Twins' Park Byung-ho hits first big league triple

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins hit the first triple of his major league career Monday against the Houston Astros.Park touched the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel for a two-run triple in the top ...

Taekwondo star battling nerves ahead of Olympic debut

At the ripe age of 22, Kim So-hui has already been to numerous international taekwondo competitions. Yet the Olympics will be a completely different animal even to the stoic athlete.Kim will make her Summer Games debut in Rio de J...

Chief organizer for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics resigns

Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho offered to resign as the chief organizer of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Tuesday, citing the need to tend to his corporate responsibilities.Cho announced his resignation in a statement ...

Twins' Park Byung-ho records first hit with men in scoring position

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins got his first hit with a runner in scoring position Sunday at home against the Detroit Tigers.Park went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a walk, as the Twins lost 6-5 at Target Field.Park drove in his o...

Jenny Shin captures 1st LPGA win in Texas

South Korean golfer Jenny Shin captured her maiden LPGA Tour win in Texas on Sunday.Shin had a bogey-free final round of four-under 67 at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout in Irving, Texas, for a four-round total of 14-unde...

Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo records 1st double in three-hit game

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles picked up his first major league double as part of a three-hit game at home Saturday.Batting ninth and playing left field, Kim went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the 8-7 loss to th...

Orioles' Kim Hyung-soo delivers pinch-hit single

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles delivered a pinch-hit single against the Chicago White Sox at home Thursday.Kim came off the bench with a man on first and one out in the bottom eighth, replacing No. 3 hitter Chris Davis at O...

Korea tempers Rio expectations

Korean athletes are aiming for more than 10 gold medals at the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August. “In 100 days, the efforts made by our Olympic athletes will bear fruit. The Korean Olympic Commit...

Korea eyes another strong Olympic performance at Rio 2016

South Korea marked the 100-day countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Wednesday with a pledge to put on another strong performance in the medal race.Sports officials and national team athletes who gathered at the Nat...

Park Tae-hwan wins 400m freestyle with 4th best time of season

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan collected his third gold medal in a local competition Wednesday with the fourth best time of the season in the men's 400-meter freestyle as he continues to rally in his first competit...

Seoul to celebrate 100-day countdown to Rio Olympics by lighting

Seoul will mark the 100-day countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics on Wednesday by illuminating its landmark tower in the Brazilian colors, the South American country's mission here said.The Brazilian Embassy said N ...

Park Tae-hwan captures his second gold in local swimming

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan captured his second gold medal in a local competition Tuesday as he continues to display solid performance after an 18-month exile from competitive swimming. At the 88th Dong-A Swimmi...

Korea will play every football match like it‘s final in Rio: coach

South Korea will play every match at the 2016 Olympic men's football tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, like it is their final one, the team's head coach said Tuesday.At a press conference in Seoul marking the 100-day countdown...

Park Tae-hwan wins race in long-awaited return

Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan won a race in his first competition in nearly 18 months on Monday. Park captured the men‘s 1,500m freestyle race at the 88th Dong-A Swimming Competition in Gwangju, some 330 kilomet...

Olympic skating champ Lee Sang-hwa named PyeongChang 2018 honorary ambassador

Two-time Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa was appointed honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games on Monday.At a press conference in Seoul, Lee said she was honored to take the role in which she will pro...