Suwon eye AFC Champions League knockout berth at home

South Korean outfit Suwon Samsung Bluewings will aim to clinch a knockout berth at the top Asian club football competition this week, while three other South Korean teams will try to remain in the hunt for the last 16 qualificatio...

Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo gets 1st hit off left-hander this season

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles finally has a hit off a left-hander in the majors.Kim had an infield single off southpaw reliever Fernando Abad of the Boston Red Sox in the bottom ninth of their game at Oriole Park at Camden...

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan picks up save in 5th straight game

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has saved his fifth consecutive game.Oh threw a scoreless ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee on Sunday (local time), preserving the Cards' 6-3 victory. S...

Korea stuns Kazakhstan for 2nd straight win at men's hockey worlds

South Korea stunned Kazakhstan for its second straight victory at the men's hockey world championships in Ukraine.South Korea, ranked 23rd, rallied with four third-period goals to take down No. 16 Kazakhstan 5-2 on Sunday (local t...

Korea defeats Poland to open men’s hockey worlds

South Korea has opened the men’s hockey world championship in Ukraine with a victory.Four different players scored for South Korea in the 4-2 win over Poland on Saturday at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championsh...

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 3rd save of season

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has picked up his third save of the 2017 season.Oh tossed a scoreless ninth inning with three strikeouts against the Milwaukee Brewers to seal the Cardinals 6-3 victory at Miller Park in Mi...

Park Tae-hwan to make season debut in US in May

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan will make his season debut in the United States next month, officials said Friday, as he's gearing up for his first world championships in six years.His agency, Team GMP, said Park ha...

Injured Augsburg midfielder returns home to focus on rehab

South Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol returned to his homeland from Germany on Friday to rehab an injured knee.Koo, who plays with FC Augsburg in the German Bundesliga, tore a ligament in his right knee after landing awkwardly foll...

Best team in Korean baseball enjoys biggest jump in attendance

The best team in South Korean baseball has enjoyed the biggest jump in attendance so far this season, data showed Friday.The Korea Baseball Organization said through Thursday's action, the Kia Tigers have drawn 105,530 fans in the...

Suzuki’s homer not enough as Marlin's win

SEATTLE -- Miami’s Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run on the road in nearly four years but it came in a 10-5 loss to the Mariners. The 43-year-old Suzuki homered off Evan Marshall in possibly his final at-bat at Safeco Field, w...

King Sejong Institutes to promote PyeongChang Winter Games

South Korea will promote the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to foreigners visiting state-run King Sejong Institutes set up overseas to teach the Korean language, a public foundation that manages the institutes said Thursday.The ...

Park Ji-sung tells Korean U-20 nat'l team to create 'miracle' at World Cup

South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Thursday he hopes the national under-20 football team will create a "miracle" at the upcoming FIFA competition at home.South Korea will host the FIFA U-20 World Cup in six cities -- Che...

Fastball velocity down, Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin must mix them up

Rare is the pitcher who successfully makes it back from a shoulder operation. Even rarer is the one who bounces back from both a shoulder operation and an elbow procedure.That Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers is pitching at...

Host S. Korea to finalize U-20 World Cup squad after 2 friendlies

Host South Korea will finalize their final squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup after playing two friendly matches with local soccer clubs next week.The country is in the final stretch of their preparations for the U-20 World Cup tha...

Murray returns from injury and reaches Monte Carlo 3rd round

MONACO -- Top-ranked Andy Murray returned from an elbow injury to beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-5, 7-5 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.  The right elbow injury prompted Murray to withdraw from las...