae scored the winner with 4:20 left in the third quarter, and South Korea held on to beat the defending Asiad champion China in the fin...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:42

[Asian Games] S. Korea wins first-ever silver in team rhythmic gymnastics

South Korean earned its first-ever silver medal in the rhythmic gymnastics team event at the Incheon Asian Games Wednesday.The team of Son Yeon-jae, Lee Da-ae, Gim Yun-hee and Lee Na-kyung collected a combined 164.046 points from the four apparatus routines in the team final held in Namdon...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:41

S. Korea sweeps 4 golds in sailing

South Korea grabbed four sailing golds and one bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games Tuesday, after surprise victories in the sport that remains largely a niche in the country. With 13 medals decided in sailing at Wangsan Sailing Marina in this port city, Park Sung-bin won gold in the me...

Updated : 2014.09.30 21:12

[Asian Games] Two Koreas unified on football ground

South Koreans forgot decades-long political tensions, at least for 90 minutes, on Monday, cheering not only their compatriot footballers but those from North Korea waging a battle for a spot in the Asiad final.The inter-Korean showdown in the semifinal match in South Korea's western port c...

Updated : 2014.09.29 22:08

[Asian Games] S. Korea captures gold in men's doubles tennis

South Korean tennis duo of Lim Dong-kyu and Chung Hyeon clinched gold in the men's doubles at the Asian Games on Monday, ending the country's 28-year gold medal drought in the event.Lim and Chung beat Saketh Sai Myneni and Sanam Krishan Singh 7-5, 7-6 (2) in the men's doubles tennis final ...

Updated : 2014.09.29 21:05

[Asian Games] Ogunode sets sights on Bolt

Qatar’s Femi Ogunode poses with his gold medal-winning time. (Yonhap)Asian 100-meter champion Femi Ogunode says he can outsprint Usain Bolt to gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ― even with...

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:31

[Asian Games] Stretching for gold

Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae takes part in a practice session for the Asian Games on Monday. The rhythmic gymnastics competition starts on Wednesday. (Yonhap)

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:30

[Asian Games] Korea eyes multiple titles in taekwondo

The Korean traditional martial art of taekwondo will begin its Asian Games competition on Tuesday, with the host expected to collect multiple titles.A total of 16 weight classes, eight each for men and women, will be contested. A country can be represented in up to 12 of them, half a dozen...

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:29