More than a pretty face

Son Yeon-jae, the South Korean rhythmic gymnast, has emerged as one of the most visible athletes in the country in recent years, thanks as much to her frequent appearances in commercials as to her athletic accomplishments.Though S...

S. Korea gets top seeds in Asiad soccer tournament

Host South Korea has received the top seeds in both men’s and women’s football tournament at the upcoming Asian Games, the sport’s national governing body said on Tuesday.The Korea Football Association said the men’s squad is ...

Neymar, Suarez back on the pitch

BARCELONA (AP) ― Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona’s 6-0 rout of ...

Grit of a champion

PITTSFORD, New York (AP) ― Park In-bee successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States’ major streak at three.On the ...