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Asian Games torch to arrive in host city Wednesday

The torch for the upcoming Asian Games will arrive in the host city of Incheon this week, the event's organizers said Monday.The organizing committee for the 17th Asian Games said the torch will reach the west coast port city on Wednesday, two days before the opening ceremony of the multis...

Updated : 2014.09.15 10:44

McIlroy, Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead

ATLANTA (AP) ― Rory McIlroy made up a two-shot deficit on Billy Horschel at the Tour Championship on Saturday, setting up a $10 million showdown to end the PGA Tour season.McIlroy overcame a pair of three-putt bogeys by rolling in a 25-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole, and closing with a ...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:07

Kim Hyo-joo leads at Evian

Kim Hyo-joo competes during the Evian golf Championships on Saturday. (AFP-Yonhap)EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) ― South Korean teenager Kim Hyo-joo emerged from a third round riddled with errors by co...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:07

S. Koreans shoot for Asiad’s first medal

Sharp shooters from the host South Korea will gun for the first medal of the 17th Asian Games when the competition gets underway in earnest on Saturday.The Asiad’s opening ceremony is set for Friday....

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:06

Costa’s hat trick powers Chelsea

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s second goal against Swansea City on Saturday. (AP-Yonhap)LONDON (AP) ― Chelsea finally seems to have found the solution to its striking struggles...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:06

Two Koreas to be welcomed at athletes’ village on same day

Athletes of both South Korea and North Korea will attend the official welcoming ceremony at the Asian Games athletes’ village on the same day, the event’s organizers said Sunday.Organizers of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, west of Seoul, said the flag-raising ceremony at the athletes’...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:06

[Weekender] Asian Games boosts city’s global ambition

With the 17th Asian Games kicking off next Friday at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium, South Korea is seeking to make a good impression on the flock of international visitors set to arrive in the countr...

Updated : 2014.09.12 21:46

(Photo News) Athletes’ village opens

The athletes’ village to be used during the upcoming Asian Games officially opened with a ceremony on Friday, a week before the start of the continental multisport competition. After a sneak preview ...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:30

First batch of N. Korean Asiad delegation arrives in S. Korea

The first batch of 94 members of the North Korean delegation to the Asian Games in South Korea arrived here on Thursday.The group that flew from Pyongyang to Incheon International Airport included ath...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:35

Korea vows to keep strong Asian Games tradition alive

With the start of the 17th Asian Games to be held at home just around the corner, members of the South Korean delegation said Thursday they’re determined to keep alive the country’s strong tradition...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:01

Korean wrestlers eye return to glory days at Asiad

With the Asian Games at home a few days away, South Korean wrestlers said Thursday they are eyeing a return to the sport’s glory days.South Korea grabbed at least five gold medals in wrestling at eve...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:01

Chen perfect into 6th, Orioles sweep Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) ― When Wei-Yin Chen saw right fielder Nick Markakis make a diving grab in the fifth inning, sure, he thought about a perfect game.Chen didn’t permit a runner until the sixth, Adam Jones helped provide an early cushion and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 10-6 Wed...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:00

N.K. to send Olympic champions to Incheon

North Korea will send Olympic gold medalists and world champions to the upcoming Asian Games to be held in South Korea, local organizers said Thursday.According to the organizing committee for the Asian Games in Incheon, west of Seoul, North Korea’s list of 150 athletes, to compete in 14 ...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:00

Tiger, Mickelson ‘getting older,’ McIlroy says

ATLANTA (AFP) ― World No. 1 Rory McIlroy isn’t convinced the absence of both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson from the U.S. PGA Tour Championship signals a changing of the guard in golf.But the 25-year-old reigning PGA Championship and British Open champion noted Wednesday, the eve of the ...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:00

Nishikori's historic run ends in U.S. Open final

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kei Nishikori didn't have enough left in his legs to make more history.Trying to become the first man from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles championship, Nishikori's run ended Monday in the final of the U.S. Open. Marin Cilic of Croatia, also playing in his first major tit...

Updated : 2014.09.09 11:31